Wheatley Heights, New York Population 2020

4,921
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Wheatley Heights is a city located in New York. Wheatley Heights has a 2020 population of 4,921. Wheatley Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,130 in 2010. Wheatley Heights reached it's highest population of 5,523 in 2011.

The average household income in Wheatley Heights is $129,412 with a poverty rate of 2.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,314 per month, and the median house value is $392,300. The median age in Wheatley Heights is 37.4 years, 33.7 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.0 males.

Wheatley Heights Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.24%
  • White: 28.86%
  • Asian: 8.43%
  • Other race: 4.94%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wheatley Heights, New York is 4,921, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,921.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,130.

Wheatley Heights, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,66954.24%
White1,42028.86%
Asian4158.43%
Some Other Race2434.94%
Two or More Races1743.54%
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Wheatley Heights Population Pyramid 2020

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Wheatley Heights Median Age

37.4


Total

33.7


Male

40.5


Female

Wheatley Heights Adults

There are 3,636 adults, (539 of whom are seniors) in Wheatley Heights.

Wheatley Heights Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheatley Heights Sex Ratio

Female

2,604

52.92%

Male

2,317

47.08%

Wheatley Heights Households and Families

Wheatley Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheatley Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female94.8%5.2%
Married93.1%6.9%
Male90%10%
All89.2%10.8%
Non Family70.9%29.1%

89.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3003.7489.2
Married7714.3993.1
Non Family2371.0370.9
Female2324.2594.8
Male604.0890

4.17

Average Family Size

3.74

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wheatley Heights Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade712.21%
9th to 12th Grade1073.33%
High School Graduate80725.09%
Some College60318.74%
Associates Degree32310.04%
Bachelors Degree70521.91%
Graduate Degree60118.68%
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Wheatley Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,7361,657755
White714710308
Hispanic43335566
Asian275258162
Other Race13911838
Multiple Races929217

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.91%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,588$50,565$49,239
Less Than High School$30,938$$26,406
High School Grad$35,027$38,155$22,143
Some College$36,116$40,580$31,827
Bachelors Degree$78,500$73,438$79,438
Graduate Degree$82,587$85,625$81,250

$49,588

Average Earnings

$50,565

Average Male

$49,239

Average Female

Wheatley Heights Language

Wheatley Heights Language by Age

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Wheatley Heights Language

75.75% of Wheatley Heights residents speak only English, while 24.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.96% of the population.

Wheatley Heights Poverty

Wheatley Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,663823.08%
Other2283816.67%
Hispanic703334.69%
White977212.15%

2.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.56%

Male Poverty Rate

3.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheatley Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheatley Heights is Other, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheatley Heights is White, with 2.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.45%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.79%
High School7.56%
Some College3.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.31%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed3.04%
Female Employed1.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wheatley Heights Income

Wheatley Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$117,692$129,412
Families$133,672$143,827
Married Families$153,454-
Non Families$31,477$44,605
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Wheatley Heights Marital Status

Wheatley Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheatley Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Wheatley Heights 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 35-44.

Wheatley Heights Marital Status by Race

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Wheatley Heights Veterans

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131

Number of Veterans

129

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
Vietnam26
World War II17
Korea2
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+29
55 to 6427
65 to 7426
18 to 3426
35 to 5423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White746.54%
Black462.41%
Hispanic183.33%
Asian113.82%

Wheatley Heights Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheatley Heights Employment Status

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

5%

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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71.00%

Born in New York

77.83%

Native Born

22.17%

Foreign Born

5.20%

Non Citizen

16.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.83% of Wheatley Heights residents were born in the United States, with 71.00% having been born in New York. 5.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,9210.00%
20194,9210.00%
20184,921-117-2.32%
20175,038-38-0.75%
20165,076-144-2.76%
20155,22090.17%
20145,211-145-2.71%
20135,3561182.25%
20125,238-285-5.16%
20115,5233937.66%
20105,1300.00%