Alden, New York Population 2024

10,008

Alden is a city located in Erie County, Genesee County, Niagara County, and Wyoming County New York. Alden has a 2024 population of 10,008. Alden is currently growing at a rate of 1.12% annually and its population has increased by 3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,705 in 2020.

The average household income in Alden is $94,171 with a poverty rate of 5.27%. The median age in Alden is 42.3 years: 43.9 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Alden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alden was:

  • White: 90.47%
  • Black or African American: 7.33%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
291.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.12% (303)
The current population of Alden, New York is 10,008 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,705.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,86790.47%
Black or African American7187.33%
Asian981%
Other race540.55%
Two or more races480.49%
Native American160.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alden Population by Race

Alden Population Pyramid 2024

Alden Median Age

42.3

Total

43.9

Male

40.1

Female

Alden Adults

There are 7,802 adults, (2,196 of whom are seniors) in Alden.

Alden Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alden Sex Ratio

Female4,69347.88%
Male5,10852.12%

Alden Population by Age

Alden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3722.5684.515.5
Married2,0453.1596.93.1
Non Family9621.216139
Female2292.5671.628.4
Male1363.1586.813.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5187.18%
Associates Degree94913.15%
Bachelors Degree85511.85%
Graduate Degree4506.24%
High School Graduate2,93940.72%
Less Than 9th Grade3174.39%
Some College1,18916.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,4755,9221,301
Black5223120
Hispanic102284
Asian78780
Other Race5481
2+ Races39270
Native American16160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.09%.

Alden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,881$61,514$52,222
Graduate Degree$80,208$162,574$71,298
High School Graduate$44,946$51,788$24,951
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$51,791$60,693$39,031
Some College$51,771$64,628$32,027

$51,791

Average Earnings

$60,693

Average Male

$39,031

Average Female

Alden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alden Language

97.18% of Alden residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Alden Language

Alden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,2424375.3%
Multiple34720.59%
Black21873.21%
Hispanic37410.81%
Other22100%

5.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.04%

Male Poverty Rate

4.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alden is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alden is Black, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.15%.

Alden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.45%
High School7.76%
Some College3.8%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Alden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.29%
Female Employed1.41%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Alden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$102,500$101,228
Households$84,630$94,171
Married Families$108,237$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,286$74,051

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

531

Number of Veterans

490

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam163
Second Gulf War68
Korea64
First Gulf War43
World War II10

Alden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+206
65 to 74151
55 to 6477
35 to 5453
18 to 3444

Alden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5307.52%
Hispanic97.63%
Other Race11.85%

Alden Veterans by Race

Alden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.99%

Born in Alden

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.85% of Alden residents were born in the United States, with 90.99% having been born in New York. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,5631111.06%
202810,4521111.07%
202710,3411111.09%
202610,2301111.1%
202510,1191111.11%
202410,0081111.12%
20239,8971111.13%
20229,7861111.15%
20219,675-30-0.31%
20209,705-215-2.17%
20199,920-35-0.35%
20189,955-4-0.04%
20179,959-60-0.6%
201610,019-59-0.59%
201510,078-73-0.72%
201410,151-136-1.32%
201310,287-313-2.95%
201210,600-214-1.98%
201110,814-86-0.79%
201010,90000%

Alden Population by Year