Essex County, New York Population 2018

Essex County, New York's estimated population is 37,956 with a growth rate of -1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Essex County, New York is the 56th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,956-642-1.66%
201638,5985841.54%
201638,014-182-0.48%
201538,196-184-0.48%
201438,380-241-0.62%
201338,621-263-0.68%
201238,884-385-0.98%
201139,269-84-0.21%
201039,3532,2015.92%
199037,1529762.70%
198036,1761,5454.46%
197034,631-669-1.90%
196035,3002140.61%
195035,0869082.66%
194034,1782190.64%
193033,9592,0886.55%
192031,871-1,587-4.74%
191033,4582,7518.96%
190030,707-2,345-7.09%
189033,052-1,463-4.24%
188034,5155,47318.85%
187029,0428282.93%
186028,214-2,934-9.42%
185031,1487,51431.79%
184023,6344,34722.54%
183019,2876,47650.55%
182012,8113,33435.18%
18109,4770.00%

Essex County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White35,933
Black or African American1,193
Two or More Races692
Some Other Race482
Asian184
American Indian and Alaska Native108
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Essex County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Essex County, New York Median Age

46.4


Total

44.5


Male

48.6


Female

Essex County, New York Adults

There are 31,959 adults, (8,144 of which are seniors) in Essex County, New York.

Essex County, New York Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

18,440

47.77%

Male

20,158

52.23%

Essex County, New York Households and Families

Essex County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Essex County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All74%26%
Male70.2%29.8%
Female66.9%33.1%
Non Family58.8%41.2%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Essex County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2982.3474
Married7,8222.8785.9
Non Family5,2881.1758.8
Female1,5333.2366.9
Male6553.3970.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Essex County, New York Households

Essex County, New York Education

Essex County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9023.11%
9th to 12th Grade2,1297.34%
High School Graduate10,10434.82%
Some College5,82220.06%
Associates Degree2,92110.07%
Bachelors Degree3,95613.63%
Graduate Degree3,18210.97%

Essex County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,78624,2126,983
Black98883448
Hispanic79858758
Other Race44527911
Multiple Races2902496
Asian1159533
Native American95616
Islander66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 28.70%.

Essex County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,474$36,154$27,962
Less Than High School$25,141$26,725$15,625
High School Grad$27,821$33,882$22,393
Some College$28,933$31,897$26,565
Bachelors Degree$41,681$53,750$35,046
Graduate Degree$54,139$53,000$54,367

$31,474

Average Earnings

$36,154

Average Male

$27,962

Average Female

Essex County, New York Language

Essex County, New York Language by Age

Essex County, New York Language

93.56% of Essex County, New York residents speak only English, while 6.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Essex County, New York Poverty

Essex County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,6383,2309.33%
Hispanic68519828.91%
Black21211152.36%
Other2418836.51%
Multiple5838113.89%
Asian1253024.00%
Native632234.92%
Islander6116.67%

10.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.68%

Male Poverty Rate

11.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex County, New York is Black, with 52.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex County, New York is White, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.52%.

Essex County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.91%
High School10.91%
Some College6.22%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%

Essex County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.67%
Male Unemployed14.53%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed4.14%

Essex County, New York Income

Essex County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,244$67,970
Families$66,115$81,313
Married Families$73,548$90,098
Non Families$30,858$39,479

Essex County, New York Marital Status

Essex County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Essex County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Essex County, New York Marital Status by Race

Essex County, New York Veterans

Essex County, New York Veterans by War

3,387

Number of Veterans

3,197

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,186
First Gulf War480
Korea348
World War II226
Second Gulf War210

Essex County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+862
65 to 74849
35 to 54813
55 to 64769
18 to 3494

Essex County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,30411.14%
Black453.98%
Hispanic191.86%
Other183.92%
2 or More163.33%
Indian43.77%

Essex County, New York Veterans by Education

6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex County, New York Employment Status

Essex County, New York Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Essex County, New York Employment by Race

Essex County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Essex County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Saranac Lake 54105288-122-2.26%
Lake Placid25292438-91-3.60%
Keeseville 17931743-50-2.79%
Port Henry11941130-64-5.36%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990