Shawangunk, New York Population 2024

13,599

Shawangunk is a city located in Orange County, Sullivan County, and Ulster County New York. Shawangunk has a 2024 population of 13,599. Shawangunk is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,535 in 2020.

The average household income in Shawangunk is $116,123 with a poverty rate of 10.01%. The median age in Shawangunk is 40.3 years: 40.8 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Shawangunk Demographics

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

  • White: 77.88%
  • Two or more races: 12.24%
  • Black or African American: 6.59%
  • Other race: 2.64%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
56.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
242.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.47% (64)
The current population of Shawangunk, New York is 13,599 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,535.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,50877.88%
Two or more races1,65112.24%
Black or African American8896.59%
Other race3562.64%
Asian890.66%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shawangunk Population by Race

Shawangunk Population Pyramid 2024

Shawangunk Median Age

40.3

Total

40.8

Male

39.7

Female

Shawangunk Adults

There are 11,182 adults, (1,823 of whom are seniors) in Shawangunk.

Shawangunk Age Dependency

44.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Shawangunk Sex Ratio

Female6,44947.8%
Male7,04452.2%

Shawangunk Population by Age

Shawangunk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2212.8381.718.3
Married2,5233.198713
Non Family1,0421.3670.429.6
Male3683.9483.216.8
Female2883.617426

3.15

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shawangunk Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9839.61%
Associates Degree9108.9%
Bachelors Degree1,80317.63%
Graduate Degree1,04410.21%
High School Graduate3,19231.21%
Less Than 9th Grade2542.48%
Some College2,04019.95%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shawangunk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shawangunk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,8337,2082,381
2+ Races1,031941306
Black86139934
Hispanic772652139
Other Race28323021
Asian626249

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.03%.

Shawangunk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,294$108,750$45,746
Graduate Degree$87,266$76,771$90,161
High School Graduate$44,375$50,222$32,024
Less Than 9th Grade$51,250$52,359$0
Overall$52,375$60,971$45,638
Some College$54,669$58,500$39,476

$52,375

Average Earnings

$60,971

Average Male

$45,638

Average Female

Shawangunk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shawangunk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shawangunk Language

92.01% of Shawangunk residents speak only English, while 7.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

Shawangunk Language

Shawangunk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,0738698.63%
Hispanic82320024.3%
Black32816149.09%
Other25611645.31%
Multiple1,534815.28%
Asian89910.11%

10.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.6%

Male Poverty Rate

9.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shawangunk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shawangunk is Black, with 49.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shawangunk is Multiple, with 5.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.94%.

Shawangunk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School27.14%
Less Than 9th Grade9.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
Some College4.36%

Shawangunk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.67%
Male Unemployed6.74%
Female Employed4.81%
Male Employed4.36%

Shawangunk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shawangunk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$116,468$127,841
Households$100,954$116,123
Married Families$116,395$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,758$68,012

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shawangunk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Shawangunk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shawangunk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Shawangunk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shawangunk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

599

Number of Veterans

595

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam198
Second Gulf War149
First Gulf War88
Korea67
World War II15

Shawangunk Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74170
75+124
18 to 34120
55 to 6493
35 to 5492

Shawangunk Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5496.32%
Black313.52%
2+ Races191.53%
Hispanic60.69%

Shawangunk Veterans by Race

Shawangunk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shawangunk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shawangunk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shawangunk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shawangunk 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

74.4%

Born in Shawangunk

94.72%

Native Born

5.28%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

4.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.72% of Shawangunk residents were born in the United States, with 74.4% having been born in New York. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shawangunk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,1641130.8%
202814,0511130.81%
202713,9381130.82%
202613,8251130.82%
202513,7121130.83%
202413,5991130.84%
202313,4861130.84%
202213,3731130.85%
202113,260-275-2.03%
202013,535-330-2.38%
201913,865-29-0.21%
201813,894-43-0.31%
201713,937-81-0.58%
201614,018-67-0.48%
201514,085-63-0.45%
201414,148-13-0.09%
201314,161-59-0.41%
201214,220340.24%
201114,186-156-1.09%
201014,34200%

Shawangunk Population by Year