Waterville, New York Population 2020

1,538
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Waterville is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 1,538, it is the 355th largest city in New York and the 8622nd largest city in the United States. Waterville is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually but its population has decreased by -2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,583 in 2010. Waterville reached it's highest population of 1,584 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Waterville has a population density of 1,086 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waterville is $68,138 with a poverty rate of 10.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $117,700. The median age in Waterville is 44.7 years, 38.2 years for males, and 49.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Waterville Demographics

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

  • White: 97.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.50%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waterville, New York is 1,538, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,526.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,583.

Waterville, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,56597.93%
Two or More Races211.31%
Black or African American80.50%
Some Other Race40.25%
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Waterville Population Pyramid 2020

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Waterville Median Age

44.7


Total

38.2


Male

49.9


Female

Waterville Adults

There are 1,286 adults, (364 of whom are seniors) in Waterville.

Waterville Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterville Sex Ratio

Female

813

50.88%

Male

785

49.12%

Waterville Households and Families

Waterville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
All61.5%38.5%
Male47.8%52.2%
Female43.3%56.7%
Non Family28.6%71.4%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6332.3661.5
Married3023.0392.7
Non Family2411.2328.6
Female672.9643.3
Male233.6547.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

12.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Waterville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.80%
9th to 12th Grade373.18%
High School Graduate44538.20%
Some College15613.39%
Associates Degree14812.70%
Bachelors Degree23920.52%
Graduate Degree11910.21%
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Waterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1531,096358
Black87
Hispanic44
Other Race44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.05%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,353$41,310$32,200
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,815$38,750$21,250
Some College$44,531$41,250$45,592
Bachelors Degree$55,250$59,306$31,250
Graduate Degree$57,500$$58,000

$37,353

Average Earnings

$41,310

Average Male

$32,200

Average Female

Waterville Language

Waterville Language by Age

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Waterville Language

99.20% of Waterville residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Waterville Poverty

Waterville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,48015810.68%
Black3133.33%

10.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

13.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterville is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterville is White, with 10.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.06%.

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Name Poverty
High School19.89%
Less Than High School15.52%
Some College6.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Female Employed5.90%
Male Employed2.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waterville Income

Waterville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,548$68,138
Families$78,125$85,738
Married Families$81,371-
Non Families$27,235$37,632
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Waterville Marital Status

Waterville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterville Married by Age and Sex

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Waterville 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 35-44.

Waterville Marital Status by Race

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Waterville Veterans

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108

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War12
Korea10
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5438
75+32
65 to 7420
55 to 649
18 to 349
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Waterville Veterans by Education

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4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterville Employment Status

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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89.92%

Born in New York

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Waterville residents were born in the United States, with 89.92% having been born in New York. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,53860.39%
20191,53260.39%
20181,526-9-0.59%
20171,53560.39%
20161,529-16-1.04%
20151,545-9-0.58%
20141,554-6-0.38%
20131,560-12-0.76%
20121,572-3-0.19%
20111,575-9-0.57%
20101,5840.00%