Johnstown, New York Population 2020

8,243
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Johnstown is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 8,243, it is the 106th largest city in New York and the 3540th largest city in the United States. Johnstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -5.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,743 in 2010. Johnstown reached it's highest population of 10,923 in 1950. Spanning over 5 miles, Johnstown has a population density of 1,710 people per square mile.

The average household income in Johnstown is $63,857 with a poverty rate of 14.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $89,100. The median age in Johnstown is 38.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males.

Johnstown Demographics

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

  • White: 90.02%
  • Black or African American: 4.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Other race: 1.99%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Johnstown, New York is 8,243, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,249.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,743.

Johnstown, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,47890.02%
Black or African American3714.47%
Two or More Races2422.91%
Some Other Race1651.99%
Asian510.61%
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Johnstown Population Pyramid 2020

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Johnstown Median Age

38.5


Total

35.5


Male

42.1


Female

Johnstown Adults

There are 6,439 adults, (1,473 of whom are seniors) in Johnstown.

Johnstown Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnstown Sex Ratio

Female

4,245

51.10%

Male

4,062

48.90%

Johnstown Households and Families

Johnstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Johnstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
Male63%37%
All60.2%39.8%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Female37.8%62.2%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4472.3660.2
Married1,5672.9274.4
Non Family1,2891.2649.6
Female4073.3937.8
Male1843.0363

2.86

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Johnstown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1232.13%
9th to 12th Grade4257.37%
High School Graduate1,82931.71%
Some College1,06418.45%
Associates Degree90915.76%
Bachelors Degree84814.70%
Graduate Degree5709.88%
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Johnstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1974,6911,317
Hispanic271264
Black17213714
Other Race131131
Multiple Races777736
Asian515151

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,065$37,577$32,701
Less Than High School$32,829$20,938$34,453
High School Grad$29,091$31,528$25,720
Some College$34,458$41,540$27,083
Bachelors Degree$40,858$41,603$40,239
Graduate Degree$31,792$30,486$57,935

$34,065

Average Earnings

$37,577

Average Male

$32,701

Average Female

Johnstown Language

Johnstown Language by Age

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Johnstown Language

94.99% of Johnstown residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Johnstown Poverty

Johnstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1181,06915.02%
Multiple2276327.75%
Black3684010.87%
Hispanic422358.29%

14.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

17.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnstown is Multiple, with 27.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnstown is Hispanic, with 8.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.43%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.22%
High School13.97%
Some College11.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.55%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.59%
Female Employed10.66%
Male Employed5.64%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Johnstown Income

Johnstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,027$63,857
Families$61,856$75,793
Married Families$72,614-
Non Families$34,327$38,259
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Johnstown Marital Status

Johnstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnstown Married by Age and Sex

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Johnstown 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 35-44.

Johnstown Marital Status by Race

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Johnstown Veterans

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392

Number of Veterans

374

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam99
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War82
Korea41
World War II24
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Age Group Veterans
75+114
65 to 7492
35 to 5486
18 to 3476
55 to 6424
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3856.59%
Hispanic186.23%
2 or More75.15%

Johnstown Veterans by Education

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11.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnstown Employment Status

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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86.87%

Born in New York

97.29%

Native Born

2.71%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.29% of Johnstown residents were born in the United States, with 86.87% having been born in New York. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,243-3-0.04%
20198,246-3-0.04%
20188,249-37-0.45%
20178,286-3-0.04%
20168,289-24-0.29%
20158,313-63-0.75%
20148,376-93-1.10%
20138,469-114-1.33%
20128,583-61-0.71%
20118,644-23-0.27%
20108,6671560.18%
20008,511-547-0.62%
19909,058-302-0.33%
19809,360-685-0.70%
197010,045-345-0.34%
196010,390-533-0.50%
195010,9232570.24%
194010,666-135-0.13%
193010,801-107-0.10%
192010,9084610.43%
191010,4473170.31%
190010,1302,3622.69%
18907,7682,7554.48%
18805,0131,7314.33%
18703,2820.00%