Dutchess County, New York Population 2020

Dutchess County, New York's estimated population is 294,254 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dutchess County, New York is the 15th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020294,2542680.09%
2019293,9862680.09%
2018293,7182680.09%
2017293,4504010.14%
2016293,049-1,059-0.36%
2015294,108-1,038-0.35%
2014295,146-1,126-0.38%
2013296,272-776-0.26%
2012297,048-1,070-0.36%
2011298,1183870.13%
2010297,73138,26914.75%
1990259,46214,4075.88%
1980245,05522,76010.24%
1970222,29546,28726.30%
1960176,00839,22728.68%
1950136,78116,23913.47%
1940120,54215,08014.30%
1930105,46213,71514.95%
192091,7474,0864.66%
191087,6615,9917.34%
190081,6703,7914.87%
189077,879-1,305-1.65%
188079,1845,1436.95%
187074,0419,10014.01%
186064,9415,94910.08%
185058,9926,59412.58%
184052,3981,4722.89%
183050,9264,3119.25%
182046,615-4,748-9.24%
181051,3633,5887.51%
180047,7752,5095.54%
179045,2660.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.09%
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Founded
1713
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Dutchess County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White230,15878.31%
Black or African American30,83010.49%
Some Other Race11,7113.98%
Asian10,6643.63%
Two or More Races9,3533.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0610.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1170.04%
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Dutchess County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Dutchess County, New York Median Age

42


Total

40.6


Male

43.5


Female

Dutchess County, New York Adults

There are 236,843 adults, (48,700 of whom are seniors) in Dutchess County, New York.

Dutchess County, New York Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dutchess County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

147,720

50.26%

Male

146,174

49.74%

Dutchess County, New York Households and Families

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

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Dutchess County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All68.8%31.2%
Male66.4%33.6%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female48.5%51.5%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All107,3472.5768.8
Married56,2823.2184.3
Non Family35,3681.2550.8
Female11,3473.248.5
Male4,3503.2466.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dutchess County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,5403.20%
9th to 12th Grade12,7866.25%
High School Graduate53,65526.24%
Some College37,74218.46%
Associates Degree21,78710.66%
Bachelors Degree39,65519.39%
Graduate Degree32,30015.80%
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Dutchess County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White153,851143,44757,477
Black20,80617,6504,592
Hispanic20,31015,3854,481
Asian7,3346,5894,752
Other Race6,9854,608918
Multiple Races3,3653,086870
Native American647463230
Islander10810023

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.79%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,372$52,928$39,664
Less Than High School$24,097$25,210$21,368
High School Grad$35,009$40,859$27,756
Some College$41,581$50,810$32,457
Bachelors Degree$59,448$71,202$51,133
Graduate Degree$82,213$97,018$73,044

$46,372

Average Earnings

$52,928

Average Male

$39,664

Average Female

Dutchess County, New York Language

Dutchess County, New York Language by Age

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Dutchess County, New York Language

84.40% of Dutchess County, New York residents speak only English, while 15.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.05% of the population.

Dutchess County, New York Poverty

Dutchess County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White202,49914,4207.12%
Hispanic32,5694,97115.26%
Black26,9984,41916.37%
Other10,6902,20520.63%
Multiple8,5481,14913.44%
Asian9,6056376.63%
Native928889.48%
Islander1032019.42%

9.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.41%

Male Poverty Rate

9.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dutchess County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dutchess County, New York is Other, with 20.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dutchess County, New York is Asian, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.28%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.77%
High School10.38%
Some College7.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.88%
Male Unemployed22.56%
Female Employed4.99%
Male Employed3.94%

Dutchess County, New York Income

Dutchess County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,028$100,352
Families$97,249$117,860
Married Families$109,921$131,950
Non Families$42,490$61,046
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Dutchess County, New York Marital Status

Dutchess County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dutchess County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Dutchess 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.

Dutchess County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Dutchess County, New York Veterans

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14,878

Number of Veterans

14,237

Male Veterans

641

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,531
Korea1,887
First Gulf War1,809
Second Gulf War1,584
World War II693
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Age Group Veterans
75+4,550
65 to 744,145
35 to 542,803
55 to 642,615
18 to 34765
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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,3607.05%
Black1,2034.93%
Hispanic7933.20%
Other1321.54%
2 or More1072.27%
Asian510.59%
Indian232.83%
Hawaiian21.77%

Dutchess County, New York Veterans by Education

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3.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dutchess County, New York Employment Status

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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70.14%

Born in New York

88.51%

Native Born

11.49%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

6.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.51% of Dutchess County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 70.14% having been born in New York. 4.72% 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