Chemung County, New York Population 2020

Chemung County, New York's estimated population is 83,014 with a growth rate of -0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chemung County, New York is the 32nd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202083,014-620-0.74%
201983,634-620-0.74%
201884,254-620-0.73%
201784,874-802-0.94%
201685,676-1,042-1.20%
201586,718-461-0.53%
201487,179-1,013-1.15%
201388,192-944-1.06%
201289,1362430.27%
201188,893-5-0.01%
201088,898-6,297-6.61%
199095,195-2,461-2.52%
198097,656-3,881-3.82%
1970101,5372,8312.87%
196098,70611,87913.68%
195086,82713,10917.78%
194073,718-962-1.29%
193074,6808,80813.37%
192065,87211,21020.51%
191054,6625991.11%
190054,0635,79812.01%
189048,2655,20012.07%
188043,0657,78422.06%
187035,2818,36431.07%
186026,917-1,904-6.61%
185028,8218,08939.02%
184020,7320.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.74%
County Website
Founded
March 29, 1836
County Seat
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Chemung County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75,44387.99%
Black or African American5,2626.14%
Two or More Races2,8423.31%
Asian1,3331.55%
Some Other Race5560.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native2940.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.01%
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Chemung County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Chemung County, New York Median Age

41.3


Total

39.8


Male

43.2


Female

Chemung County, New York Adults

There are 67,080 adults, (15,319 of whom are seniors) in Chemung County, New York.

Chemung County, New York Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chemung County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

43,184

50.37%

Male

42,556

49.63%

Chemung County, New York Households and Families

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

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Chemung County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All67.9%32.1%
Male62.2%37.8%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female45%55%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,3732.3667.9
Married15,763386
Non Family12,7631.2253.7
Female4,0363.1345
Male1,8113.0562.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Chemung County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7632.94%
9th to 12th Grade4,0266.72%
High School Graduate21,58136.02%
Some College11,13418.58%
Associates Degree7,12011.88%
Bachelors Degree7,81313.04%
Graduate Degree6,48410.82%
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Chemung County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,32148,91713,054
Black3,5342,737348
Hispanic1,407903145
Multiple Races1,000888107
Asian819728643
Other Race37619039
Native American7361
Islander66

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 78.51%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,043$43,960$30,970
Less Than High School$22,324$25,720$17,824
High School Grad$30,522$34,711$25,501
Some College$34,054$45,092$28,217
Bachelors Degree$52,321$59,845$42,057
Graduate Degree$63,499$77,551$56,950

$37,043

Average Earnings

$43,960

Average Male

$30,970

Average Female

Chemung County, New York Language

Chemung County, New York Language by Age

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Chemung County, New York Language

95.84% of Chemung County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Chemung County, New York Poverty

Chemung County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White71,1869,38913.19%
Black3,8751,28633.19%
Multiple2,75693934.07%
Hispanic2,09659028.15%
Other4497917.59%
Native2793612.90%
Asian1,238312.50%
Islander10660.00%

14.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.91%

Male Poverty Rate

16.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chemung County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chemung County, New York is Islander, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chemung County, New York is Asian, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.53%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.46%
High School14.26%
Some College10.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.66%
Male Unemployed25.41%
Female Employed8.39%
Male Employed5.60%

Chemung County, New York Income

Chemung County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,299$68,938
Families$68,737$81,239
Married Families$80,291$94,244
Non Families$30,009$43,686
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Chemung County, New York Marital Status

Chemung County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chemung County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Chemung 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.

Chemung County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Chemung County, New York Veterans

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6,050

Number of Veterans

5,604

Male Veterans

446

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,960
First Gulf War929
Second Gulf War781
Korea604
World War II265
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,524
65 to 741,509
75+1,471
55 to 641,171
18 to 34375
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,6659.42%
Black2506.07%
Hispanic1116.54%
2 or More674.66%
Indian4046.51%
Asian283.20%

Chemung County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chemung County, New York Employment Status

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

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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76.48%

Born in New York

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Chemung County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 76.48% having been born in New York. 1.27% 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