Scarsdale, New York Population 2021

17,865
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Scarsdale is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 17,865, it is the 47th largest city in New York and the 2039th largest city in the United States. Scarsdale is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually but its population has increased by 4.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,166 in 2010. Scarsdale reached it's highest population of 19,229 in 1970. Spanning over 7 miles, Scarsdale has a population density of 2,682 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scarsdale is $462,556 with a poverty rate of 2.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,744 per month, and the median house value is $1.45 Mn. The median age in Scarsdale is 43.1 years, 43.1 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males.

Scarsdale Demographics

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

  • White: 79.26%
  • Asian: 15.01%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Scarsdale, New York is 17,865, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,874.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,166.

Scarsdale, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,13879.26%
Asian2,67715.01%
Two or More Races5182.90%
Some Other Race2581.45%
Black or African American2301.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.03%
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Scarsdale Population by Race

Scarsdale Population Pyramid 2021

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Scarsdale Median Age

43.1


Total

43.1


Male

43.1


Female

Scarsdale Adults

There are 12,475 adults, (2,819 of whom are seniors) in Scarsdale.

Scarsdale Age Dependency

84.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scarsdale Sex Ratio

Female

9,342

52.37%

Male

8,495

47.63%

Scarsdale Population by Age

Scarsdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scarsdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.7%7.3%
Married92.1%7.9%
All90.3%9.7%
Non Family88.8%11.2%
Female56.2%43.8%

90.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scarsdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5773.1990.3
Married4,6883.4692.1
Non Family6081.1688.8
Female2263.2756.2
Male552.9392.7

3.41

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

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Scarsdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1791.58%
9th to 12th Grade890.79%
High School Graduate4133.64%
Some College4273.77%
Associates Degree1141.01%
Bachelors Degree3,55231.34%
Graduate Degree6,56157.88%
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Scarsdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scarsdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7208,5687,909
Asian1,8051,7401,569
Hispanic523472386
Black151151126
Other Race1146939
Multiple Races11111193
Native American1010
Islander666

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

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

Scarsdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$155,573$250,000$71,667
Less Than High School$$$34,271
High School Grad$24,063$$20,880
Some College$67,946$81,346$53,859
Bachelors Degree$119,500$217,222$75,313
Graduate Degree$196,307$250,000$81,575

$155,573

Average Earnings

$250,000

Average Male

$71,667

Average Female

Scarsdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scarsdale Language by Age

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Scarsdale Language

76.26% of Scarsdale residents speak only English, while 23.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.92% of the population.

Scarsdale Language

Scarsdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2672281.72%
Asian2,677893.32%
Hispanic1,069514.77%
Black23093.91%
Multiple51871.35%
Other25810.39%

2.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.37%

Male Poverty Rate

2.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scarsdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scarsdale is Hispanic, with 4.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scarsdale is Other, with 0.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.27%.

Scarsdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School6.54%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%
Less Than High School0.75%
Some College0.00%

Scarsdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.23%
Female Employed2.33%
Male Employed0.76%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Scarsdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scarsdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$250,000$462,556
Families$250,000$495,565
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$80,357$185,224
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Income by Household Type

Scarsdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.1%

Male Marriage Rate

67.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Scarsdale Married by Age and Sex

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Scarsdale 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.

Scarsdale Marital Status by Race

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Scarsdale Marital Status

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339

Number of Veterans

339

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War77
Vietnam68
World War II58
Korea38
Second Gulf War11

Scarsdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+196
35 to 5486
65 to 7454
55 to 643
18 to 34

Scarsdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3053.04%
Hispanic294.11%
Asian251.31%
2 or More52.70%
Other21.15%
Black21.32%

Scarsdale Veterans by Race

Scarsdale Veterans by Education

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0.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scarsdale Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scarsdale Employment by Age

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Scarsdale Employment by Race

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Scarsdale 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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56.85%

Born in New York

76.90%

Native Born

23.10%

Foreign Born

9.66%

Non Citizen

13.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.90% of Scarsdale residents were born in the United States, with 56.85% having been born in New York. 9.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scarsdale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,865-3-0.02%
202017,868-3-0.02%
201917,871-3-0.02%
201817,87440.02%
201717,870420.24%
201617,828920.52%
201517,7361160.66%
201417,620970.55%
201317,5231230.71%
201217,4001100.64%
201117,2901370.80%
201017,153-670-0.38%
200017,8238360.48%
199016,987-663-0.38%
198017,650-1,579-0.85%
197019,2291,2610.68%
196017,9684,8123.17%
195013,1561900.15%
194012,9663,2762.96%
19309,6906,18410.70%
19203,5060.00%

Scarsdale Population by Year