Depew, New York Population 2024

14,804

Depew is a city located in Erie County New York. Depew has a 2024 population of 14,804. Depew is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -2.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,152 in 2020.

The average household income in Depew is $85,087 with a poverty rate of 8.29%. The median age in Depew is 42.1 years: 40.7 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Depew Demographics

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

  • White: 90.16%
  • Black or African American: 3.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,916.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.3% (-348)
The current population of Depew, New York is 14,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,152.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,65190.16%
Black or African American5923.91%
Two or more races5243.46%
Asian1941.28%
Other race1731.14%
Native American70.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Depew Population by Race

Depew Population Pyramid 2024

Depew Median Age

42.1

Total

40.7

Male

44.1

Female

Depew Adults

There are 12,201 adults, (2,992 of whom are seniors) in Depew.

Depew Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Depew Sex Ratio

Female8,03853.09%
Male7,10346.91%

Depew Population by Age

Depew Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7452.2376.523.5
Married2,8842.828911
Non Family2,6881.1867.832.2
Female1,0073.276733
Male1662.725941

2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Depew Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4514.05%
Associates Degree1,90817.14%
Bachelors Degree1,48713.36%
Graduate Degree9898.88%
High School Graduate4,01636.08%
Less Than 9th Grade1201.08%
Some College2,16119.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Depew Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Depew Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,3079,8652,357
Hispanic34232664
2+ Races25021724
Black24523316
Other Race14011019
Asian1157032
Native American770

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 asian people with a rate of 27.83%.

Depew Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$54,786$59,429$46,064
Graduate Degree$57,213$70,365$55,026
High School Graduate$45,461$46,724$40,338
Less Than 9th Grade$53,051$48,182$54,091
Overall$50,613$54,690$46,284
Some College$50,485$58,941$40,357

$50,613

Average Earnings

$54,690

Average Male

$46,284

Average Female

Depew Earnings by Educational Attainment

Depew Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Depew Language

94.1% of Depew residents speak only English, while 5.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Depew Language

Depew Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,5509206.79%
Hispanic55023242.18%
Multiple52421541.03%
Black59210217.23%
Other173116.36%

8.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

9.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Depew

The race most likely to be in poverty in Depew is Hispanic, with 42.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Depew is Other, with 6.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12%.

Depew Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.31%
High School7.92%
Some College6.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%

Depew Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.32%
Female Employed5.41%
Female Unemployed2.43%
Male Employed2.32%

Depew Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Depew Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,955$98,863
Households$68,856$85,087
Married Families$91,433$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,212$61,139

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Depew Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Depew Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Depew 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 35-44.

Depew Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Depew Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,114

Number of Veterans

946

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War322
Vietnam318
First Gulf War263
Korea42
World War II0

Depew Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54327
65 to 74254
55 to 64192
75+191
18 to 34150

Depew Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0759.54%
Black309.15%
2+ Races93.05%
Hispanic92.31%

Depew Veterans by Race

Depew Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Depew Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Depew Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Depew Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Depew 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

85.56%

Born in Depew

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

2.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.43% of Depew residents were born in the United States, with 85.56% having been born in New York. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Depew Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,369-87-0.6%
202814,456-87-0.6%
202714,543-87-0.59%
202614,630-87-0.59%
202514,717-87-0.59%
202414,804-87-0.58%
202314,891-91-0.61%
202214,982-108-0.72%
202115,090-62-0.41%
202015,1521370.91%
201915,015-51-0.34%
201815,066-41-0.27%
201715,107-50-0.33%
201615,157-83-0.54%
201515,240-77-0.5%
201415,317-52-0.34%
201315,369-2-0.01%
201215,371-30-0.19%
201115,401-31-0.2%
201015,43200%
200016,629-1,044-5.91%
199017,673-2,146-10.83%
198019,819-2,339-10.56%
197022,1588,57863.17%
196013,5806,36388.17%
19507,2171,13318.62%
19406,084-452-6.92%
19306,53668611.73%
19205,8501,92949.2%
19103,92154216.04%
19003,379-10,990-76.48%
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Depew Population by Year