Herkimer County, New York Population 2022

Herkimer County, New York's estimated population is 60,137 with a growth rate of -0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Herkimer County, New York is the 41st largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 64,470 and has seen a growth of -6.72% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
180014,5030.00%
181022,0467,54352.01%
182031,0178,97140.69%
183035,8704,85315.65%
184037,4771,6074.48%
185038,2447672.05%
186040,5612,3176.06%
187039,929-632-1.56%
188042,6692,7406.86%
189045,6082,9396.89%
190051,0495,44111.93%
191056,3565,30710.40%
192064,9628,60615.27%
193064,006-956-1.47%
194059,527-4,479-7.00%
195061,4071,8803.16%
196066,3704,9638.08%
197067,6331,2631.90%
198066,714-919-1.36%
199065,797-917-1.37%
201064,470-1,327-2.02%
201164,386-84-0.13%
201264,227-159-0.25%
201363,883-344-0.54%
201463,384-499-0.78%
201562,652-732-1.15%
201662,436-216-0.34%
201762,163-273-0.44%
201861,713-450-0.72%
201961,319-394-0.64%
202060,925-394-0.64%
202160,531-394-0.65%
202260,137-394-0.65%
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Herkimer County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,51894.78%
Black or African American8661.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.12%
Asian3090.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.09%
Some Other Race3690.60%
Two or More Races1,5462.50%
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Herkimer County, New York Population by Race

Herkimer County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Herkimer County, New York Median Age

44.3


Total

42.7


Male

45.4


Female

Herkimer County, New York Adults

There are 49,028 adults, (12,728 of whom are seniors) in Herkimer County, New York.

Herkimer County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Herkimer County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

31,182

50.51%

Male

30,556

49.49%

Herkimer County, New York Population by Age

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

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Herkimer County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All74.3%25.7%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Male60.3%39.7%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herkimer County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,0932.4174.3
Married12,0433.1189.1
Male1,3033.4260.3
Female2,4453.0161.1
Non Family9,3021.2260.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Herkimer County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3883.17%
9th to 12th Grade2,7026.18%
High School Graduate16,07636.76%
Some College8,39119.19%
Associates Degree5,93713.58%
Bachelors Degree5,29112.10%
Graduate Degree3,9479.03%
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Herkimer County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herkimer County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian16614060
2+ Races654590207
Hispanic616499139
White42,02138,2238,888
Islander47446
Black34128829
Other Race1431229
Native American69271

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.14%.

Herkimer County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,743$43,053$33,265
Less Than 9th Grade$31,745$36,852$17,647
High School Graduate$32,203$38,090$25,634
Some College$37,161$44,403$33,425
Bachelors Degree$46,782$61,220$37,457
Graduate Degree$60,274$65,078$58,563

$37,743

Average Earnings

$43,053

Average Male

$33,265

Average Female

Herkimer County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herkimer County, New York Language by Age

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Herkimer County, New York Language

94.04% of Herkimer County, New York residents speak only English, while 5.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Herkimer County, New York Language

Herkimer County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native763546.05%
Black78116921.64%
Asian2905920.34%
Hispanic1,35227320.19%
White56,9037,35912.93%
Other132NaN%
Multiple1,53531120.26%

13.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.35%

Male Poverty Rate

14.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herkimer County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herkimer County, New York is Native, with 46.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herkimer County, New York is Multiple, with 20.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.71%.

Herkimer County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.48%
High School14.00%
Some College8.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Herkimer County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.18%
Male Unemployed25.51%
Female Employed6.46%
Female Unemployed31.34%

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

Herkimer County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,438$71,313
Families$75,594$84,767
Married Families$83,722$95,166
Non Families$32,590$44,815
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Income by Household Type

Herkimer County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Herkimer County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Herkimer 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.

Herkimer County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Herkimer County, New York Marital Status

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4,342

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War667
First Gulf War641
Vietnam1,567
Korea397
World War II89

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34413
35 to 54844
55 to 64681
65 to 741,328
75+1,076

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2138.98%
Black71.20%
Native American710.14%
Asian20.80%
Other Race168.00%
2+ Races9710.86%
Hispanic9210.37%

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Race

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herkimer County, New York Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Herkimer County, New York Employment by Age

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Herkimer County, New York Employment by Race

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Herkimer 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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86.02%

Born in Herkimer County, New York

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Herkimer County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 86.02% having been born in New York. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Herkimer 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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