Southeast, New York Population 2024

18,118

Southeast is a city located in Dutchess County, Putnam County, and Westchester County New York. Southeast has a 2024 population of 18,118. Southeast is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually but its population has increased by 0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,033 in 2020.

The average household income in Southeast is $143,288 with a poverty rate of 7.1%. The median age in Southeast is 43.1 years: 40.6 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Southeast Demographics

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

  • White: 74.33%
  • Other race: 13.88%
  • Two or more races: 5.24%
  • Asian: 3.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.77%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
31.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
571.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.47% (85)
The current population of Southeast, New York is 18,118 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,033.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,45074.33%
Other race2,51113.88%
Two or more races9495.24%
Asian6763.74%
Black or African American5012.77%
Native American80.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Southeast Population by Race

Southeast Population Pyramid 2024

Southeast Median Age

43.1

Total

40.6

Male

45.1

Female

Southeast Adults

There are 14,466 adults, (3,400 of whom are seniors) in Southeast.

Southeast Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Southeast Sex Ratio

Female8,81048.69%
Male9,28551.31%

Southeast Population by Age

Southeast Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7662.6379.220.8
Married4,0773.1689.110.9
Non Family1,7901.2866.533.5
Female6033.0262.237.8
Male2962.755.444.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Southeast Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6675%
Associates Degree9937.45%
Bachelors Degree3,38125.36%
Graduate Degree2,35717.68%
High School Graduate3,15623.68%
Less Than 9th Grade5313.98%
Some College2,24516.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Southeast Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southeast Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,3889,0764,658
Hispanic2,6522,113559
Other Race1,4141,047244
2+ Races570548207
Asian547276164
Black412355153
Native American888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Southeast Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$87,969$94,719$79,919
Graduate Degree$76,310$88,750$60,833
High School Graduate$42,065$60,041$19,935
Less Than 9th Grade$29,515$29,891$23,026
Overall$62,238$67,135$55,985
Some College$56,166$54,583$57,188

$62,238

Average Earnings

$67,135

Average Male

$55,985

Average Female

Southeast Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southeast Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Southeast Language

72.95% of Southeast residents speak only English, while 27.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.55% of the population.

Southeast Language

Southeast Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,7185314.53%
Hispanic4,52145710.11%
Other2,51135914.3%
Asian67623034.02%
Multiple949454.74%
Black460378.04%

7.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.99%

Male Poverty Rate

7.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southeast

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southeast is Asian, with 34.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southeast is White, with 4.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.43%.

Southeast Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.51%
High School13.84%
Some College2.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%

Southeast Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed6.57%
Female Employed3.43%
Male Employed3.21%
Male Unemployed0%

Southeast Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southeast Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$128,305$166,085
Households$110,183$143,288
Married Families$149,625$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,800$74,830

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Southeast Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Southeast Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Southeast 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 35-44.

Southeast Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Southeast Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

639

Number of Veterans

582

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam357
First Gulf War76
Second Gulf War59
Korea47
World War II0

Southeast Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74267
75+228
35 to 5473
55 to 6448
18 to 3423

Southeast Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5625.07%
Hispanic923.02%
Other Race392.12%
Black266.25%
2+ Races122.09%

Southeast Veterans by Race

Southeast Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southeast Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Southeast Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Southeast Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Southeast 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

67.81%

Born in Southeast

80.42%

Native Born

19.58%

Foreign Born

9.04%

Non Citizen

10.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.42% of Southeast residents were born in the United States, with 67.81% having been born in New York. 9.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Southeast Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,108-2-0.01%
202818,110-2-0.01%
202718,112-2-0.01%
202618,114-2-0.01%
202518,116-2-0.01%
202418,118-2-0.01%
202318,120-2-0.01%
202218,122-2-0.01%
202118,124910.5%
202018,033-58-0.32%
201918,091-55-0.3%
201818,146-18-0.1%
201718,164200.11%
201618,144-69-0.38%
201518,213-61-0.33%
201418,274-52-0.28%
201318,326-22-0.12%
201218,348-92-0.5%
201118,44040.02%
201018,43600%

Southeast Population by Year