Broome County, New York Population 2020

Broome County, New York's estimated population is 189,059 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Broome County, New York is the 19th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020189,059-1,300-0.68%
2019190,359-1,300-0.68%
2018191,659-1,300-0.67%
2017192,959-1,386-0.71%
2016194,345-1,449-0.74%
2015195,794-1,457-0.74%
2014197,251-660-0.33%
2013197,911-747-0.38%
2012198,658-688-0.35%
2011199,346-1,132-0.56%
2010200,478-11,682-5.51%
1990212,160-1,488-0.70%
1980213,648-8,167-3.68%
1970221,8159,1544.30%
1960212,66127,96315.14%
1950184,69818,94911.43%
1940165,74918,72712.74%
1930147,02233,41229.41%
1920113,61034,80144.16%
191078,8099,66013.97%
190069,1496,1769.81%
189062,97313,49027.26%
188049,4835,38012.20%
187044,1038,19722.83%
186035,9065,24617.11%
185030,6608,32237.25%
184022,3384,75927.07%
183017,5793,23622.56%
182014,3436,21376.42%
18108,1300.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.68%
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Founded
1806
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Broome County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White167,04185.93%
Black or African American11,1775.75%
Asian8,2384.24%
Two or More Races5,6742.92%
Some Other Race1,7910.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native3920.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander890.05%
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Broome County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Broome County, New York Median Age

39.8


Total

37.7


Male

41.7


Female

Broome County, New York Adults

There are 156,441 adults, (35,621 of whom are seniors) in Broome County, New York.

Broome County, New York Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Broome County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

98,794

50.82%

Male

95,608

49.18%

Broome County, New York Households and Families

Broome County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Broome County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All65.3%34.7%
Male59.1%40.9%
Female49.7%50.3%
Non Family48.6%51.4%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All78,5942.3465.3
Married33,6653.0786.2
Non Family32,1781.2948.6
Female9,2283.1549.7
Male3,5232.9359.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Broome County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5202.73%
9th to 12th Grade8,7936.82%
High School Graduate40,07931.08%
Some College23,49318.22%
Associates Degree16,59112.87%
Bachelors Degree20,18815.66%
Graduate Degree16,28612.63%
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Broome County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White114,711105,12032,180
Black5,9024,7861,068
Asian3,6282,9971,937
Hispanic3,4582,6861,048
Multiple Races1,5001,239326
Other Race942602128
Native American30328483
Islander606013

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.39%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,057$41,442$31,359
Less Than High School$21,762$27,581$15,402
High School Grad$28,259$32,325$22,510
Some College$33,861$40,192$30,314
Bachelors Degree$47,856$55,308$38,675
Graduate Degree$60,473$73,361$55,452

$36,057

Average Earnings

$41,442

Average Male

$31,359

Average Female

Broome County, New York Language

Broome County, New York Language by Age

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Broome County, New York Language

90.44% of Broome County, New York residents speak only English, while 9.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Broome County, New York Poverty

Broome County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White156,18820,43513.08%
Black10,2734,28941.75%
Asian6,9202,69738.97%
Hispanic7,1682,58836.10%
Multiple5,3581,90035.46%
Other1,63781950.03%
Native37411731.28%
Islander72912.50%

16.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.54%

Male Poverty Rate

18.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Broome County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Broome County, New York is Other, with 50.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Broome County, New York is Islander, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.42%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.32%
High School14.40%
Some College11.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.69%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.90%
Male Unemployed31.80%
Female Employed9.98%
Male Employed6.51%

Broome County, New York Income

Broome County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,859$67,135
Families$67,342$83,035
Married Families$79,956$97,087
Non Families$29,088$41,374
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Broome County, New York Marital Status

Broome County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Broome County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Broome County, New York 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 45-54.

Broome County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Broome County, New York Veterans

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11,857

Number of Veterans

11,168

Male Veterans

689

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,319
First Gulf War1,479
Korea1,415
Second Gulf War1,160
World War II592
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Age Group Veterans
75+3,598
65 to 743,206
55 to 642,273
35 to 542,182
18 to 34598
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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,4058.31%
Black2323.00%
Hispanic1152.21%
Asian640.91%
2 or More612.25%
Indian4713.62%
Hawaiian3044.12%
Other181.44%

Broome County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Broome County, New York Employment Status

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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76.44%

Born in New York

93.13%

Native Born

6.87%

Foreign Born

3.14%

Non Citizen

3.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.13% of Broome County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 76.44% having been born in New York. 3.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990