Ithaca is a city located in Tompkins County New York. With a 2020 population of 32,526, it is the 39th largest city in New York and the 1399th largest city in the United States. Ithaca is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 1.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,108 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Ithaca has a population density of 6,036 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ithaca is $61,578 with a poverty rate of 37.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ithaca is 21.9 years, 22.5 years for males, and 21.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ithacawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
75.22% of Ithaca residents speak only English, while 24.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 11.71% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ithaca is Black, with 69.97% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ithaca is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.41%.
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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 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ithaca
82.47% of Ithaca residents were born in the United States, with 38.59% having been born in New York. 11.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.