Oyster Bay, New York Population 2020

299,474
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Oyster Bay is a city located in New York. Oyster Bay has a 2020 population of 299,474. Oyster Bay is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 293,836 in 2010.

The average household income in Oyster Bay is $165,782 with a poverty rate of 3.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,959 per month, and the median house value is $498,200. The median age in Oyster Bay is 44.3 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Oyster Bay Demographics

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

  • White: 81.86%
  • Asian: 11.73%
  • Black or African American: 2.35%
  • Other race: 2.03%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Oyster Bay, New York is 299,474, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 298,388.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 293,836.

Oyster Bay, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White243,57381.86%
Asian34,90811.73%
Black or African American7,0012.35%
Some Other Race6,0512.03%
Two or More Races5,5761.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native3680.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.02%
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Oyster Bay Population Pyramid 2020

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Oyster Bay Median Age

44.3


Total

42.7


Male

45.8


Female

Oyster Bay Adults

There are 235,217 adults, (53,826 of whom are seniors) in Oyster Bay.

Oyster Bay Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oyster Bay Sex Ratio

Female

151,314

50.86%

Male

146,217

49.14%

Oyster Bay Households and Families

Oyster Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oyster Bay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.6%6.4%
All88.2%11.8%
Male83.4%16.6%
Female81%19%
Non Family74.2%25.8%

88.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All100,2892.9288.2
Married67,5273.4293.6
Non Family21,2431.1974.2
Female7,8853.1581
Male3,6343.1583.4

3.34

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Oyster Bay Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,9032.34%
9th to 12th Grade5,7782.76%
High School Graduate46,90422.41%
Some College29,89214.28%
Associates Degree17,0088.13%
Bachelors Degree58,48727.94%
Graduate Degree46,32622.13%
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Oyster Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White164,480158,40382,145
Asian23,90122,21315,548
Hispanic14,13711,8804,604
Black4,4154,0101,582
Other Race3,3842,517774
Multiple Races2,5272,169997
Native American24421880
Islander4366

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.05%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,564$83,660$49,358
Less Than High School$27,910$36,172$17,580
High School Grad$41,726$56,383$29,261
Some College$52,907$70,203$40,137
Bachelors Degree$75,752$100,055$54,485
Graduate Degree$97,948$125,520$78,699

$64,564

Average Earnings

$83,660

Average Male

$49,358

Average Female

Oyster Bay Language

Oyster Bay Language by Age

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Oyster Bay Language

79.37% of Oyster Bay residents speak only English, while 20.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.13% of the population.

Oyster Bay Poverty

Oyster Bay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White224,7327,8063.47%
Hispanic22,8441,4716.44%
Asian34,6281,4354.14%
Black6,15879012.83%
Other5,8344147.10%
Multiple5,3211362.56%
Native36510227.95%

3.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.71%

Male Poverty Rate

4.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oyster Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oyster Bay is Native, with 27.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oyster Bay is Multiple, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.00%
High School5.35%
Some College3.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.54%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.23%
Female Unemployed8.44%
Female Employed1.79%
Male Employed1.24%

Oyster Bay Income

Oyster Bay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$124,828$165,782
Families$143,814$187,045
Married Families$155,994$200,855
Non Families$47,588$80,522
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Oyster Bay Marital Status

Oyster Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oyster Bay Married by Age and Sex

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Oyster Bay 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 35-44.

Oyster Bay Marital Status by Race

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Oyster Bay Veterans

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11,875

Number of Veterans

11,397

Male Veterans

478

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,081
Korea2,120
World War II1,268
Second Gulf War915
First Gulf War826
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Age Group Veterans
75+5,317
65 to 743,604
35 to 541,209
55 to 641,176
18 to 34569
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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,1625.72%
Hispanic5013.01%
Asian3401.29%
Black1903.46%
2 or More892.70%
Other791.80%
Hawaiian818.60%
Indian72.61%

Oyster Bay Veterans by Education

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3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oyster Bay Employment Status

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020299,4745430.18%
2019298,9315430.18%
2018298,3885430.18%
2017297,8454300.14%
2016297,4152590.09%
2015297,1562430.08%
2014296,9139940.34%
2013295,9194470.15%
2012295,4726050.21%
2011294,8671,0310.35%
2010293,8360.00%