West Seneca, New York Population 2020

45,332

West Seneca is a city located in New York. West Seneca has a 2020 population of 45,332. West Seneca is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,711 in 2010. West Seneca reached it's highest population of 45,340 in 2017.

The average household income in West Seneca is $77,301 with a poverty rate of 6.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $797 per month, and the median house value is $147,600. The median age in West Seneca is 44.9 years, 42.1 years for males, and 47.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

West Seneca Demographics

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

  • White: 97.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of West Seneca, New York is 45,332, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 45,332.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 44,711.

West Seneca, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,03897.15%
Black or African American5321.17%
Two or More Races3790.84%
Asian2240.49%
Some Other Race990.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%

West Seneca Population Pyramid 2020

West Seneca Median Age

44.9


Total

42.1


Male

47.1


Female

West Seneca Adults

There are 36,990 adults, (9,308 of whom are seniors) in West Seneca.

West Seneca Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Seneca Sex Ratio

Female

23,466

51.76%

Male

21,866

48.24%

West Seneca Households and Families

West Seneca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Seneca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All76.8%23.2%
Male71.1%28.9%
Female65.5%34.5%
Non Family61.5%38.5%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,7532.2776.8
Married9,3953.0492.3
Non Family7,8651.1661.5
Female1,8642.7865.5
Male6293.0971.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Seneca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5441.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,4164.19%
High School Graduate10,27030.39%
Some College6,29018.61%
Associates Degree5,09015.06%
Bachelors Degree6,39718.93%
Graduate Degree3,78311.20%

West Seneca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,74330,8409,721
Hispanic347321170
Black28327461
Asian219219187
Multiple Races20117967
Other Race766641
Native American3939
Islander99

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 85.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,633$52,841$36,865
Less Than High School$29,289$30,435$24,191
High School Grad$34,840$44,337$26,628
Some College$42,995$51,321$36,228
Bachelors Degree$53,816$64,603$42,368
Graduate Degree$60,557$75,119$54,117

$43,633

Average Earnings

$52,841

Average Male

$36,865

Average Female

West Seneca Language

West Seneca Language by Age

West Seneca Language

95.73% of West Seneca residents speak only English, while 4.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

West Seneca Poverty

West Seneca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,3652,6116.02%
Hispanic65413520.64%
Black513367.02%
Other902831.11%
Multiple366113.01%
Islander99100.00%

6.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

6.68%

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 Multiple, with 3.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.48%
High School7.27%
Some College5.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.58%
Female Unemployed20.64%
Male Employed3.28%
Female Employed3.09%

West Seneca Income

West Seneca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,464$77,301
Families$85,392$95,036
Married Families$94,802-
Non Families$37,647$48,386

West Seneca Marital Status

West Seneca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Seneca Married by Age and Sex

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

West Seneca Veterans

3,042

Number of Veterans

2,870

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,301
First Gulf War367
Korea310
Second Gulf War305
World War II269
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0148.38%
Hispanic6314.03%
2 or More2810.57%

$West Seneca Veterans by Education

4.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Seneca Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

West Seneca 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

90.37%

Born in New York

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.11% of West Seneca residents were born in the United States, with 90.37% having been born in New York. 0.90% 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
202045,3320.00%
201945,3320.00%
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%