Carlton, New York Population 2024

2,788

Carlton is a city located in Niagara County and Orleans County New York. Carlton has a 2024 population of 2,788. Carlton is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -1.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,823 in 2020.

The average household income in Carlton is $92,268 with a poverty rate of 6.28%. The median age in Carlton is 50.9 years: 51.3 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Carlton Demographics

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

  • White: 88.57%
  • Black or African American: 5.36%
  • Other race: 2.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Native American: 1.8%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
43.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
63.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.24% (-35)
The current population of Carlton, New York is 2,788 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,823.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,51088.57%
Black or African American1525.36%
Other race672.36%
Two or more races541.91%
Native American511.8%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carlton Population by Race

Carlton Population Pyramid 2024

Carlton Median Age

50.9

Total

51.3

Male

50.7

Female

Carlton Adults

There are 2,527 adults, (624 of whom are seniors) in Carlton.

Carlton Age Dependency

48.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Carlton Sex Ratio

Female1,35047.64%
Male1,48452.36%

Carlton Population by Age

Carlton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1812.3186.813.2
Married7382.7395.54.5
Non Family3231.2576.823.2
Female793.1539.260.8
Male411.611000

2.63

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

86.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carlton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade31413.7%
Associates Degree1556.76%
Bachelors Degree49721.68%
Graduate Degree1094.76%
High School Graduate77433.77%
Less Than 9th Grade662.88%
Some College37716.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carlton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carlton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0391,682569
Black10710715
Other Race676715
Hispanic515115
2+ Races41417
Native American38150

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 29.41%.

Carlton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$74,286$110,912$73,321
Graduate Degree$0$0$63,250
High School Graduate$35,652$43,723$29,245
Less Than 9th Grade$28,732$28,585$0
Overall$44,367$44,837$43,621
Some College$46,532$51,750$46,250

$44,367

Average Earnings

$44,837

Average Male

$43,621

Average Female

Carlton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carlton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carlton Language

97.38% of Carlton residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Carlton Language

Carlton Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5101455.78%
Black1522415.79%
Other67913.43%

6.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.99%

Male Poverty Rate

7.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carlton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlton is Black, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlton is White, with 5.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.17%.

Carlton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.53%
Some College5.08%
High School2.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%

Carlton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.89%
Male Unemployed21.95%
Female Employed9.24%
Male Employed2.89%

Carlton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carlton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,448$103,450
Households$75,380$92,268
Married Families$89,274$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,350$57,538

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carlton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carlton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carlton 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.

Carlton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carlton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

312

Number of Veterans

302

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War107
First Gulf War77
Vietnam74
Korea0
World War II0

Carlton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6490
35 to 5481
65 to 7474
18 to 3441
75+26

Carlton Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2199.83%
Black7851.32%
Native American1539.47%

Carlton Veterans by Race

Carlton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carlton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Carlton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carlton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carlton 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

83.59%

Born in Carlton

98.2%

Native Born

1.8%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.2% of Carlton residents were born in the United States, with 83.59% having been born in New York. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carlton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,708-16-0.59%
20282,724-16-0.58%
20272,740-16-0.58%
20262,756-16-0.58%
20252,772-16-0.57%
20242,788-16-0.57%
20232,804-16-0.57%
20222,820-16-0.56%
20212,836130.46%
20202,823-25-0.88%
20192,848-15-0.52%
20182,863-1-0.03%
20172,864-30-1.04%
20162,894-7-0.24%
20152,901-20-0.68%
20142,921-22-0.75%
20132,943-20-0.67%
20122,963-17-0.57%
20112,980-7-0.23%
20102,98700%

Carlton Population by Year