Jefferson County, New York Population 2024

114,551

Jefferson County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 114,551 with a growth rate of -0.9% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, New York is the 25th largest county in New York. The 2010 population was 116,609 and has seen a growth of -1.76% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029109,336-1,043-0.94%
2028110,379-1,043-0.94%
2027111,422-1,043-0.93%
2026112,465-1,043-0.92%
2025113,508-1,043-0.91%
2024114,551-1,043-0.9%
2023115,594-1,043-0.89%
2022116,637-1,043-0.89%
2021117,6801,4071.21%
2020116,2736,1305.57%
2019110,143-2,123-1.89%
2018112,266-1,222-1.08%
2017113,4882080.18%
2016113,280-3,259-2.8%
2015116,539-1,582-1.34%
2014118,121-496-0.42%
2013118,617-1,718-1.43%
2012120,3352,5262.14%
2011117,8091,2001.03%
2010116,609
1990110,94322,79225.86%
198088,151-357-0.4%
197088,5086730.77%
196087,8352,3142.71%
195085,5211,5181.81%
194084,0034290.51%
193083,5741,3241.61%
192082,2501,8682.32%
191080,3823,6344.73%
190076,7487,94211.54%
189068,8062,7034.09%
188066,1036881.05%
187065,415-4,410-6.32%
186069,8251,6722.45%
185068,1537,16911.76%
184060,98412,49125.76%
183048,49315,54147.16%
182032,95217,812117.65%
181015,140-94,196-86.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.9% (-1,043)
County Website
Jefferson County
County Seat
2010 Population
116,609
Area
1269 mi²
Density
90 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.76% (-2,058)
Founded
1805

Jefferson County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White98,84684.16%
Two or more races7,1336.07%
Black or African American6,8885.86%
Other race2,1331.82%
Asian1,8421.57%
Native American3140.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2890.25%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jefferson County, New York Population by Race

Jefferson County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Jefferson County, New York Median Age

32.8

Total

31.2

Male

35.2

Female

Jefferson County, New York Adults

There are 89,501 adults, (16,666 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, New York.

Jefferson County, New York Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, New York Sex Ratio

Female55,21947.02%
Male62,22652.98%

Jefferson County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All46,0992.4454.545.5
Married23,1343.0566.233.8
Non Family16,0061.2340.459.6
Female4,7673.143.656.4
Male2,1923.3157.442.6
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jefferson County, New York Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jefferson County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.7%.

Jefferson County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,855

Average Earnings

$52,420

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Jefferson County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jefferson County, New York Language

91.15% of Jefferson County, New York residents speak only English, while 8.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.29% 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
White91,49410,99312.01%
Hispanic8,2031,32416.14%
Black5,7831,11119.21%
Multiple6,61693414.12%
Other1,70739623.2%
Asian1,61616610.27%
Native2137635.68%
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12.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.57%

Male Poverty Rate

14.1%

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 35.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, New York is Asian, with 10.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.98%.

Jefferson County, New York Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.52%
High School15.94%
Some College8.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.99%
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Jefferson County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.25%
Male Unemployed21.84%
Female Employed7.26%
Male Employed5.64%
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Jefferson County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jefferson County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9,930

Number of Veterans

8,458

Male Veterans

1,472

Female Veterans

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Jefferson County, New York Veterans by War

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Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Age

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Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson County, New York Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.01%

Born in Jefferson County, New York

95.29%

Native Born

4.71%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

2.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.29% of Jefferson County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 64.01% having been born in New York. 1.82% 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

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