Syosset, New York Population 2024

18,360

Syosset is a city located in Nassau County New York. Syosset has a 2024 population of 18,360. Syosset is currently declining at a rate of -1.2% annually and its population has decreased by -4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,254 in 2020.

The average household income in Syosset is $223,508 with a poverty rate of 4.85%. The median age in Syosset is 42.9 years: 41.9 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Syosset Demographics

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

  • White: 62.67%
  • Asian: 31.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,690.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.64% (-894)
The current population of Syosset, New York is 18,360 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,254.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,78762.67%
Asian5,91031.42%
Two or more races5312.82%
Other race3091.64%
Black or African American1941.03%
Native American760.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Syosset Population by Race

Syosset Population Pyramid 2024

Syosset Median Age

42.9

Total

41.9

Male

43.6

Female

Syosset Adults

There are 13,647 adults, (3,041 of whom are seniors) in Syosset.

Syosset Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Syosset Sex Ratio

Female9,29949.44%
Male9,50850.56%

Syosset Population by Age

Syosset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,1053.0591.68.4
Married4,6953.4493.16.9
Non Family9221.1184.815.2
Female2872.81000
Male2013.1674.625.4

3.36

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

91.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Syosset Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1621.29%
Associates Degree8857.06%
Bachelors Degree4,16833.23%
Graduate Degree4,46635.61%
High School Graduate1,43311.42%
Less Than 9th Grade2421.93%
Some College1,1879.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Syosset Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Syosset Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,0317,9305,463
Asian3,7113,4952,764
Hispanic516431206
Other Race22514063
2+ Races222222157
Black13112983

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.48%.

Syosset Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$115,035$150,486$82,560
Graduate Degree$120,928$154,405$97,663
High School Graduate$50,962$79,212$21,648
Less Than 9th Grade$33,884$32,991$43,000
Overall$101,338$119,514$78,750
Some College$52,740$66,932$37,364

$101,338

Average Earnings

$119,514

Average Male

$78,750

Average Female

Syosset Earnings by Educational Attainment

Syosset Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Syosset Language

64.64% of Syosset residents speak only English, while 35.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.82% of the population.

Syosset Language

Syosset Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,4807136.21%
Asian5,9101182%
Hispanic755587.68%
Other2955016.95%
Black148138.78%
Native7667.89%

4.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.75%

Male Poverty Rate

5.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Syosset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Syosset is Other, with 16.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Syosset is Asian, with 2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.92%.

Syosset Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.32%
High School13.82%
Some College8.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

Syosset Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed9.42%
Male Unemployed8.93%
Female Employed1.49%
Male Employed0.27%

Syosset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Syosset Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$209,844$247,994
Households$180,297$223,508
Married Families$226,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$77,578$77,917

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Syosset Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Syosset Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Syosset 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.

Syosset Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Syosset Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

381

Number of Veterans

365

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam188
Korea34
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War15
World War II0

Syosset Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+178
65 to 74146
35 to 5436
55 to 6412
18 to 349

Syosset Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3393.74%
Asian421.08%
Hispanic81.42%

Syosset Veterans by Race

Syosset Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Syosset Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Syosset Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Syosset Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Syosset 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

67.79%

Born in Syosset

75.08%

Native Born

24.92%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

19.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.08% of Syosset residents were born in the United States, with 67.79% having been born in New York. 5.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Syosset Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202418,360-223-1.2%
202318,583-224-1.19%
202218,807-540-2.79%
202119,347930.48%
202019,254-199-1.02%
201919,453-106-0.54%
201819,559-110-0.56%
201719,6694372.27%
201619,232750.39%
201519,1572851.51%
201418,872-87-0.46%
201318,9592681.43%
201218,691-373-1.96%
201119,0642351.25%
201018,82900%

Syosset Population by Year