Jericho, New York Population 2024

14,281

Jericho is a city located in Nassau County New York. Jericho has a 2024 population of 14,281. Jericho is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 2.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,928 in 2020.

The average household income in Jericho is $239,626 with a poverty rate of 5.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jericho is 44.7 years, 44.8 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Jericho Demographics

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

  • White: 48.13%
  • Asian: 46.5%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,604.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.53% (353)
The current population of Jericho, New York is 14,281 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,928.

Jericho, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,87448.13%
Asian6,64146.5%
Two or more races4242.97%
Other race1751.23%
Black or African American1671.17%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jericho Population by Race

Jericho Population Pyramid 2024

Jericho Median Age

44.7

Total

44.8

Male

44.6

Female

Jericho Adults

There are 10,670 adults, (2,660 of whom are seniors) in Jericho.

Jericho Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jericho Sex Ratio

Female7,43452.06%
Male6,84747.94%

Jericho Population by Age

Jericho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3583.2282.717.3
Married3,2213.6388.311.7
Non Family7391.2453.646.4
Female2833.9392.67.4
Male1152.5989.610.4
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3.58

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jericho Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jericho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jericho Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.61%.

Jericho Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$96,291

Average Earnings

$136,123

Average Male

$65,907

Average Female

Jericho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jericho Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jericho Language

56.47% of Jericho residents speak only English, while 43.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 30.27% of the population.

Jericho Language

Jericho Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian6,6315107.69%
White6,6792283.41%
Multiple424348.02%
Hispanic341339.68%
Other1562314.74%
Black1521912.5%
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5.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.18%

Male Poverty Rate

5.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jericho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jericho is Other, with 14.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jericho is White, with 3.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.33%.

Jericho Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.83%
High School4.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.6%
Some College3.3%
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Jericho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.83%
Male Unemployed3.24%
Female Employed2.64%
Male Employed0.82%
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Jericho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jericho Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jericho Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jericho Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jericho 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.

Jericho Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jericho Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

447

Number of Veterans

439

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Jericho Veterans by War

count

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Jericho Veterans by Age

count

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Jericho Veterans by Race

Jericho Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jericho Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Jericho Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jericho Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jericho 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

60.77%

Born in Jericho

65.99%

Native Born

34.01%

Foreign Born

13.19%

Non Citizen

20.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.99% of Jericho residents were born in the United States, with 60.77% having been born in New York. 13.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jericho Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,281
202314,281
202214,281-245-1.69%
202114,5265984.29%
202013,928390.28%
201913,889620.45%
201813,827-187-1.33%
201714,0142842.07%
201613,730-16-0.12%
201513,7463012.24%
201413,445590.44%
201313,3862962.26%
201213,090-127-0.96%
201113,217-350-2.58%
201013,567
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Jericho Population by Year