Bolivar, New York Population 2024

1,984

Bolivar is a city located in New York. Bolivar has a 2024 population of 1,984. Bolivar is currently declining at a rate of -0.5% annually and its population has decreased by -2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,026 in 2020.

The average household income in Bolivar is $70,738 with a poverty rate of 18.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bolivar is 42 years, 41.7 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Bolivar Demographics

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

  • White: 97.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.53%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
55.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.07% (-42)
The current population of Bolivar, New York is 1,984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,026.

Bolivar, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,02797.64%
Two or more races231.11%
Black or African American110.53%
Other race100.48%
Asian30.14%
Native American20.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bolivar Population by Race

Bolivar Population Pyramid 2024

Bolivar Median Age

42

Total

41.7

Male

42.6

Female

Bolivar Adults

There are 1,654 adults, (442 of whom are seniors) in Bolivar.

Bolivar Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bolivar Sex Ratio

Female1,05550.82%
Male1,02149.18%

Bolivar Population by Age

Bolivar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8362.4878.921.1
Married3923.3181.418.6
Non Family3281.1975.324.7
Female803.7172.527.5
Male362.581000

3.15

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bolivar Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade694.59%
9th to 12th Grade1369.04%
High School Graduate46330.78%
Some College30620.35%
Associates Degree27418.22%
Bachelors Degree15910.57%
Graduate Degree976.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bolivar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bolivar Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4521,250243
Hispanic21210
2+ Races17163
Black977
Asian333
Native American220
Other Race220

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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Bolivar Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,356$41,413$34,974
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$28,929$27,411$36,875
Some College$41,071$44,345$33,603
Bachelors Degree$34,516$79,107$33,319
Graduate Degree$64,500$58,125$64,875

$39,356

Average Earnings

$41,413

Average Male

$34,974

Average Female

Bolivar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bolivar Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bolivar Language

98.82% of Bolivar residents speak only English, while 1.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Bolivar Language

Bolivar Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,00834617.23%
Hispanic291965.52%
Black11763.64%
Multiple20630%

18.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.67%

Male Poverty Rate

15.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bolivar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolivar is Hispanic, with 65.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolivar is White, with 17.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.6%.

Bolivar Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.49%
High School19.22%
Some College10.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Bolivar Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed68.75%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Male Employed8.81%
Female Employed3.85%

Bolivar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bolivar Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$50,313$70,738
Families$62,500$85,578
Married Families$81,786$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,058$43,835

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bolivar Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bolivar Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bolivar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bolivar Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bolivar Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

141

Number of Veterans

141

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam101
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War11
Korea0
World War II0

Bolivar Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7465
75+35
55 to 6426
35 to 5410
18 to 345

Bolivar Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1348.27%
Black777.78%

Bolivar Veterans by Race

Bolivar Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bolivar Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Bolivar Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bolivar Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bolivar 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

80.78%

Born in Bolivar

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Bolivar residents were born in the United States, with 80.78% having been born in New York. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bolivar Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,934-10-0.51%
20281,944-10-0.51%
20271,954-10-0.51%
20261,964-10-0.51%
20251,974-10-0.5%
20241,984-10-0.5%
20231,994-10-0.5%
20222,004-10-0.5%
20212,014-12-0.59%
20202,026-14-0.69%
20192,040-15-0.73%
20182,055-18-0.87%
20172,073-17-0.81%
20162,090-19-0.9%
20152,109-18-0.85%
20142,127-19-0.89%
20132,146-14-0.65%
20122,160-24-1.1%
20112,184-13-0.59%
20102,19700%

Bolivar Population by Year