Herkimer County, New York Population 2018

Herkimer County, New York's estimated population is 62,240 with a growth rate of -0.38% 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
201762,9437031.13%
201762,240-239-0.38%
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
White60,394
Two or More Races863
Black or African American786
Asian330
Some Other Race287
American Indian and Alaska Native195
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander88

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Herkimer County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Herkimer County, New York Median Age

43.7


Total

41.7


Male

44.7


Female

Herkimer County, New York Adults

There are 49,672 adults, (11,947 of whom are seniors) in Herkimer County, New York.

Herkimer County, New York Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Herkimer County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

31,840

50.59%

Male

31,103

49.41%

Herkimer County, New York Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Herkimer County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Male57.4%42.6%
Female50.2%49.8%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herkimer County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,1872.4571.7
Married11,9703.0588
Non Family8,9941.2158.7
Female2,6043.3650.2
Male1,6193.4657.4

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

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 Grade1,5013.41%
9th to 12th Grade2,9796.77%
High School Graduate16,04036.47%
Some College8,43919.19%
Associates Degree5,91213.44%
Bachelors Degree5,25811.96%
Graduate Degree3,8508.75%

Herkimer County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,62238,3998,700
Hispanic555442114
Multiple Races285259118
Black26620137
Asian206180123
Other Race10177
Native American916130
Islander4334

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 90.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 59.71%.

Herkimer County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,637$38,201$28,705
Less Than High School$29,872$36,701$12,107
High School Grad$29,479$34,427$21,700
Some College$30,730$36,877$27,069
Bachelors Degree$45,739$57,411$39,740
Graduate Degree$52,190$56,622$51,229

$33,637

Average Earnings

$38,201

Average Male

$28,705

Average Female

Herkimer County, New York Language

Herkimer County, New York Language by Age

Herkimer County, New York Language

95.22% of Herkimer County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Herkimer County, New York Poverty

Herkimer County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,7048,50814.49%
Hispanic1,24428522.91%
Black67224236.01%
Multiple84216319.36%
Other2514015.94%
Asian304299.54%
Native195147.18%

14.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.98%

Male Poverty Rate

15.80%

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 36.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herkimer County, New York is Native, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.50%.

Herkimer County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.99%
High School14.50%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.57%
Male Unemployed27.90%
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed6.07%

Herkimer County, New York Income

Herkimer County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,077$60,652
Families$61,412$71,553
Married Families$69,515$80,895
Non Families$28,069$37,000

Herkimer County, New York Marital Status

Herkimer County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Herkimer County, New York Veterans

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by War

4,948

Number of Veterans

4,660

Male Veterans

288

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,775
Second Gulf War632
Korea627
First Gulf War578
World War II305

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,324
75+1,305
35 to 541,076
55 to 64822
18 to 34421

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,82410.05%
2 or More8019.14%
Hispanic678.38%
Other2110.10%
Indian1210.26%
Black91.68%
Asian20.75%

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Education

6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herkimer County, New York Employment Status

Herkimer County, New York Employment by Age

61%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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