Plattsburgh, New York Population 2024

11,813

Plattsburgh is a city located in New York. Plattsburgh has a 2024 population of 11,813. Plattsburgh is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,867 in 2020.

The average household income in Plattsburgh is $89,884 with a poverty rate of 9.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Plattsburgh is 46.3 years, 45.5 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Plattsburgh Demographics

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

  • White: 92.89%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
Land Area (mi²)
45.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
259.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.46% (-54)
The current population of Plattsburgh, New York is 11,813 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,867.

Plattsburgh, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,05592.89%
Two or more races2822.37%
Black or African American2221.87%
Other race1701.43%
Asian1521.28%
Native American110.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.08%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Plattsburgh Population by Race

Plattsburgh Population Pyramid 2024

Plattsburgh Median Age

46.3

Total

45.5

Male

48.4

Female

Plattsburgh Adults

There are 9,851 adults, (2,695 of whom are seniors) in Plattsburgh.

Plattsburgh Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Plattsburgh Sex Ratio

Female5,88449.44%
Male6,01750.56%

Plattsburgh Population by Age

Plattsburgh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0742.2674.725.3
Married2,4822.758812
Non Family1,5851.2159.940.1
Female6952.7562.437.6
Male3122.5772.127.9

2.63

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Plattsburgh Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2823.16%
9th to 12th Grade6907.73%
High School Graduate3,00533.64%
Some College1,39815.65%
Associates Degree1,08212.11%
Bachelors Degree1,24913.98%
Graduate Degree1,22613.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Plattsburgh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plattsburgh Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,2887,4402,328
Black1971389
Hispanic18715744
2+ Races17815931
Asian12711383
Other Race105777
Islander990
Native American200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.35%.

Plattsburgh Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,043$54,987$39,648
Less Than 9th Grade$19,907$23,417$0
High School Graduate$36,637$46,009$33,214
Some College$46,980$56,854$38,220
Bachelors Degree$66,544$70,389$53,875
Graduate Degree$67,960$105,167$65,898

$47,043

Average Earnings

$54,987

Average Male

$39,648

Average Female

Plattsburgh Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plattsburgh Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Plattsburgh Language

92.03% of Plattsburgh residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.75% of the population.

Plattsburgh Language

Plattsburgh Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,8021,0239.47%
Black1011615.84%
Multiple253145.53%
Other1011312.87%
Hispanic14832.03%
Asian15121.32%

9.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.81%

Male Poverty Rate

11.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plattsburgh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plattsburgh is Black, with 15.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plattsburgh is Asian, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Plattsburgh Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.12%
High School10.19%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.95%

Plattsburgh Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.31%
Male Unemployed6.67%
Female Employed2.23%
Male Employed1.9%

Plattsburgh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plattsburgh Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,417$89,884
Families$85,890$103,364
Married Families$103,721$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,673$52,798

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Plattsburgh Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Plattsburgh Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Plattsburgh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Plattsburgh Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Plattsburgh Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

789

Number of Veterans

750

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam353
First Gulf War182
Second Gulf War157
World War II20
Korea19

Plattsburgh Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74265
55 to 64175
75+158
35 to 54121
18 to 3470

Plattsburgh Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7758.47%
Asian97.09%
2+ Races41.97%
Hispanic41.71%
Black10.47%

Plattsburgh Veterans by Race

Plattsburgh Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plattsburgh Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Plattsburgh Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Plattsburgh Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Plattsburgh Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.62%

Born in Plattsburgh

94.29%

Native Born

5.71%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

2.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.29% of Plattsburgh residents were born in the United States, with 75.62% having been born in New York. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Plattsburgh Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,613-40-0.34%
202811,653-40-0.34%
202711,693-40-0.34%
202611,733-40-0.34%
202511,773-40-0.34%
202411,813-40-0.34%
202311,853-40-0.34%
202211,893-40-0.34%
202111,933660.56%
202011,867-10-0.08%
201911,877-60-0.5%
201811,937620.52%
201711,875410.35%
201611,834320.27%
201511,80230.03%
201411,799-35-0.3%
201311,834110.09%
201211,82360.05%
201111,817-27-0.23%
201011,84400%

Plattsburgh Population by Year