Jefferson County, New York Population 2019

Jefferson County, New York's estimated population is 114,187 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, New York is the 25th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017114,1871030.09%
2016114,084-2,217-1.91%
2015116,301-2,743-2.30%
2014119,044-175-0.15%
2013119,219-2,230-1.84%
2012121,4493,6433.09%
2011117,8061,2051.03%
2010116,6015,6585.10%
1990110,94322,79225.86%
198088,151-357-0.40%
197088,5086730.77%
196087,8352,3142.71%
195085,5211,5181.81%
194084,0034290.51%
193083,5741,3241.61%
192082,2501,8682.32%
191080,3823,6344.73%
190076,7487,94211.54%
189068,8062,7034.09%
188066,1036881.05%
187065,415-4,410-6.32%
186069,8251,6722.45%
185068,1537,16911.76%
184060,98412,49125.76%
183048,49315,54147.16%
182032,95217,812117.65%
181015,1400.00%

Jefferson County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White100,401
Black or African American6,753
Two or More Races4,789
Some Other Race1,793
Asian1,792
American Indian and Alaska Native710
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander329

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

Jefferson County, New York Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Jefferson County, New York Median Age

31.9


Total

30.4


Male

34.2


Female

Jefferson County, New York Adults

There are 88,059 adults, (14,245 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, New York.

Jefferson County, New York Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

55,182

47.34%

Male

61,385

52.66%

Jefferson County, New York Households and Families

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

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

Jefferson County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66%34%
All55.6%44.4%
Male54.1%45.9%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Female36%64%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,2062.5455.6
Married22,7573.1366
Non Family14,0021.2345.3
Female4,6013.3236
Male1,8463.2854.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, New York Households

Jefferson County, New York Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8882.59%
9th to 12th Grade5,2227.15%
High School Graduate24,51233.57%
Some College16,78322.99%
Associates Degree8,95012.26%
Bachelors Degree9,04412.39%
Graduate Degree6,6099.05%

Jefferson County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White62,79656,96213,718
Hispanic3,8533,361532
Black3,6733,150646
Multiple Races1,4951,376240
Asian1,1681,035539
Other Race1,03385165
Native American43933052
Islander17917922

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 46.15%.

Jefferson County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,952$40,619$26,575
Less Than High School$20,990$24,861$11,672
High School Grad$26,301$32,052$20,290
Some College$33,264$41,338$25,886
Bachelors Degree$45,918$58,737$35,319
Graduate Degree$60,643$73,151$52,494

$33,952

Average Earnings

$40,619

Average Male

$26,575

Average Female

Jefferson County, New York Language

Jefferson County, New York Language by Age

Jefferson County, New York Language

92.92% of Jefferson County, New York residents speak only English, while 7.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Jefferson County, New York Poverty

Jefferson County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White91,96512,47813.57%
Hispanic6,9741,53722.04%
Multiple4,2671,28930.21%
Black5,38290416.80%
Asian1,74331217.90%
Other1,16415813.57%
Native640416.41%
Islander3253310.15%

14.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.25%

Male Poverty Rate

16.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, New York is Multiple, with 30.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, New York is Native, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.05%.

Jefferson County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.48%
High School14.76%
Some College9.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.06%
Female Unemployed31.07%
Female Employed9.08%
Male Employed5.79%

Jefferson County, New York Income

Jefferson County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,322$63,176
Families$59,488$72,081
Married Families$66,865$80,589
Non Families$31,052$41,406

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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 35To44.

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status by Race


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

Jefferson County, New York Veterans

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by War

10,650

Number of Veterans

9,234

Male Veterans

1,416

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War4,575
First Gulf War3,054
Vietnam2,228
Korea695
World War II248

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,156
18 to 342,824
65 to 741,741
55 to 641,522
75+1,407

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,09413.04%
Black1,12729.23%
Hispanic74320.36%
Other26025.42%
Asian686.23%
2 or More623.97%
Indian399.18%

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Education

6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, New York Employment Status

Jefferson County, New York Employment by Age

65%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, New York Employment by Race

Jefferson County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jefferson County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Watertown2681625900-916-3.42%
Carthage36513458-193-5.29%
West Carthage20122000-12-0.60%
Clayton19791892-87-4.40%
Adams17831769-14-0.79%
Sackets Harbor14521443-9-0.62%
Black River13501284-66-4.89%
Philadelphia12361181-55-4.45%
Brownville11251121-4-0.36%
Alexandria Bay10771063-14-1.30%
Dexter1044104730.29%
Theresa861813-48-5.57%
Cape Vincent723717-6-0.83%
Antwerp671663-8-1.19%
Chaumont626598-28-4.47%
Evans Mills611577-34-5.56%
Glen Park496491-5-1.01%
Mannsville350347-3-0.86%
Deferiet294287-7-2.38%
Ellisburg244239-5-2.05%
Herrings9086-4-4.44%
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