Sidney, New York Population 2024

5,534

Sidney is a city located in Delaware County and Otsego County New York. Sidney has a 2024 population of 5,534. Sidney is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually but its population has increased by 0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,528 in 2020.

The average household income in Sidney is $66,572 with a poverty rate of 19.93%. The median age in Sidney is 44 years: 43.7 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Sidney Demographics

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

  • White: 92.66%
  • Two or more races: 5.52%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
49.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
110.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.11% (6)
The current population of Sidney, New York is 5,534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,528.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,13792.66%
Two or more races3065.52%
Black or African American1011.82%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sidney Population by Race

Sidney Population Pyramid 2024

Sidney Median Age

44

Total

43.7

Male

44.4

Female

Sidney Adults

There are 4,258 adults, (1,233 of whom are seniors) in Sidney.

Sidney Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sidney Sex Ratio

Female2,74749.55%
Male2,79750.45%

Sidney Population by Age

Sidney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1512.5471.228.8
Married9583.2283.416.6
Non Family7611.360.339.7
Female2683.6259.340.7
Male1642.6669.530.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sidney Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1924.94%
Associates Degree61115.72%
Bachelors Degree3809.77%
Graduate Degree3047.82%
High School Graduate1,79346.12%
Less Than 9th Grade842.16%
Some College52413.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sidney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sidney Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,6263,356669
2+ Races19218614
Black36361
Hispanic34340

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.45%.

Sidney Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,494$40,580$41,928
Graduate Degree$60,526$0$60,921
High School Graduate$36,066$45,344$22,116
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,458$45,903$37,101
Some College$44,274$58,139$35,568

$41,458

Average Earnings

$45,903

Average Male

$37,101

Average Female

Sidney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sidney Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sidney Language

94.31% of Sidney residents speak only English, while 5.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Sidney Language

Sidney Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,00773814.74%
Multiple30616252.94%
Hispanic108108100%
Black989293.88%

19.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.73%

Male Poverty Rate

20.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sidney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sidney is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sidney is White, with 14.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.07%.

Sidney Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.9%
Some College20.02%
High School12.36%
Bachelors or Greater11.31%

Sidney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.97%
Female Unemployed26.6%
Female Employed11.55%
Male Employed4.26%

Sidney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sidney Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$69,310$73,793
Households$57,188$66,572
Married Families$84,643$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,521$43,044

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sidney Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sidney Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sidney 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 45-54.

Sidney Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sidney Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

328

Number of Veterans

328

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam90
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War59
Korea59
World War II17

Sidney Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+112
65 to 7483
35 to 5462
18 to 3441
55 to 6430

Sidney Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2877.24%
2+ Races4120.71%

Sidney Veterans by Race

Sidney Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sidney Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sidney Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sidney Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sidney 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

82.49%

Born in Sidney

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Sidney residents were born in the United States, with 82.49% having been born in New York. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sidney Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,484-10-0.18%
20285,494-10-0.18%
20275,504-10-0.18%
20265,514-10-0.18%
20255,524-10-0.18%
20245,534-10-0.18%
20235,544-10-0.18%
20225,554-10-0.18%
20215,564360.65%
20205,5281823.4%
20195,346-47-0.87%
20185,393-46-0.85%
20175,439-44-0.8%
20165,483-67-1.21%
20155,550-81-1.44%
20145,63160.11%
20135,625-49-0.86%
20125,674-52-0.91%
20115,726-39-0.68%
20105,76500%

Sidney Population by Year