Owego, New York Population 2022

3,782
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Owego is a city located in Tioga County New York. Owego has a 2020 population of 3,782. Owego is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -3.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,899 in 2010.

The average household income in Owego is $59,349 with a poverty rate of 20.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $95,100. The median age in Owego is 38.8 years, 32.9 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Owego Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Owegowas:

  • White: 95.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Owego, New York is 3,782 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,782.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,899.

Owego, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,65195.35%
Two or More Races631.65%
Asian571.49%
Black or African American461.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.31%
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Owego Population by Race

Owego Population Pyramid $2022

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Owego Median Age

38.8


Total

32.9


Male

43


Female

Owego Adults

There are 3,003 adults, (679 of whom are seniors) in Owego.

Owego Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Owego Sex Ratio

Female

2,139

55.86%

Male

1,690

44.14%

Owego Population by Age

Owego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owego Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family18.8%81.2%
Male45.3%54.7%
All48.8%51.2%
Female51%49%
Married89.2%10.8%

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owego Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7742.148.8
Non Family8191.1318.8
Married6022.7489.2
Female2473.2351
Male1063.3445.3

2.76

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Owego Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade592.26%
9th to 12th Grade2278.68%
High School Graduate86933.24%
Some College42616.30%
Associates Degree37614.38%
Bachelors Degree34913.35%
Graduate Degree30811.78%
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Owego Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Owego Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4572,199650
Hispanic60567
Black4643
Asian4426
Native American1212
2+ Races3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.46%.

Owego Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,171$37,868$31,726
Less Than 9th Grade$15,776$11,579$16,838
High School Graduate$27,108$31,477$25,737
Some College$37,550$40,625$36,167
Bachelors Degree$58,750$75,602$40,139
Graduate Degree$61,250$69,091$48,611

$35,171

Average Earnings

$37,868

Average Male

$31,726

Average Female

Owego Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owego Language by Age

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Owego Language

92.84% of Owego residents speak only English, while 7.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.98% of the population.

Owego Language

Owego Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,45366719.32%
Black433581.40%
Multiple602236.67%
Asian572035.09%
Native1212100.00%
Hispanic15064.00%
OtherNaN%

20.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.77%

Male Poverty Rate

25.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owego is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owego is Hispanic, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.16%.

Owego Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.13%
High School21.26%
Some College14.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%

Owego Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.41%
Female Employed12.04%
Male Employed7.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Owego Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owego Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,568$59,349
Families$58,708$77,647
Married Families$91,667-
Non Families$18,917$34,609
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Income by Household Type

Owego Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Owego Married by Age and Sex

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Owego 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 55-64.

Owego Marital Status by Race

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Owego Marital Status

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160

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam46
World War II30
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War16
Korea14

Owego Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+59
65 to 7446
18 to 3425
35 to 5416
55 to 6414

Owego Veterans by Age

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Owego Veterans by Race

Owego Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owego Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Owego Employment by Age

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Owego Employment by Race

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Owego 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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62.78%

Born in Owego

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

2.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.31% of Owego residents were born in the United States, with 62.78% having been born in New York. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Owego Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,782-23-0.60%
20213,805-23-0.60%
20203,828-23-0.60%
20193,851-23-0.59%
20183,874-18-0.46%
20173,892872.29%
20163,805621.66%
20153,743-39-1.03%
20143,782-27-0.71%
20133,809-23-0.60%
20123,832-61-1.57%
20113,893-6-0.15%
20103,899-12-0.03%
20003,911-531-1.27%
19904,442780.18%
19804,364-788-1.65%
19705,152-265-0.50%
19605,417670.12%
19505,3502820.54%
19405,0683260.67%
19304,7425951.35%
19204,147-486-1.10%
19104,633-406-0.84%
19005,039-203-0.39%
18905,242-283-0.52%
18805,5257691.51%
18704,7560.00%

Owego Population by Year