Thornwood, New York Population 2024

4,438

Thornwood is a city located in Westchester County New York. Thornwood has a 2024 population of 4,438. Thornwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually but its population has decreased by -1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,484 in 2020.

The average household income in Thornwood is $199,467 with a poverty rate of 4.87%. The median age in Thornwood is 37.9 years: 36.9 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Thornwood Demographics

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

  • White: 83.6%
  • Asian: 6.23%
  • Other race: 5.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,973.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.03% (-46)
The current population of Thornwood, New York is 4,438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,484.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,67583.6%
Asian2746.23%
Other race2215.03%
Two or more races1573.57%
Black or African American691.57%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thornwood Population by Race

Thornwood Population Pyramid 2024

Thornwood Median Age

37.9

Total

36.9

Male

39.5

Female

Thornwood Adults

There are 3,424 adults, (663 of whom are seniors) in Thornwood.

Thornwood Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Thornwood Sex Ratio

Female2,19649.95%
Male2,20050.05%

Thornwood Population by Age

Thornwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4283.0284.715.3
Married1,0163.593.86.2
Non Family3311.3255.644.4
Female814.0588.911.1
Male0000

3.54

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thornwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade591.93%
Associates Degree30610.03%
Bachelors Degree88629.04%
Graduate Degree76124.94%
High School Graduate51016.72%
Less Than 9th Grade1093.57%
Some College42013.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thornwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thornwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4462,3611,369
Hispanic26321437
Asian208174140
Other Race123849
2+ Races969652
Black404040

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%.

Thornwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$91,033$114,028$66,563
Graduate Degree$96,826$103,488$95,760
High School Graduate$58,785$0$58,993
Less Than 9th Grade$0$85,417$0
Overall$93,750$104,002$66,033
Some College$111,136$125,413$19,946

$93,750

Average Earnings

$104,002

Average Male

$66,033

Average Female

Thornwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thornwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thornwood Language

81.66% of Thornwood residents speak only English, while 18.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.13% of the population.

Thornwood Language

Thornwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,4941153.29%
Hispanic3868923.06%
Other2215826.24%
Asian27493.28%

4.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thornwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thornwood is Other, with 26.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thornwood is Asian, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

Thornwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
Some College16.62%
High School8.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.73%

Thornwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed2.15%
Male Employed0.89%
Female Unemployed0%

Thornwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thornwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$207,386$231,242
Households$163,571$199,467
Married Families$218,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$71,655$94,159

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thornwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Thornwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thornwood 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 35-44.

Thornwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thornwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

176

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam53
World War II32
Korea15
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War0

Thornwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7461
55 to 6453
75+52
35 to 5410
18 to 340

Thornwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1766.18%

Thornwood Veterans by Race

Thornwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thornwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Thornwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thornwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thornwood 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

72.93%

Born in Thornwood

87.51%

Native Born

12.49%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

9.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.51% of Thornwood residents were born in the United States, with 72.93% having been born in New York. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Thornwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,438210.48%
20234,417210.48%
20224,396210.48%
20214,375-109-2.43%
20204,4842987.12%
20194,186832.02%
20184,1031473.72%
20173,956-50-1.25%
20164,006-48-1.18%
20154,054-194-4.57%
20144,248781.87%
20134,170130.31%
20124,1573559.34%
20113,802431.14%
20103,75900%

Thornwood Population by Year