Herkimer, New York Population 2020

9,563
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Herkimer is a city located in New York. Herkimer has a 2020 population of 9,563. Herkimer is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -5.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,169 in 2010. Herkimer reached it's highest population of 10,169 in 2010.

The average household income in Herkimer is $59,877 with a poverty rate of 16.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $90,000. The median age in Herkimer is 45.1 years, 40.3 years for males, and 49.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males.

Herkimer Demographics

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

  • White: 93.24%
  • Black or African American: 2.45%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Herkimer, New York is 9,563, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,677.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,169.

Herkimer, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,14393.24%
Black or African American2402.45%
Two or More Races2342.39%
Asian830.85%
Some Other Race800.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.27%
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Herkimer Population Pyramid 2020

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Herkimer Median Age

45.1


Total

40.3


Male

49.5


Female

Herkimer Adults

There are 8,227 adults, (2,284 of whom are seniors) in Herkimer.

Herkimer Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Herkimer Sex Ratio

Female

4,872

49.68%

Male

4,934

50.32%

Herkimer Households and Families

Herkimer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Herkimer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All54.7%45.3%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Female37.7%62.3%
Male16.1%83.9%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0002.2854.7
Married1,8012.9775.2
Non Family1,7061.1741.1
Male2543.6316.1
Female2393.5437.7

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Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Herkimer Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2773.97%
9th to 12th Grade6449.24%
High School Graduate2,57937.01%
Some College1,43220.55%
Associates Degree95913.76%
Bachelors Degree6409.18%
Graduate Degree4386.28%
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Herkimer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6745,7971,023
Black926911
Multiple Races857144
Hispanic6958
Asian3434
Native American2626
Other Race169

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 multiple races people with a rate of 51.76%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,159$37,383$27,716
Less Than High School$35,853$36,691$22,102
High School Grad$35,174$37,778$23,866
Some College$29,026$31,579$27,556
Bachelors Degree$41,293$44,063$
Graduate Degree$57,446$88,810$54,583

$32,159

Average Earnings

$37,383

Average Male

$27,716

Average Female

Herkimer Language

Herkimer Language by Age

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Herkimer Language

93.88% of Herkimer residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.89% of the population.

Herkimer Poverty

Herkimer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,5721,40416.38%
Black1616037.27%
Multiple2244520.09%
Hispanic1041312.50%
Other51917.65%
Asian6546.15%

16.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herkimer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herkimer is Black, with 37.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herkimer is Asian, with 6.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.69%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.65%
Some College12.71%
High School12.51%
Bachelors or Greater6.26%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.03%
Male Employed7.57%
Female Employed6.32%
Female Unemployed6.25%

Herkimer Income

Herkimer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,698$59,877
Families$57,278$73,783
Married Families$59,386-
Non Families$30,401$39,547
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Herkimer Marital Status

Herkimer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Herkimer Married by Age and Sex

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Herkimer 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 55-64.

Herkimer Marital Status by Race

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Herkimer Veterans

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888

Number of Veterans

841

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam361
Second Gulf War152
Korea150
World War II71
First Gulf War54
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Age Group Veterans
75+267
65 to 74213
35 to 54167
18 to 34122
55 to 64119
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Name Veterans % of Total
White86211.30%
2 or More2615.12%

Herkimer Veterans by Education

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1.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herkimer Employment Status

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,563-57-0.59%
20199,620-57-0.59%
20189,677-57-0.59%
20179,734-40-0.41%
20169,774-61-0.62%
20159,835-122-1.23%
20149,957-81-0.81%
201310,038-64-0.63%
201210,102-37-0.36%
201110,139-30-0.30%
201010,1690.00%