Chenango, New York Population 2024

10,519

Chenango is a city located in Broome County, Chenango County, and Cortland County New York. Chenango has a 2024 population of 10,519. Chenango is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -3.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,934 in 2020.

The average household income in Chenango is $98,463 with a poverty rate of 10.25%. The median age in Chenango is 44.7 years: 39.6 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Chenango Demographics

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

  • White: 93.67%
  • Two or more races: 4.42%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
310.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.8% (-415)
The current population of Chenango, New York is 10,519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,934.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,21293.67%
Two or more races4824.42%
Asian1581.45%
Other race350.32%
Native American140.13%
Black or African American10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chenango Population by Race

Chenango Population Pyramid 2024

Chenango Median Age

44.7

Total

39.6

Male

50.7

Female

Chenango Adults

There are 8,586 adults, (2,379 of whom are seniors) in Chenango.

Chenango Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chenango Sex Ratio

Female5,37349.28%
Male5,52950.72%

Chenango Population by Age

Chenango Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1852.684.915.1
Married2,2833.1794.25.8
Non Family1,1771.227030
Female4713.170.529.5
Male2542.8796.53.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chenango Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3644.69%
Associates Degree1,07313.81%
Bachelors Degree1,22315.75%
Graduate Degree1,17315.1%
High School Graduate2,43731.38%
Less Than 9th Grade2182.81%
Some College1,27916.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chenango Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chenango Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,4356,8902,307
2+ Races18918940
Hispanic989825
Asian814420
Other Race353525
Native American14144
Black110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 71.43%.

Chenango Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,637$65,391$61,212
Graduate Degree$73,611$79,605$67,125
High School Graduate$37,424$47,096$30,795
Less Than 9th Grade$32,550$40,150$9,145
Overall$49,691$54,559$44,930
Some College$46,393$52,009$44,058

$49,691

Average Earnings

$54,559

Average Male

$44,930

Average Female

Chenango Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chenango Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chenango Language

94.46% of Chenango residents speak only English, while 5.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Chenango Language

Chenango Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,1751,09010.71%
Multiple482244.98%
Asian15821.27%
Black11100%

10.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

10.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chenango

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chenango is Asian, with 1.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.78%.

Chenango Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.48%
High School9.81%
Some College8.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.34%

Chenango Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.06%
Male Employed4.82%
Female Employed4.08%
Female Unemployed0%

Chenango Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chenango Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$100,759$110,798
Households$82,336$98,463
Married Families$107,961$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,996$56,420

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chenango Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chenango Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chenango 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 35-44.

Chenango Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chenango Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

577

Number of Veterans

570

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam269
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War45
Korea35
World War II0

Chenango Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74206
75+147
55 to 64114
35 to 5480
18 to 3430

Chenango Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5676.93%
Native American1071.43%

Chenango Veterans by Race

Chenango Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chenango Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Chenango Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chenango Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chenango 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

82.66%

Born in Chenango

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Chenango residents were born in the United States, with 82.66% having been born in New York. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chenango Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,929-118-1.17%
202810,047-118-1.16%
202710,165-118-1.15%
202610,283-118-1.13%
202510,401-118-1.12%
202410,519-118-1.11%
202310,637-118-1.1%
202210,755-118-1.09%
202110,873-61-0.56%
202010,9344093.89%
201910,525-106-1%
201810,631-90-0.84%
201710,721-99-0.91%
201610,820-95-0.87%
201510,915-75-0.68%
201410,990-42-0.38%
201311,032-42-0.38%
201211,074-52-0.47%
201111,126-75-0.67%
201011,20100%

Chenango Population by Year