Port Jervis, New York Population 2020

8,524
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Port Jervis is a city located in New York. Port Jervis has a 2020 population of 8,524. Port Jervis is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -3.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,847 in 2010. Port Jervis reached it's highest population of 8,847 in 2010.

The average household income in Port Jervis is $65,419 with a poverty rate of 18.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $972 per month, and the median house value is $146,000. The median age in Port Jervis is 44.5 years, 39.9 years for males, and 48.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males.

Port Jervis Demographics

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

  • White: 80.65%
  • Two or more races: 6.50%
  • Black or African American: 6.13%
  • Other race: 4.91%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Port Jervis, New York is 8,524, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,558.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,847.

Port Jervis, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,94780.65%
Two or More Races5606.50%
Black or African American5286.13%
Some Other Race4234.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.96%
Asian730.85%
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Port Jervis Population Pyramid 2020

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Port Jervis Median Age

44.5


Total

39.9


Male

48.4


Female

Port Jervis Adults

There are 6,840 adults, (1,633 of whom are seniors) in Port Jervis.

Port Jervis Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Jervis Sex Ratio

Female

4,338

50.36%

Male

4,276

49.64%

Port Jervis Households and Families

Port Jervis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Jervis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
All48.9%51.1%
Non Family39.8%60.2%
Female24.6%75.4%
Male16.7%83.3%

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8972.1948.9
Non Family1,9721.2139.8
Married1,3523.2873.2
Female4713.124.6
Male1022.4816.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Port Jervis Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3034.77%
9th to 12th Grade68910.85%
High School Graduate2,40137.79%
Some College1,38621.82%
Associates Degree4597.22%
Bachelors Degree68210.74%
Graduate Degree4336.82%
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Port Jervis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0384,314942
Hispanic614469116
Black48041123
Other Race32926582
Multiple Races16713917
Asian514234
Native American2724

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 88.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,085$37,292$30,119
Less Than High School$20,781$27,313$15,132
High School Grad$28,662$30,938$23,281
Some College$35,941$47,782$30,775
Bachelors Degree$40,208$35,526$44,327
Graduate Degree$98,958$98,438$102,652

$32,085

Average Earnings

$37,292

Average Male

$30,119

Average Female

Port Jervis Language

Port Jervis Language by Age

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Port Jervis Language

90.09% of Port Jervis residents speak only English, while 9.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.75% of the population.

Port Jervis Poverty

Port Jervis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,5381,29319.78%
Black51012925.29%
Multiple56011620.71%
Hispanic952495.15%
Asian732230.14%
Native621320.97%

18.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.27%

Male Poverty Rate

19.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Jervis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Jervis is Asian, with 30.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Jervis is Hispanic, with 5.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.60%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.21%
High School15.59%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.72%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.03%
Male Unemployed11.43%
Female Employed9.62%
Male Employed4.42%

Port Jervis Income

Port Jervis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,404$65,419
Families$60,307$85,004
Married Families$79,664-
Non Families$26,069$44,615
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Port Jervis Marital Status

Port Jervis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Jervis Married by Age and Sex

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Port Jervis 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 35-44.

Port Jervis Marital Status by Race

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Port Jervis Veterans

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477

Number of Veterans

452

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam178
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War84
Korea39
World War II12
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54180
65 to 7493
75+90
55 to 6486
18 to 3428
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4778.33%
Hispanic142.09%

Port Jervis Veterans by Education

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4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Jervis Employment Status

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,524-17-0.20%
20198,541-17-0.20%
20188,558-17-0.20%
20178,575-22-0.26%
20168,597-31-0.36%
20158,628-32-0.37%
20148,660-34-0.39%
20138,694-40-0.46%
20128,734-71-0.81%
20118,805-42-0.47%
20108,8470.00%