Utica, New York Population 2020

59,672

Utica is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 59,672, it is the 10th largest city in New York and the 643rd largest city in the United States. Utica is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -4.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,235 in 2010. Utica reached it's highest population of 101,740 in 1930. Spanning over 17 miles, Utica has a population density of 3,560 people per square mile.

The average household income in Utica is $53,307 with a poverty rate of 29.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $711 per month, and the median house value is $90,700. The median age in Utica is 33.9 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Utica Demographics

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

  • White: 64.42%
  • Black or African American: 15.74%
  • Asian: 11.16%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Other race: 4.05%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Utica, New York is 59,672, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,100.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,235.

Utica, New York Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020289,558-926-0.32%
2019290,484-926-0.32%
2018291,410-926-0.32%
2017292,336-458-0.16%
2016292,794-1,094-0.37%
2015293,888-2,122-0.72%
2014296,010-1,227-0.41%
2013297,237-751-0.25%
2012297,988-588-0.20%
2011298,576-648-0.22%
2010299,2240.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,08464.42%
Black or African American9,55215.74%
Asian6,77411.16%
Two or More Races2,5144.14%
Some Other Race2,4564.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native2690.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.04%

Utica Population Pyramid 2020

Utica Median Age

33.9


Total

33.2


Male

35.2


Female

Utica Adults

There are 45,725 adults, (9,258 of whom are seniors) in Utica.

Utica Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Utica Sex Ratio

Female

31,015

51.12%

Male

29,660

48.88%

Utica Households and Families

Utica Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Utica Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.7%31.3%
All47.8%52.2%
Male46.9%53.1%
Non Family39.2%60.8%
Female32.3%67.7%

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,5202.4647.8
Non Family9,9641.2239.2
Married7,5083.3968.7
Female4,4443.4532.3
Male1,6043.0146.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Utica Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6649.54%
9th to 12th Grade4,04610.54%
High School Graduate12,03431.35%
Some College7,57219.72%
Associates Degree4,15210.82%
Bachelors Degree4,36711.38%
Graduate Degree2,5546.65%

Utica Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,84622,5875,545
Black4,9543,671486
Hispanic3,6072,262401
Asian3,4501,710399
Other Race1,116652132
Multiple Races831619111
Native American1218117
Islander9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,507$31,633$26,990
Less Than High School$21,076$21,583$18,958
High School Grad$24,565$26,466$21,943
Some College$30,776$32,052$29,858
Bachelors Degree$41,619$48,382$33,453
Graduate Degree$57,092$73,542$51,586

$29,507

Average Earnings

$31,633

Average Male

$26,990

Average Female

Utica Language

Utica Language by Age

Utica Language

70.49% of Utica residents speak only English, while 29.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.23% of the population.

Utica Poverty

Utica Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,2486,71520.20%
Black9,0644,12145.47%
Hispanic7,1902,94540.96%
Asian6,7332,61038.76%
Multiple2,4481,26051.47%
Other2,4281,03442.59%
Native2539637.94%
Islander2626100.00%

29.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.01%

Male Poverty Rate

31.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Utica

The race most likely to be in poverty in Utica is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Utica is White, with 20.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.05%
High School24.07%
Some College20.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.99%
Male Unemployed46.76%
Female Employed15.46%
Male Employed10.64%

Utica Income

Utica Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,394$53,307
Families$41,904$59,654
Married Families$60,668$76,382
Non Families$24,222$40,884

Utica Marital Status

Utica Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Utica Married by Age and Sex

Utica Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Utica Marital Status by Race

Utica Veterans

2,720

Number of Veterans

2,566

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam775
Second Gulf War404
Korea379
First Gulf War368
World War II302
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3247.22%
Black3004.73%
Hispanic671.46%
Asian481.12%
2 or More282.34%
Indian127.89%
Other80.53%

$Utica Veterans by Education

15.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Utica Employment Status

58%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Utica Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.21%

Born in New York

80.61%

Native Born

19.39%

Foreign Born

9.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.61% of Utica residents were born in the United States, with 68.21% having been born in New York. 9.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202059,672-214-0.36%
201959,886-214-0.36%
201860,100-302-0.50%
201760,402-214-0.35%
201660,616-295-0.48%
201560,911-386-0.63%
201461,297-386-0.63%
201361,683-200-0.32%
201261,883-147-0.24%
201162,030-176-0.28%
201062,2061,5550.25%
200060,651-7,986-1.23%
199068,637-6,995-0.97%
198075,632-15,741-1.87%
197091,373-9,037-0.94%
1960100,410-1,121-0.11%
1950101,5311,0130.10%
1940100,518-1,222-0.12%
1930101,7407,5840.78%
192094,15619,7372.38%
191074,41918,0362.81%
190056,38312,3762.51%
189044,00710,0932.64%
188033,9145,1101.65%
187028,8046,2752.49%
186022,5294,9642.52%
185017,5654,7833.23%
184012,7824,4594.38%
18308,3235,35110.85%
18202,9720.00%