Peekskill, New York Population 2020

24,553
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Peekskill is a city located in New York. Peekskill has a 2020 population of 24,553. Peekskill is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 3.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,618 in 2010.

The average household income in Peekskill is $75,500 with a poverty rate of 12.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,374 per month, and the median house value is $285,300. The median age in Peekskill is 39.3 years, 38.1 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males.

Peekskill Demographics

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

  • White: 41.82%
  • Other race: 27.94%
  • Black or African American: 21.02%
  • Two or more races: 6.81%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Peekskill, New York is 24,553, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,173.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,618.

Peekskill, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,04041.82%
Some Other Race6,70827.94%
Black or African American5,04721.02%
Two or More Races1,6366.81%
Asian5072.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.29%
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Peekskill Population Pyramid 2020

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Peekskill Median Age

39.3


Total

38.1


Male

40.7


Female

Peekskill Adults

There are 18,379 adults, (3,630 of whom are seniors) in Peekskill.

Peekskill Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Peekskill Sex Ratio

Female

12,593

52.45%

Male

11,415

47.55%

Peekskill Households and Families

Peekskill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peekskill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
All47.4%52.6%
Non Family41.8%58.2%
Male23.6%76.4%
Female23.5%76.5%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6282.4847.4
Non Family3,8401.241.8
Married3,4863.2369.4
Female1,5623.2823.5
Male7403.8223.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Peekskill Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,05112.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,4899.01%
High School Graduate4,78828.98%
Some College2,49615.11%
Associates Degree1,1687.07%
Bachelors Degree2,79416.91%
Graduate Degree1,73610.51%
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Peekskill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,5125,7122,315
Hispanic5,6183,398764
Other Race3,9212,064483
Black3,4292,990813
Multiple Races708598311
Asian495436344
Native American4536

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.49%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,247$44,274$29,484
Less Than High School$20,998$25,644$18,634
High School Grad$31,618$38,482$26,612
Some College$36,031$54,213$26,700
Bachelors Degree$49,054$49,036$50,125
Graduate Degree$81,215$105,449$61,927

$36,247

Average Earnings

$44,274

Average Male

$29,484

Average Female

Peekskill Language

Peekskill Language by Age

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Peekskill Language

62.53% of Peekskill residents speak only English, while 37.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.46% of the population.

Peekskill Poverty

Peekskill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,5301,49315.67%
Other6,6521,24518.72%
Black5,01864912.93%
White7,7766258.04%
Multiple1,636613.73%
Asian5075611.05%
Native701724.29%

12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.43%

Male Poverty Rate

13.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peekskill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peekskill is Native, with 24.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peekskill is Multiple, with 3.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.57%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.46%
High School11.95%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.70%
Male Unemployed31.00%
Male Employed6.87%
Female Employed6.83%

Peekskill Income

Peekskill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,494$75,500
Families$66,168$91,076
Married Families$96,731-
Non Families$31,975$47,635
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Peekskill Marital Status

Peekskill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Peekskill Married by Age and Sex

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Peekskill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Peekskill Marital Status by Race

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Peekskill Veterans

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1,105

Number of Veterans

1,070

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam447
Korea147
World War II71
First Gulf War61
Second Gulf War50
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64387
75+317
65 to 74256
35 to 54103
18 to 3442
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7148.46%
Black3549.23%
Hispanic1291.97%
Other160.34%
2 or More111.29%
Asian101.97%

Peekskill Veterans by Education

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9.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peekskill Employment Status

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,5531900.78%
201924,3631900.79%
201824,1731900.79%
201723,983380.16%
201623,945-2-0.01%
201523,947170.07%
201423,930340.14%
201323,8961220.51%
201223,774330.14%
201123,7411230.52%
201023,6180.00%