New Rochelle, New York Population 2021

78,027
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New Rochelle is a city located in Westchester County New York. With a 2020 population of 78,027, it is the 7th largest city in New York and the 457th largest city in the United States . New Rochelle is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually but its population has increased by 1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,062 in 2010. New Rochelle reached it's highest population of 79,455 in 2016. Spanning over 13 miles, New Rochelle has a population density of 7,539 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Rochelle is $129,624 with a poverty rate of 10.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,534 per month, and the median house value is $575,300. The median age in New Rochelle is 39.7 years, 38.5 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

New Rochelle Demographics

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

  • White: 56.60%
  • Black or African American: 20.10%
  • Other race: 14.80%
  • Asian: 5.16%
  • Two or more races: 3.20%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of New Rochelle, New York is 78,027 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 78,822.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 77,062.

New Rochelle, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,75056.60%
Black or African American15,88920.10%
Some Other Race11,70114.80%
Asian4,0805.16%
Two or More Races2,5343.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander490.06%
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New Rochelle Population by Race

New Rochelle Population Pyramid $2021

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New Rochelle Median Age

39.7


Total

38.5


Male

40.9


Female

New Rochelle Adults

There are 62,877 adults, (13,916 of whom are seniors) in New Rochelle.

New Rochelle Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

New Rochelle Sex Ratio

Female

41,294

52.23%

Male

37,773

47.77%

New Rochelle Population by Age

New Rochelle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Rochelle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68%32%
All51.1%48.9%
Male42.7%57.3%
Non Family37.1%62.9%
Female31%69%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Rochelle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,5812.6651.1
Married13,4713.468
Non Family9,8651.237.1
Female3,8393.3931
Male1,4063.7542.7

3.33

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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New Rochelle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6948.68%
9th to 12th Grade3,9667.34%
High School Graduate10,97820.31%
Some College6,70912.41%
Associates Degree3,6336.72%
Bachelors Degree11,32520.95%
Graduate Degree12,74323.58%
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New Rochelle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Rochelle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,19623,31214,331
Hispanic14,1739,2662,831
Black11,1819,8374,740
Other Race6,9384,1741,188
Asian2,9742,6652,094
2+ Races1,3341,020336
Islander494913
Native American3015

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.41%.

New Rochelle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,884$54,601$47,783
Less Than 9th Grade$25,854$30,754$16,292
High School Graduate$32,463$36,627$28,088
Some College$40,453$45,500$36,280
Bachelors Degree$75,103$88,398$65,703
Graduate Degree$84,965$123,750$70,445

$51,884

Average Earnings

$54,601

Average Male

$47,783

Average Female

New Rochelle Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Rochelle Language by Age

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New Rochelle Language

59.96% of New Rochelle residents speak only English, while 40.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.22% of the population.

New Rochelle Language

New Rochelle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic23,3293,41114.62%
Black15,1782,40015.81%
Other11,5572,16718.75%
White32,7721,4694.48%
Asian4,02569717.32%
Multiple2,4161365.63%

10.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.85%

Male Poverty Rate

11.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Rochelle

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Rochelle is Other, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Rochelle is White, with 4.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.73%.

New Rochelle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.88%
High School10.34%
Some College7.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

New Rochelle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.06%
Male Unemployed18.74%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed5.19%

New Rochelle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Rochelle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,311$129,624
Families$105,891$160,332
Married Families$137,335-
Non Families$44,524$66,850
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Income by Household Type

New Rochelle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

New Rochelle Married by Age and Sex

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New Rochelle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

New Rochelle Marital Status by Race

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New Rochelle Marital Status

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2,353

Number of Veterans

2,221

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam567
Korea424
First Gulf War292
Second Gulf War269
World War II197

New Rochelle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,169
35 to 54430
65 to 74359
55 to 64199
18 to 34196

New Rochelle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6204.44%
Black5574.34%
Hispanic3381.93%
Other Race971.14%
2+ Races673.97%
Asian120.36%

New Rochelle Veterans by Race

New Rochelle Veterans by Education

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8.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Rochelle Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

New Rochelle Employment by Age

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New Rochelle Employment by Race

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New Rochelle 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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54.20%

Born in New Rochelle

68.97%

Native Born

31.03%

Foreign Born

15.62%

Non Citizen

15.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.97% of New Rochelle residents were born in the United States, with 54.20% having been born in New York. 15.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New Rochelle Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202178,027-265-0.34%
202078,292-265-0.34%
201978,557-265-0.34%
201878,822-262-0.33%
201779,084-371-0.47%
201679,455360.05%
201579,419770.10%
201479,342770.10%
201379,2659371.20%
201278,3286270.81%
201177,7014680.61%
201077,2335,0510.68%
200072,1824,9170.71%
199067,265-3,529-0.51%
198070,794-4,591-0.63%
197075,385-1,427-0.19%
196076,81217,0872.55%
195059,7251,3170.22%
194058,4084,4080.79%
193054,00017,7874.08%
192036,2137,3462.29%
191028,86714,1476.97%
190014,7206,5036.00%
18908,2170.00%

New Rochelle Population by Year