Suffern, New York Population 2024

11,184

Suffern is a city located in Rockland County New York. Suffern has a 2024 population of 11,184. Suffern is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -2.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,413 in 2020.

The average household income in Suffern is $116,715 with a poverty rate of 6.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Suffern is 42.9 years, 40.7 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Suffern Demographics

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

  • White: 63.84%
  • Black or African American: 14.35%
  • Other race: 8.83%
  • Asian: 6.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.77%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,334.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.01% (-229)
The current population of Suffern, New York is 11,184 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,413.

Suffern, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,26263.84%
Black or African American1,63214.35%
Other race1,0058.83%
Asian7646.72%
Two or more races5434.77%
Native American1701.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Suffern Population by Race

Suffern Population Pyramid 2024

Suffern Median Age

42.9

Total

40.7

Male

45.4

Female

Suffern Adults

There are 9,044 adults, (2,209 of whom are seniors) in Suffern.

Suffern Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Suffern Sex Ratio

Female6,11753.77%
Male5,25946.23%

Suffern Population by Age

Suffern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6632.3969.130.9
Married2,0643.3273.526.5
Non Family1,9851.162.637.4
Female5163.5674.625.4
Male982.6178.621.4
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Suffern Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Suffern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Suffern Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 59.68%.

Suffern Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$67,772

Average Earnings

$68,808

Average Male

$63,842

Average Female

Suffern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Suffern Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Suffern Language

68.52% of Suffern residents speak only English, while 31.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.55% of the population.

Suffern Language

Suffern Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,5324096.26%
Hispanic1,9961999.97%
Native1605836.25%
Asian745395.23%
Multiple526377.03%
Other1,005353.48%
Black1,547110.71%
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6.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.99%

Male Poverty Rate

6.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suffern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suffern is Native, with 36.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suffern is Black, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.4%.

Suffern Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.58%
High School8.13%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%
Some College5.45%
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Suffern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.17%
Female Unemployed9.09%
Female Employed2.76%
Male Employed0.44%
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Suffern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Suffern Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Suffern Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Suffern Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Suffern Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Suffern Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

329

Number of Veterans

322

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Suffern Veterans by War

count

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Suffern Veterans by Age

count

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Suffern Veterans by Race

Suffern Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suffern Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Suffern Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Suffern Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Suffern 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

57.41%

Born in Suffern

76.23%

Native Born

23.77%

Foreign Born

11.43%

Non Citizen

12.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.23% of Suffern residents were born in the United States, with 57.41% having been born in New York. 11.43% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,799-77-0.71%
202810,876-77-0.7%
202710,953-77-0.7%
202611,030-77-0.69%
202511,107-77-0.69%
202411,184-77-0.68%
202311,261-77-0.68%
202211,338-77-0.67%
202111,41520.02%
202011,4133863.5%
201911,027-17-0.15%
201811,0441721.58%
201710,872110.1%
201610,861-49-0.45%
201510,910
201410,910220.2%
201310,888510.47%
201210,837250.23%
201110,812680.63%
201010,744-262-2.38%
200011,006-49-0.44%
199011,0552612.42%
198010,7942,52130.47%
19708,2733,17962.41%
19605,0941,08427.03%
19504,0102426.42%
19403,768110.29%
19303,75760319.12%
19203,15449118.44%
19102,663
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Suffern Population by Year