Suffern, New York Population 2021

10,941
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Suffern is a city located in Rockland County New York. With a 2020 population of 10,941, it is the 77th largest city in New York and the 2917th largest city in the United States . Suffern is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually but its population has increased by 2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,723 in 2010. Suffern reached it's highest population of 11,055 in 1990. Spanning over 2 miles, Suffern has a population density of 5,218 people per square mile.

The average household income in Suffern is $104,400 with a poverty rate of 8.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,557 per month, and the median house value is $310,900. The median age in Suffern is 44 years, 43.2 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Suffern Demographics

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

  • White: 74.46%
  • Other race: 8.60%
  • Black or African American: 6.42%
  • Asian: 6.37%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Suffern, New York is 10,941 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,040.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,723.

Suffern, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,14874.46%
Some Other Race9418.60%
Black or African American7026.42%
Asian6976.37%
Two or More Races4454.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.09%
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Suffern Population by Race

Suffern Population Pyramid $2021

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Suffern Median Age

44


Total

43.2


Male

44.8


Female

Suffern Adults

There are 8,756 adults, (2,101 of whom are seniors) in Suffern.

Suffern Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Suffern Sex Ratio

Female

5,852

53.48%

Male

5,091

46.52%

Suffern Population by Age

Suffern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Suffern Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female78.2%21.8%
Married76.8%23.2%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Male60.5%39.5%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Suffern Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3972.4371.5
Married2,0253.276.8
Non Family1,6571.1664.8
Female4773.3378.2
Male2383.0360.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Suffern Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3844.84%
9th to 12th Grade3374.24%
High School Graduate1,75922.15%
Some College1,25815.84%
Associates Degree7869.90%
Bachelors Degree1,75822.14%
Graduate Degree1,66020.90%
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Suffern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Suffern Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3705,1282,556
Hispanic1,5991,218384
Other Race787483126
Black459446210
Asian448370242
2+ Races14313646
Native American1010

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 54.02%.

Suffern Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,607$59,263$50,327
Less Than 9th Grade$23,201$23,628$21,528
High School Graduate$36,827$34,205$38,750
Some College$53,632$64,602$38,493
Bachelors Degree$60,040$64,250$55,323
Graduate Degree$80,455$86,806$79,408

$53,607

Average Earnings

$59,263

Average Male

$50,327

Average Female

Suffern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Suffern Language by Age

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Suffern Language

73.17% of Suffern residents speak only English, while 26.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.53% of the population.

Suffern Language

Suffern Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0053885.54%
Hispanic2,15135616.55%
Other92819821.34%
Black6619314.07%
Multiple426317.28%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.55%

Male Poverty Rate

9.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suffern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suffern is Other, with 21.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suffern is White, with 5.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.12%.

Suffern Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.91%
High School14.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%
Some College3.91%

Suffern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed15.61%
Female Employed4.47%
Male Employed3.57%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Suffern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Suffern Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,845$104,400
Families$110,726$127,411
Married Families$120,644-
Non Families$51,128$63,483
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Income by Household Type

Suffern Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Suffern Married by Age and Sex

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Suffern 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 55-64.

Suffern Marital Status by Race

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Suffern Marital Status

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504

Number of Veterans

496

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam136
Korea47
Second Gulf War47
World War II46
First Gulf War32

Suffern Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+220
65 to 74110
55 to 6465
35 to 5462
18 to 3447

Suffern Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4196.28%
Hispanic814.84%
Black458.56%
2+ Races2612.75%
Asian91.72%
Other Race50.63%

Suffern Veterans by Race

Suffern Veterans by Education

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8.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suffern Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Suffern Employment by Age

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Suffern Employment by Race

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Suffern Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.06%

Born in Suffern

78.91%

Native Born

21.09%

Foreign Born

9.20%

Non Citizen

11.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.91% of Suffern residents were born in the United States, with 63.06% having been born in New York. 9.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Suffern Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,941-33-0.30%
202010,974-33-0.30%
201911,007-33-0.30%
201811,0401671.54%
201710,873110.10%
201610,862-48-0.44%
201510,9100.00%
201410,910220.20%
201310,888510.47%
201210,837250.23%
201110,812680.63%
201010,744-262-0.24%
200011,006-49-0.04%
199011,0552610.24%
198010,7942,5212.70%
19708,2733,1794.97%
19605,0941,0842.42%
19504,0102420.62%
19403,768110.03%
19303,7576031.76%
19203,1544911.71%
19102,6630.00%

Suffern Population by Year