Little Falls, New York Population 2022

4,538
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Little Falls is a city located in Herkimer County New York. Little Falls has a 2020 population of 4,538. Little Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -8.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,946 in 2010.

The average household income in Little Falls is $62,975 with a poverty rate of 23.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $619 per month, and the median house value is $76,900. The median age in Little Falls is 40.9 years, 40.9 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Little Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Little Fallswas:

  • White: 97.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Little Falls, New York is 4,538 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,538.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,946.

Little Falls, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,57897.24%
Two or More Races541.15%
Black or African American481.02%
Asian160.34%
Some Other Race60.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.13%
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Little Falls Population by Race

Little Falls Population Pyramid $2022

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Little Falls Median Age

40.9


Total

40.9


Male

40.8


Female

Little Falls Adults

There are 3,589 adults, (884 of whom are seniors) in Little Falls.

Little Falls Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Little Falls Sex Ratio

Female

2,506

53.23%

Male

2,202

46.77%

Little Falls Population by Age

Little Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Little Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female39.7%60.3%
Non Family47%53%
All58.1%41.9%
Male68.2%31.8%
Married73.6%26.4%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Little Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8182.5258.1
Non Family7531.2147
Married7313.3673.6
Female2243.0339.7
Male1104.8868.2

3.3

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Little Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1785.49%
9th to 12th Grade1123.46%
High School Graduate1,28239.56%
Some College46614.38%
Associates Degree36311.20%
Bachelors Degree45814.13%
Graduate Degree38211.79%
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Little Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Little Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1202,865804
Hispanic70468
Black2015
2+ Races202020
Asian161616
Native American6
Other Race66

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%.

Little Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,699$35,161$24,682
Less Than 9th Grade$$38,981$
High School Graduate$21,118$27,262$19,577
Some College$28,092$34,219$24,881
Bachelors Degree$38,750$41,500$32,604
Graduate Degree$52,770$53,594$52,543

$30,699

Average Earnings

$35,161

Average Male

$24,682

Average Female

Little Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Little Falls Language by Age

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Little Falls Language

93.97% of Little Falls residents speak only English, while 6.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.

Little Falls Language

Little Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,33492521.34%
Hispanic21018085.71%
Multiple544277.78%
Black44511.36%
OtherNaN%

23.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.33%

Male Poverty Rate

25.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Little Falls is White, with 21.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little Falls is Multiple, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.44%.

Little Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.82%
High School18.74%
Some College15.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.78%

Little Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed77.38%
Female Unemployed75.56%
Female Employed12.49%
Male Employed10.92%

Little Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Little Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,311$62,975
Families$59,489$74,037
Married Families$72,522-
Non Families$30,753$45,132
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Income by Household Type

Little Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Little Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Little Falls 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 55-64.

Little Falls Marital Status by Race

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Little Falls Marital Status

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240

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War43
World War II28
Korea26
Second Gulf War8

Little Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7490
75+71
35 to 5444
55 to 6435
18 to 34

Little Falls Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2256.43%
Black920.45%
Native American6100.00%

Little Falls Veterans by Race

Little Falls Veterans by Education

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3.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little Falls Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Little Falls Employment by Age

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Little Falls Employment by Race

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Little Falls 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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87.94%

Born in Little Falls

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Little Falls residents were born in the United States, with 87.94% having been born in New York. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Little Falls Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,538-33-0.72%
20214,571-33-0.72%
20204,604-33-0.71%
20194,637-33-0.71%
20184,670-38-0.81%
20174,708-31-0.65%
20164,739-22-0.46%
20154,761-63-1.31%
20144,824-43-0.88%
20134,867-38-0.77%
20124,905-23-0.47%
20114,928-18-0.36%
20104,946-242-0.48%
20005,188-641-1.16%
19905,829-327-0.54%
19806,156-1,473-2.12%
19707,629-1,306-1.57%
19608,935-606-0.65%
19509,541-622-0.63%
194010,163-942-0.88%
193011,105-1,924-1.59%
192013,0297560.60%
191012,2731,8921.69%
190010,3811,5981.69%
18908,7831,8732.43%
18806,9101,5232.52%
18705,3870.00%

Little Falls Population by Year