Stark, New York Population 2024

700

Stark is a city located in Fulton County, Herkimer County, Montgomery County, and Otsego County New York. Stark has a 2024 population of 700. Stark is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -1.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 713 in 2020.

The average household income in Stark is $75,797 with a poverty rate of 11.2%. The median age in Stark is 45 years: 43.5 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Stark Demographics

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

  • White: 90.81%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Native American: 3.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
31.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
22.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.82% (-13)
The current population of Stark, New York is 700 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 713.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White58390.81%
Two or more races304.67%
Native American253.89%
Black or African American40.62%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Stark Population by Race

Stark Population Pyramid 2024

Stark Median Age

45

Total

43.5

Male

49.7

Female

Stark Adults

There are 534 adults, (145 of whom are seniors) in Stark.

Stark Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Stark Sex Ratio

Female32851.09%
Male31448.91%

Stark Population by Age

Stark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2702.3870.729.3
Married1482.779.120.9
Non Family931.5358.141.9
Male1741000
Female122.752575

2.68

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Stark Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade153.24%
Associates Degree7415.98%
Bachelors Degree6614.25%
Graduate Degree7816.85%
High School Graduate12627.21%
Less Than 9th Grade204.32%
Some College8418.14%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Stark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stark Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White416381128
Hispanic26269
2+ Races22228
Native American17170
Black444

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

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

Stark Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,000$0$55,972
Graduate Degree$66,250$0$67,917
High School Graduate$46,667$50,000$41,250
Less Than 9th Grade$39,107$39,107$0
Overall$42,386$46,111$40,208
Some College$32,353$48,125$30,417

$42,386

Average Earnings

$46,111

Average Male

$40,208

Average Female

Stark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stark Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Stark Language

89.48% of Stark residents speak only English, while 10.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.68% of the population.

Stark Language

Stark Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5655910.44%
Multiple301136.67%

11.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.8%

Male Poverty Rate

8.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stark is Multiple, with 36.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stark is White, with 10.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.04%.

Stark Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.87%
Some College12.03%
Bachelors or Greater1.39%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Stark Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20%
Male Employed8.22%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Stark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stark Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,125$84,772
Households$62,188$75,797
Married Families$87,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,417$54,444

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Stark Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Stark Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Stark 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.

Stark Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Stark Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam11
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Stark Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+13
55 to 649
65 to 746
35 to 543
18 to 340

Stark Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White316.31%

Stark Veterans by Race

Stark Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stark Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Stark Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Stark Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Stark 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

69.63%

Born in Stark

96.57%

Native Born

3.43%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.57% of Stark residents were born in the United States, with 69.63% having been born in New York. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Stark Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029680-4-0.58%
2028684-4-0.58%
2027688-4-0.58%
2026692-4-0.57%
2025696-4-0.57%
2024700-4-0.57%
2023704-4-0.56%
2022708-4-0.56%
2021712-1-0.14%
202071320.28%
2019711-6-0.84%
2018717-5-0.69%
2017722-6-0.82%
2016728-4-0.55%
2015732-9-1.21%
2014741-7-0.94%
2013748-5-0.66%
2012753-3-0.4%
2011756-3-0.4%
201075900%

Stark Population by Year