Poestenkill, New York Population 2024

694

Poestenkill is a city located in Rensselaer County New York. Poestenkill has a 2024 population of 694. Poestenkill is currently declining at a rate of -4.14% annually and its population has decreased by -14.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 814 in 2020.

The average household income in Poestenkill is $108,164 with a poverty rate of 13.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Poestenkill is 50.4 years, 46.9 years for males, and 54.5 years for females.

Poestenkill Demographics

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

  • White: 93.77%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Asian: 2.65%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
118.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-14.74% (-120)
The current population of Poestenkill, New York is 694 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 814.

Poestenkill, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70793.77%
Two or more races273.58%
Asian202.65%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Poestenkill Population by Race

Poestenkill Population Pyramid 2024

Poestenkill Median Age

50.4

Total

46.9

Male

54.5

Female

Poestenkill Adults

There are 635 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Poestenkill.

Poestenkill Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Poestenkill Sex Ratio

Female42856.76%
Male32643.24%

Poestenkill Population by Age

Poestenkill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3162.3967.732.3
Married1362.918614
Non Family1051.5357.142.9
Female752.6349.350.7
Male0000

2.81

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Poestenkill Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade30.53%
Associates Degree8615.09%
Bachelors Degree9115.96%
Graduate Degree6611.58%
High School Graduate22238.95%
Less Than 9th Grade91.58%
Some College9316.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Poestenkill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poestenkill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White532523137
2+ Races20172
Asian181818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Poestenkill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$79,432$99,125$77,955
Graduate Degree$121,250$0$0
High School Graduate$49,279$50,714$48,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$50,625$52,025$48,323
Some College$40,947$51,563$37,340

$50,625

Average Earnings

$52,025

Average Male

$48,323

Average Female

Poestenkill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poestenkill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Poestenkill Language

92.89% of Poestenkill residents speak only English, while 7.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Poestenkill Language

Poestenkill Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7077310.33%
Asian201890%
Multiple271037.04%

13.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

16.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poestenkill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poestenkill is Asian, with 90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poestenkill is White, with 10.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.9%.

Poestenkill Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Bachelors or Greater17.2%
Some College13.41%
High School0%

Poestenkill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed10.16%
Female Unemployed0%

Poestenkill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poestenkill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$89,625$113,150
Households$82,500$108,164
Married Families$134,118$-999,999,999
Non Families-$98,144

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Poestenkill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Poestenkill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Poestenkill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Poestenkill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Poestenkill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

75

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam51
Korea5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Poestenkill Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6451
35 to 5410
65 to 749
75+5
18 to 340

Poestenkill Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7512.56%

Poestenkill Veterans by Race

Poestenkill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poestenkill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.1%

Labor Force Participation

77.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Poestenkill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Poestenkill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Poestenkill 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

74.93%

Born in Poestenkill

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.02% of Poestenkill residents were born in the United States, with 74.93% having been born in New York. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Poestenkill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024694-30-4.14%
2023724-30-3.98%
2022754-51-6.34%
2021805-9-1.11%
2020814-145-15.12%
2019959667.39%
2018893-23-2.51%
2017916-2-0.22%
2016918-92-9.11%
20151,010414.23%
2014969-153-13.64%
20131,122-55-4.67%
20121,17710710%
20111,07090.85%
20101,06100%

Poestenkill Population by Year