Peekskill, New York Population 2021

24,511
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Peekskill is a city located in Westchester County New York. With a 2020 population of 24,511, it is the 35th largest city in New York and the 1571st largest city in the United States . Peekskill is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,583 in 2010. Peekskill reached it's highest population of 24,511 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Peekskill has a population density of 5,612 people per square mile.

The average household income in Peekskill is $80,931 with a poverty rate of 11.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,407 per month, and the median house value is $294,100. The median age in Peekskill is 38.7 years, 38 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Peekskill Demographics

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

  • White: 39.77%
  • Other race: 29.56%
  • Black or African American: 23.16%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Asian: 2.10%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Peekskill, New York is 24,511 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,187.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,583.

Peekskill, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,57539.77%
Some Other Race7,11729.56%
Black or African American5,57623.16%
Two or More Races1,2485.18%
Asian5052.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.22%
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Peekskill Population by Race

Peekskill Population Pyramid $2021

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Peekskill Median Age

38.7


Total

38


Male

39.2


Female

Peekskill Adults

There are 18,110 adults, (3,610 of whom are seniors) in Peekskill.

Peekskill Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Peekskill Sex Ratio

Female

12,596

52.32%

Male

11,479

47.68%

Peekskill Population by Age

Peekskill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peekskill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.3%32.7%
All46%54%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Male34%66%
Female15.2%84.8%

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peekskill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4022.5446
Non Family3,8761.2442.4
Married3,2193.4267.3
Female1,4523.3915.2
Male8553.7334

3.31

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Peekskill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,93211.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,3688.42%
High School Graduate4,05224.95%
Some College2,76417.02%
Associates Degree1,2807.88%
Bachelors Degree3,01418.56%
Graduate Degree1,83211.28%
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Peekskill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peekskill Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,0533,7751,137
White5,9315,3112,190
Other Race3,8642,041553
Black3,5963,210979
2+ Races651545289
Asian474469336
Native American3427

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.89%.

Peekskill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,574$46,378$30,928
Less Than 9th Grade$22,248$26,208$20,361
High School Graduate$35,920$41,159$29,931
Some College$38,632$54,354$26,521
Bachelors Degree$55,142$60,433$53,594
Graduate Degree$97,539$104,758$80,714

$37,574

Average Earnings

$46,378

Average Male

$30,928

Average Female

Peekskill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peekskill Language by Age

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Peekskill Language

59.99% of Peekskill residents speak only English, while 40.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.98% of the population.

Peekskill Language

Peekskill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,3461,47414.25%
Other7,0411,27218.07%
Black5,55469612.53%
White6,9584967.13%
Multiple1,248544.33%
Asian505499.70%
Native541324.07%

11.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.89%

Male Poverty Rate

13.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peekskill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peekskill is Native, with 24.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peekskill is Multiple, with 4.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.19%.

Peekskill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.84%
High School12.17%
Some College9.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Peekskill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed21.78%
Male Employed6.50%
Female Employed6.22%

Peekskill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peekskill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,206$80,931
Families$79,556$97,679
Married Families$107,155-
Non Families$36,738$52,997
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Income by Household Type

Peekskill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

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 Marital Status

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1,032

Number of Veterans

981

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam487
Korea151
World War II67
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War

Peekskill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+405
55 to 64294
65 to 74284
18 to 3449
35 to 54

Peekskill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6267.76%
Black3648.79%
Hispanic721.03%
2+ Races263.36%
Other Race160.35%

Peekskill Veterans by Race

Peekskill Veterans by Education

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11.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peekskill Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Peekskill Employment by Age

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Peekskill Employment by Race

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Peekskill 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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60.68%

Born in Peekskill

72.38%

Native Born

27.62%

Foreign Born

16.25%

Non Citizen

11.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.38% of Peekskill residents were born in the United States, with 60.68% having been born in New York. 16.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Peekskill Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,5111080.44%
202024,4031080.44%
201924,2951080.45%
201824,1871910.80%
201723,996520.22%
201623,94430.01%
201523,941180.08%
201423,923310.13%
201323,8921200.50%
201223,772290.12%
201123,7431240.53%
201023,6191,1780.51%
200022,4412,9051.40%
199019,5361,3000.69%
198018,236-1,047-0.56%
197019,2835460.29%
196018,7371,0060.55%
195017,7314200.24%
194017,3111860.11%
193017,1251,2570.77%
192015,8686230.40%
191015,2454,8873.94%
190010,3586820.68%
18909,6762,7833.45%
18806,8933330.50%
18706,5600.00%

Peekskill Population by Year