Scotia, New York Population 2020

7,566
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Scotia is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 7,566, it is the 116th largest city in New York and the 3758th largest city in the United States. Scotia is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,729 in 2010. Scotia reached it's highest population of 8,224 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Scotia has a population density of 4,499 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scotia is $66,934 with a poverty rate of 12.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $840 per month, and the median house value is $136,600. The median age in Scotia is 37.9 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.9 males.

Scotia Demographics

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

  • White: 95.94%
  • Black or African American: 2.03%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scotia, New York is 7,566, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,654.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,729.

Scotia, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,40295.94%
Black or African American1572.03%
Two or More Races911.18%
Asian300.39%
Some Other Race290.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.08%
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Scotia Population Pyramid 2020

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Scotia Median Age

37.9


Total

35.9


Male

38.7


Female

Scotia Adults

There are 5,830 adults, (1,170 of whom are seniors) in Scotia.

Scotia Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotia Sex Ratio

Female

4,289

55.59%

Male

3,426

44.41%

Scotia Households and Families

Scotia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scotia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.3%9.7%
All68.4%31.6%
Female65.1%34.9%
Non Family50.5%49.5%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0612.5268.4
Non Family1,3751.250.5
Married1,1503.590.3
Female5073.8665.1
Male292.55100

3.52

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Scotia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1122.12%
9th to 12th Grade1452.74%
High School Graduate1,55929.50%
Some College99518.83%
Associates Degree70713.38%
Bachelors Degree1,12221.23%
Graduate Degree64412.19%
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Scotia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0234,8431,698
Hispanic1265021
Black11511416
Multiple Races181818
Asian131313
Native American65

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

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,446$53,511$32,793
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,682$45,625$22,034
Some College$33,149$33,750$33,085
Bachelors Degree$49,732$60,893$37,267
Graduate Degree$66,806$71,458$61,094

$38,446

Average Earnings

$53,511

Average Male

$32,793

Average Female

Scotia Language

Scotia Language by Age

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Scotia Language

97.53% of Scotia residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.

Scotia Poverty

Scotia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9776449.23%
Hispanic44629866.82%
Asian301756.67%
Multiple9144.40%
Native6116.67%

12.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.50%

Male Poverty Rate

16.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotia is Hispanic, with 66.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotia is Multiple, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.29%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.18%
High School14.30%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%
Some College5.17%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.90%
Male Employed1.16%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Scotia Income

Scotia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,250$66,934
Families$73,720$82,654
Married Families$86,198-
Non Families$29,940$46,068
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Scotia Marital Status

Scotia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotia Married by Age and Sex

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Scotia 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 35-44.

Scotia Marital Status by Race

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Scotia Veterans

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460

Number of Veterans

365

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam115
First Gulf War78
Second Gulf War52
Korea29
World War II28
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54180
75+109
65 to 7475
55 to 6464
18 to 3432
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4447.86%
Black1613.91%

Scotia Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotia Employment Status

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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85.29%

Born in New York

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Scotia residents were born in the United States, with 85.29% having been born in New York. 1.39% 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
20207,566-44-0.58%
20197,610-44-0.57%
20187,654-1-0.01%
20177,655-44-0.57%
20167,699-57-0.73%
20157,756-48-0.62%
20147,804-6-0.08%
20137,810760.98%
20127,734-11-0.14%
20117,745-14-0.18%
20107,759-198-0.25%
20007,9575980.78%
19907,359790.11%
19807,280-944-1.21%
19708,2245990.76%
19607,625-187-0.24%
19507,812-148-0.19%
19407,9605230.68%
19307,4373,0795.49%
19204,3581,4013.95%
19102,9570.00%