Putnam County, New York Population 2024

97,783

Putnam County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 97,783 with a growth rate of -0.13% 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. The 2010 population was 99,644 and has seen a growth of -1.87% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202997,128-131-0.13%
202897,259-131-0.13%
202797,390-131-0.13%
202697,521-131-0.13%
202597,652-131-0.13%
202497,783-131-0.13%
202397,914-131-0.13%
202298,045-131-0.13%
202198,1765440.56%
202097,632-879-0.89%
201998,511-360-0.36%
201898,871-30-0.03%
201798,9011480.15%
201698,753-405-0.41%
201599,158-249-0.25%
201499,407-139-0.14%
201399,546-54-0.05%
201299,600-205-0.21%
201199,8051610.16%
201099,644
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%
182011,268-85,860-88.4%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.13% (-131)
County Website
Putnam County
County Seat
2010 Population
99,644
Area
230 mi²
Density
425 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.87% (-1,861)
Founded
1812

Putnam County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78,45180.1%
Other race8,1948.37%
Two or more races5,5375.65%
Black or African American3,3573.43%
Asian2,1902.24%
Native American1920.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander210.02%
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Putnam County, New York Population by Race

Putnam County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Putnam County, New York Median Age

44.1

Total

42.8

Male

45.2

Female

Putnam County, New York Adults

There are 78,884 adults, (17,900 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, New York.

Putnam County, New York Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, New York Sex Ratio

Female48,66249.68%
Male49,28050.32%

Putnam County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All34,9032.7383.916.1
Married21,2563.2491.28.8
Non Family8,5791.2471.728.3
Female3,6653.177327
Male1,4033.0178.521.5
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Putnam 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

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

Putnam 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.96%.

Putnam County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,063

Average Earnings

$78,579

Average Male

$53,525

Average Female

Putnam County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putnam County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Putnam County, New York Language

79.21% of Putnam County, New York residents speak only English, while 20.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.63% of the population.

Putnam County, New York Language

Putnam County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White72,4683,7005.11%
Hispanic16,5571,4478.74%
Other8,1348029.86%
Asian2,14154325.36%
Multiple5,4753947.2%
Black3,1982889.01%
Islander2121100%
Native18973.7%
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6.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.45%

Male Poverty Rate

7.24%

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% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, New York is Native, with 3.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.14%.

Putnam County, New York Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.85%
High School10.76%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%
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Putnam County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed12.94%
Male Unemployed6.82%
Female Employed3.17%
Male Employed1.76%
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Putnam County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putnam County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Putnam County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Putnam County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Putnam County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Putnam County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,584

Number of Veterans

3,397

Male Veterans

187

Female Veterans

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Putnam County, New York Veterans by War

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Putnam County, New York Veterans by Age

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Putnam County, New York Veterans by Race

Putnam County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Putnam County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Putnam 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

71.9%

Born in Putnam County, New York

85.89%

Native Born

14.11%

Foreign Born

4.68%

Non Citizen

9.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.89% of Putnam County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 71.9% having been born in New York. 4.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Putnam County, New York Place of Birth

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