Esperance, New York Population 2024

1,795

Esperance is a city located in Albany County, Montgomery County, Schenectady County, and Schoharie County New York. Esperance has a 2024 population of 1,795. Esperance is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,803 in 2020.

The average household income in Esperance is $87,960 with a poverty rate of 7.83%. The median age in Esperance is 54 years: 52.7 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Esperance Demographics

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

  • White: 92.51%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Black or African American: 2.97%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
19.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
91.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.44% (-8)
The current population of Esperance, New York is 1,795 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,803.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,61892.51%
Two or more races623.54%
Black or African American522.97%
Other race100.57%
Asian70.4%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Esperance Population by Race

Esperance Population Pyramid 2024

Esperance Median Age

54

Total

52.7

Male

54.7

Female

Esperance Adults

There are 1,493 adults, (428 of whom are seniors) in Esperance.

Esperance Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Esperance Sex Ratio

Female79145.23%
Male95854.77%

Esperance Population by Age

Esperance Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7952.278.721.3
Married3532.7989.210.8
Non Family3501.3173.126.9
Female883.385842
Male42.51000

2.87

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Esperance Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1047.4%
Associates Degree15010.68%
Bachelors Degree14410.25%
Graduate Degree14210.11%
High School Graduate54438.72%
Less Than 9th Grade332.35%
Some College28820.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Esperance Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Esperance Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2981,167247
2+ Races464010
Black373712
Hispanic363617
Other Race101010
Asian770

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 100%.

Esperance Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$71,333$112,667$48,750
Graduate Degree$115,208$250,001$0
High School Graduate$46,694$57,750$34,063
Less Than 9th Grade$36,000$34,500$36,500
Overall$47,162$59,583$35,476
Some College$38,750$52,875$26,146

$47,162

Average Earnings

$59,583

Average Male

$35,476

Average Female

Esperance Earnings by Educational Attainment

Esperance Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Esperance Language

97.71% of Esperance residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Esperance Language

Esperance Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,6111378.5%

7.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.58%

Male Poverty Rate

9.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Esperance

The race most likely to be in poverty in Esperance is White, with 8.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Esperance is White, with 8.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.49%.

Esperance Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.58%
High School12.32%
Some College3.42%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%

Esperance Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.09%
Female Employed6.46%
Male Employed1.68%
Male Unemployed0%

Esperance Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Esperance Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,469$111,908
Households$70,799$87,960
Married Families$94,152$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,375$55,081

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Esperance Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Esperance Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Esperance 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 45-54.

Esperance Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Esperance Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

88

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War7
Korea5
World War II0

Esperance Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+39
65 to 7429
55 to 6420
18 to 340
35 to 540

Esperance Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White846.15%
2+ Races46.78%

Esperance Veterans by Race

Esperance Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Esperance Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Esperance Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Esperance Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Esperance 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

89.08%

Born in Esperance

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of Esperance residents were born in the United States, with 89.08% having been born in New York. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Esperance Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,760-7-0.4%
20281,767-7-0.39%
20271,774-7-0.39%
20261,781-7-0.39%
20251,788-7-0.39%
20241,795-7-0.39%
20231,802-7-0.39%
20221,809-7-0.39%
20211,816130.72%
20201,803-129-6.68%
20191,932-4-0.21%
20181,936-8-0.41%
20171,944-2-0.1%
20161,946-1-0.05%
20151,947-21-1.07%
20141,968-5-0.25%
20131,973-12-0.6%
20121,985-85-4.11%
20112,07010.05%
20102,06900%

Esperance Population by Year