Gouverneur, New York Population 2024

6,602

Gouverneur is a city located in New York. Gouverneur has a 2024 population of 6,602. Gouverneur is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually but its population has increased by 0.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,543 in 2020.

The average household income in Gouverneur is $64,718 with a poverty rate of 17.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gouverneur is 46 years, 36.2 years for males, and 51.4 years for females.

Gouverneur Demographics

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

  • White: 85.18%
  • Black or African American: 5.64%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Other race: 2.97%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
71.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
92.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.9% (59)
The current population of Gouverneur, New York is 6,602 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,543.

Gouverneur, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,67485.18%
Black or African American3765.64%
Two or more races3485.22%
Other race1982.97%
Native American550.83%
Asian100.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gouverneur Population by Race

Gouverneur Population Pyramid 2024

Gouverneur Median Age

46

Total

36.2

Male

51.4

Female

Gouverneur Adults

There are 5,563 adults, (1,229 of whom are seniors) in Gouverneur.

Gouverneur Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gouverneur Sex Ratio

Female3,00545.11%
Male3,65654.89%

Gouverneur Population by Age

Gouverneur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5412.3268.731.3
Married1,3273.0982.117.9
Non Family1,0001.0751.348.7
Female1252.067624
Male895.2952.847.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gouverneur Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade60812.11%
Associates Degree4559.06%
Bachelors Degree63212.59%
Graduate Degree3727.41%
High School Graduate1,87237.29%
Less Than 9th Grade2154.28%
Some College86617.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gouverneur Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gouverneur Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,1333,657823
Black33915219
Hispanic305197140
2+ Races19715146
Other Race1748216
Native American55534
Asian10104

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 45.9%.

Gouverneur Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,060$58,821$0
Graduate Degree$68,722$69,830$67,614
High School Graduate$40,194$31,789$48,273
Less Than 9th Grade$0$45,653$16,572
Overall$45,384$52,865$33,695
Some College$37,931$70,703$20,236

$45,384

Average Earnings

$52,865

Average Male

$33,695

Average Female

Gouverneur Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gouverneur Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gouverneur Language

92.42% of Gouverneur residents speak only English, while 7.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.43% of the population.

Gouverneur Language

Gouverneur Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,16984516.35%
Multiple32318757.89%

17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.42%

Male Poverty Rate

17.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gouverneur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gouverneur is Multiple, with 57.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gouverneur is White, with 16.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.24%.

Gouverneur Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.56%
Some College29%
High School11.64%
Bachelors or Greater8.6%

Gouverneur Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed61.42%
Female Employed2.88%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Gouverneur Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gouverneur Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,011$81,907
Households$49,786$64,718
Married Families$79,659$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,950$37,101

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gouverneur Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gouverneur Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gouverneur 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 55-64.

Gouverneur Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gouverneur Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

508

Number of Veterans

467

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam154
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War69
Korea4
World War II0

Gouverneur Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+157
55 to 64125
65 to 7495
18 to 3476
35 to 5455

Gouverneur Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4449.46%
2+ Races4216.47%
Black112.93%
Other Race116.32%
Hispanic113.43%

Gouverneur Veterans by Race

Gouverneur Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gouverneur Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gouverneur Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gouverneur Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gouverneur 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

87.18%

Born in Gouverneur

98.02%

Native Born

1.98%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

1.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.02% of Gouverneur residents were born in the United States, with 87.18% having been born in New York. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gouverneur Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,307-59-0.93%
20286,366-59-0.92%
20276,425-59-0.91%
20266,484-59-0.9%
20256,543-59-0.89%
20246,602-59-0.89%
20236,661-59-0.88%
20226,720-59-0.87%
20216,7792363.61%
20206,543-408-5.87%
20196,951-143-2.02%
20187,094-38-0.53%
20177,1321181.68%
20167,014690.99%
20156,945-59-0.84%
20147,004-29-0.41%
20137,033-16-0.23%
20127,049280.4%
20117,021-3-0.04%
20107,02400%

Gouverneur Population by Year