Solvay, New York Population 2024

6,434

Solvay is a city located in Onondaga County New York. Solvay has a 2024 population of 6,434. Solvay is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -2.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,632 in 2020.

The average household income in Solvay is $74,495 with a poverty rate of 13.85%. The median age in Solvay is 38.3 years: 38.3 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Solvay Demographics

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

  • White: 86.48%
  • Black or African American: 8.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,981.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.99% (-198)
The current population of Solvay, New York is 6,434 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,632.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,71486.48%
Black or African American5328.05%
Two or more races2623.97%
Asian500.76%
Native American250.38%
Other race240.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Solvay Population by Race

Solvay Population Pyramid 2024

Solvay Median Age

38.3

Total

38.3

Male

38.2

Female

Solvay Adults

There are 5,088 adults, (1,204 of whom are seniors) in Solvay.

Solvay Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Solvay Sex Ratio

Female3,28249.67%
Male3,32550.33%

Solvay Population by Age

Solvay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9352.244951
Non Family1,1981.1941.458.6
Married1,0923.0473.526.5
Female4753.116.683.4
Male1702.1935.964.1

2.84

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Solvay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4008.3%
Associates Degree54911.39%
Bachelors Degree66113.71%
Graduate Degree58312.09%
High School Graduate1,57932.75%
Less Than 9th Grade2084.31%
Some College84217.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Solvay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solvay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,2473,8111,095
Black28620839
Hispanic18215173
2+ Races13510062
Asian50199
Native American2570
Other Race242424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Solvay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,693$50,049$46,806
Graduate Degree$80,406$80,948$78,875
High School Graduate$45,064$47,067$31,394
Less Than 9th Grade$32,000$31,333$33,100
Overall$41,715$45,729$40,381
Some College$38,205$34,844$38,269

$41,715

Average Earnings

$45,729

Average Male

$40,381

Average Female

Solvay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Solvay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Solvay Language

82.17% of Solvay residents speak only English, while 17.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.06% of the population.

Solvay Language

Solvay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,65967111.86%
Black53219436.47%
Multiple2623814.5%
Hispanic282124.26%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.51%

Male Poverty Rate

15.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Solvay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Solvay is Black, with 36.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Solvay is Hispanic, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.07%.

Solvay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.44%
High School12.98%
Some College7.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.7%

Solvay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.42%
Male Employed6.43%
Female Employed5.02%
Male Unemployed0.68%

Solvay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solvay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$63,460$88,824
Households$55,302$74,495
Married Families$88,362$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,600$48,780

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Solvay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Solvay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Solvay 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.

Solvay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Solvay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

321

Number of Veterans

299

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War88
Vietnam86
First Gulf War74
Korea9
World War II0

Solvay Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54107
65 to 7497
75+70
55 to 6436
18 to 3411

Solvay Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2946.51%
Black113.85%
2+ Races116.11%
Native American520%

Solvay Veterans by Race

Solvay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Solvay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Solvay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Solvay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Solvay 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

75.34%

Born in Solvay

83.74%

Native Born

16.26%

Foreign Born

9.79%

Non Citizen

6.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.74% of Solvay residents were born in the United States, with 75.34% having been born in New York. 9.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Solvay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,188-49-0.79%
20286,237-49-0.78%
20276,286-50-0.79%
20266,336-49-0.77%
20256,385-49-0.76%
20246,434-50-0.77%
20236,484-35-0.54%
20226,519-71-1.08%
20216,590-42-0.63%
20206,6323385.37%
20196,294-27-0.43%
20186,321-28-0.44%
20176,349-67-1.04%
20166,416-62-0.96%
20156,478-39-0.6%
20146,517-38-0.58%
20136,555-26-0.4%
20126,581-38-0.57%
20116,619-22-0.33%
20106,64100%
20006,8451281.91%
19906,717-423-5.92%
19807,140-1,140-13.77%
19708,280-452-5.18%
19608,73286410.98%
19507,868-333-4.06%
19408,2012152.69%
19307,9866348.62%
19207,3522,21343.06%
19105,1391,64647.12%
19003,493-2,695-43.55%
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Solvay Population by Year