Gouverneur, New York Population 2020

6,980
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Gouverneur is a city located in New York. Gouverneur has a 2020 population of 6,980. Gouverneur is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,022 in 2010. Gouverneur reached it's highest population of 7,121 in 2017.

The average household income in Gouverneur is $50,766 with a poverty rate of 18.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $92,000. The median age in Gouverneur is 43.5 years, 36.3 years for males, and 47.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 137.5 males.

Gouverneur Demographics

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

  • White: 87.21%
  • Black or African American: 7.81%
  • Other race: 2.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gouverneur, New York is 6,980, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,074.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,022.

Gouverneur, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,13087.21%
Black or African American5497.81%
Some Other Race1892.69%
Two or More Races1151.64%
Asian280.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.26%
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Gouverneur Population Pyramid 2020

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Gouverneur Median Age

43.5


Total

36.3


Male

47.1


Female

Gouverneur Adults

There are 5,819 adults, (908 of whom are seniors) in Gouverneur.

Gouverneur Age Dependency

43.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gouverneur Sex Ratio

Female

2,960

42.11%

Male

4,069

57.89%

Gouverneur Households and Families

Gouverneur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gouverneur Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
Male70.1%29.9%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Female44%56%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6552.363.1
Married1,1773.0182
Non Family9201.1844.8
Female3612.3744
Male1973.1170.1

2.78

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gouverneur Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1573.12%
9th to 12th Grade59411.81%
High School Graduate2,36547.04%
Some College1,03220.53%
Associates Degree3286.52%
Bachelors Degree3156.26%
Graduate Degree2374.71%
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Gouverneur Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2473,753498
Black47031826
Hispanic295168
Other Race162106
Asian282828
Native American1813
Multiple Races124

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,947$31,667$27,738
Less Than High School$21,607$21,607$
High School Grad$20,989$19,375$22,130
Some College$42,206$45,801$33,750
Bachelors Degree$55,580$61,004$10,093
Graduate Degree$73,482$$

$28,947

Average Earnings

$31,667

Average Male

$27,738

Average Female

Gouverneur Language

Gouverneur Language by Age

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Gouverneur Language

93.42% of Gouverneur residents speak only English, while 6.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.50% of the population.

Gouverneur Poverty

Gouverneur Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,7441,08318.85%
Hispanic443272.73%
Other2424100.00%
Native1313100.00%
Multiple10387.77%
Black13021.54%

18.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.98%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gouverneur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gouverneur is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gouverneur is Black, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.20%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.55%
Some College18.12%
High School16.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.48%
Male Unemployed49.26%
Male Employed15.59%
Female Employed4.85%

Gouverneur Income

Gouverneur Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,089$50,766
Families$38,005$60,751
Married Families$65,430-
Non Families$21,115$30,506
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Gouverneur Marital Status

Gouverneur Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gouverneur Married by Age and Sex

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Gouverneur 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.

Gouverneur Marital Status by Race

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Gouverneur Veterans

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743

Number of Veterans

698

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War234
First Gulf War158
Vietnam130
Korea80
World War II38
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54212
18 to 34204
75+156
55 to 6497
65 to 7474
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Name Veterans % of Total
White68713.70%
Black438.40%
Hispanic237.42%
Other137.65%

Gouverneur Veterans by Education

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35.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gouverneur Employment Status

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,980-47-0.67%
20197,027-47-0.66%
20187,074-47-0.66%
20177,1211131.61%
20167,008670.97%
20156,941-61-0.87%
20147,002-28-0.40%
20137,030-16-0.23%
20127,046250.36%
20117,021-1-0.01%
20107,0220.00%