Putnam County, New York Population 2020

Putnam County, New York's estimated population is 98,744 with a growth rate of -0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, New York is the 29th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202098,744-74-0.07%
201998,818-74-0.07%
201898,892-74-0.07%
201798,9661540.16%
201698,812-407-0.41%
201599,219-240-0.24%
201499,459-125-0.13%
201399,584-41-0.04%
201299,625-191-0.19%
201199,8161550.16%
201099,66115,72018.73%
199083,9416,7488.74%
198077,19320,49736.15%
197056,69624,97478.73%
196031,72211,41556.21%
195020,3073,75222.66%
194016,5552,81120.45%
193013,7442,94227.24%
192010,802-3,863-26.34%
191014,6658786.37%
190013,787-1,062-7.15%
189014,849-332-2.19%
188015,181-239-1.55%
187015,4201,41810.13%
186014,002-136-0.96%
185014,1381,31310.24%
184012,8251971.56%
183012,6281,36012.07%
182011,2680.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.07%
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Founded
1812
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Putnam County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,90487.72%
Some Other Race4,8344.88%
Black or African American2,8812.91%
Two or More Races2,2032.22%
Asian2,0192.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native2050.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.02%
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Putnam County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Putnam County, New York Median Age

44.1


Total

42.9


Male

45.1


Female

Putnam County, New York Adults

There are 78,759 adults, (16,053 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, New York.

Putnam County, New York Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

49,774

50.24%

Male

49,296

49.76%

Putnam County, New York Households and Families

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

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Putnam County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All82.4%17.6%
Female74%26%
Male72.6%27.4%
Non Family67.8%32.2%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,8472.7782.4
Married21,4973.3190.3
Non Family8,9721.2467.8
Female2,9203.1974
Male1,4583.4372.6

3.24

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Putnam County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4973.55%
9th to 12th Grade2,4543.49%
High School Graduate18,92626.92%
Some College11,86816.88%
Associates Degree6,5269.28%
Bachelors Degree16,00322.76%
Graduate Degree12,02417.10%
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Putnam County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White57,67354,92623,542
Hispanic8,5986,6552,283
Other Race2,9722,070605
Black1,9591,7871,018
Asian1,5851,484988
Multiple Races913820402
Native American16114933
Islander2424

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 62.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,064$64,945$44,306
Less Than High School$25,760$29,570$20,323
High School Grad$40,022$50,413$31,657
Some College$47,273$63,971$37,831
Bachelors Degree$65,713$82,948$54,266
Graduate Degree$85,585$101,600$71,272

$54,064

Average Earnings

$64,945

Average Male

$44,306

Average Female

Putnam County, New York Language

Putnam County, New York Language by Age

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Putnam County, New York Language

81.50% of Putnam County, New York residents speak only English, while 18.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.60% of the population.

Putnam County, New York Poverty

Putnam County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,9102,8563.67%
Hispanic13,9361,79212.86%
Other4,80562513.01%
Black2,5832579.95%
Asian2,01022511.19%
Multiple2,1901667.58%
Native1966935.20%
Islander1414100.00%

5.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.47%

Male Poverty Rate

5.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, New York

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, New York is White, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.78%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.37%
High School6.99%
Some College5.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed9.97%
Female Unemployed9.47%
Male Employed2.34%
Female Employed2.33%

Putnam County, New York Income

Putnam County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,186$127,975
Families$119,363$146,603
Married Families$130,299-
Non Families$52,567$70,350
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Putnam County, New York Marital Status

Putnam County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Putnam County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Putnam County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Putnam County, New York Veterans

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4,087

Number of Veterans

3,891

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,860
Second Gulf War445
Korea362
First Gulf War337
World War II130
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,498
75+1,254
35 to 54643
55 to 64484
18 to 34208
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8525.50%
Hispanic2812.78%
Black1365.85%
Other571.66%
Asian291.69%
2 or More131.25%

Putnam County, New York Veterans by Education

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4.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, New York Employment Status

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66%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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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72.71%

Born in New York

86.99%

Native Born

13.01%

Foreign Born

5.13%

Non Citizen

7.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.99% of Putnam County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 72.71% having been born in New York. 5.13% 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