Scarsdale, New York Population 2020

17,925
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Scarsdale is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 17,925, it is the 47th largest city in New York and the 2024th largest city in the United States. Scarsdale is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 4.42% 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 2,691 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scarsdale is $452,041 with a poverty rate of 2.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,965 per month, and the median house value is $1.45 Mn. The median age in Scarsdale is 43.1 years, 43.9 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.

Scarsdale Demographics

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

  • White: 79.84%
  • Asian: 14.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Scarsdale, New York is 17,925, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,863.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,166.

Scarsdale, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,21679.84%
Asian2,63914.82%
Two or More Races5413.04%
Black or African American2081.17%
Some Other Race1811.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.06%
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Scarsdale Population Pyramid 2020

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Scarsdale Median Age

43.1


Total

43.9


Male

42.4


Female

Scarsdale Adults

There are 12,268 adults, (2,751 of whom are seniors) in Scarsdale.

Scarsdale Age Dependency

87.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Scarsdale Sex Ratio

Female

9,406

52.83%

Male

8,399

47.17%

Scarsdale Households and Families

Scarsdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scarsdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.8%7.2%
All90.6%9.4%
Non Family82%18%
Female66%34%

90.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5903.1890.6
Married4,6903.4592.8
Non Family6381.1782
Female2153.2566
Male472.83100

3.41

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Scarsdale Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1080.95%
9th to 12th Grade940.83%
High School Graduate4363.85%
Some College4223.72%
Associates Degree1431.26%
Bachelors Degree3,39629.97%
Graduate Degree6,73359.42%
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Scarsdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7568,6738,020
Asian1,8231,7421,554
Hispanic483445317
Black133133112
Multiple Races10510589
Other Race956743
Native American1010
Islander101010

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$144,980$233,077$67,313
Less Than High School$37,625$98,889$33,438
High School Grad$26,250$53,854$20,060
Some College$68,816$110,500$53,636
Bachelors Degree$110,566$207,857$65,938
Graduate Degree$190,357$250,000$75,391

$144,980

Average Earnings

$233,077

Average Male

$67,313

Average Female

Scarsdale Language

Scarsdale Language by Age

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Scarsdale Language

74.71% of Scarsdale residents speak only English, while 25.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.73% of the population.

Scarsdale Poverty

Scarsdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4822451.82%
Asian2,6391435.42%
Hispanic878414.67%
Black208104.81%
Multiple54171.29%
Other18110.55%

2.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.01%

Male Poverty Rate

2.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scarsdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scarsdale is Asian, with 5.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scarsdale is Other, with 0.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.02%.

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Name Poverty
High School7.80%
Less Than High School6.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%
Some College0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.16%
Female Employed1.85%
Male Employed0.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Scarsdale Income

Scarsdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$250,000$452,041
Families$250,000$483,046
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$84,545$207,263
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Scarsdale Marital Status

Scarsdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

72.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.5%

Male Marriage Rate

68.7%

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 Veterans

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348

Number of Veterans

348

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
First Gulf War70
Korea49
World War II47
Second Gulf War12
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Age Group Veterans
75+186
65 to 7482
35 to 5477
55 to 643
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3173.21%
Asian221.13%
Hispanic182.92%
2 or More52.86%
Other21.55%
Black21.50%

Scarsdale Veterans by Education

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0.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scarsdale Employment Status

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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58.10%

Born in New York

77.44%

Native Born

22.56%

Foreign Born

9.09%

Non Citizen

13.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.44% of Scarsdale residents were born in the United States, with 58.10% having been born in New York. 9.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,925310.17%
201917,894310.17%
201817,86320.01%
201717,861310.17%
201617,830880.50%
201517,7421150.65%
201417,627990.56%
201317,5281250.72%
201217,4031130.65%
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%