Onondaga County, New York Population 2021

Onondaga County, New York's estimated population is 458,286 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Onondaga County, New York is the null largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 467,533 and has seen a growth of -1.98% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021458,286-1,121-0.24%
2020459,407-1,121-0.24%
2019460,528-1,121-0.24%
2018461,649-146-0.03%
2017461,795-2,314-0.50%
2016464,109-2,168-0.46%
2015466,277-1,008-0.22%
2014467,285-861-0.18%
2013468,1461,1160.24%
2012467,030-584-0.12%
2011467,614810.02%
2010467,533-1,440-0.31%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.24%
County Website
Founded
1794
County Seat
2010 Population
467,533
Growth Since 2010
-1.98%
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Onondaga County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White368,32879.57%
Black or African American52,91211.43%
Asian17,0413.68%
Two or More Races16,8713.64%
Some Other Race4,9901.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5680.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1620.03%
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Onondaga County, New York Population By Race

Onondaga County, New York Population Pyramid 2021

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Onondaga County, New York Median Age

39.1


Total

37.7


Male

40.6


Female

Onondaga County, New York Adults

There are 363,789 adults, (76,833 of whom are seniors) in Onondaga County, New York.

Onondaga County, New York Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Onondaga County, New York Sex Ratio

Mujer

239,585

51.76%

Masculino

223,287

48.24%

Onondaga County, New York Population by Age

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

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Onondaga County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All64.7%35.3%
Masculino58.3%41.7%
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Mujer44.1%55.9%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Onondaga County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All185,3242.3964.7
Married80,8543.0786.6
Non Family73,2251.2847.8
Mujer23,4093.2344.1
Masculino7,8363.2758.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Onondaga County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,8832.81%
9th to 12th Grade19,5086.18%
High School Graduate80,21725.39%
Some College56,01917.73%
Associates Degree37,88411.99%
Bachelors Degree63,13519.99%
Graduate Degree50,23215.90%
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Onondaga County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Onondaga County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White259,206243,73699,786
Black29,66223,1834,194
Hispanic11,1918,7062,860
Asian9,6376,5974,489
2+ Races6,0795,1951,859
Other Race2,7501,917649
Native American1,7861,410344
Islander856718

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.58%.

Onondaga County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$44,071$50,732$39,481
Less Than 9th Grade$25,056$27,712$20,686
High School Graduate$33,756$39,405$28,826
Some College$39,563$45,239$35,554
Bachelors Degree$55,485$65,055$46,508
Graduate Degree$68,099$78,692$63,165

$44,071

Average Earnings

$50,732

Average Male

$39,481

Average Female

Onondaga County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Onondaga County, New York Language by Age

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Onondaga County, New York Language

88.98% of Onondaga County, New York residents speak only English, while 11.02% 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
White343,58932,5889.48%
Black50,20717,61635.09%
Hispanic21,2536,26029.45%
Multiple15,9403,83324.05%
Asian14,8463,25521.93%
Other4,5841,44931.61%
Native2,43754722.45%
Islander16085.00%

14.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.32%

Male Poverty Rate

14.85%

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 35.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onondaga County, New York is Islander, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.37%.

Onondaga County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.88%
High School14.53%
Some College9.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Onondaga County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.42%
Male Unemployed35.66%
Female Employed6.52%
Male Employed4.65%

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

Onondaga County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,359$82,569
Families$81,171$101,327
Married Families$99,060$120,071
Non Families$38,024$50,546
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Income by Household Type

Onondaga County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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 Marital Status

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24,919

Number of Veterans

23,172

Male Veterans

1,747

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,438
First Gulf War4,140
Second Gulf War3,607
Korea2,479
World War II1,401

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+7,169
65 to 746,716
35 to 545,252
55 to 643,948
18 to 341,834

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22,4577.49%
Black1,7464.75%
Hispanic5653.85%
2+ Races3073.75%
Native American1648.30%
Asian1291.00%
Other Race1103.05%
Islander67.06%

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Race

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onondaga County, New York Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Onondaga County, New York Employment by Age

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Onondaga County, New York Employment by Race

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Onondaga 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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76.01%

Born in Onondaga County, New York

91.96%

Native Born

8.04%

Foreign Born

3.70%

Non Citizen

4.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.96% of Onondaga County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 76.01% having been born in New York. 3.70% 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

  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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