Great River, New York Population 2024

2,023

Great River is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Great River has a 2024 population of 2,023. Great River is currently growing at a rate of 0.8% annually and its population has increased by 3.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,961 in 2020.

The average household income in Great River is $182,858 with a poverty rate of 3.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Great River is 49.9 years, 41.8 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.

Great River Demographics

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

  • White: 91.42%
  • Two or more races: 6.68%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
483.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.16% (62)
The current population of Great River, New York is 2,023 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,961.

Great River, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,82191.42%
Two or more races1336.68%
Asian381.91%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Great River Population by Race

Great River Population Pyramid 2024

Great River Median Age

49.9

Total

41.8

Male

53.5

Female

Great River Adults

There are 1,720 adults, (468 of whom are seniors) in Great River.

Great River Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Great River Sex Ratio

Female98149.25%
Male1,01150.75%

Great River Population by Age

Great River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8232.426535
Married4123.2688.311.7
Non Family2981.0742.657.4
Female103342.757.3
Male102.20100

3.19

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Great River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade392.59%
Associates Degree1369.04%
Bachelors Degree36524.27%
Graduate Degree54135.97%
High School Graduate29019.28%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College1338.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Great River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Great River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2921,285789
Hispanic16813673
2+ Races1218959
Asian373737

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Great River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$91,607$100,385$68,611
Graduate Degree$113,250$145,186$76,964
High School Graduate$87,583$0$61,350
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$88,250$102,625$63,068
Some College$55,259$56,324$0

$88,250

Average Earnings

$102,625

Average Male

$63,068

Average Female

Great River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Great River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Great River Language

94.48% of Great River residents speak only English, while 5.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Great River Language

Great River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,754693.93%

3.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.18%

Male Poverty Rate

4.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great River is White, with 3.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great River is White, with 3.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.41%.

Great River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School19.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.32%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Great River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Great River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Great River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$187,321$242,302
Households$140,469$182,858
Married Families$213,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,907$78,134

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Great River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Great River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Great River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Great River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Great River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War17
Korea8
First Gulf War6
World War II0

Great River Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+41
65 to 7432
35 to 5417
18 to 340
55 to 640

Great River Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White583.72%
2+ Races3226.45%
Hispanic3219.05%

Great River Veterans by Race

Great River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Great River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Great River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Great River 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

87.2%

Born in Great River

97.84%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.84% of Great River residents were born in the United States, with 87.2% 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 Asia.

Great River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,023160.8%
20232,007150.75%
20221,992-196-8.96%
20212,18822711.58%
20201,96155639.57%
20191,405322.33%
20181,373-68-4.72%
20171,441-33-2.24%
20161,474-87-5.57%
20151,561-75-4.58%
20141,636442.76%
20131,592916.06%
20121,501-73-4.64%
20111,574855.71%
20101,48900%

Great River Population by Year