Oswego County, New York Population 2022

Oswego County, New York's estimated population is 115,951 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oswego County, New York is the 25th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 122,137 and has seen a growth of -5.06% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
182012,3740.00%
183027,11914,745119.16%
184043,61916,50060.84%
185062,19818,57942.59%
186075,95813,76022.12%
187077,9411,9832.61%
188077,911-30-0.04%
189071,883-6,028-7.74%
190070,881-1,002-1.39%
191071,6647831.10%
192071,045-619-0.86%
193069,645-1,400-1.97%
194071,2751,6302.34%
195077,1815,9068.29%
196086,1188,93711.58%
1970100,89714,77917.16%
1980113,90113,00412.89%
1990121,7717,8706.91%
2010122,1373660.30%
2011121,981-156-0.13%
2012121,458-523-0.43%
2013121,170-288-0.24%
2014120,590-580-0.48%
2015119,735-855-0.71%
2016118,895-840-0.70%
2017118,427-468-0.39%
2018117,515-912-0.77%
2019117,124-391-0.33%
2020116,733-391-0.33%
2021116,342-391-0.33%
2022115,951-391-0.34%
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Oswego County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White111,60294.88%
Black or African American1,5441.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native1370.12%
Asian8440.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.03%
Some Other Race5910.50%
Two or More Races2,8822.45%
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Oswego County, New York Population by Race

Oswego County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Oswego County, New York Median Age

40.6


Total

39.7


Male

41.5


Female

Oswego County, New York Adults

There are 92,818 adults, (19,291 of whom are seniors) in Oswego County, New York.

Oswego County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oswego County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

58,718

49.92%

Male

58,912

50.08%

Oswego County, New York Population by Age

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

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Oswego County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All72.8%27.2%
Male68.7%31.3%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female52%48%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oswego County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,5972.4272.8
Married21,4022.9588.8
Male2,8463.2368.7
Female6,0193.1152
Non Family16,3301.3360.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Oswego County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0552.57%
9th to 12th Grade6,6608.32%
High School Graduate30,02137.49%
Some College14,81818.50%
Associates Degree10,44113.04%
Bachelors Degree8,99611.23%
Graduate Degree7,0868.85%
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Oswego County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oswego County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander777
Asian458442202
Other Race25518785
Hispanic1,263916349
White76,83768,66415,346
2+ Races1,2321,115204
Black52942677
Native American85636

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Oswego County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,400$45,849$31,199
Less Than 9th Grade$23,790$30,278$18,526
High School Graduate$33,725$41,563$25,847
Some College$37,375$49,147$30,462
Bachelors Degree$47,093$58,739$40,252
Graduate Degree$67,813$79,041$64,241

$38,400

Average Earnings

$45,849

Average Male

$31,199

Average Female

Oswego County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oswego County, New York Language by Age

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Oswego County, New York Language

96.30% of Oswego County, New York residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Oswego County, New York Language

Oswego County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander201260.00%
Native914043.96%
Hispanic2,37498241.36%
Black78631339.82%
Multiple2,66364824.33%
White106,36916,99715.98%
Asian593203.37%
Other246NaN%

16.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.36%

Male Poverty Rate

18.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oswego County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oswego County, New York is Islander, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oswego County, New York is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Oswego County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.77%
High School14.37%
Some College9.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.03%

Oswego County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.40%
Male Unemployed39.60%
Female Employed8.69%
Female Unemployed44.00%

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

Oswego County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,070$74,820
Families$71,285$84,886
Married Families$84,988$100,172
Non Families$36,492$50,324
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Income by Household Type

Oswego County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Oswego County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Oswego 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.

Oswego County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Oswego County, New York Marital Status

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8,876

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,905
First Gulf War1,419
Vietnam3,079
Korea717
World War II139

Oswego County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34900
35 to 542,033
55 to 641,748
65 to 742,278
75+1,917

Oswego County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,7129.84%
Black131.07%
Native American108.33%
Asian121.71%
2+ Races1297.71%
Hispanic1356.81%

Oswego County, New York Veterans by Race

Oswego County, New York Veterans by Education

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7.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oswego County, New York Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oswego County, New York Employment by Age

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Oswego County, New York Employment by Race

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Oswego 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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87.04%

Born in Oswego County, New York

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Oswego County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 87.04% having been born in New York. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oswego 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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