Black River, New York Population 2020

1,260
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Black River is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 1,260, it is the 383rd largest city in New York and the 9376th largest city in the United States. Black River is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -6.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,348 in 2010. Black River reached it's highest population of 1,402 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Black River has a population density of 707 people per square mile.

The average household income in Black River is $75,195 with a poverty rate of 8.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $176,500. The median age in Black River is 36.9 years, 35.1 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.9 males.

Black River Demographics

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

  • White: 84.05%
  • Asian: 10.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Black River, New York is 1,260, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,264.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,348.

Black River, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,01784.05%
Asian13010.74%
Two or More Races403.31%
Black or African American131.07%
Some Other Race100.83%
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Black River Population Pyramid 2020

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Black River Median Age

36.9


Total

35.1


Male

39.4


Female

Black River Adults

There are 910 adults, (166 of whom are seniors) in Black River.

Black River Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Black River Sex Ratio

Female

582

48.10%

Male

628

51.90%

Black River Households and Families

Black River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Black River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
All55.6%44.4%
Non Family34.6%65.4%
Female22.2%77.8%
Male0%0%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5132.3655.6
Married2773.0175.5
Non Family1911.2634.6
Female453.0422.2
Male00

2.91

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Black River Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.36%
9th to 12th Grade222.68%
High School Graduate23528.59%
Some College17521.29%
Associates Degree11213.63%
Bachelors Degree16119.59%
Graduate Degree11413.87%
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Black River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White701680233
Asian757134
Hispanic20203
Multiple Races1313
Black13135
Other Race883

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,045$53,125$30,938
Less Than High School$11,071$$11,071
High School Grad$21,538$22,917$15,972
Some College$36,250$41,250$31,964
Bachelors Degree$68,750$76,042$50,417
Graduate Degree$52,195$51,949$63,750

$50,045

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$30,938

Average Female

Black River Language

Black River Language by Age

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Black River Language

85.15% of Black River residents speak only English, while 14.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.43% of the population.

Black River Poverty

Black River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,005737.26%
Asian1302216.92%
Multiple40717.50%

8.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.53%

Male Poverty Rate

10.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Black River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Black River is Multiple, with 17.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Black River is White, with 7.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.84%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.00%
High School9.79%
Some College1.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.09%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed13.09%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Black River Income

Black River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,467$75,195
Families$77,778$87,651
Married Families$83,580-
Non Families$33,558$51,955
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Black River Marital Status

Black River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Black River Married by Age and Sex

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Black River Marriage

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

Black River Marital Status by Race

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Black River Veterans

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126

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War54
Vietnam43
Korea5
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5445
55 to 6436
18 to 3422
65 to 7414
75+9
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Name Veterans % of Total
White10715.90%
Black1184.62%
Asian87.14%

Black River Veterans by Education

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2.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Black River Employment Status

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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54.46%

Born in New York

87.85%

Native Born

12.15%

Foreign Born

9.67%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.85% of Black River residents were born in the United States, with 54.46% having been born in New York. 9.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,260-2-0.16%
20191,262-2-0.16%
20181,264-17-1.33%
20171,281-2-0.16%
20161,283-40-3.02%
20151,323-32-2.36%
20141,355-22-1.60%
20131,377-25-1.78%
20121,402292.11%
20111,373161.18%
20101,3570.00%