Broome County, New York Population 2021

Broome County, New York's estimated population is 187,614 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Broome County, New York is the 20th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 200,481 and has seen a growth of -6.42% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021187,614-1,437-0.76%
2020189,051-1,437-0.75%
2019190,488-1,437-0.75%
2018191,925-1,175-0.61%
2017193,100-1,398-0.72%
2016194,498-1,430-0.73%
2015195,928-1,323-0.67%
2014197,251-663-0.33%
2013197,914-753-0.38%
2012198,667-696-0.35%
2011199,363-1,118-0.56%
2010200,481-11,679-5.50%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.76%
County Website
Founded
1806
County Seat
2010 Population
200,481
Growth Since 2010
-6.42%
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Broome County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White165,10885.46%
Black or African American10,9185.65%
Asian8,3894.34%
Two or More Races6,2923.26%
Some Other Race2,0581.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native3480.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander750.04%
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Broome County, New York Population by Race

Broome County, New York Population Pyramid $2021

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Broome County, New York Median Age

39.9


Total

37.6


Male

41.7


Female

Broome County, New York Adults

There are 155,560 adults, (36,107 of whom are seniors) in Broome County, New York.

Broome County, New York Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Broome County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

98,111

50.79%

Male

95,077

49.21%

Broome County, New York Population by Age

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

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Broome County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All65.2%34.8%
Male59.6%40.4%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Female46.9%53.1%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Broome County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All78,5492.3365.2
Married33,4873.0487
Non Family32,5041.348.4
Female9,2483.1546.9
Male3,3102.9759.6

2.96

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Broome County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4902.73%
9th to 12th Grade8,4376.59%
High School Graduate40,30231.47%
Some College22,86917.86%
Associates Degree16,62112.98%
Bachelors Degree19,78115.45%
Graduate Degree16,56412.93%
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Broome County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Broome County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White113,480104,34432,270
Black6,0124,9541,052
Asian3,6842,8811,773
Hispanic3,5702,8141,027
2+ Races1,6891,489299
Other Race1,025695185
Native American25020653
Islander464616

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 48.13%.

Broome County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,367$42,744$32,376
Less Than 9th Grade$22,407$26,832$18,093
High School Graduate$29,476$33,052$24,178
Some College$35,126$41,610$30,394
Bachelors Degree$50,784$59,164$40,849
Graduate Degree$61,278$70,505$57,928

$37,367

Average Earnings

$42,744

Average Male

$32,376

Average Female

Broome County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Broome County, New York Language by Age

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Broome County, New York Language

90.60% of Broome County, New York residents speak only English, while 9.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Broome County, New York Language

Broome County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White154,21321,17213.73%
Black10,1123,89038.47%
Asian7,3112,85839.09%
Hispanic7,3862,53734.35%
Multiple6,0142,00333.31%
Other1,94695048.82%
Native3286319.21%
Islander621219.35%

17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.16%

Male Poverty Rate

18.62%

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 48.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Broome County, New York is White, with 13.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.74%.

Broome County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.51%
High School14.80%
Some College11.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%

Broome County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.56%
Male Unemployed33.30%
Female Employed10.58%
Male Employed6.56%

Broome County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Broome County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,226$69,491
Families$68,775$86,150
Married Families$81,876$100,863
Non Families$29,845$42,959
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Income by Household Type

Broome County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 55-64, 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 Marital Status

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11,417

Number of Veterans

10,675

Male Veterans

742

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,358
First Gulf War1,551
Korea1,251
Second Gulf War1,240
World War II519

Broome County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+3,432
65 to 743,205
55 to 642,105
35 to 541,903
18 to 34772

Broome County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,8718.01%
Black2793.65%
Asian1552.16%
Hispanic1372.54%
2+ Races431.39%
Native American3110.44%
Other Race251.66%
Islander1322.81%

Broome County, New York Veterans by Race

Broome County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Broome County, New York Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Broome County, New York Employment by Age

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Broome County, New York Employment by Race

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Broome County, New York 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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76.82%

Born in Broome County, New York

93.00%

Native Born

7.00%

Foreign Born

3.09%

Non Citizen

3.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.00% of Broome County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 76.82% having been born in New York. 3.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Broome County, New York Place of Birth

  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

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