Caton, New York Population 2024

2,007

Caton is a city located in Chemung County and Steuben County New York. Caton has a 2024 population of 2,007. Caton is currently declining at a rate of -0.4% annually and its population has decreased by -1.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,042 in 2020.

The average household income in Caton is $125,506 with a poverty rate of 5.49%. The median age in Caton is 44 years: 43.8 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Caton Demographics

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

  • White: 98.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
37.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
53.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.71% (-35)
The current population of Caton, New York is 2,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,042.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,99998.81%
Black or African American120.59%
Two or more races90.44%
Asian30.15%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Caton Population by Race

Caton Population Pyramid 2024

Caton Median Age

44

Total

43.8

Male

44.1

Female

Caton Adults

There are 1,585 adults, (358 of whom are seniors) in Caton.

Caton Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Caton Sex Ratio

Female1,00449.63%
Male1,01950.37%

Caton Population by Age

Caton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8022.5296.53.5
Married5382.9699.10.9
Non Family1601.1891.98.1
Female572.351000
Male472.2678.721.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

96.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Caton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade50.34%
Associates Degree31521.24%
Bachelors Degree33922.86%
Graduate Degree20013.49%
High School Graduate40327.17%
Less Than 9th Grade50.34%
Some College21614.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Caton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4691,459530
Black666
2+ Races550
Asian333

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%.

Caton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$97,333$131,964$0
Graduate Degree$77,500$135,982$54,821
High School Graduate$46,250$49,615$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$53,142$68,750$34,869
Some College$43,929$61,033$34,442

$53,142

Average Earnings

$68,750

Average Male

$34,869

Average Female

Caton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Caton Language

96.41% of Caton residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.59% of the population.

Caton Language

Caton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,999994.95%
Black1212100%

5.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.14%

Male Poverty Rate

7.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caton is White, with 4.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.18%.

Caton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.44%
Some College5.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.11%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Caton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.96%
Male Unemployed18.52%
Female Employed2.28%
Male Employed0.77%

Caton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$110,625$143,027
Households$89,881$125,506
Married Families$141,923$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,818$51,341

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Caton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Caton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Caton 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.

Caton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Caton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

253

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam80
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War62
Korea3
World War II0

Caton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54107
75+60
65 to 7449
55 to 6420
18 to 3417

Caton Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White25316.1%

Caton Veterans by Race

Caton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Caton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Caton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Caton 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

74.64%

Born in Caton

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Caton residents were born in the United States, with 74.64% having been born in New York. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Caton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,967-8-0.41%
20281,975-8-0.4%
20271,983-8-0.4%
20261,991-8-0.4%
20251,999-8-0.4%
20242,007-8-0.4%
20232,015-8-0.4%
20222,023-8-0.39%
20212,031-11-0.54%
20202,042-72-3.41%
20192,114-11-0.52%
20182,125-13-0.61%
20172,138-12-0.56%
20162,150-3-0.14%
20152,153-8-0.37%
20142,161-10-0.46%
20132,17100%
20122,171-11-0.5%
20112,18270.32%
20102,17500%

Caton Population by Year