South Hill, New York Population 2024

6,723

South Hill is a city located in Tompkins County New York. South Hill has a 2024 population of 6,723. South Hill is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 3.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,503 in 2020.

The average household income in South Hill is $135,701 with a poverty rate of 16.19%. The median age in South Hill is 20.1 years: 20.2 years for males, and 20 years for females.

South Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 73.1%
  • Asian: 9.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.71%
  • Other race: 6.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,140.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.38% (220)
The current population of South Hill, New York is 6,723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,503.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,83473.1%
Asian6359.6%
Black or African American5107.71%
Other race4136.25%
Two or more races2213.34%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Hill Population by Race

South Hill Population Pyramid 2024

South Hill Median Age

20.1

Total

20.2

Male

20

Female

South Hill Adults

There are 6,167 adults, (473 of whom are seniors) in South Hill.

South Hill Age Dependency

16.1

Age Dependency Ratio

8.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

7.8

Child Dependency Ratio

South Hill Sex Ratio

Female3,36750.91%
Male3,24649.09%

South Hill Population by Age

South Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2792.0963.636.4
Non Family7461.6445.454.6
Married5252.7388.811.2
Female81.631000
Male0000

2.71

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Hill Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade261.4%
Associates Degree733.93%
Bachelors Degree52228.08%
Graduate Degree78142.01%
High School Graduate19010.22%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College26714.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Hill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7411,7241,243
Hispanic646431
2+ Races565654
Black43340
Other Race10104
Asian992

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.43%.

South Hill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,164$54,500$61,767
Graduate Degree$84,464$110,614$80,110
High School Graduate$43,250$23,875$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$68,402$70,258$68,280
Some College$45,417$33,125$68,778

$68,402

Average Earnings

$70,258

Average Male

$68,280

Average Female

South Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Hill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Hill Language

82.57% of South Hill residents speak only English, while 17.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.22% of the population.

South Hill Language

South Hill Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,51543617.34%
Multiple6446.25%

16.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.87%

Male Poverty Rate

12.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Hill is White, with 17.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Hill is Multiple, with 6.25% 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 40.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.05%.

South Hill Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.09%
High School7.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

South Hill Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed3.89%
Female Employed2.76%
Male Unemployed0%

South Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Hill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$168,036$218,630
Households$107,536$135,701
Married Families$168,321$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,100$76,450

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Hill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

16.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

15.6%

Male Marriage Rate

17.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South Hill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Hill 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 35-44.

South Hill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Hill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

62

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
World War II38
Vietnam5
Korea4
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0

South Hill Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+62
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

South Hill Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White621.39%

South Hill Veterans by Race

South Hill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Hill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.8%

Labor Force Participation

34.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

South Hill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Hill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Hill 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

41.81%

Born in South Hill

90.35%

Native Born

9.65%

Foreign Born

6.34%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.35% of South Hill residents were born in the United States, with 41.81% having been born in New York. 6.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Hill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,723550.82%
20236,668550.83%
20226,613-432-6.13%
20217,0455428.33%
20206,503-48-0.73%
20196,551831.28%
20186,468-225-3.36%
20176,6931161.76%
20166,577761.17%
20156,5011211.9%
20146,380641.01%
20136,3163285.48%
20125,988-102-1.67%
20116,090-583-8.74%
20106,67300%

South Hill Population by Year