Otsego County, New York Population 2020

Otsego County, New York's estimated population is 59,441 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Otsego County, New York is the 42nd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202059,441-154-0.26%
201959,595-154-0.26%
201859,749-154-0.26%
201759,903-216-0.36%
201660,119-378-0.62%
201560,497-454-0.74%
201460,951-663-1.08%
201361,614-132-0.21%
201261,746-218-0.35%
201161,964-294-0.47%
201062,2581,7412.88%
199060,5171,4422.44%
198059,0752,8945.15%
197056,1814,2398.16%
196051,9421,1792.32%
195050,7634,68110.16%
194046,082-628-1.34%
193046,7105101.10%
192046,200-1,016-2.15%
191047,216-1,723-3.52%
190048,939-1,922-3.78%
189050,861-536-1.04%
188051,3972,4304.96%
187048,967-1,190-2.37%
186050,1571,5193.12%
185048,638-990-1.99%
184049,628-1,744-3.39%
183051,3726,51614.53%
182044,8566,05415.60%
181038,80217,45981.80%
180021,3430.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.26%
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Founded
February 16, 1791
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Otsego County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56,25493.38%
Black or African American1,2452.07%
Two or More Races1,1951.98%
Asian8291.38%
Some Other Race6241.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native920.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%
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Otsego County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Otsego County, New York Median Age

42


Total

41.2


Male

43.1


Female

Otsego County, New York Adults

There are 50,366 adults, (12,021 of whom are seniors) in Otsego County, New York.

Otsego County, New York Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Otsego County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

31,117

51.65%

Male

29,127

48.35%

Otsego County, New York Households and Families

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

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Otsego County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All72.9%27.1%
Male65.1%34.9%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
Female53.8%46.2%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,5562.3272.9
Married11,6492.8888.6
Non Family8,6331.3357.5
Female2,1432.9753.8
Male1,1312.965.1

2.82

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Otsego County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9522.39%
9th to 12th Grade2,5456.38%
High School Graduate12,78032.02%
Some College6,76616.95%
Associates Degree4,53911.37%
Bachelors Degree6,45616.18%
Graduate Degree5,86914.71%
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Otsego County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,77434,59111,561
Hispanic845698164
Black544428170
Asian421378282
Multiple Races381368131
Other Race21218442
Native American685517

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.98%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,060$39,443$30,429
Less Than High School$22,869$26,816$18,041
High School Grad$31,064$35,326$24,063
Some College$32,370$37,175$29,204
Bachelors Degree$36,603$44,733$29,810
Graduate Degree$56,238$63,936$53,450

$35,060

Average Earnings

$39,443

Average Male

$30,429

Average Female

Otsego County, New York Language

Otsego County, New York Language by Age

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Otsego County, New York Language

93.55% of Otsego County, New York residents speak only English, while 6.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Otsego County, New York Poverty

Otsego County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,2477,38514.41%
Hispanic1,57645028.55%
Black88732636.75%
Multiple93425327.09%
Other49123748.27%
Asian5798214.16%
Islander55100.00%
Native7534.00%

15.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

16.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otsego County, New York

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otsego County, New York is Native, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.91%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.57%
High School13.67%
Some College9.29%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.19%
Male Unemployed31.56%
Female Employed10.25%
Male Employed5.81%

Otsego County, New York Income

Otsego County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,121$68,791
Families$66,399$82,472
Married Families$75,421$90,429
Non Families$31,489$42,785
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Otsego County, New York Marital Status

Otsego County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Otsego County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Otsego 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 35-44.

Otsego County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Otsego County, New York Veterans

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4,074

Number of Veterans

3,671

Male Veterans

403

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,672
Second Gulf War470
First Gulf War386
Korea370
World War II118
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,145
75+1,080
55 to 64868
35 to 54705
18 to 34276
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9198.28%
Black777.46%
Hispanic613.70%
Other368.24%
2 or More344.35%
Asian60.88%
Indian22.47%

Otsego County, New York Veterans by Education

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10.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otsego County, New York Employment Status

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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77.28%

Born in New York

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.32% of Otsego County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 77.28% having been born in New York. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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