West Seneca, New York Population 2022

45,344
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West Seneca is a city located in New York. West Seneca has a 2020 population of 45,344. West Seneca is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,711 in 2010.

The average household income in West Seneca is $78,521 with a poverty rate of 6.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $151,700. The median age in West Seneca is 45.5 years, 44.1 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

West Seneca Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Senecawas:

  • White: 97.10%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of West Seneca, New York is 45,344 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 45,344.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 44,711.

West Seneca, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,02897.10%
Black or African American4911.08%
Two or More Races4230.93%
Asian1920.42%
Some Other Race1380.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%
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West Seneca Population by Race

West Seneca Population Pyramid $2022

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West Seneca Median Age

45.5


Total

44.1


Male

47.1


Female

West Seneca Adults

There are 37,065 adults, (9,574 of whom are seniors) in West Seneca.

West Seneca Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Seneca Sex Ratio

Female

23,670

52.20%

Male

21,674

47.80%

West Seneca Population by Age

West Seneca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Seneca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female64.6%35.4%
All76%24%
Male78.8%21.2%
Married91.8%8.2%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Seneca Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,8452.2676
Married9,3313.0291.8
Non Family7,8441.1759.9
Female1,9872.7564.6
Male683378.8

2.91

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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West Seneca Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4491.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,3804.07%
High School Graduate10,59031.26%
Some College6,05917.89%
Associates Degree5,37315.86%
Bachelors Degree6,38318.84%
Graduate Degree3,64110.75%
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West Seneca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Seneca Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32,77630,9969,577
Hispanic404381175
Black34233879
2+ Races19617463
Asian176176171
Other Race918345
Native American4848
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 97.16%.

West Seneca Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,717$53,704$37,162
Less Than 9th Grade$30,840$32,216$18,636
High School Graduate$35,263$46,892$26,188
Some College$42,440$51,649$35,629
Bachelors Degree$54,704$64,842$43,651
Graduate Degree$61,104$73,317$55,179

$44,717

Average Earnings

$53,704

Average Male

$37,162

Average Female

West Seneca Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Seneca Language by Age

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West Seneca Language

95.88% of West Seneca residents speak only English, while 4.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

West Seneca Language

West Seneca Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,3112,5425.87%
Hispanic73212517.08%
Multiple4084811.76%
Black474265.49%
Other25NaN%
Islander88100.00%

6.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.58%

Male Poverty Rate

6.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Seneca

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Seneca is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.08%.

West Seneca Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.97%
High School6.95%
Some College6.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%

West Seneca Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.07%
Male Unemployed27.99%
Female Employed3.01%
Male Employed2.78%

West Seneca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Seneca Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,617$78,521
Families$85,982$96,283
Married Families$95,625-
Non Families$40,640$48,775
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Income by Household Type

West Seneca Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West Seneca Married by Age and Sex

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West Seneca 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.

West Seneca Marital Status by Race

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West Seneca Marital Status

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3,054

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,429
First Gulf War416
Korea267
Second Gulf War255
World War II142

West Seneca Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,063
75+868
35 to 54512
55 to 64502
18 to 34109

West Seneca Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0328.42%
Hispanic6612.55%
2+ Races228.21%

West Seneca Veterans by Race

West Seneca Veterans by Education

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4.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Seneca Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Seneca Employment by Age

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West Seneca Employment by Race

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West Seneca Employment by Education

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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90.67%

Born in West Seneca

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of West Seneca residents were born in the United States, with 90.67% having been born in New York. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Seneca Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202245,3440.00%
202145,3440.00%
202045,3440.00%
201945,344120.03%
201845,332-8-0.02%
201745,3401430.32%
201645,1971080.24%
201545,0891870.42%
201444,9021290.29%
201344,773350.08%
201244,738680.15%
201144,670-41-0.09%
201044,7110.00%

West Seneca Population by Year