Orleans County, New York Population 2020

Orleans County, New York's estimated population is 40,318 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orleans County, New York is the 54th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202040,318-147-0.36%
201940,465-147-0.36%
201840,612-147-0.36%
201740,759-437-1.06%
201641,196-261-0.63%
201541,457-393-0.94%
201441,850-370-0.88%
201342,220-159-0.38%
201242,379-255-0.60%
201142,634-208-0.49%
201042,8429962.38%
199041,8463,3508.70%
198038,4961,1913.19%
197037,3053,1469.21%
196034,1594,32714.50%
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%
184025,1277,39541.70%
183017,7320.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.36%
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Founded
1824
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Orleans County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,58388.85%
Black or African American2,5416.17%
Some Other Race8021.95%
Two or More Races7511.82%
Asian3260.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1510.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.05%
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Orleans County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Orleans County, New York Median Age

43.2


Total

41.4


Male

44.6


Female

Orleans County, New York Adults

There are 33,010 adults, (6,944 of whom are seniors) in Orleans County, New York.

Orleans County, New York Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Orleans County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

20,636

50.12%

Male

20,539

49.88%

Orleans County, New York Households and Families

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

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Orleans County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Male63.9%36.1%
Female54.8%45.2%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3332.3375.6
Married8,0202.8789.8
Non Family5,3491.2364.4
Female2,0692.7954.8
Male8953.0663.9

2.77

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Orleans County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0893.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,7329.22%
High School Graduate11,50338.82%
Some College6,34221.40%
Associates Degree3,25911.00%
Bachelors Degree2,9259.87%
Graduate Degree1,7826.01%
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Orleans County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,05523,3354,424
Black1,9161,424132
Hispanic1,11255355
Other Race537171
Multiple Races28322226
Asian24920473
Native American103865
Islander2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,138$42,408$28,502
Less Than High School$23,112$26,296$10,442
High School Grad$31,581$41,480$22,577
Some College$34,903$45,498$28,333
Bachelors Degree$46,288$50,789$45,198
Graduate Degree$58,750$71,023$53,750

$35,138

Average Earnings

$42,408

Average Male

$28,502

Average Female

Orleans County, New York Language

Orleans County, New York Language by Age

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Orleans County, New York Language

94.57% of Orleans County, New York residents speak only English, while 5.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Orleans County, New York Poverty

Orleans County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,1783,97311.62%
Hispanic1,67783649.85%
Other78659375.45%
Black1,55743928.20%
Multiple70317625.04%
Asian29610033.78%
Native1414129.08%
Islander2121100.00%

14.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orleans County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orleans County, New York is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orleans County, New York is White, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.96%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.01%
High School11.69%
Some College9.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.72%
Female Unemployed31.91%
Female Employed7.07%
Male Employed5.52%

Orleans County, New York Income

Orleans County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,843$64,365
Families$59,384$73,656
Married Families$70,691-
Non Families$35,368$41,629
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Orleans County, New York Marital Status

Orleans County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Orleans County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Orleans County, New York Veterans

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3,252

Number of Veterans

3,118

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,100
Second Gulf War642
First Gulf War487
Korea208
World War II105
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74767
35 to 54740
55 to 64716
75+663
18 to 34366
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9219.91%
Black31314.23%
Indian119.32%
Hispanic80.62%
Asian51.81%
2 or More20.55%

Orleans County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orleans County, New York Employment Status

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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83.79%

Born in New York

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

1.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Orleans County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 83.79% having been born in New York. 1.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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