Northwest Ithaca, New York Population 2024

1,500

Northwest Ithaca is a city located in Tompkins County New York. Northwest Ithaca has a 2024 population of 1,500. Northwest Ithaca is currently declining at a rate of -8.98% annually and its population has decreased by -28.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,092 in 2020.

The average household income in Northwest Ithaca is $69,199 with a poverty rate of 15.56%. The median age in Northwest Ithaca is 54.1 years: 48.8 years for males, and 57.5 years for females.

Northwest Ithaca Demographics

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

  • White: 79.18%
  • Two or more races: 11.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.68%
  • Asian: 2.56%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
422.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-28.3% (-592)
The current population of Northwest Ithaca, New York is 1,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,092.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,42279.18%
Two or more races20311.3%
Black or African American1206.68%
Asian462.56%
Other race50.28%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Northwest Ithaca Population by Race

Northwest Ithaca Population Pyramid 2024

Northwest Ithaca Median Age

54.1

Total

48.8

Male

57.5

Female

Northwest Ithaca Adults

There are 1,469 adults, (550 of whom are seniors) in Northwest Ithaca.

Northwest Ithaca Age Dependency

95.4

Age Dependency Ratio

59.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Northwest Ithaca Sex Ratio

Female1,08060.13%
Male71639.87%

Northwest Ithaca Population by Age

Northwest Ithaca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8751.9144.655.4
Non Family3911.1432.267.8
Married2732.6772.927.1
Female1822.382872
Male292.1748.351.7

2.42

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

44.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Northwest Ithaca Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade292.02%
Associates Degree20113.99%
Bachelors Degree27819.35%
Graduate Degree44030.62%
High School Graduate27419.07%
Less Than 9th Grade664.59%
Some College14910.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Northwest Ithaca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northwest Ithaca Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2721,198682
Black797111
2+ Races55420
Asian262625
Hispanic14100
Other Race550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 96.15%.

Northwest Ithaca Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,125$0$46,563
Graduate Degree$64,514$70,990$63,194
High School Graduate$46,019$0$45,972
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$47,134$70,208$46,530
Some College$35,184$0$26,385

$47,134

Average Earnings

$70,208

Average Male

$46,530

Average Female

Northwest Ithaca Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northwest Ithaca Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Northwest Ithaca Language

85.33% of Northwest Ithaca residents speak only English, while 14.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.19% of the population.

Northwest Ithaca Language

Northwest Ithaca Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,33720215.11%
Multiple1995226.13%
Other55100%
Asian4612.17%

15.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.3%

Male Poverty Rate

17.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northwest Ithaca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northwest Ithaca is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northwest Ithaca is Asian, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.52%.

Northwest Ithaca Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College34.74%
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School15.43%
Bachelors or Greater7.38%

Northwest Ithaca Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.01%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed5.69%
Female Unemployed0%

Northwest Ithaca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northwest Ithaca Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,684$80,757
Households$53,393$69,199
Married Families$84,485$-999,999,999
Non Families-$50,274

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Northwest Ithaca Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Northwest Ithaca Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Northwest Ithaca 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.

Northwest Ithaca Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Northwest Ithaca Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Northwest Ithaca Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+30
55 to 6411
65 to 743
18 to 340
35 to 540

Northwest Ithaca Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White332.54%
Black1113.92%

Northwest Ithaca Veterans by Race

Northwest Ithaca Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northwest Ithaca Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Northwest Ithaca Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Northwest Ithaca Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Northwest Ithaca 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

53.95%

Born in Northwest Ithaca

86.02%

Native Born

13.98%

Foreign Born

3.73%

Non Citizen

10.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.02% of Northwest Ithaca residents were born in the United States, with 53.95% having been born in New York. 3.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Northwest Ithaca Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,500-148-8.98%
20231,648-148-8.24%
20221,796-257-12.52%
20212,053-39-1.86%
20202,09265345.38%
20191,43915011.64%
20181,2891099.24%
20171,180888.06%
20161,092-101-8.47%
20151,193373.2%
20141,156211.85%
20131,135-53-4.46%
20121,188-201-14.47%
20111,389-24-1.7%
20101,41300%

Northwest Ithaca Population by Year