Scarsdale, New York Population 2024

17,600

Scarsdale is a city located in Westchester County New York. Scarsdale has a 2024 population of 17,600. Scarsdale is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -3.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,188 in 2020.

The average household income in Scarsdale is $568,942 with a poverty rate of 2.91%. The median age in Scarsdale is 41.7 years: 42.1 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Scarsdale Demographics

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

  • White: 70.8%
  • Asian: 17.49%
  • Two or more races: 6.89%
  • Other race: 2.77%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,636.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.23% (-588)
The current population of Scarsdale, New York is 17,600 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,188.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,78870.8%
Asian3,15917.49%
Two or more races1,2456.89%
Other race5002.77%
Black or African American3642.02%
Native American50.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scarsdale Population by Race

Scarsdale Population Pyramid 2024

Scarsdale Median Age

41.7

Total

42.1

Male

41.4

Female

Scarsdale Adults

There are 12,234 adults, (2,628 of whom are seniors) in Scarsdale.

Scarsdale Age Dependency

88

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scarsdale Sex Ratio

Female9,12450.52%
Male8,93749.48%

Scarsdale Population by Age

Scarsdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5233.2690.69.4
Married4,6673.4792.47.6
Non Family5191.2191.18.9
Female2013.3573.126.9
Male1363.7552.247.8

3.44

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

90.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scarsdale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1401.26%
Associates Degree2362.12%
Bachelors Degree3,04927.43%
Graduate Degree6,91962.24%
High School Graduate3743.36%
Less Than 9th Grade1281.15%
Some College2712.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scarsdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scarsdale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,9677,8817,343
Asian2,1252,0531,902
Hispanic474370294
2+ Races353341239
Black239239226
Other Race20811762
Native American330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 94.56%.

Scarsdale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$164,306$250,001$92,969
Graduate Degree$208,977$250,001$113,348
High School Graduate$29,545$72,768$23,147
Less Than 9th Grade$43,393$41,298$0
Overall$170,823$250,001$93,794
Some College$66,125$78,000$0

$170,823

Average Earnings

$250,001

Average Male

$93,794

Average Female

Scarsdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scarsdale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scarsdale Language

73.88% of Scarsdale residents speak only English, while 26.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.03% of the population.

Scarsdale Language

Scarsdale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,3073803.09%
Multiple1,245675.38%
Asian3,159662.09%
Hispanic1,174504.26%
Other49930.6%

2.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.24%

Male Poverty Rate

3.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scarsdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scarsdale is Multiple, with 5.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scarsdale is Other, with 0.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.8%.

Scarsdale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.43%
Less Than 9th Grade3.36%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%
Some College0.2%

Scarsdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.16%
Female Employed3.55%
Male Employed0.51%
Female Unemployed0%

Scarsdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scarsdale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$250,001$601,993
Households$250,001$568,942
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$99,250$228,924

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scarsdale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.4%

Male Marriage Rate

67.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Scarsdale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scarsdale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

187

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War58
Korea45
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War24
World War II10

Scarsdale Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+108
35 to 5456
65 to 7416
55 to 647
18 to 340

Scarsdale Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1631.79%
Hispanic254.11%
Asian100.45%
Black83.24%
2+ Races61.64%

Scarsdale Veterans by Race

Scarsdale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scarsdale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scarsdale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scarsdale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scarsdale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.34%

Born in Scarsdale

75.31%

Native Born

24.69%

Foreign Born

11.08%

Non Citizen

13.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.31% of Scarsdale residents were born in the United States, with 53.34% having been born in New York. 11.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scarsdale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,865-147-0.86%
202817,012-147-0.86%
202717,159-147-0.85%
202617,306-147-0.84%
202517,453-147-0.84%
202417,600-147-0.83%
202317,747-101-0.57%
202217,848-191-1.06%
202118,039-149-0.82%
202018,1882741.53%
201917,91400%
201817,914110.06%
201717,903440.25%
201617,859930.52%
201517,7661160.66%
201417,650970.55%
201317,5531230.71%
201217,4301100.64%
201117,3201370.8%
201017,18300%
200017,8238364.92%
199016,987-663-3.76%
198017,650-1,579-8.21%
197019,2291,2617.02%
196017,9684,81236.58%
195013,1561901.47%
194012,9663,27633.81%
19309,6906,184176.38%
19203,506-13,359-79.21%
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Scarsdale Population by Year