Amsterdam, New York Population 2022

17,502
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Amsterdam is a city located in Montgomery County New York. Amsterdam has a 2020 population of 17,502. Amsterdam is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -5.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,611 in 2010.

The average household income in Amsterdam is $52,386 with a poverty rate of 25.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $89,000. The median age in Amsterdam is 36.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Amsterdam Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amsterdamwas:

  • White: 71.61%
  • Other race: 14.67%
  • Black or African American: 6.50%
  • Two or more races: 5.90%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.02%
The current population of Amsterdam, New York is 17,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,502.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,611.

Amsterdam, New York Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201050,3070.00%
201149,911-396-0.79%
201249,829-82-0.16%
201349,743-86-0.17%
201449,679-64-0.13%
201549,564-115-0.23%
201649,169-395-0.80%
201749,163-6-0.01%
201849,3942310.47%
201949,221-173-0.35%
202049,048-173-0.35%
202148,875-173-0.35%

Amsterdam Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,76371.61%
Black or African American1,1586.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.02%
Asian2211.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.07%
Some Other Race2,61514.67%
Two or More Races1,0515.90%
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Amsterdam Population by Race

Amsterdam Population Pyramid 2022

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Amsterdam Median Age

36.3


Total

35.6


Male

37.4


Female

Amsterdam Adults

There are 13,429 adults, (3,202 of whom are seniors) in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Amsterdam Sex Ratio

Female

9,437

52.95%

Male

8,386

47.05%

Amsterdam Population by Age

Amsterdam Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Amsterdam Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.4%33.6%
All49.5%50.5%
Non Family46%54%
Male35%65%
Female32.7%67.3%

49.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Amsterdam Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4552.3549.5
Married2,4782.9666.4
Male5003.3635
Female1,4393.4232.7
Non Family3,0381.1846

3.01

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Amsterdam Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7216.12%
9th to 12th Grade9147.76%
High School Graduate4,14835.21%
Some College2,62922.31%
Associates Degree1,44112.23%
Bachelors Degree1,0358.78%
Graduate Degree8947.59%
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Amsterdam Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amsterdam Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,2097,5221,647
2+ Races34727567
Asian16911631
Hispanic2,7262,012214
Other Race1,39895542
Black68747820

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.06%.

Amsterdam Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,060$35,569$29,683
Less Than 9th Grade$18,955$20,407$18,716
High School Graduate$30,143$31,611$21,912
Some College$32,203$36,808$31,038
Bachelors Degree$40,313$48,698$34,716
Graduate Degree$68,966$77,857$53,958

$32,060

Average Earnings

$35,569

Average Male

$29,683

Average Female

Amsterdam Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amsterdam Language by Age

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Amsterdam Language

75.85% of Amsterdam residents speak only English, while 24.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.15% of the population.

Amsterdam Language

Amsterdam Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,13551845.64%
Multiple1,04340839.12%
Hispanic5,5302,06737.38%
Asian2216830.77%
White10,6091,89517.86%
Other1,187NaN%

25.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.27%

Male Poverty Rate

25.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amsterdam

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amsterdam is Black, with 45.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amsterdam is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.36%.

Amsterdam Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.64%
High School24.97%
Some College17.90%
Bachelors or Greater7.12%

Amsterdam Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.44%
Male Unemployed57.29%
Female Employed11.89%
Female Unemployed31.25%

Amsterdam Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amsterdam Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,696$56,205
Families$48,672$66,217
Married Families$69,792-
Non Families$29,940$35,757
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Income by Household Type

Amsterdam Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Amsterdam Married by Age and Sex

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Amsterdam Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Amsterdam Marital Status by Race

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Amsterdam Marital Status

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790

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War133
Vietnam346
Korea75
World War II30

Amsterdam Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54159
55 to 64140
65 to 74222
75+228

Amsterdam Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7677.52%
Other Race130.72%
2+ Races102.25%
Hispanic611.75%

Amsterdam Veterans by Race

Amsterdam Veterans by Education

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9.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amsterdam Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Amsterdam Employment by Age

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Amsterdam Employment by Race

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Amsterdam Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.91%

Born in Amsterdam

94.46%

Native Born

5.54%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

3.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.46% of Amsterdam residents were born in the United States, with 78.91% having been born in New York. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Amsterdam Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18705,4260.00%
18809,4664,0405.72%
189017,3367,8706.24%
190020,9293,5931.90%
191031,26710,3384.10%
192033,5242,2570.70%
193034,8171,2930.38%
194033,329-1,488-0.44%
195032,240-1,089-0.33%
196028,772-3,468-1.13%
197025,524-3,248-1.19%
198021,872-3,652-1.53%
199020,714-1,158-0.54%
200018,355-2,359-1.20%
201018,6112560.14%
201118,372-239-1.28%
201218,251-121-0.66%
201318,110-141-0.77%
201418,070-40-0.22%
201517,987-83-0.46%
201617,843-144-0.80%
201717,801-42-0.24%
201817,854530.30%
201917,766-88-0.49%
202017,678-88-0.50%
202117,590-88-0.50%
202217,502-88-0.50%

Amsterdam Population by Year