Pelham, New York Population 2020

12,372
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Pelham is a city located in New York. Pelham has a 2020 population of 12,372. Pelham is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,407 in 2010. Pelham reached it's highest population of 12,584 in 2015.

The average household income in Pelham is $227,383 with a poverty rate of 4.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,825 per month, and the median house value is $771,600. The median age in Pelham is 39.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Pelham Demographics

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

  • White: 75.40%
  • Black or African American: 10.25%
  • Asian: 6.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Other race: 3.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pelham, New York is 12,372, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,470.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,407.

Pelham, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,45875.40%
Black or African American1,28610.25%
Asian8506.78%
Two or More Races5114.07%
Some Other Race4393.50%
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Pelham Population Pyramid 2020

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Pelham Median Age

39.2


Total

37.2


Male

40.1


Female

Pelham Adults

There are 8,813 adults, (1,675 of whom are seniors) in Pelham.

Pelham Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelham Sex Ratio

Female

6,345

50.58%

Male

6,199

49.42%

Pelham Households and Families

Pelham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pelham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female57%43%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9473.1776.4
Married2,5693.7183.8
Non Family7201.1566.1
Female5073.4657
Male1512.6665.6

3.56

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pelham Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2002.54%
9th to 12th Grade2883.65%
High School Graduate1,30116.49%
Some College7249.18%
Associates Degree2743.47%
Bachelors Degree2,27128.79%
Graduate Degree2,83035.88%
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Pelham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7425,4853,938
Hispanic853744383
Asian611533418
Black609565302
Other Race22319254
Multiple Races909068

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 75.56%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$82,392$102,273$63,764
Less Than High School$43,000$48,006$38,086
High School Grad$40,523$57,250$27,692
Some College$40,913$71,250$34,677
Bachelors Degree$88,313$114,766$75,089
Graduate Degree$117,000$159,635$93,150

$82,392

Average Earnings

$102,273

Average Male

$63,764

Average Female

Pelham Language

Pelham Language by Age

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Pelham Language

81.00% of Pelham residents speak only English, while 19.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.90% of the population.

Pelham Poverty

Pelham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,61626916.65%
White8,3872372.83%
Other43921148.06%
Asian848313.66%
Multiple51191.76%

4.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.37%

Male Poverty Rate

5.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelham is Other, with 48.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelham is Multiple, with 1.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.55%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.52%
Some College8.22%
High School4.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed8.08%
Female Employed3.49%
Male Employed1.39%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pelham Income

Pelham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$152,932$227,383
Families$171,735$257,129
Married Families$203,778-
Non Families$53,966$88,511
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Pelham Marital Status

Pelham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelham Married by Age and Sex

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Pelham 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.

Pelham Marital Status by Race

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Pelham Veterans

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465

Number of Veterans

435

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam189
Second Gulf War100
Korea88
World War II27
First Gulf War25
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74141
75+140
18 to 3487
55 to 6466
35 to 5431
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3324.79%
Hispanic555.33%
Black466.00%
Asian416.34%
Other3913.18%
2 or More74.09%

Pelham Veterans by Education

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8.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelham Employment Status

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,372-49-0.39%
201912,421-49-0.39%
201812,470-49-0.39%
201712,519-60-0.48%
201612,579-5-0.04%
201512,584120.10%
201412,572230.18%
201312,549570.46%
201212,492150.12%
201112,477700.56%
201012,4070.00%