Herkimer County, New York Population 2018

Herkimer County, New York's estimated population is 62,240 with a growth rate of -2.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Herkimer County, New York is the 40th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201762,240-1,318-2.07%
201663,5581,0791.73%
201662,479-209-0.33%
201562,688-719-1.13%
201463,407-494-0.77%
201363,901-331-0.52%
201264,232-151-0.23%
201164,383-80-0.12%
201064,463-1,334-2.03%
199065,797-917-1.37%
198066,714-919-1.36%
197067,6331,2631.90%
196066,3704,9638.08%
195061,4071,8803.16%
194059,527-4,479-7.00%
193064,006-956-1.47%
192064,9628,60615.27%
191056,3565,30710.40%
190051,0495,44111.93%
189045,6082,9396.89%
188042,6692,7406.86%
187039,929-632-1.56%
186040,5612,3176.06%
185038,2447672.05%
184037,4771,6074.48%
183035,8704,85315.65%
182031,0178,97140.69%
181022,0467,54352.01%
180014,5030.00%

Herkimer County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,095
Two or More Races960
Black or African American699
Asian319
Some Other Race225
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander136
American Indian and Alaska Native124

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

Herkimer County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Herkimer County, New York Median Age

43.3


Total

41.2


Male

44.4


Female

Herkimer County, New York Adults

There are 50,084 adults, (11,949 of which are seniors) in Herkimer County, New York.

Herkimer County, New York Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Herkimer County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

32,183

50.64%

Male

31,375

49.36%

Herkimer County, New York Households and Families

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

Herkimer County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male54.7%45.3%
Female49.8%50.2%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herkimer County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,6702.4370.4
Married12,1843.0588.1
Non Family9,1961.255.7
Female2,7953.3349.8
Male1,4953.1754.7

3

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Herkimer County, New York Households

Herkimer County, New York Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5003.39%
9th to 12th Grade2,8546.45%
High School Graduate15,67935.44%
Some College8,32618.82%
Associates Degree6,35514.37%
Bachelors Degree5,58312.62%
Graduate Degree3,9418.91%

Herkimer County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,94638,8329,173
Hispanic508431102
Multiple Races29424471
Black26421840
Asian216174128
Other Race6345
Native American543624
Islander5337

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 59.26%.

Herkimer County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,541$37,426$29,258
Less Than High School$26,037$36,750$11,125
High School Grad$30,117$34,327$22,109
Some College$31,059$36,591$27,209
Bachelors Degree$44,075$53,980$39,321
Graduate Degree$50,984$55,425$49,860

$33,541

Average Earnings

$37,426

Average Male

$29,258

Average Female

Herkimer County, New York Language

Herkimer County, New York Language by Age

Herkimer County, New York Language

94.71% of Herkimer County, New York residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Herkimer County, New York Poverty

Herkimer County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,3957,96613.41%
Hispanic1,19531826.61%
Black58122839.24%
Multiple94022724.15%
Asian301309.97%
Other1882111.17%
Native124118.87%

14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

15.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herkimer County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herkimer County, New York is Black, with 39.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herkimer County, New York is Native, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.68%.

Herkimer County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.42%
High School12.69%
Some College9.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.60%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.06%
Male Unemployed26.55%
Female Employed6.65%
Male Employed5.71%

Herkimer County, New York Income

Herkimer County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,893$60,001
Families$61,510$71,430
Married Families$69,268$80,936
Non Families$26,900$35,468

Herkimer County, New York Marital Status

Herkimer County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Herkimer County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Herkimer County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Herkimer County, New York Marital Status by Race

Herkimer County, New York Veterans

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by War

5,134

Number of Veterans

4,927

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,015
Korea709
First Gulf War582
Second Gulf War418
World War II345

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,431
75+1,413
35 to 541,112
55 to 64916
18 to 34262

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,06710.44%
Hispanic688.94%
2 or More4710.66%
Black152.72%
Indian56.94%

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Education

7.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herkimer County, New York Employment Status

Herkimer County, New York Employment by Age

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Herkimer County, New York Employment by Race

Herkimer County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Herkimer County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ilion81877853-334-4.08%
Herkimer77377455-282-3.64%
Little Falls49474741-206-4.16%
Mohawk27022586-116-4.29%
Frankfort25982484-114-4.39%
Dolgeville 22032113-90-4.09%
West Winfield826867414.96%
Newport640614-26-4.06%
Middleville512498-14-2.73%
Poland508496-12-2.36%
Cold Brook328320-8-2.44%
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