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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Owegowas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Owego
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.
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