Fort Drum, New York Population 2022

13,020
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Fort Drum is a city located in Jefferson County New York. Fort Drum has a 2020 population of 13,020. Fort Drum is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,955 in 2010.

The average household income in Fort Drum is $56,279 with a poverty rate of 9.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,393 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Drum is 22.1 years, 21.9 years for males, and 22.7 years for females.

Fort Drum Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Drumwas:

  • White: 66.66%
  • Black or African American: 15.54%
  • Two or more races: 7.70%
  • Other race: 4.29%
  • Asian: 3.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.96%
The current population of Fort Drum, New York is 13,020 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,955.

Fort Drum, New York Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021105,770-2,032-1.92%
2020107,802-2,032-1.88%
2019109,834-2,032-1.85%
2018111,866-1,291-1.15%
2017113,1571770.16%
2016112,980-3,391-3.00%
2015116,371-1,600-1.37%
2014117,971-519-0.44%
2013118,490-1,745-1.47%
2012120,2352,4832.07%
2011117,7521,1600.99%
2010116,5920.00%

Fort Drum Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,67966.66%
Black or African American2,02315.54%
Two or More Races1,0027.70%
Some Other Race5584.29%
Asian4293.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2041.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native1250.96%
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Fort Drum Population by Race

Fort Drum Population Pyramid $2022

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Fort Drum Median Age

22.1


Total

21.9


Male

22.7


Female

Fort Drum Adults

There are 9,276 adults, (7 of whom are seniors) in Fort Drum.

Fort Drum Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

0.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Drum Sex Ratio

Female

4,787

36.77%

Male

8,233

63.23%

Fort Drum Population by Age

Fort Drum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Drum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female0%100%
Non Family0%100%
Married0.5%99.5%
All0.8%99.2%
Male29.7%70.3%

0.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Drum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2992.960.8
Married2,5923.330.5
Non Family4621.060
Female2082.380
Male373.7629.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Fort Drum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade440.92%
9th to 12th Grade781.63%
High School Graduate95720.00%
Some College1,60933.63%
Associates Degree66213.83%
Bachelors Degree97720.42%
Graduate Degree4589.57%
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Fort Drum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Drum Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4552,439845
Hispanic1,2241,160219
Black674645197
2+ Races24022787
Other Race2392044
Asian16016062
Islander12612642
Native American3636

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.75%.

Fort Drum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,021$46,137$20,855
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$
High School Graduate$30,405$33,221$17,850
Some College$37,548$46,466$22,733
Bachelors Degree$41,838$51,310$20,438
Graduate Degree$78,523$91,395$30,139

$36,021

Average Earnings

$46,137

Average Male

$20,855

Average Female

Fort Drum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Drum Language by Age

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Fort Drum Language

79.21% of Fort Drum residents speak only English, while 20.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.83% of the population.

Fort Drum Language

Fort Drum Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,58135113.60%
White5,0042865.72%
Black1,39420514.71%
Multiple76910213.26%
Other88NaN%
Asian3015718.94%
Native513058.82%
Islander1662213.25%

9.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.49%

Male Poverty Rate

12.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Drum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Drum is Native, with 58.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Drum is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.04%.

Fort Drum Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.09%
High School15.17%
Some College5.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Fort Drum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed12.24%
Female Unemployed8.04%
Female Employed7.73%
Male Employed6.95%

Fort Drum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Drum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,711$56,279
Families$51,824$58,261
Married Families$54,015-
Non Families$41,000$43,897
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Income by Household Type

Fort Drum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

85.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Drum Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Drum Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Drum Marital Status by Race

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Fort Drum Marital Status

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663

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War615
First Gulf War58
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Fort Drum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34478
35 to 54178
55 to 647
75+
65 to 74

Fort Drum Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White42818.41%
Hispanic23823.56%
Black18430.98%
Islander2345.10%
Other Race158.82%
2+ Races137.56%

Fort Drum Veterans by Race

Fort Drum Veterans by Education

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6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Drum Veterans by Education

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83.3%

Labor Force Participation

18.9%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Drum Employment by Age

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Fort Drum Employment by Race

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Fort Drum Employment by Education

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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15.06%

Born in Fort Drum

91.94%

Native Born

8.06%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

4.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.94% of Fort Drum residents were born in the United States, with 15.06% having been born in New York. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Drum Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202213,0200.00%
202113,0200.00%
202013,0200.00%
201913,020-89-0.68%
201813,109-710-5.14%
201713,8193192.36%
201613,500-485-3.47%
201513,985-72-0.51%
201414,0573122.27%
201313,7454393.30%
201213,3066675.28%
201112,639-316-2.44%
201012,9550.00%

Fort Drum Population by Year