Spencer, New York Population 2020

2,966
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Spencer is a city located in New York. Spencer has a 2020 population of 2,966. Spencer is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually but its population has decreased by -4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,107 in 2010. Spencer reached it's highest population of 3,107 in 2010.

The average household income in Spencer is $59,823 with a poverty rate of 10.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $993 per month, and the median house value is $128,900. The median age in Spencer is 39.4 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Spencer Demographics

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

  • White: 91.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Other race: 2.53%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Spencer, New York is 2,966, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,942.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,107.

Spencer, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,71391.47%
Two or More Races822.76%
Some Other Race752.53%
Black or African American622.09%
Asian260.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.27%
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Spencer Population Pyramid 2020

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Spencer Median Age

39.4


Total

36.6


Male

39.8


Female

Spencer Adults

There are 2,356 adults, (471 of whom are seniors) in Spencer.

Spencer Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer Sex Ratio

Female

1,524

51.38%

Male

1,442

48.62%

Spencer Households and Families

Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Spencer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Male51.4%48.6%
Female45%55%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2732.2970.9
Married5842.9189.2
Non Family4281.1660.7
Female1912.8445
Male702.5951.4

2.77

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Spencer Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade532.62%
9th to 12th Grade1195.88%
High School Graduate65832.49%
Some College46022.72%
Associates Degree1929.48%
Bachelors Degree38018.77%
Graduate Degree1638.05%
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Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9121,761497
Hispanic4222
Other Race2888
Multiple Races262612
Asian212121
Black20195
Native American88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,016$40,053$26,066
Less Than High School$28,250$28,500$
High School Grad$29,423$35,500$21,250
Some College$35,878$41,510$27,188
Bachelors Degree$31,389$45,833$26,923
Graduate Degree$46,944$$47,250

$32,016

Average Earnings

$40,053

Average Male

$26,066

Average Female

Spencer Language

Spencer Language by Age

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Spencer Language

94.96% of Spencer residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Spencer Poverty

Spencer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,68027910.41%
Multiple801316.25%
Asian21942.86%
Black55712.73%

10.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

12.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer is Asian, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer is White, with 10.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.83%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.37%
High School10.18%
Bachelors or Greater9.58%
Some College3.07%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.94%
Female Employed10.58%
Male Employed2.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Spencer Income

Spencer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,994$59,823
Families$63,313$72,387
Married Families$71,923-
Non Families$26,797$32,692
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Spencer Marital Status

Spencer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer Married by Age and Sex

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Spencer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Spencer Marital Status by Race

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Spencer Veterans

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158

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
Korea33
First Gulf War30
Vietnam28
World War II8
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Age Group Veterans
75+62
35 to 5433
18 to 3426
65 to 7421
55 to 6416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1546.96%
Hispanic1014.71%
2 or More412.50%

Spencer Veterans by Education

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4.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer Employment Status

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64%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,966120.41%
20192,954120.41%
20182,942120.41%
20172,930-18-0.61%
20162,948-37-1.24%
20152,985-32-1.06%
20143,017-16-0.53%
20133,033-21-0.69%
20123,054-40-1.29%
20113,094-13-0.42%
20103,1070.00%