Onondaga County, New York Population 2020

Onondaga County, New York's estimated population is 461,845 with a growth rate of 0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Onondaga County, New York is the 11th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020461,845180.00%
2019461,827180.00%
2018461,809180.00%
2017461,791-2,242-0.48%
2016464,033-2,200-0.47%
2015466,233-1,109-0.24%
2014467,342-839-0.18%
2013468,1811,1470.25%
2012467,034-537-0.11%
2011467,571440.01%
2010467,527-1,446-0.31%
1990468,9735,0531.09%
1980463,920-8,826-1.87%
1970472,74649,71811.75%
1960423,02881,30923.79%
1950341,71946,61115.79%
1940295,1083,5021.20%
1930291,60650,14120.77%
1920241,46541,16720.55%
1910200,29831,56318.71%
1900168,73522,48815.38%
1890146,24728,35424.05%
1880117,89313,71013.16%
1870104,18313,49714.88%
186090,6864,7965.58%
185085,89017,97926.47%
184067,9118,93815.16%
183058,97317,50642.22%
182041,46715,48059.57%
181025,98718,289237.58%
18007,6980.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.00%
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Founded
1794
County Seat
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Onondaga County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White370,97679.91%
Black or African American52,88811.39%
Asian17,1303.69%
Two or More Races15,9783.44%
Some Other Race4,7651.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3890.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1160.02%
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Onondaga County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Onondaga County, New York Median Age

39


Total

37.5


Male

40.6


Female

Onondaga County, New York Adults

There are 364,192 adults, (75,035 of whom are seniors) in Onondaga County, New York.

Onondaga County, New York Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Onondaga County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

240,247

51.75%

Male

223,995

48.25%

Onondaga County, New York Households and Families

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

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Onondaga County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All64.8%35.2%
Male58.1%41.9%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Female44%56%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All185,6242.464.8
Married81,0593.0686.2
Non Family72,1751.2848.5
Female24,0683.2144
Male8,3223.2258.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Onondaga County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,0342.86%
9th to 12th Grade20,3086.43%
High School Graduate79,76025.27%
Some College56,57517.92%
Associates Degree38,06212.06%
Bachelors Degree62,61619.84%
Graduate Degree49,30315.62%
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Onondaga County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White259,910243,26698,620
Black29,39422,7854,088
Hispanic10,8148,4612,781
Asian9,6736,6214,521
Multiple Races5,4694,8101,691
Other Race2,5691,839686
Native American1,7561,425382
Islander857732

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.74%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,274$48,845$37,706
Less Than High School$24,171$27,349$19,485
High School Grad$32,743$37,289$28,130
Some College$37,604$43,497$33,840
Bachelors Degree$54,061$64,038$44,384
Graduate Degree$66,522$77,898$62,014

$42,274

Average Earnings

$48,845

Average Male

$37,706

Average Female

Onondaga County, New York Language

Onondaga County, New York Language by Age

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Onondaga County, New York Language

89.17% of Onondaga County, New York residents speak only English, while 10.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Onondaga County, New York Poverty

Onondaga County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White345,61133,5619.71%
Black50,22317,92335.69%
Hispanic20,7916,90733.22%
Multiple15,1424,22627.91%
Asian15,0983,66724.29%
Other4,3781,64137.48%
Native2,27942218.52%
Islander1152118.26%

14.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.66%

Male Poverty Rate

15.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Onondaga County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Onondaga County, New York is Other, with 37.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onondaga County, New York is White, with 9.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.93%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.37%
High School13.96%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.21%
Male Unemployed34.44%
Female Employed6.78%
Male Employed4.79%

Onondaga County, New York Income

Onondaga County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,225$79,427
Families$77,583$96,949
Married Families$95,488$115,333
Non Families$36,154$48,406
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Onondaga County, New York Marital Status

Onondaga County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Onondaga County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Onondaga 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.

Onondaga County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Onondaga County, New York Veterans

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25,410

Number of Veterans

23,724

Male Veterans

1,686

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,703
First Gulf War4,155
Second Gulf War3,248
Korea2,730
World War II1,578
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Age Group Veterans
75+7,127
65 to 746,808
35 to 545,308
55 to 644,484
18 to 341,683
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Name Veterans % of Total
White23,0497.65%
Black1,5364.19%
Hispanic5483.83%
2 or More4305.87%
Indian1839.21%
Asian1291.00%
Other822.41%
Hawaiian11.18%

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onondaga County, New York Employment Status

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6%

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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76.02%

Born in New York

92.14%

Native Born

7.86%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

4.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.14% of Onondaga County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 76.02% having been born in New York. 3.55% 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