Onondaga County, New York Population 2024

466,018

Onondaga County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 466,018 with a growth rate of -0.4% 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. The 2010 population was 467,549 and has seen a growth of -0.33% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029456,743-1,855-0.4%
2028458,598-1,855-0.4%
2027460,453-1,855-0.4%
2026462,308-1,855-0.4%
2025464,163-1,855-0.4%
2024466,018-1,855-0.4%
2023467,873-1,855-0.39%
2022469,728-2,159-0.46%
2021471,887-2,305-0.49%
2020474,19213,3222.89%
2019460,870-1,020-0.22%
2018461,890470.01%
2017461,843-2,296-0.49%
2016464,139-2,181-0.47%
2015466,320-1,152-0.25%
2014467,472-830-0.18%
2013468,3021,1640.25%
2012467,138-541-0.12%
2011467,6791300.03%
2010467,54900%
1990468,9735,0531.09%
1980463,920-8,826-1.87%
1970472,74649,71811.75%
1960423,02881,30923.79%
1950341,71946,61115.79%
1940295,1083,5021.2%
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%
18007,698-449,045-98.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.4% (-1,855)
County Website
Onondaga County
2020 Population
474,192
Area
778 mi²
Density
599 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.72% (-8,174)
Founded
1794

Onondaga County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White362,58976.72%
Black or African American52,24511.05%
Two or more races29,1256.16%
Asian18,9314.01%
Other race7,1621.52%
Native American2,4060.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1790.04%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Onondaga County, New York Population by Race

Onondaga County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Onondaga County, New York Median Age

39.4

Total

38.3

Male

40.6

Female

Onondaga County, New York Adults

There are 373,284 adults, (84,343 of whom are seniors) in Onondaga County, New York.

Onondaga County, New York Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Onondaga County, New York Sex Ratio

Female242,98951.41%
Male229,64848.59%

Onondaga County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All192,7852.3565.334.7
Married80,9273.0787.312.7
Non Family78,4881.2448.751.3
Female24,2103.1747.952.1
Male9,1603.258.741.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Onondaga County, New York Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,1132.81%
9th to 12th Grade18,9045.83%
High School Graduate81,43525.1%
Some College55,02416.96%
Associates Degree40,10712.36%
Bachelors Degree65,54720.2%
Graduate Degree54,30616.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Onondaga County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White261,520246,289103,464
Black30,41324,1734,793
2+ Races12,71510,8774,393
Hispanic12,62710,0583,696
Asian10,3237,5404,580
Other Race3,8653,0171,019
Native American1,6351,349246
Islander979126

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.37%.

Onondaga County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$51,185$56,785$46,196
Less Than 9th Grade$29,514$34,025$23,587
High School Graduate$37,494$43,801$29,473
Some College$45,388$50,833$40,820
Bachelors Degree$62,653$74,384$54,985
Graduate Degree$76,477$89,980$70,707

$51,185

Average Earnings

$56,785

Average Male

$46,196

Average Female

Onondaga County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Onondaga County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Onondaga County, New York Language

89.19% of Onondaga County, New York residents speak only English, while 10.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Onondaga County, New York Language

Onondaga County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White343,09832,1619.37%
Black50,22817,71735.27%
Hispanic24,2267,00828.93%
Multiple28,4496,71023.59%
Asian15,9032,36114.85%
Other6,5101,67925.79%
Native2,28061026.75%
Islander1795027.93%

13.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

15.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Onondaga County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Onondaga County, New York is Black, with 35.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onondaga County, New York is White, with 9.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.04%.

Onondaga County, New York Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.28%
High School14.72%
Some College9.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Onondaga County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.68%
Male Unemployed29.12%
Female Employed6.8%
Male Employed3.98%

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

Onondaga County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$71,479$94,515
Families$94,559$116,967
Married Families$116,075$138,915
Non Families$43,429$57,492

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Onondaga County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Onondaga County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Onondaga County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23,008

Number of Veterans

21,124

Male Veterans

1,884

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam7,833
Second Gulf War4,393
First Gulf War3,755
Korea1,834
World War II585

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+6,772
65 to 745,928
35 to 544,300
55 to 644,151
18 to 341,857

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White20,2086.76%
Black1,6104.35%
2+ Races8035.08%
Hispanic6393.91%
Asian1531.08%
Other Race1282.55%
Native American1035.46%
Islander32.5%

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Race

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Onondaga County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Onondaga County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Onondaga 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

75.75%

Born in Onondaga County, New York

92.1%

Native Born

7.9%

Foreign Born

3.49%

Non Citizen

4.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.1% of Onondaga County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 75.75% having been born in New York. 3.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Onondaga County, New York Place of Birth

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