Herkimer, New York Population 2022

7,132
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Herkimer is a city located in Herkimer County New York. With a 2020 population of 7,132, it is the 270th largest city in New York and the 5278th largest city in the United States. Herkimer is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,234 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Herkimer has a population density of 2,755 people per square mile.

The average household income in Herkimer is $56,264 with a poverty rate of 12.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Herkimer is 51.8 years, 41.6 years for males, and 55.3 years for females.

Herkimer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Herkimerwas:

  • White: 89.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.77%
  • Black or African American: 2.68%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.38%
The current population of Herkimer, New York is 7,132 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,234.

Herkimer, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

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Herkimer Population by Race

Herkimer Population Pyramid 2022

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Herkimer Median Age

49


Total

40.1


Male

55.1


Female

Herkimer Adults

There are 6,158 adults, (1,884 of whom are seniors) in Herkimer.

Herkimer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Herkimer Sex Ratio

Female

3,872

56.02%

Male

3,040

43.98%

Herkimer Population by Age

Herkimer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Herkimer Household Types

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herkimer Households and Families

2.88

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Herkimer Households by Type

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Herkimer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herkimer Educational Attainment by Race

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 31.50%.

Herkimer Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,150

Average Earnings

$42,171

Average Male

$36,017

Average Female

Herkimer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herkimer Language by Age

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Herkimer Language

90.99% of Herkimer residents speak only English, while 9.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Herkimer Language

Herkimer Poverty by Race

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12.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.29%

Male Poverty Rate

15.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herkimer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herkimer is Multiple, with 28.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herkimer is Hispanic, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Herkimer Poverty

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Herkimer Poverty Rate by Education

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Herkimer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herkimer Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Herkimer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Herkimer Marital Status by Race

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Herkimer Marital Status

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481

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Herkimer Veterans by War

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Herkimer Veterans by Age

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Herkimer Veterans by Race

Herkimer Veterans by Education

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1.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herkimer Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Herkimer Employment by Age

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Herkimer Employment by Race

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Herkimer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.64%

Born in Herkimer

95.63%

Native Born

4.37%

Foreign Born

1.98%

Non Citizen

2.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.63% of Herkimer residents were born in the United States, with 82.64% having been born in New York. 1.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Herkimer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Herkimer Population by Year