Galway, New York Population 2024

3,541

Galway is a city located in New York. Galway has a 2024 population of 3,541. Galway is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has increased by 0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,523 in 2020.

The average household income in Galway is $115,717 with a poverty rate of 8.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Galway is 49.3 years, 49.5 years for males, and 49 years for females.

Galway Demographics

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

  • White: 99.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
43.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
80.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.51% (18)
The current population of Galway, New York is 3,541 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,523.

Galway, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,51599.32%
Two or more races220.62%
Black or African American20.06%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Galway Population by Race

Galway Population Pyramid 2024

Galway Median Age

49.3

Total

49.5

Male

49

Female

Galway Adults

There are 2,874 adults, (859 of whom are seniors) in Galway.

Galway Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Galway Sex Ratio

Female1,63446.17%
Male1,90553.83%

Galway Population by Age

Galway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3532.6191.78.3
Married9083.11991
Non Family3351.286.313.7
Female772.8740.359.7
Male332.5266.733.3

3.06

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

91.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Galway Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade180.69%
9th to 12th Grade702.68%
High School Graduate57021.82%
Some College67525.84%
Associates Degree31512.06%
Bachelors Degree66025.27%
Graduate Degree30411.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Galway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galway Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5882,501964
2+ Races22220
Black210

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 white people with a rate of 37.25%.

Galway Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$58,821$67,892$46,982
Less Than 9th Grade$46,731$46,731$0
High School Graduate$48,409$49,432$0
Some College$53,095$69,567$40,179
Bachelors Degree$75,250$90,139$0
Graduate Degree$91,071$45,536$98,977

$58,821

Average Earnings

$67,892

Average Male

$46,982

Average Female

Galway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galway Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Galway Language

97.55% of Galway residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Galway Language

Galway Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,5153179.02%

8.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.14%

Male Poverty Rate

9.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galway is White, with 9.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galway is White, with 9.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.37%.

Galway Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.32%
High School16.32%
Some College4.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%

Galway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed6.53%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Galway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galway Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$113,487$115,717
Families$127,500$127,296
Married Families$133,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,875$76,552

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Galway Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Galway Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Galway 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.

Galway Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Galway Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

439

Number of Veterans

365

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War126
Vietnam102
First Gulf War50
Korea0
World War II0

Galway Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+114
35 to 54105
55 to 6495
65 to 7488
18 to 3437

Galway Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White43915.53%

Galway Veterans by Race

Galway Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galway Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Galway Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Galway Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Galway 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

82.96%

Born in Galway

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Galway residents were born in the United States, with 82.96% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Galway Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,54100%
20283,54100%
20273,54100%
20263,54100%
20253,54100%
20243,54100%
20233,54100%
20223,54100%
20213,541180.51%
20203,523-22-0.62%
20193,545-1-0.03%
20183,546-6-0.17%
20173,552110.31%
20163,541-13-0.37%
20153,55460.17%
20143,548-10-0.28%
20133,558-3-0.08%
20123,561-7-0.2%
20113,56890.25%
20103,55900%

Galway Population by Year