Orleans County, New York Population 2024

38,532

Orleans County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 38,532 with a growth rate of -1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orleans County, New York is the 55th largest county in New York. The 2010 population was 42,850 and has seen a growth of -10.08% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,567-393-1.06%
202836,960-393-1.05%
202737,353-393-1.04%
202637,746-393-1.03%
202538,139-393-1.02%
202438,532-393-1.01%
202338,925-393-1%
202239,318-393-0.99%
202139,711-514-1.28%
202040,225-126-0.31%
201940,351-357-0.88%
201840,708-107-0.26%
201740,815-455-1.1%
201641,270-212-0.51%
201541,482-382-0.91%
201441,864-369-0.87%
201342,233-163-0.38%
201242,396-257-0.6%
201142,653-197-0.46%
201042,850
199041,8463,3508.7%
198038,4961,1913.19%
197037,3053,1469.21%
196034,1594,32714.5%
195029,8322,0727.46%
194027,760-1,035-3.59%
193028,7951760.61%
192028,619-3,381-10.57%
191032,0001,8366.09%
190030,164-639-2.07%
189030,8036752.24%
188030,1282,4398.81%
187027,689-1,028-3.58%
186028,7172160.76%
185028,5013,37413.43%
184025,1277,39541.7%
183017,732-18,835-51.51%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.01% (-393)
County Website
Orleans County
County Seat
2010 Population
42,850
Area
391 mi²
Density
99 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-10.08% (-4,318)
Founded
1824

Orleans County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35,01887.22%
Black or African American2,1675.4%
Two or more races1,6104.01%
Other race9612.39%
Asian2700.67%
Native American1220.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Orleans County, New York Population by Race

Orleans County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Orleans County, New York Median Age

43.2

Total

40.8

Male

45.6

Female

Orleans County, New York Adults

There are 32,458 adults, (7,343 of whom are seniors) in Orleans County, New York.

Orleans County, New York Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Orleans County, New York Sex Ratio

Female19,68449.03%
Male20,46450.97%

Orleans County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,2012.3376.223.8
Married7,7082.9590.49.6
Non Family5,7331.1763.836.2
Female1,8302.9355.844.2
Male9303.0675.224.8
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2.85

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Orleans 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

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

Orleans 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 white people with a rate of 88.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.02%.

Orleans County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,638

Average Earnings

$46,934

Average Male

$36,281

Average Female

Orleans County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orleans County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Orleans County, New York Language

93.46% of Orleans County, New York residents speak only English, while 6.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Orleans County, New York Language

Orleans County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White33,2603,92811.81%
Hispanic1,98741921.09%
Other89335139.31%
Black1,41126518.78%
Multiple1,55420213%
Asian25231.19%
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12.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

13.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orleans County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orleans County, New York is Other, with 39.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orleans County, New York is Asian, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.72%.

Orleans County, New York Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.3%
High School10.67%
Some College7.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%
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Orleans County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.96%
Female Unemployed31.23%
Female Employed7.25%
Male Employed5.9%
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Orleans County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orleans County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Orleans County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Orleans County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Orleans 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.

Orleans County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Orleans County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,747

Number of Veterans

2,524

Male Veterans

223

Female Veterans

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Orleans County, New York Veterans by War

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Orleans County, New York Veterans by Age

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Orleans County, New York Veterans by Race

Orleans County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orleans County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Orleans County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Orleans County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Orleans 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

84.21%

Born in Orleans County, New York

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

1.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Orleans County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 84.21% having been born in New York. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Orleans County, New York Place of Birth

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