Colden, New York Population 2024

3,155

Colden is a city located in Erie County New York. Colden has a 2024 population of 3,155. Colden is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 1.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,119 in 2020.

The average household income in Colden is $117,594 with a poverty rate of 8.4%. The median age in Colden is 46.1 years: 46.6 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Colden Demographics

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

  • White: 93.67%
  • Two or more races: 6.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
88.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.15% (36)
The current population of Colden, New York is 3,155 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,119.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,94493.67%
Two or more races1906.05%
Black or African American70.22%
Other race20.06%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colden Population by Race

Colden Population Pyramid 2024

Colden Median Age

46.1

Total

46.6

Male

46

Female

Colden Adults

There are 2,482 adults, (541 of whom are seniors) in Colden.

Colden Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Colden Sex Ratio

Female1,67253.2%
Male1,47146.8%

Colden Population by Age

Colden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2942.428713
Married8472.996.93.1
Non Family3071.0779.520.5
Female1262.4637.362.7
Male142.571000

2.79

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

87.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade703%
Associates Degree25711.01%
Bachelors Degree61126.17%
Graduate Degree30913.23%
High School Graduate67128.74%
Less Than 9th Grade411.76%
Some College37616.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1702,068860
2+ Races15615660
Hispanic494724
Black700
Other Race200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 48.98%.

Colden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,071$81,250$51,023
Graduate Degree$79,487$122,614$78,301
High School Graduate$36,397$57,500$29,494
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$56,078$58,000$51,196
Some College$48,452$47,798$56,618

$56,078

Average Earnings

$58,000

Average Male

$51,196

Average Female

Colden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colden Language

98.4% of Colden residents speak only English, while 1.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Colden Language

Colden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,9442097.1%
Multiple1904825.26%
Hispanic592644.07%
Black7571.43%
Other22100%

8.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

8.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colden

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colden is White, with 7.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.41%.

Colden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.02%
High School15.05%
Bachelors or Greater9.89%
Some College2.69%

Colden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.74%
Female Employed2.73%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Colden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$104,028$136,889
Households$85,000$117,594
Married Families$115,785$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,250$49,997

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Colden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Colden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

256

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War109
Vietnam96
Second Gulf War20
Korea8
World War II0

Colden Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5495
65 to 7476
55 to 6446
75+32
18 to 347

Colden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White25611.05%

Colden Veterans by Race

Colden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Colden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colden 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

89.18%

Born in Colden

98.7%

Native Born

1.3%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.7% of Colden residents were born in the United States, with 89.18% having been born in New York. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,19070.22%
20283,18370.22%
20273,17670.22%
20263,16970.22%
20253,16270.22%
20243,15570.22%
20233,14870.22%
20223,14170.22%
20213,134150.48%
20203,119-229-6.84%
20193,348160.48%
20183,332200.6%
20173,312150.45%
20163,29760.18%
20153,291120.37%
20143,27940.12%
20133,27510.03%
20123,27490.28%
20113,265-9-0.27%
20103,27400%

Colden Population by Year