Solon, New York Population 2024

1,044

Solon is a city located in Chenango County and Cortland County New York. Solon has a 2024 population of 1,044. Solon is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -1.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,064 in 2020.

The average household income in Solon is $77,537 with a poverty rate of 6.33%. The median age in Solon is 50.5 years: 49.8 years for males, and 54.1 years for females.

Solon Demographics

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

  • White: 99.11%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
29.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
35.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.88% (-20)
The current population of Solon, New York is 1,044 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,064.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89399.11%
Two or more races80.89%
Black or African American00%
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

Solon Population by Race

Solon Population Pyramid 2024

Solon Median Age

50.5

Total

49.8

Male

54.1

Female

Solon Adults

There are 732 adults, (169 of whom are seniors) in Solon.

Solon Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Solon Sex Ratio

Female43448.17%
Male46751.83%

Solon Population by Age

Solon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3742.418812
Married1862.5794.15.9
Non Family1131.2184.115.9
Female404.189010
Male353.465.734.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

88.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Solon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9714.14%
Associates Degree618.89%
Bachelors Degree537.73%
Graduate Degree649.33%
High School Graduate21331.05%
Less Than 9th Grade202.92%
Some College17825.95%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Solon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White678563113
2+ Races864

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Solon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$65,227$70,781$56,250
Graduate Degree$63,125$0$63,646
High School Graduate$50,500$54,167$47,000
Less Than 9th Grade$31,316$31,641$0
Overall$51,000$46,944$53,370
Some College$50,000$46,375$53,365

$51,000

Average Earnings

$46,944

Average Male

$53,370

Average Female

Solon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Solon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Solon Language

99.44% of Solon residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Solon Language

Solon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White893556.16%
Multiple8225%

6.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.78%

Male Poverty Rate

10.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Solon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Solon is Multiple, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Solon is White, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.59%.

Solon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.04%
Some College6.28%
Less Than 9th Grade3.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Solon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.61%
Female Employed1.95%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Solon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,750$89,024
Households$65,000$77,537
Married Families$106,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,295$46,360

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Solon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Solon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Solon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Solon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Solon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

87

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam26
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War13
World War II5
Korea0

Solon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6440
75+20
65 to 7414
35 to 5413
18 to 340

Solon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8712.02%

Solon Veterans by Race

Solon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Solon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Solon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Solon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Solon 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

89.23%

Born in Solon

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Solon residents were born in the United States, with 89.23% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Solon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,024-4-0.39%
20281,028-4-0.39%
20271,032-4-0.39%
20261,036-4-0.38%
20251,040-4-0.38%
20241,044-4-0.38%
20231,048-4-0.38%
20221,052-4-0.38%
20211,056-8-0.75%
20201,064-7-0.65%
20191,071-11-1.02%
20181,08280.74%
20171,074100.94%
20161,064-5-0.47%
20151,069-11-1.02%
20141,08050.47%
20131,075-1-0.09%
20121,07620.19%
20111,074-7-0.65%
20101,08100%

Solon Population by Year