Massena, New York Population 2021

11,891
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Massena is a city located in St. Lawrence County New York. Massena has a 2020 population of 11,891. Massena is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -7.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,868 in 2010. Massena reached it's highest population of 12,868 in 2010.

The average household income in Massena is $54,171 with a poverty rate of 21.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $78,700. The median age in Massena is 41.1 years, 39 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Massena Demographics

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

  • White: 91.58%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Native American: 3.25%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Massena, New York is 11,891 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,119.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,868.

Massena, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,19991.58%
Two or More Races4333.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native3983.25%
Asian1761.44%
Black or African American130.11%
Some Other Race90.07%
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Massena Population by Race

Massena Population Pyramid $2021

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Massena Median Age

41.1


Total

39


Male

43


Female

Massena Adults

There are 9,409 adults, (2,436 of whom are seniors) in Massena.

Massena Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Massena Sex Ratio

Female

6,618

54.12%

Male

5,610

45.88%

Massena Population by Age

Massena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Massena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
Male65.2%34.8%
All64.4%35.6%
Female54.2%45.8%
Non Family51.6%48.4%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Massena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5402.1564.4
Non Family2,3681.1651.6
Married2,1002.7782.6
Female7993.2254.2
Male2732.7765.2

2.74

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Massena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3143.63%
9th to 12th Grade5386.21%
High School Graduate3,45139.86%
Some College1,49217.23%
Associates Degree8649.98%
Bachelors Degree1,01611.74%
Graduate Degree98211.34%
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Massena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Massena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,0757,4191,872
Native American25317826
Asian1619257
2+ Races1138429
Hispanic533820
Black8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.74%.

Massena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,208$44,216$28,862
Less Than 9th Grade$12,782$17,697$4,152
High School Graduate$29,525$31,569$26,110
Some College$35,647$53,966$25,842
Bachelors Degree$45,625$59,688$34,808
Graduate Degree$51,829$53,036$47,188

$34,208

Average Earnings

$44,216

Average Male

$28,862

Average Female

Massena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Massena Language by Age

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Massena Language

94.00% of Massena residents speak only English, while 6.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Massena Language

Massena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7912,11319.58%
Multiple42728967.68%
Native3614713.02%
Asian1764425.00%
Hispanic107109.35%
Black8562.50%

21.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.68%

Male Poverty Rate

22.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Massena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Massena is Multiple, with 67.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Massena is Hispanic, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.60%.

Massena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.37%
High School19.70%
Some College10.08%
Bachelors or Greater8.84%

Massena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.75%
Male Unemployed43.09%
Female Employed14.81%
Male Employed9.20%

Massena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Massena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,220$54,171
Families$54,929$63,752
Married Families$71,059-
Non Families$28,626$37,982
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Income by Household Type

Massena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Massena Married by Age and Sex

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Massena 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 45-54.

Massena Marital Status by Race

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Massena Marital Status

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818

Number of Veterans

812

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam260
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War124
World War II84
Korea65

Massena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+254
35 to 54253
65 to 74207
55 to 6456
18 to 3448

Massena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8019.13%
2+ Races117.48%
Asian63.59%

Massena Veterans by Race

Massena Veterans by Education

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20.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Massena Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Massena Employment by Age

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Massena Employment by Race

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Massena 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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82.98%

Born in Massena

94.73%

Native Born

5.27%

Foreign Born

2.40%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.73% of Massena residents were born in the United States, with 82.98% having been born in New York. 2.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Massena Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,891-76-0.64%
202011,967-76-0.63%
201912,043-76-0.63%
201812,119-100-0.82%
201712,219-94-0.76%
201612,313-146-1.17%
201512,459-144-1.14%
201412,603-95-0.75%
201312,698-87-0.68%
201212,785-49-0.38%
201112,834-34-0.26%
201012,8680.00%

Massena Population by Year