Jefferson County, New York Population 2022

Jefferson County, New York's estimated population is 103,738 with a growth rate of -1.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, New York is the 26th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 116,592 and has seen a growth of -11.02% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
181015,1400.00%
182032,95217,812117.65%
183048,49315,54147.16%
184060,98412,49125.76%
185068,1537,16911.76%
186069,8251,6722.45%
187065,415-4,410-6.32%
188066,1036881.05%
189068,8062,7034.09%
190076,7487,94211.54%
191080,3823,6344.73%
192082,2501,8682.32%
193083,5741,3241.61%
194084,0034290.51%
195085,5211,5181.81%
196087,8352,3142.71%
197088,5086730.77%
198088,151-357-0.40%
1990110,94322,79225.86%
2010116,5925,6495.09%
2011117,7521,1600.99%
2012120,2352,4832.11%
2013118,490-1,745-1.45%
2014117,971-519-0.44%
2015116,371-1,600-1.36%
2016112,980-3,391-2.91%
2017113,1571770.16%
2018111,866-1,291-1.14%
2019109,834-2,032-1.82%
2020107,802-2,032-1.85%
2021105,770-2,032-1.88%
2022103,738-2,032-1.92%
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Jefferson County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White95,29485.50%
Black or African American6,6075.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native4930.44%
Asian1,8831.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2720.24%
Some Other Race1,5461.39%
Two or More Races5,3594.81%
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Jefferson County, New York Population by Race

Jefferson County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson County, New York Median Age

32.8


Total

31.1


Male

35


Female

Jefferson County, New York Adults

There are 84,644 adults, (15,169 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, New York.

Jefferson County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

53,059

47.61%

Male

58,395

52.39%

Jefferson County, New York Population by Age

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

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Jefferson County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.5%32.5%
Male56.5%43.5%
All55.7%44.3%
Non Family43%57%
Female39.9%60.1%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,0462.4455.7
Married21,6983.0267.5
Male2,2173.1256.5
Female4,4763.1639.9
Non Family14,6551.2543

2.95

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Jefferson County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9392.73%
9th to 12th Grade4,4736.31%
High School Graduate24,46434.51%
Some College15,30921.59%
Associates Degree8,77912.38%
Bachelors Degree9,45513.34%
Graduate Degree6,4779.14%
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Jefferson County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,058961515
Islander14314340
White60,72655,35213,808
2+ Races2,1872,018459
Black3,4983,167680
Hispanic3,9263,440563
Other Race83064144
Native American2832374

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 48.68%.

Jefferson County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,370$45,014$29,081
Less Than 9th Grade$23,862$26,858$18,844
High School Graduate$30,331$38,788$20,789
Some College$36,324$46,671$27,307
Bachelors Degree$47,697$54,579$35,476
Graduate Degree$61,867$74,344$56,672

$37,370

Average Earnings

$45,014

Average Male

$29,081

Average Female

Jefferson County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, New York Language by Age

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Jefferson County, New York Language

91.51% of Jefferson County, New York residents speak only English, while 8.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.12% of the population.

Jefferson County, New York Language

Jefferson County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3679626.16%
Asian1,59840425.28%
Hispanic7,1531,71223.93%
Multiple4,7731,09722.98%
Black4,9381,06121.49%
Islander2363012.71%
White87,44311,09512.69%
Other247NaN%

14.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.85%

Male Poverty Rate

15.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, New York is Native, with 26.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, New York is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.15%.

Jefferson County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.91%
High School16.58%
Some College9.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Jefferson County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.79%
Male Unemployed26.50%
Female Employed8.10%
Female Unemployed32.95%

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

Jefferson County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,726$70,620
Families$66,711$81,292
Married Families$75,932$88,335
Non Families$34,213$45,903
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson 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 35-44.

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson County, New York Marital Status

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9,829

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,387
First Gulf War2,317
Vietnam2,116
Korea467
World War II103

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,366
35 to 542,730
55 to 641,693
65 to 741,672
75+1,368

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,35212.56%
Black78723.00%
Native American5320.00%
Asian13211.49%
Islander4950.52%
Other Race16619.51%
2+ Races29012.40%
Hispanic48912.87%

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, New York Employment by Age

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Jefferson County, New York Employment by Race

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Jefferson 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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66.30%

Born in Jefferson County, New York

95.70%

Native Born

4.30%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

2.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.70% of Jefferson County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 66.30% having been born in New York. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson 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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