Cato, New York Population 2021

2,391
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Cato is a city located in Cayuga County New York. Cato has a 2020 population of 2,391. Cato is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -5.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,534 in 2010. Cato reached it's highest population of 2,534 in 2010.

The average household income in Cato is $89,838 with a poverty rate of 11.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $132,900. The median age in Cato is 42.2 years, 42.3 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Cato Demographics

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

  • White: 97.98%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cato, New York is 2,391 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,442.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,534.

Cato, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,42897.98%
Two or More Races200.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.48%
Asian100.40%
Black or African American80.32%
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Cato Population by Race

Cato Population Pyramid $2021

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Cato Median Age

42.2


Total

42.3


Male

42


Female

Cato Adults

There are 1,916 adults, (369 of whom are seniors) in Cato.

Cato Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cato Sex Ratio

Female

1,143

46.13%

Male

1,335

53.87%

Cato Population by Age

Cato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cato Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.5%4.5%
Married95.2%4.8%
All90.5%9.5%
Non Family83.8%16.2%
Female83.7%16.3%

90.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cato Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9382.6490.5
Married5053.1795.2
Non Family2911.3783.8
Female983.5583.7
Male442.9595.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Cato Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade553.22%
9th to 12th Grade1257.33%
High School Graduate70941.56%
Some College19211.25%
Associates Degree24114.13%
Bachelors Degree26715.65%
Graduate Degree1176.86%
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Cato Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cato Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6691,489376
2+ Races1313
Asian1010
Black888
Native American66

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Cato Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,375$44,773$30,221
Less Than 9th Grade$25,938$29,643$
High School Graduate$38,333$43,421$20,417
Some College$41,563$60,625$27,614
Bachelors Degree$64,821$72,292$61,548
Graduate Degree$63,036$$64,107

$42,375

Average Earnings

$44,773

Average Male

$30,221

Average Female

Cato Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cato Language by Age

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Cato Language

96.56% of Cato residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Cato Language

Cato Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,40428311.77%
Multiple20525.00%

11.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

11.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cato is Multiple, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cato is White, with 11.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.15%.

Cato Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School10.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%
Some College3.23%

Cato Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.06%
Female Employed3.78%
Female Unemployed2.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cato Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cato Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,373$89,838
Families$65,972$90,743
Married Families$87,837-
Non Families$46,250$81,824
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Income by Household Type

Cato Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cato Married by Age and Sex

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Cato 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 55-64.

Cato Marital Status by Race

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Cato Marital Status

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196

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War31
World War II8
Korea5

Cato Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7460
35 to 5454
55 to 6446
75+22
18 to 3414

Cato Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19010.12%
Native American675.00%

Cato Veterans by Race

Cato Veterans by Education

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6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cato Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cato Employment by Age

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Cato Employment by Race

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Cato 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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91.89%

Born in Cato

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Cato residents were born in the United States, with 91.89% having been born in New York. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cato Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,391-17-0.71%
20202,408-17-0.70%
20192,425-17-0.70%
20182,442-11-0.45%
20172,453-8-0.33%
20162,461-18-0.73%
20152,479-20-0.80%
20142,499-16-0.64%
20132,515-7-0.28%
20122,522-6-0.24%
20112,528-6-0.24%
20102,5340.00%

Cato Population by Year