North Tonawanda, New York Population 2020

30,050

North Tonawanda is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 30,050, it is the 23rd largest city in New York and the 1284th largest city in the United States. North Tonawanda is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,568 in 2010. North Tonawanda reached it's highest population of 36,012 in 1970. Spanning over 11 miles, North Tonawanda has a population density of 2,975 people per square mile.

The average household income in North Tonawanda is $67,472 with a poverty rate of 8.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $689 per month, and the median house value is $117,800. The median age in North Tonawanda is 45.4 years, 42.2 years for males, and 48.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.6 males.

North Tonawanda Demographics

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

  • White: 95.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Black or African American: 1.56%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of North Tonawanda, New York is 30,050, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,372.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,568.

North Tonawanda, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,11795.17%
Two or More Races6122.00%
Black or African American4781.56%
Asian1490.49%
Some Other Race1220.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1180.39%

North Tonawanda Population Pyramid 2020

North Tonawanda Median Age

45.4


Total

42.2


Male

48.3


Female

North Tonawanda Adults

There are 25,131 adults, (5,916 of whom are seniors) in North Tonawanda.

North Tonawanda Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

North Tonawanda Sex Ratio

Female

15,105

49.37%

Male

15,491

50.63%

North Tonawanda Households and Families

North Tonawanda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

North Tonawanda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
Male74.3%25.7%
All69%31%
Female58%42%
Non Family51.1%48.9%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6452.2369
Married5,9902.9388.3
Non Family5,6811.1951.1
Female1,4683.0358
Male5063.374.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Tonawanda Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4632.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,2295.34%
High School Graduate7,73733.62%
Some College4,74120.60%
Associates Degree3,10813.50%
Bachelors Degree3,44514.97%
Graduate Degree2,2939.96%

North Tonawanda Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,86520,5105,476
Black388345139
Hispanic33622733
Multiple Races26015317
Asian1117251
Other Race826916
Native American723122

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,094$47,036$32,792
Less Than High School$20,833$30,510$14,182
High School Grad$34,274$43,865$25,234
Some College$36,204$42,509$32,837
Bachelors Degree$53,381$61,048$49,427
Graduate Degree$51,461$60,445$48,534

$39,094

Average Earnings

$47,036

Average Male

$32,792

Average Female

North Tonawanda Language

North Tonawanda Language by Age

North Tonawanda Language

96.01% of North Tonawanda residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

North Tonawanda Poverty

North Tonawanda Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,5782,1517.53%
Multiple61216927.61%
Hispanic5837813.38%
Asian1434934.27%
Black463469.94%
Native11886.78%
Other12243.28%

8.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.57%

Male Poverty Rate

8.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Tonawanda

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Tonawanda is Asian, with 34.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Tonawanda is Other, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.67%
High School7.90%
Some College5.90%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.79%
Male Unemployed32.71%
Female Employed5.24%
Male Employed2.28%

North Tonawanda Income

North Tonawanda Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,737$67,472
Families$73,199$82,706
Married Families$81,541-
Non Families$33,733$43,423

North Tonawanda Marital Status

North Tonawanda Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

North Tonawanda Married by Age and Sex

North Tonawanda 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.

North Tonawanda Marital Status by Race

North Tonawanda Veterans

2,393

Number of Veterans

2,251

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,002
First Gulf War383
Second Gulf War250
Korea226
World War II110
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3519.74%
Hispanic276.62%
2 or More259.33%
Black102.58%
Other75.74%

$North Tonawanda Veterans by Education

4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Tonawanda Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

North Tonawanda Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.56%

Born in New York

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of North Tonawanda residents were born in the United States, with 86.56% having been born in New York. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,050-161-0.53%
201930,211-161-0.53%
201830,372-49-0.16%
201730,421-161-0.53%
201630,582-153-0.50%
201530,735-180-0.58%
201430,915-158-0.51%
201331,073-157-0.50%
201231,230-187-0.60%
201131,417-131-0.42%
201031,548-1,714-0.53%
200033,262-1,727-0.50%
199034,989-771-0.22%
198035,760-252-0.07%
197036,0121,2550.36%
196034,75710,0263.46%
195024,7314,4772.02%
194020,2541,2350.63%
193019,0193,5372.08%
192015,4823,5272.62%
191011,9552,8862.80%
19009,0694,2766.58%
18904,7930.00%