Kirkwood, New York Population 2024

5,250

Kirkwood is a city located in Broome County New York. Kirkwood has a 2024 population of 5,250. Kirkwood is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -4.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,473 in 2020.

The average household income in Kirkwood is $73,436 with a poverty rate of 15.45%. The median age in Kirkwood is 44.6 years: 42 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Kirkwood Demographics

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

  • White: 83.82%
  • Asian: 5.73%
  • Other race: 4.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Black or African American: 2.85%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
30.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
171.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.07% (-223)
The current population of Kirkwood, New York is 5,250 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,473.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,59683.82%
Asian3145.73%
Other race2334.25%
Two or more races1843.36%
Black or African American1562.85%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kirkwood Population by Race

Kirkwood Population Pyramid 2024

Kirkwood Median Age

44.6

Total

42

Male

44.8

Female

Kirkwood Adults

There are 4,234 adults, (1,111 of whom are seniors) in Kirkwood.

Kirkwood Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Kirkwood Sex Ratio

Female2,90753.02%
Male2,57646.98%

Kirkwood Population by Age

Kirkwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3802.375.924.1
Married1,0963.0795.14.9
Non Family1,0231.1553.746.3
Female1333.9165.434.6
Male1283.111000

3.02

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kirkwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2696.61%
Associates Degree75118.46%
Bachelors Degree41310.15%
Graduate Degree1984.87%
High School Graduate1,39034.17%
Less Than 9th Grade651.6%
Some College98224.14%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kirkwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kirkwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,5513,310593
Asian22414718
Hispanic1891730
Other Race1311310
Black1061060
2+ Races23230

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.7%.

Kirkwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,310$57,838$27,083
Graduate Degree$57,031$98,750$50,750
High School Graduate$42,571$44,764$31,179
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,746$53,264$34,898
Some College$41,080$66,591$34,555

$41,746

Average Earnings

$53,264

Average Male

$34,898

Average Female

Kirkwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kirkwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kirkwood Language

90.54% of Kirkwood residents speak only English, while 9.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.36% of the population.

Kirkwood Language

Kirkwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,54373316.13%
Asian3146721.34%
Hispanic310299.35%
Black1291310.08%
Multiple184115.98%

15.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.53%

Male Poverty Rate

19.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kirkwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kirkwood is Asian, with 21.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kirkwood is Multiple, with 5.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.22%.

Kirkwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.17%
Some College20.54%
High School8.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%

Kirkwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed62.75%
Female Employed10.24%
Male Employed3.61%
Female Unemployed0%

Kirkwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kirkwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$84,663$99,389
Households$54,656$73,436
Married Families$107,857$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,795$37,117

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kirkwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kirkwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kirkwood 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.

Kirkwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kirkwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

330

Number of Veterans

330

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War127
First Gulf War124
Korea0
World War II0

Kirkwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54104
65 to 7487
55 to 6482
18 to 3431
75+26

Kirkwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2546.81%
Asian7631.02%
Hispanic178.17%

Kirkwood Veterans by Race

Kirkwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kirkwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kirkwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kirkwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kirkwood 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

74.98%

Born in Kirkwood

93.51%

Native Born

6.49%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.51% of Kirkwood residents were born in the United States, with 74.98% having been born in New York. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kirkwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,935-63-1.26%
20284,998-63-1.24%
20275,061-63-1.23%
20265,124-63-1.21%
20255,187-63-1.2%
20245,250-63-1.19%
20235,313-63-1.17%
20225,376-63-1.16%
20215,439-34-0.62%
20205,473-16-0.29%
20195,489-58-1.05%
20185,547-52-0.93%
20175,599-46-0.81%
20165,645-51-0.9%
20155,696-37-0.65%
20145,733-21-0.36%
20135,754-20-0.35%
20125,774-28-0.48%
20115,802-37-0.63%
20105,83900%

Kirkwood Population by Year