Otego, New York Population 2024

2,696

Otego is a city located in Delaware County and Otsego County New York. Otego has a 2024 population of 2,696. Otego is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,752 in 2020.

The average household income in Otego is $78,072 with a poverty rate of 10.8%. The median age in Otego is 45.4 years: 44.8 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Otego Demographics

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

  • White: 90.13%
  • Two or more races: 4.75%
  • Asian: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
45.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
59.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.03% (-56)
The current population of Otego, New York is 2,696 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,752.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,50390.13%
Two or more races1324.75%
Asian1204.32%
Black or African American150.54%
Other race70.25%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Otego Population by Race

Otego Population Pyramid 2024

Otego Median Age

45.4

Total

44.8

Male

46.1

Female

Otego Adults

There are 2,344 adults, (572 of whom are seniors) in Otego.

Otego Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Otego Sex Ratio

Female1,33448.04%
Male1,44351.96%

Otego Population by Age

Otego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1072.4867.832.2
Married6143.1784.515.5
Non Family3821.1453.746.3
Female873.5324.175.9
Male242.2120.879.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Otego Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1508.05%
Associates Degree1497.99%
Bachelors Degree1839.82%
Graduate Degree29715.93%
High School Graduate74640.02%
Less Than 9th Grade361.93%
Some College30316.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Otego Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Otego Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6691,497379
Asian10010091
2+ Races86765
Hispanic951
Black555
Other Race400

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Otego Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,042$72,917$56,250
Graduate Degree$84,872$83,321$100,574
High School Graduate$50,947$52,792$28,482
Less Than 9th Grade$15,000$16,563$14,479
Overall$51,734$54,219$44,167
Some College$35,000$45,341$27,350

$51,734

Average Earnings

$54,219

Average Male

$44,167

Average Female

Otego Earnings by Educational Attainment

Otego Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Otego Language

93.43% of Otego residents speak only English, while 6.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Otego Language

Otego Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,50028611.44%
Multiple132118.33%
Black15320%

10.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

14.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otego is Black, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otego is Multiple, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.56%.

Otego Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.1%
Less Than 9th Grade10.75%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Otego Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.49%
Female Employed1.92%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Otego Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Otego Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$86,875$96,955
Households$68,304$78,072
Married Families$101,778$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,500$41,350

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Otego Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Otego Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Otego 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.

Otego Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Otego Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

144

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam71
Second Gulf War18
Korea14
First Gulf War5
World War II0

Otego Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+44
55 to 6442
65 to 7436
35 to 5420
18 to 342

Otego Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1366.37%
2+ Races88%
Hispanic444.44%

Otego Veterans by Race

Otego Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otego Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Otego Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Otego Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Otego 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

83.36%

Born in Otego

93.45%

Native Born

6.55%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

5.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.45% of Otego residents were born in the United States, with 83.36% having been born in New York. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Otego Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,611-17-0.65%
20282,628-17-0.64%
20272,645-17-0.64%
20262,662-17-0.63%
20252,679-17-0.63%
20242,696-17-0.63%
20232,713-17-0.62%
20222,730-17-0.62%
20212,747-5-0.18%
20202,752-125-4.34%
20192,877-15-0.52%
20182,892-16-0.55%
20172,908-25-0.85%
20162,933-34-1.15%
20152,967-38-1.26%
20143,005-36-1.18%
20133,041-15-0.49%
20123,056-17-0.55%
20113,073-28-0.9%
20103,10100%

Otego Population by Year