Spafford, New York Population 2024

1,566

Spafford is a city located in Cayuga County, Cortland County, and Onondaga County New York. Spafford has a 2024 population of 1,566. Spafford is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,587 in 2020.

The average household income in Spafford is $169,536 with a poverty rate of 2.09%. The median age in Spafford is 52.6 years: 54.2 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Spafford Demographics

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

  • White: 95.87%
  • Asian: 1.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
32.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
48.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.32% (-21)
The current population of Spafford, New York is 1,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,587.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,78695.87%
Asian331.77%
Two or more races291.56%
Other race110.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.21%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Spafford Population by Race

Spafford Population Pyramid 2024

Spafford Median Age

52.6

Total

54.2

Male

50.9

Female

Spafford Adults

There are 1,541 adults, (533 of whom are seniors) in Spafford.

Spafford Age Dependency

84.8

Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Spafford Sex Ratio

Female89948.26%
Male96451.74%

Spafford Population by Age

Spafford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7602.4595.94.1
Married5062.797.62.4
Non Family1951.5292.87.2
Male373.541000
Female223.2377.322.7

2.71

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

95.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Spafford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade563.76%
Associates Degree15110.14%
Bachelors Degree31921.42%
Graduate Degree33222.3%
High School Graduate39326.39%
Less Than 9th Grade432.89%
Some College19513.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Spafford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spafford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3971,334625
Hispanic50144
Asian333322
2+ Races13134
Islander400
Other Race300

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Spafford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,922$96,250$48,333
Graduate Degree$86,250$93,056$83,958
High School Graduate$52,585$53,814$30,357
Less Than 9th Grade$62,803$63,674$38,068
Overall$53,766$61,563$47,628
Some College$46,538$47,917$42,321

$53,766

Average Earnings

$61,563

Average Male

$47,628

Average Female

Spafford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spafford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Spafford Language

96.58% of Spafford residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.7% of the population.

Spafford Language

Spafford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,732392.25%

2.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.87%

Male Poverty Rate

2.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spafford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spafford is White, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spafford is White, with 2.25% 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 6.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.1%.

Spafford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.05%
High School2.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Spafford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.33%
Male Employed1.93%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Spafford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spafford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$116,625$186,976
Households$104,042$169,536
Married Families$126,389$-999,999,999
Non Families$72,917$111,618

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Spafford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

66.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Spafford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Spafford 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.

Spafford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Spafford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

97

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam39
Korea12
World War II10
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War0

Spafford Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+47
65 to 7427
55 to 6420
35 to 543
18 to 340

Spafford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White976.54%

Spafford Veterans by Race

Spafford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spafford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Spafford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Spafford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Spafford 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

77.08%

Born in Spafford

94.85%

Native Born

5.15%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.85% of Spafford residents were born in the United States, with 77.08% having been born in New York. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Spafford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,526-8-0.52%
20281,534-8-0.52%
20271,542-8-0.52%
20261,550-8-0.51%
20251,558-8-0.51%
20241,566-8-0.51%
20231,574-8-0.51%
20221,582-8-0.5%
20211,59030.19%
20201,587-60-3.64%
20191,647-5-0.3%
20181,65260.36%
20171,646-10-0.6%
20161,656-16-0.96%
20151,67230.18%
20141,669-4-0.24%
20131,673-5-0.3%
20121,678-7-0.42%
20111,685-3-0.18%
20101,68800%

Spafford Population by Year