Sparrow Bush, New York Population 2024

1,477

Sparrow Bush is a city located in Orange County and Sullivan County New York. Sparrow Bush has a 2024 population of 1,477. Sparrow Bush is currently growing at a rate of 7.5% annually and its population has increased by 38.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,067 in 2020.

The average household income in Sparrow Bush is $83,038 with a poverty rate of 2.77%. The median age in Sparrow Bush is 43.8 years: 42.9 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Sparrow Bush Demographics

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

  • White: 64.15%
  • Two or more races: 21.31%
  • Black or African American: 14.54%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
526.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
38.43% (410)
The current population of Sparrow Bush, New York is 1,477 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,067.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81664.15%
Two or more races27121.31%
Black or African American18514.54%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sparrow Bush Population by Race

Sparrow Bush Population Pyramid 2024

Sparrow Bush Median Age

43.8

Total

42.9

Male

50.5

Female

Sparrow Bush Adults

There are 995 adults, (294 of whom are seniors) in Sparrow Bush.

Sparrow Bush Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparrow Bush Sex Ratio

Female45235.53%
Male82064.47%

Sparrow Bush Population by Age

Sparrow Bush Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5602.275842
Non Family1881.1540.459.6
Married1813.4995.64.4
Male1372.2816.183.9
Female542.041000

2.78

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sparrow Bush Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9210.57%
Associates Degree17720.34%
Bachelors Degree14516.67%
Graduate Degree606.9%
High School Graduate28833.1%
Less Than 9th Grade202.3%
Some College8810.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sparrow Bush Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sparrow Bush Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White629555173
2+ Races12812132
Black113820
Hispanic880

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.5%.

Sparrow Bush Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$81,210$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,396$46,555$26,905
Some College$45,610$46,433$34,375

$37,396

Average Earnings

$46,555

Average Male

$26,905

Average Female

Sparrow Bush Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparrow Bush Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sparrow Bush Language

98.73% of Sparrow Bush residents speak only English, while 1.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Sparrow Bush Language

Sparrow Bush Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White806283.47%
Multiple27172.58%

2.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.46%

Male Poverty Rate

1.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparrow Bush

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparrow Bush is White, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparrow Bush is Multiple, with 2.58% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.35%.

Sparrow Bush Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.72%
Less Than 9th Grade6.25%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Sparrow Bush Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sparrow Bush Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparrow Bush Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$57,167$96,164
Households$53,114$83,038
Married Families$74,177$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,700$55,846

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sparrow Bush Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparrow Bush Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sparrow Bush Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sparrow Bush Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sparrow Bush Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War29
Korea12
Vietnam10
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Sparrow Bush Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5422
75+22
18 to 347
55 to 647
65 to 740

Sparrow Bush Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White517.75%
2+ Races74.61%

Sparrow Bush Veterans by Race

Sparrow Bush Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

29.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparrow Bush Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

14.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sparrow Bush Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sparrow Bush Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sparrow Bush 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

77.2%

Born in Sparrow Bush

96.86%

Native Born

3.14%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.86% of Sparrow Bush residents were born in the United States, with 77.2% having been born in New York. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Sparrow Bush Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,4771037.5%
20231,3741028.02%
20221,27217716.16%
20211,095282.62%
20201,06700%

Sparrow Bush Population by Year