Oneonta, New York Population 2021

13,765
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Oneonta is a city located in Otsego County New York. With a 2020 population of 13,765, it is the 64th largest city in New York and the 2450th largest city in the United States . Oneonta is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,901 in 2010. Oneonta reached it's highest population of 16,030 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Oneonta has a population density of 3,156 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oneonta is $61,519 with a poverty rate of 22.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $879 per month, and the median house value is $153,200. The median age in Oneonta is 22.4 years, 23.7 years for males, and 21.8 years for females.

Oneonta Demographics

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

  • White: 86.10%
  • Black or African American: 4.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.99%
  • Asian: 3.08%
  • Other race: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oneonta, New York is 13,765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,978.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,901.

Oneonta, New York Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202158,859-317-0.54%
202059,176-317-0.54%
201959,493-317-0.53%
201859,810-110-0.18%
201759,920-212-0.35%
201660,132-372-0.62%
201560,504-446-0.74%
201460,950-664-1.09%
201361,614-133-0.22%
201261,747-224-0.36%
201161,971-288-0.46%
201062,2590.00%

Oneonta Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,96286.10%
Black or African American6934.99%
Two or More Races5553.99%
Asian4283.08%
Some Other Race1971.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.42%
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Oneonta Population by Race

Oneonta Population Pyramid $2021

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Oneonta Median Age

22.4


Total

23.7


Male

21.8


Female

Oneonta Adults

There are 12,389 adults, (1,864 of whom are seniors) in Oneonta.

Oneonta Age Dependency

32

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oneonta Sex Ratio

Female

7,777

55.98%

Male

6,116

44.02%

Oneonta Population by Age

Oneonta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oneonta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
Female47.6%52.4%
All45.4%54.6%
Male34.6%65.4%
Non Family25.9%74.1%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oneonta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3982.1345.4
Non Family2,3091.525.9
Married1,4262.9377.8
Female4582.6447.6
Male2052.4434.6

2.78

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Oneonta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1041.64%
9th to 12th Grade3505.51%
High School Graduate1,39521.96%
Some College1,23919.51%
Associates Degree6079.56%
Bachelors Degree1,27120.01%
Graduate Degree1,38621.82%
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Oneonta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oneonta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,6005,2942,424
Hispanic33522741
Black22818841
Asian171163138
2+ Races858513
Other Race706333
Native American40338

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.70%.

Oneonta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,531$32,299$32,757
Less Than 9th Grade$16,604$23,191$15,000
High School Graduate$26,453$30,774$24,297
Some College$27,215$28,947$25,429
Bachelors Degree$34,350$36,008$32,000
Graduate Degree$52,394$51,797$53,750

$32,531

Average Earnings

$32,299

Average Male

$32,757

Average Female

Oneonta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oneonta Language by Age

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Oneonta Language

89.11% of Oneonta residents speak only English, while 10.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.78% of the population.

Oneonta Language

Oneonta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1621,81522.24%
Multiple27211040.44%
Hispanic61510917.72%
Black3556819.15%
Other1113834.23%
Asian161169.94%

22.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.06%

Male Poverty Rate

23.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oneonta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oneonta is Multiple, with 40.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oneonta is Asian, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.90%.

Oneonta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.92%
High School18.27%
Some College13.30%
Bachelors or Greater7.88%

Oneonta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed42.41%
Female Unemployed28.83%
Female Employed15.99%
Male Employed12.14%

Oneonta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oneonta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,971$61,519
Families$68,208$87,778
Married Families$82,056-
Non Families$28,192$37,262
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Income by Household Type

Oneonta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oneonta Married by Age and Sex

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Oneonta 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.

Oneonta Marital Status by Race

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Oneonta Marital Status

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516

Number of Veterans

451

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam227
Second Gulf War60
Korea44
World War II33
First Gulf War23

Oneonta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+171
65 to 74161
55 to 6494
35 to 5461
18 to 3429

Oneonta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5044.69%
Asian92.17%
Black30.54%

Oneonta Veterans by Race

Oneonta Veterans by Education

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5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oneonta Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Oneonta Employment by Age

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Oneonta Employment by Race

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Oneonta 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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76.51%

Born in Oneonta

94.16%

Native Born

5.84%

Foreign Born

2.54%

Non Citizen

3.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.16% of Oneonta residents were born in the United States, with 76.51% having been born in New York. 2.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oneonta Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,765-71-0.51%
202013,836-71-0.51%
201913,907-71-0.51%
201813,978210.15%
201713,9571190.86%
201613,838550.40%
201513,783380.28%
201413,745-221-1.58%
201313,966-2-0.01%
201213,968360.26%
201113,932-5-0.04%
201013,9376450.47%
200013,292-662-0.48%
199013,954-979-0.68%
198014,933-1,097-0.71%
197016,0302,6181.80%
196013,412-152-0.11%
195013,5641,8331.46%
194011,731-805-0.66%
193012,5369540.79%
192011,5822,0912.01%
19109,4912,3442.88%
19007,1478751.31%
18906,2723,2707.65%
18803,0020.00%

Oneonta Population by Year