Southold, New York Population 2024

6,826

Southold is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Southold has a 2024 population of 6,826. Southold is currently growing at a rate of 3.33% annually and its population has increased by 14.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,946 in 2020.

The average household income in Southold is $183,951 with a poverty rate of 3.81%. The median age in Southold is 50.6 years: 48.8 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Southold Demographics

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

  • White: 83.53%
  • Other race: 7.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.7%
  • Asian: 3.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
10.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
652.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.8% (880)
The current population of Southold, New York is 6,826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,946.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,33483.53%
Other race4937.72%
Two or more races3004.7%
Asian2323.63%
Black or African American270.42%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Southold Population by Race

Southold Population Pyramid 2024

Southold Median Age

50.6

Total

48.8

Male

50.7

Female

Southold Adults

There are 4,902 adults, (1,588 of whom are seniors) in Southold.

Southold Age Dependency

92.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Southold Sex Ratio

Female3,07448.14%
Male3,31251.86%

Southold Population by Age

Southold Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5692.4779.720.3
Married1,5623.0284.815.2
Non Family7861.267129
Female1682.179.820.2
Male535.2160.439.6

2.93

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Southold Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3016.26%
Associates Degree3136.51%
Bachelors Degree1,18924.73%
Graduate Degree1,05421.93%
High School Graduate1,08022.47%
Less Than 9th Grade2334.85%
Some College63713.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Southold Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southold Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,9923,7481,943
Hispanic576286161
Other Race3078229
2+ Races169120120
Asian16416491
Black27270

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 71.01%.

Southold Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$78,750$84,107$75,769
Graduate Degree$130,588$0$104,306
High School Graduate$58,950$86,842$30,662
Less Than 9th Grade$31,884$55,901$0
Overall$77,873$83,839$64,545
Some College$90,287$97,045$57,059

$77,873

Average Earnings

$83,839

Average Male

$64,545

Average Female

Southold Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southold Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Southold Language

81.53% of Southold residents speak only English, while 18.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.4% of the population.

Southold Language

Southold Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,0622254.44%
Black271244.44%
Asian23252.16%

3.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.99%

Male Poverty Rate

3.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southold

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southold is Black, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southold is Asian, with 2.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.23%.

Southold Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.72%
Less Than 9th Grade4.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%
Some College3.16%

Southold Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.93%
Male Employed1.53%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Southold Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southold Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$163,661$222,477
Households$103,832$183,951
Married Families$177,813$-999,999,999
Non Families$57,755$92,319

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Southold Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

72.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Southold Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Southold 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.

Southold Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Southold Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

217

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam104
First Gulf War38
Korea35
World War II13
Second Gulf War0

Southold Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74102
75+67
55 to 6439
35 to 549
18 to 340

Southold Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2175.13%

Southold Veterans by Race

Southold Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southold Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Southold Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Southold Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Southold 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

72.41%

Born in Southold

84.76%

Native Born

15.24%

Foreign Born

6.4%

Non Citizen

8.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.76% of Southold residents were born in the United States, with 72.41% having been born in New York. 6.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Southold Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,8262203.33%
20236,6062203.45%
20226,386-314-4.69%
20216,70075412.68%
20205,946420.71%
20195,904-213-3.48%
20186,117-357-5.51%
20176,4742133.4%
20166,261-34-0.54%
20156,295-28-0.44%
20146,323701.12%
20136,2532884.83%
20125,9652213.85%
20115,744-4-0.07%
20105,74800%

Southold Population by Year