Cayuga County, New York Population 2020

Cayuga County, New York's estimated population is 76,509 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cayuga County, New York is the 34th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202076,509-318-0.41%
201976,827-318-0.41%
201877,145-318-0.41%
201777,463-203-0.26%
201677,666-634-0.81%
201578,300-468-0.59%
201478,768-322-0.41%
201379,090-419-0.53%
201279,509-184-0.23%
201179,693-208-0.26%
201079,901-2,412-2.93%
199082,3132,4193.03%
198079,8942,4553.17%
197077,4393,4974.73%
196073,9423,8065.43%
195070,1364,6287.06%
194065,5087571.17%
193064,751-470-0.72%
192065,221-1,885-2.81%
191067,1068721.32%
190066,2349321.43%
189065,3022210.34%
188065,0815,5319.29%
187059,5503,7836.78%
186055,7673090.56%
185055,4585,12010.17%
184050,3382,3904.98%
183047,9489,05123.27%
182038,8979,05430.34%
181029,84313,93687.61%
180015,9070.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.41%
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Founded
1799
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Cayuga County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,52291.85%
Black or African American3,3614.32%
Two or More Races1,7992.31%
Some Other Race5520.71%
Asian3990.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2350.30%
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Cayuga County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Cayuga County, New York Median Age

42.7


Total

40.9


Male

44.6


Female

Cayuga County, New York Adults

There are 62,241 adults, (13,859 of whom are seniors) in Cayuga County, New York.

Cayuga County, New York Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cayuga County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

37,886

48.65%

Male

39,982

51.35%

Cayuga County, New York Households and Families

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

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Cayuga County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
Male71.8%28.2%
All71%29%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female49.1%50.9%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,2512.3571
Married14,1012.9888.8
Non Family11,5381.2656.4
Female3,815349.1
Male1,7973.0371.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cayuga County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7043.07%
9th to 12th Grade5,1089.20%
High School Graduate18,30632.97%
Some College10,50318.92%
Associates Degree7,51213.53%
Bachelors Degree7,45113.42%
Graduate Degree4,9428.90%
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Cayuga County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White51,13146,10311,977
Black2,3111,194140
Hispanic1,324727136
Multiple Races57244750
Other Race35219328
Asian27623477
Native American17214319

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,614$44,004$32,313
Less Than High School$23,279$30,507$17,067
High School Grad$32,994$40,055$25,042
Some College$37,208$47,526$30,919
Bachelors Degree$50,806$63,291$43,780
Graduate Degree$63,049$63,792$62,782

$38,614

Average Earnings

$44,004

Average Male

$32,313

Average Female

Cayuga County, New York Language

Cayuga County, New York Language by Age

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Cayuga County, New York Language

95.57% of Cayuga County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Cayuga County, New York Poverty

Cayuga County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,1227,21710.59%
Multiple1,61354934.04%
Black1,56143127.61%
Hispanic1,65932419.53%
Other4349020.74%
Native2286327.63%
Asian355143.94%

11.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.74%

Male Poverty Rate

12.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cayuga County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cayuga County, New York is Multiple, with 34.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cayuga County, New York is Asian, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.19%
High School10.75%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.28%
Female Unemployed25.24%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed4.30%

Cayuga County, New York Income

Cayuga County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,579$71,215
Families$69,112$83,544
Married Families$82,922$96,905
Non Families$34,889$46,022
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Cayuga County, New York Marital Status

Cayuga County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cayuga County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Cayuga 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 55-64.

Cayuga County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Cayuga County, New York Veterans

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5,334

Number of Veterans

5,050

Male Veterans

284

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,204
First Gulf War746
Second Gulf War628
Korea518
World War II246
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,663
75+1,251
35 to 541,098
55 to 64988
18 to 34334
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2029.03%
Black1123.94%
Hispanic372.35%
Indian115.95%
Other51.24%
2 or More40.47%

Cayuga County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cayuga County, New York Employment Status

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60%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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86.13%

Born in New York

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.70% of Cayuga County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 86.13% having been born in New York. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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