Sweden, New York Population 2024

13,178

Sweden is a city located in Genesee County, Monroe County, and Orleans County New York. Sweden has a 2024 population of 13,178. Sweden is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,251 in 2020.

The average household income in Sweden is $80,899 with a poverty rate of 18.78%. The median age in Sweden is 27.9 years: 27.7 years for males, and 28.1 years for females.

Sweden Demographics

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

  • White: 86.16%
  • Black or African American: 5.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.86%
  • Asian: 2.17%
  • Other race: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
Land Area (mi²)
33.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
391.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.55% (-73)
The current population of Sweden, New York is 13,178 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,251.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,48586.16%
Black or African American7985.99%
Two or more races5153.86%
Asian2892.17%
Other race1951.46%
Native American340.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.11%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sweden Population by Race

Sweden Population Pyramid 2024

Sweden Median Age

27.9

Total

27.7

Male

28.1

Female

Sweden Adults

There are 11,317 adults, (1,799 of whom are seniors) in Sweden.

Sweden Age Dependency

40.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweden Sex Ratio

Female7,08953.18%
Male6,24146.82%

Sweden Population by Age

Sweden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5762.3760.139.9
Non Family2,0341.4136.463.6
Married1,6363.0692.27.8
Female6503.3667.732.3
Male2563.142377

2.99

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sweden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3154.45%
Associates Degree90912.85%
Bachelors Degree1,64623.26%
Graduate Degree98113.86%
High School Graduate1,91727.09%
Less Than 9th Grade2062.91%
Some College1,10215.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sweden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,3485,9702,272
Black298270172
Hispanic1788943
Other Race1435437
2+ Races12010250
Asian1029465
Native American11110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.73%.

Sweden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,292$49,643$43,674
Graduate Degree$71,926$103,191$43,242
High School Graduate$33,758$34,091$33,732
Less Than 9th Grade$15,789$0$16,382
Overall$44,487$52,716$40,297
Some College$47,153$53,305$40,703

$44,487

Average Earnings

$52,716

Average Male

$40,297

Average Female

Sweden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sweden Language

92.78% of Sweden residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Sweden Language

Sweden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,4911,51115.92%
Black50126552.89%
Hispanic42118744.42%
Other16710562.87%
Multiple3818923.36%
Asian1394330.94%

18.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.86%

Male Poverty Rate

18.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweden is Other, with 62.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweden is White, with 15.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.71%.

Sweden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.83%
Some College11.27%
High School10.66%
Bachelors or Greater7.05%

Sweden Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.49%
Male Employed13.83%
Female Employed8.92%
Female Unemployed6.15%

Sweden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$96,579$106,461
Households$58,482$80,899
Married Families$123,487$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,085$45,405

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sweden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sweden 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.

Sweden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sweden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

547

Number of Veterans

487

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War197
Second Gulf War164
Vietnam127
World War II14
Korea10

Sweden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54218
18 to 34110
65 to 74107
75+80
55 to 6432

Sweden Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4844.96%
Black546.97%
Hispanic469.79%
2+ Races93.2%

Sweden Veterans by Race

Sweden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sweden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sweden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sweden 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

80.65%

Born in Sweden

95.51%

Native Born

4.49%

Foreign Born

2.21%

Non Citizen

2.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.51% of Sweden residents were born in the United States, with 80.65% having been born in New York. 2.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sweden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,988-38-0.29%
202813,026-38-0.29%
202713,064-38-0.29%
202613,102-38-0.29%
202513,140-38-0.29%
202413,178-38-0.29%
202313,216-38-0.29%
202213,254-38-0.29%
202113,292410.31%
202013,251-571-4.13%
201913,822-215-1.53%
201814,037-35-0.25%
201714,072-19-0.13%
201614,091-44-0.31%
201514,135-78-0.55%
201414,213-19-0.13%
201314,23280.06%
201214,224960.68%
201114,128-59-0.42%
201014,18700%

Sweden Population by Year