Cato, New York Population 2024

2,376

Cato is a city located in New York. Cato has a 2024 population of 2,376. Cato is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,441 in 2020.

The average household income in Cato is $90,616 with a poverty rate of 13.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cato is 46 years, 45 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Cato Demographics

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

  • White: 91.4%
  • Two or more races: 6.04%
  • Other race: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
70.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.66% (-65)
The current population of Cato, New York is 2,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,441.

Cato, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,39091.4%
Two or more races1586.04%
Other race401.53%
Native American180.69%
Asian90.34%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cato Population by Race

Cato Population Pyramid 2024

Cato Median Age

46

Total

45

Male

49.8

Female

Cato Adults

There are 2,201 adults, (492 of whom are seniors) in Cato.

Cato Age Dependency

53

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cato Sex Ratio

Female1,22146.69%
Male1,39453.31%

Cato Population by Age

Cato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0662.4586.313.7
Married4652.891.28.8
Non Family3821.6178.521.5
Female1453.197.92.1
Male743.387327

2.78

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cato Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.55%
9th to 12th Grade1055.24%
High School Graduate82341.09%
Some College32516.23%
Associates Degree32816.38%
Bachelors Degree25312.63%
Graduate Degree1587.89%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cato Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cato Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7991,686370
2+ Races13913741
Hispanic56530
Other Race40390
Native American11110

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 2+ races people with a rate of 29.5%.

Cato Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,336$50,947$36,923
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,114$39,833$23,417
Some College$45,000$60,813$34,485
Bachelors Degree$66,250$80,625$60,417
Graduate Degree$68,000$120,833$61,875

$44,336

Average Earnings

$50,947

Average Male

$36,923

Average Female

Cato Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cato Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cato Language

97.01% of Cato residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.6% of the population.

Cato Language

Cato Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,36730412.84%
Hispanic573561.4%
Other403382.5%
Asian99100%
Multiple15863.8%

13.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.28%

Male Poverty Rate

12.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cato is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cato is Multiple, with 3.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.39%.

Cato Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.48%
High School16.89%
Some College6.28%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%

Cato Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.24%
Male Employed10.41%
Female Employed6.86%
Female Unemployed0%

Cato Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cato Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$71,591$90,616
Families$75,000$92,185
Married Families$91,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,111$75,846

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cato Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cato Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cato Marriage

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

Cato Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cato Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

127

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War16
Korea10
World War II4

Cato Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6441
75+30
65 to 7421
35 to 5418
18 to 3417

Cato Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1165.83%
Native American1191.67%

Cato Veterans by Race

Cato Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cato Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cato Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cato Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cato 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

90.06%

Born in Cato

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Cato residents were born in the United States, with 90.06% having been born in New York. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cato Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,276-20-0.87%
20282,296-20-0.86%
20272,316-20-0.86%
20262,336-20-0.85%
20252,356-20-0.84%
20242,376-20-0.83%
20232,396-20-0.83%
20222,416-20-0.82%
20212,436-5-0.2%
20202,441130.54%
20192,428-21-0.86%
20182,449-10-0.41%
20172,459-9-0.36%
20162,468-18-0.72%
20152,486-15-0.6%
20142,501-16-0.64%
20132,517-7-0.28%
20122,524-6-0.24%
20112,530-4-0.16%
20102,53400%

Cato Population by Year