Waterford, New York Population 2020

8,647
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Waterford is a city located in New York. Waterford has a 2020 population of 8,647. Waterford is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,439 in 2010.

The average household income in Waterford is $80,808 with a poverty rate of 6.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $953 per month, and the median house value is $205,600. The median age in Waterford is 37.3 years, 36 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Waterford Demographics

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

  • White: 93.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Asian: 2.08%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waterford, New York is 8,647, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,559.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,439.

Waterford, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,92093.46%
Two or More Races1882.22%
Asian1762.08%
Some Other Race1141.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.53%
Black or African American310.37%
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Waterford Population Pyramid 2020

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Waterford Median Age

37.3


Total

36


Male

38.5


Female

Waterford Adults

There are 6,757 adults, (1,180 of whom are seniors) in Waterford.

Waterford Age Dependency

51.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterford Sex Ratio

Female

4,325

51.04%

Male

4,149

48.96%

Waterford Households and Families

Waterford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All59%41%
Female49%51%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Male20.2%79.8%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5342.3959
Married1,4773.1480.3
Non Family1,3721.2744.5
Female5222.7949
Male1633.7520.2

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Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

9.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Waterford Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2193.69%
9th to 12th Grade4096.90%
High School Graduate1,73029.17%
Some College1,05717.82%
Associates Degree92115.53%
Bachelors Degree1,15119.41%
Graduate Degree4447.49%
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Waterford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4354,8911,465
Hispanic17811223
Other Race114114
Asian1129467
Multiple Races807913
Native American454519
Black31318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.82%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,000$53,823$36,498
Less Than High School$$38,417$
High School Grad$36,398$44,792$20,365
Some College$47,191$56,103$37,396
Bachelors Degree$50,434$56,705$48,500
Graduate Degree$52,837$84,286$42,981

$45,000

Average Earnings

$53,823

Average Male

$36,498

Average Female

Waterford Language

Waterford Language by Age

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Waterford Language

95.56% of Waterford residents speak only English, while 4.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Waterford Poverty

Waterford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6914045.25%
Hispanic3397421.83%
Asian1767140.34%
Multiple18873.72%
Other11410.88%

6.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.59%

Male Poverty Rate

7.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterford is Asian, with 40.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterford is Other, with 0.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.89%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.21%
Bachelors or Greater5.96%
Some College5.86%
High School5.03%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.11%
Male Unemployed17.89%
Female Employed3.12%
Male Employed2.76%

Waterford Income

Waterford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,483$80,808
Families$75,655$95,930
Married Families$104,188-
Non Families$45,907$51,366
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Waterford Marital Status

Waterford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterford Married by Age and Sex

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Waterford 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 45-54.

Waterford Marital Status by Race

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Waterford Veterans

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488

Number of Veterans

467

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War122
World War II92
Korea48
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+218
35 to 54129
65 to 74111
55 to 6430
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4487.09%
Indian2657.78%
Hispanic126.45%
Other1210.53%
Asian21.60%

Waterford Veterans by Education

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0.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterford Employment Status

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74.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,647440.51%
20198,603440.51%
20188,559440.52%
20178,515250.29%
20168,490630.75%
20158,427770.92%
20148,350-50-0.60%
20138,400-20-0.24%
20128,420-19-0.23%
20118,4390.00%
20108,4390.00%