Clarkstown, New York Population 2024

85,217

Clarkstown is a city located in Rockland County New York. Clarkstown has a 2024 population of 85,217. Clarkstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,520 in 2020.

The average household income in Clarkstown is $169,989 with a poverty rate of 4.71%. The median age in Clarkstown is 44.3 years: 42.7 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Clarkstown Demographics

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

  • White: 62.53%
  • Asian: 11.89%
  • Black or African American: 9.67%
  • Two or more races: 9.08%
  • Other race: 6.73%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
38.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,215.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.51% (-1,303)
The current population of Clarkstown, New York is 85,217 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 86,520.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54,12962.53%
Asian10,28911.89%
Black or African American8,3679.67%
Two or more races7,8579.08%
Other race5,8276.73%
Native American940.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.01%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clarkstown Population by Race

Clarkstown Population Pyramid 2024

Clarkstown Median Age

44.3

Total

42.7

Male

45.3

Female

Clarkstown Adults

There are 68,735 adults, (17,339 of whom are seniors) in Clarkstown.

Clarkstown Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarkstown Sex Ratio

Female44,82151.77%
Male41,74948.23%

Clarkstown Population by Age

Clarkstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All28,7172.9782.117.9
Married17,7003.590.19.9
Non Family6,7781.2165.634.4
Female3,0083.6380.119.9
Male1,2313.3962.537.5

3.41

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clarkstown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2,4193.93%
Associates Degree5,0118.15%
Bachelors Degree18,75530.5%
Graduate Degree13,72522.32%
High School Graduate10,59717.23%
Less Than 9th Grade2,2363.64%
Some College8,75714.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clarkstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarkstown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White36,81135,53421,057
Hispanic10,2318,0123,096
Asian7,3746,8175,149
Black6,1045,5392,482
2+ Races4,1243,6141,906
Other Race3,4842,570622
Native American492525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.83%.

Clarkstown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$79,646$90,874$66,519
Graduate Degree$105,694$135,421$98,973
High School Graduate$34,715$51,571$28,094
Less Than 9th Grade$35,354$37,500$30,491
Overall$68,413$80,491$58,827
Some College$52,403$64,346$38,435

$68,413

Average Earnings

$80,491

Average Male

$58,827

Average Female

Clarkstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarkstown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clarkstown Language

66.48% of Clarkstown residents speak only English, while 33.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.2% of the population.

Clarkstown Language

Clarkstown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White48,1301,5933.31%
Hispanic16,9801,5048.86%
Multiple7,72185011.01%
Other5,75857910.06%
Black8,1565276.46%
Asian10,2702542.47%
Native804050%

4.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.55%

Male Poverty Rate

4.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarkstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarkstown is Native, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarkstown is Asian, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.25%.

Clarkstown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.6%
High School5.76%
Some College5.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.1%

Clarkstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10.84%
Male Unemployed9.64%
Female Employed2.8%
Male Employed1.2%

Clarkstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarkstown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$162,984$193,697
Households$133,424$169,989
Married Families$179,172$210,610
Non Families$65,000$81,567

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clarkstown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarkstown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clarkstown 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.

Clarkstown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clarkstown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,516

Number of Veterans

2,307

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam894
Second Gulf War442
First Gulf War379
Korea273
World War II76

Clarkstown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+990
65 to 74661
35 to 54472
55 to 64335
18 to 3458

Clarkstown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,1004.68%
Hispanic2892.4%
Black1352%
2+ Races1262.56%
Asian790.97%
Other Race761.91%

Clarkstown Veterans by Race

Clarkstown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarkstown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Clarkstown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clarkstown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clarkstown 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

58.41%

Born in Clarkstown

75.54%

Native Born

24.46%

Foreign Born

6.74%

Non Citizen

17.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.54% of Clarkstown residents were born in the United States, with 58.41% having been born in New York. 6.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clarkstown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202982,797-484-0.58%
202883,281-484-0.58%
202783,765-484-0.57%
202684,249-484-0.57%
202584,733-484-0.57%
202485,217-484-0.56%
202385,701-484-0.56%
202286,185-484-0.56%
202186,6691490.17%
202086,5201240.14%
201986,396-76-0.09%
201886,472-92-0.11%
201786,5641560.18%
201686,408-304-0.35%
201586,712950.11%
201486,6173450.4%
201386,2723530.41%
201285,9192590.3%
201185,6609231.09%
201084,73700%

Clarkstown Population by Year