Caroline, New York Population 2024

3,135

Caroline is a city located in Broome County, Cortland County, Tioga County, and Tompkins County New York. Caroline has a 2024 population of 3,135. Caroline is currently declining at a rate of -1.91% annually and its population has decreased by -5.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,320 in 2020.

The average household income in Caroline is $102,092 with a poverty rate of 2.63%. The median age in Caroline is 38.6 years: 41.9 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Caroline Demographics

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

  • White: 81.27%
  • Two or more races: 12.26%
  • Asian: 3.76%
  • Other race: 1.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
54.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
57.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.57% (-185)
The current population of Caroline, New York is 3,135 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,320.

Population by Race

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,69981.27%
Two or more races40712.26%
Asian1253.76%
Other race661.99%
Black or African American240.72%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Caroline Population by Race

Caroline Population Pyramid 2024

Caroline Median Age

38.6

Total

41.9

Male

35.9

Female

Caroline Adults

There are 2,508 adults, (562 of whom are seniors) in Caroline.

Caroline Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Caroline Sex Ratio

Female1,86456.13%
Male1,45743.87%

Caroline Population by Age

Caroline Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4592.2763.936.1
Married6662.628020
Non Family5151.263961
Female1843.356.543.5
Male943.271000

2.69

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Caroline Households and Families

Male

Female

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade502.15%
Associates Degree1416.06%
Bachelors Degree56724.37%
Graduate Degree80834.72%
High School Graduate44719.21%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College31413.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Caroline Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caroline Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9381,8881,253
2+ Races14914940
Hispanic13513510
Asian10710774
Other Race66660
Black888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Caroline Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,125$59,904$54,313
Graduate Degree$68,482$72,005$66,538
High School Graduate$34,470$34,886$28,472
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$55,117$57,813$52,563
Some College$46,442$53,135$44,750

$55,117

Average Earnings

$57,813

Average Male

$52,563

Average Female

Caroline Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caroline Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Caroline Language

88.48% of Caroline residents speak only English, while 11.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.33% of the population.

Caroline Language

Caroline Poverty by Race

rate

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,639823.11%
Multiple40751.23%

2.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.14%

Male Poverty Rate

3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caroline

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caroline is White, with 3.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caroline is Multiple, with 1.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.55%.

Caroline Poverty

rate

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28%
Some College6.59%
High School2.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%

Caroline Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.62%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Caroline Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caroline Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Name
Median
Mean
Families$102,642$121,300
Households$85,396$102,092
Married Families$111,786$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,014$52,756

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Caroline Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Caroline Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Caroline 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.

Caroline Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Caroline Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

208

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

War
Veterans
Vietnam134
World War II17
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War0
Korea0

Caroline Veterans by War

count

Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74114
55 to 6477
75+17
18 to 340
35 to 540

Caroline Veterans by Age

count

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1888.72%
2+ Races128.05%
Asian86.4%

Caroline Veterans by Race

Caroline Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caroline Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.5%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Caroline Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Caroline Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Caroline 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

58.57%

Born in Caroline

97.5%

Native Born

2.5%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.5% of Caroline residents were born in the United States, with 58.57% having been born in New York. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Caroline Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change
Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,830-61-2.11%
20282,891-61-2.07%
20272,952-61-2.02%
20263,013-61-1.98%
20253,074-61-1.95%
20243,135-61-1.91%
20233,196-61-1.87%
20223,257-61-1.84%
20213,318-2-0.06%
20203,320401.22%
20193,280-46-1.38%
20183,326-33-0.98%
20173,359-48-1.41%
20163,407200.59%
20153,387631.9%
20143,324140.42%
20133,31040.12%
20123,306240.73%
20113,282-9-0.27%
20103,29100%

Caroline Population by Year