Port Chester, New York Population 2020

29,060
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Port Chester is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 29,060, it is the 24th largest city in New York and the 1321st largest city in the United States. Port Chester is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually but its population has increased by 0.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,967 in 2010. Port Chester reached it's highest population of 29,494 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Port Chester has a population density of 12,469 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Chester is $92,434 with a poverty rate of 11.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,504 per month, and the median house value is $441,700. The median age in Port Chester is 36.8 years, 36.5 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.6 males.

Port Chester Demographics

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

  • White: 59.12%
  • Other race: 31.52%
  • Black or African American: 3.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.60%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Native American: 1.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Port Chester, New York is 29,060, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,282.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,967.

Port Chester, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,39159.12%
Some Other Race9,27231.52%
Black or African American1,1323.85%
Two or More Races7652.60%
Asian4571.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native3891.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.04%
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Port Chester Population Pyramid 2020

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Port Chester Median Age

36.8


Total

36.5


Male

37.2


Female

Port Chester Adults

There are 22,419 adults, (3,723 of whom are seniors) in Port Chester.

Port Chester Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Chester Sex Ratio

Female

14,447

49.11%

Male

14,971

50.89%

Port Chester Households and Families

Port Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Chester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married48.4%51.6%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
All43.2%56.8%
Female35.6%64.4%
Male13.8%86.2%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1293.1943.2
Married4,9063.8448.4
Non Family2,3241.3744.2
Female1,2853.8735.6
Male6143.5413.8

3.64

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Port Chester Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,75619.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,8799.51%
High School Graduate5,07425.67%
Some College2,73813.85%
Associates Degree1,0055.09%
Bachelors Degree3,52617.84%
Graduate Degree1,7869.04%
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Port Chester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,5896,7541,714
White6,9356,2703,004
Other Race5,8533,392669
Black942814353
Asian358291208
Multiple Races33823167
Native American235197114
Islander121212

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,975$34,341$30,561
Less Than High School$23,671$26,628$17,414
High School Grad$27,069$32,443$21,037
Some College$32,200$37,140$31,101
Bachelors Degree$51,795$55,688$48,322
Graduate Degree$80,611$91,328$74,113

$31,975

Average Earnings

$34,341

Average Male

$30,561

Average Female

Port Chester Language

Port Chester Language by Age

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Port Chester Language

35.11% of Port Chester residents speak only English, while 64.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.34% of the population.

Port Chester Poverty

Port Chester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,1352,67814.00%
Other9,2671,19512.90%
White8,6774465.14%
Black1,12332328.76%
Multiple76017022.37%
Native3707420.00%
Asian45210.22%

11.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

13.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Chester is Black, with 28.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Chester is Asian, with 0.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.30%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.44%
High School10.08%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.58%
Male Unemployed22.95%
Male Employed6.41%
Female Employed5.09%

Port Chester Income

Port Chester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,317$92,434
Families$71,035$99,601
Married Families$82,069-
Non Families$44,526$63,341
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Port Chester Marital Status

Port Chester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

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 55-64, 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 Veterans

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524

Number of Veterans

524

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea148
Vietnam137
World War II70
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+334
65 to 74124
55 to 6466
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4723.46%
Black404.13%
Hawaiian12100.00%

Port Chester Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Chester Employment Status

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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40.54%

Born in New York

55.32%

Native Born

44.68%

Foreign Born

28.90%

Non Citizen

15.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.32% of Port Chester residents were born in the United States, with 40.54% having been born in New York. 28.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,060-111-0.38%
201929,171-111-0.38%
201829,282-101-0.34%
201729,383-111-0.38%
201629,494280.10%
201529,466470.16%
201429,419650.22%
201329,3541440.49%
201229,210440.15%
201129,1661580.54%
201029,0081,1410.40%
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%