Dobbs Ferry, New York Population 2020

10,868
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Dobbs Ferry is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 10,868, it is the 77th largest city in New York and the 2921st largest city in the United States. Dobbs Ferry is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -0.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,875 in 2010. Dobbs Ferry reached it's highest population of 11,080 in 2015. Spanning over 3 miles, Dobbs Ferry has a population density of 4,474 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dobbs Ferry is $203,781 with a poverty rate of 3.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,850 per month, and the median house value is $644,600. The median age in Dobbs Ferry is 39.3 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

Dobbs Ferry Demographics

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

  • White: 79.26%
  • Asian: 7.23%
  • Black or African American: 6.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Other race: 2.53%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dobbs Ferry, New York is 10,868, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,980.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,875.

Dobbs Ferry, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,74079.26%
Asian7977.23%
Black or African American7406.71%
Two or More Races4424.01%
Some Other Race2792.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.26%
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Dobbs Ferry Population Pyramid 2020

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Dobbs Ferry Median Age

39.3


Total

37.5


Male

42.4


Female

Dobbs Ferry Adults

There are 8,602 adults, (1,645 of whom are seniors) in Dobbs Ferry.

Dobbs Ferry Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dobbs Ferry Sex Ratio

Female

5,379

48.78%

Male

5,648

51.22%

Dobbs Ferry Households and Families

Dobbs Ferry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dobbs Ferry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female36.2%63.8%
Male28.6%71.4%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6712.6960.4
Married2,0353.2176.3
Non Family9991.1944.5
Female4833.1636.2
Male1544.1628.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dobbs Ferry Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade710.95%
9th to 12th Grade2062.76%
High School Graduate1,17515.73%
Some College1,01113.54%
Associates Degree3724.98%
Bachelors Degree2,02527.12%
Graduate Degree2,60834.92%
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Dobbs Ferry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7765,6363,501
Asian599576480
Hispanic564487234
Black368337294
Multiple Races192186145
Other Race15610811

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.13%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,807$90,320$55,489
Less Than High School$15,114$14,714$
High School Grad$35,917$36,750$
Some College$47,095$76,574$45,500
Bachelors Degree$69,266$114,750$53,898
Graduate Degree$103,906$143,355$85,469

$72,807

Average Earnings

$90,320

Average Male

$55,489

Average Female

Dobbs Ferry Language

Dobbs Ferry Language by Age

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Dobbs Ferry Language

81.21% of Dobbs Ferry residents speak only English, while 18.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.58% of the population.

Dobbs Ferry Poverty

Dobbs Ferry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5012182.91%
Hispanic83611113.28%
Other19611156.63%
Multiple39961.50%

3.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.46%

Male Poverty Rate

4.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dobbs Ferry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dobbs Ferry is Other, with 56.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dobbs Ferry is Multiple, with 1.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.63%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.33%
High School5.82%
Some College5.35%
Bachelors or Greater1.50%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.10%
Male Unemployed6.06%
Female Employed2.83%
Male Employed2.06%

Dobbs Ferry Income

Dobbs Ferry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$138,477$203,781
Families$169,211$238,683
Married Families$187,132-
Non Families$63,355$100,862
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Dobbs Ferry Marital Status

Dobbs Ferry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dobbs Ferry Married by Age and Sex

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Dobbs Ferry 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.

Dobbs Ferry Marital Status by Race

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Dobbs Ferry Veterans

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359

Number of Veterans

341

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
Korea65
World War II61
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War51
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Age Group Veterans
75+167
65 to 7486
35 to 5451
18 to 3429
55 to 6426
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3334.76%
Black143.23%
2 or More124.98%

Dobbs Ferry Veterans by Education

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6.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dobbs Ferry Employment Status

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.51%

Born in New York

83.56%

Native Born

16.44%

Foreign Born

7.06%

Non Citizen

9.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.56% of Dobbs Ferry residents were born in the United States, with 66.51% having been born in New York. 7.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,868-56-0.51%
201910,924-56-0.51%
201810,980-44-0.40%
201711,024-56-0.51%
201611,0800.00%
201511,080130.12%
201411,067330.30%
201311,034540.49%
201210,980220.20%
201110,958540.50%
201010,9042820.26%
200010,6226820.67%
19909,940-113-0.11%
198010,053-300-0.29%
197010,3531,0931.12%
19609,2602,9923.98%
19506,2683850.64%
19405,8831420.24%
19305,7411,3402.69%
19204,4019462.45%
19103,4555671.81%
19002,8880.00%