Port Chester, New York Population 2021

28,887
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Port Chester is a city located in Westchester County New York. With a 2020 population of 28,887, it is the 26th largest city in New York and the 1339th largest city in the United States . Port Chester is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,967 in 2010. Port Chester reached it's highest population of 29,489 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Port Chester has a population density of 12,395 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Chester is $99,001 with a poverty rate of 11.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,598 per month, and the median house value is $446,900. The median age in Port Chester is 37 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Port Chester Demographics

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

  • White: 58.47%
  • Other race: 31.22%
  • Black or African American: 4.10%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Native American: 1.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Port Chester, New York is 28,887 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,301.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,967.

Port Chester, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,15758.47%
Some Other Race9,16231.22%
Black or African American1,2024.10%
Two or More Races8552.91%
Asian5611.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native3961.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.03%
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Port Chester Population by Race

Port Chester Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Chester Median Age

37


Total

36.6


Male

37.7


Female

Port Chester Adults

There are 22,651 adults, (3,825 of whom are seniors) in Port Chester.

Port Chester Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Chester Sex Ratio

Female

13,995

47.70%

Male

15,347

52.30%

Port Chester Population by Age

Port Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Chester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Married47.4%52.6%
All43.5%56.5%
Female34.5%65.5%
Male17.3%82.7%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Chester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0723.2143.5
Married4,7803.8847.4
Non Family2,3941.4647.7
Female1,2273.834.5
Male6713.5617.3

3.61

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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Port Chester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,57118.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,6598.41%
High School Graduate5,15726.14%
Some College2,80114.20%
Associates Degree1,1105.63%
Bachelors Degree3,62118.35%
Graduate Degree1,8129.18%
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Port Chester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Chester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,3806,9591,727
White7,0456,3683,089
Other Race5,9223,636610
Black969851344
Asian449392322
2+ Races34119526
Native American193164108
Islander999

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Port Chester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,800$35,463$31,163
Less Than 9th Grade$25,176$30,258$17,586
High School Graduate$28,958$30,595$24,325
Some College$37,068$37,386$33,542
Bachelors Degree$54,155$67,604$50,978
Graduate Degree$83,134$85,573$82,602

$33,800

Average Earnings

$35,463

Average Male

$31,163

Average Female

Port Chester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Chester Language by Age

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Port Chester Language

35.47% of Port Chester residents speak only English, while 64.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 57.99% of the population.

Port Chester Language

Port Chester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,7012,48913.31%
Other9,1421,17812.89%
White8,8914124.63%
Black1,18830225.42%
Multiple85017520.59%
Native3629325.69%
Asian556305.40%

11.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.38%

Male Poverty Rate

12.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Chester is Native, with 25.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Chester is White, with 4.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.59%.

Port Chester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.00%
High School12.35%
Some College7.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.87%

Port Chester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.55%
Female Unemployed27.69%
Male Employed6.39%
Female Employed6.22%

Port Chester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Chester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,920$99,001
Families$77,845$105,539
Married Families$87,913-
Non Families$48,919$71,363
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Income by Household Type

Port Chester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Chester Married by Age and Sex

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Port Chester 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.

Port Chester Marital Status by Race

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Port Chester Marital Status

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541

Number of Veterans

541

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea173
Vietnam163
World War II52
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War

Port Chester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+334
65 to 74159
35 to 5424
18 to 3415
55 to 649

Port Chester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4673.44%
Black565.60%
Hispanic90.07%
Other Race90.13%
Islander9100.00%

Port Chester Veterans by Race

Port Chester Veterans by Education

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4.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Chester Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Port Chester Employment by Age

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Port Chester Employment by Race

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Port Chester 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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40.15%

Born in Port Chester

55.59%

Native Born

44.41%

Foreign Born

27.03%

Non Citizen

17.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.59% of Port Chester residents were born in the United States, with 40.15% having been born in New York. 27.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Port Chester Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,887-138-0.48%
202029,025-138-0.47%
201929,163-138-0.47%
201829,301-94-0.32%
201729,395-94-0.32%
201629,489350.12%
201529,454490.17%
201429,405600.20%
201329,3451410.48%
201229,204400.14%
201129,1641580.54%
201029,0061,1390.40%
200027,8673,1391.20%
199024,7281,1630.48%
198023,565-2,238-0.90%
197025,8038430.33%
196024,9609900.41%
195023,9708970.38%
194023,0734110.18%
193022,6626,0893.18%
192016,5733,7642.61%
191012,8095,3695.58%
19007,4402,1663.50%
18905,2742,0204.95%
18803,254-543-1.53%
18703,7970.00%

Port Chester Population by Year