Ithaca, New York Population 2022

32,526
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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.

Ithaca Demographics

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

  • White: 67.75%
  • Asian: 17.20%
  • Two or more races: 6.39%
  • Black or African American: 5.89%
  • Other race: 2.64%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ithaca, New York is 32,526 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,108.

Ithaca, New York Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Ithaca Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Ithaca Population by Race

Ithaca Population Pyramid 2022

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Ithaca Median Age

22.1


Total

22.5


Male

21.8


Female

Ithaca Adults

There are 28,164 adults, (1,922 of whom are seniors) in Ithaca.

Ithaca Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ithaca Sex Ratio

Female

15,157

49.35%

Male

15,558

50.65%

Ithaca Population by Age

Ithaca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ithaca Household Types

25.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ithaca Households and Families

2.61

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

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Ithaca Households by Type

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Ithaca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ithaca 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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ithaca Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,396

Average Earnings

$37,561

Average Male

$34,416

Average Female

Ithaca Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ithaca Language by Age

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Ithaca Language

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.

Ithaca Language

Ithaca Poverty by Race

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37.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.89%

Male Poverty Rate

39.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ithaca

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%.

Ithaca Poverty

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Ithaca Poverty Rate by Education

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Ithaca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ithaca Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Ithaca Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.0%

Male Marriage Rate

18.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ithaca Married by Age and Sex

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Ithaca 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 45-54.

Ithaca Marital Status by Race

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Ithaca Marital Status

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488

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Ithaca Veterans by War

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Ithaca Veterans by Age

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Ithaca Veterans by Race

Ithaca Veterans by Education

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10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ithaca Veterans by Education

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53.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ithaca Employment by Age

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Ithaca Employment by Race

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Ithaca 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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38.59%

Born in Ithaca

82.47%

Native Born

17.53%

Foreign Born

11.33%

Non Citizen

6.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Ithaca Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Ithaca Population by Year