Suffolk County, New York Population 2022

Suffolk County, New York's estimated population is 1,532,434 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Suffolk County, New York is the 4th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 1,493,350 and has seen a growth of 2.62% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179016,4400.00%
180019,7353,29520.04%
181021,1131,3786.98%
182024,2723,15914.96%
183026,7802,50810.33%
184032,4695,68921.24%
185036,9224,45313.71%
186043,2756,35317.21%
187046,9243,6498.43%
188053,8886,96414.84%
189062,4918,60315.96%
190077,58215,09124.15%
191096,13818,55623.92%
1920110,24614,10814.67%
1930161,05550,80946.09%
1940197,35536,30022.54%
1950276,12978,77439.91%
1960666,784390,655141.48%
19701,124,950458,16668.71%
19801,284,230159,28014.16%
19901,321,86037,6302.93%
20101,493,350171,49012.97%
20111,496,6073,2570.22%
20121,499,8643,2570.22%
20131,503,1213,2570.22%
20141,506,3783,2570.22%
20151,509,6353,2570.22%
20161,512,8923,2570.22%
20171,516,1493,2570.22%
20181,519,4063,2570.21%
20191,522,6633,2570.21%
20201,525,9203,2570.21%
20211,529,1773,2570.21%
20221,532,4343,2570.21%
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Suffolk County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,161,86178.43%
Black or African American113,6997.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,1720.28%
Asian60,8734.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5260.04%
Some Other Race78,2845.28%
Two or More Races61,9494.18%
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Suffolk County, New York Population by Race

Suffolk County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Suffolk County, New York Median Age

41.7


Total

40.2


Male

43.3


Female

Suffolk County, New York Adults

There are 1,167,618 adults, (250,684 of whom are seniors) in Suffolk County, New York.

Suffolk County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Suffolk County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

752,522

50.80%

Male

728,842

49.20%

Suffolk County, New York Population by Age

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

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Suffolk County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All81.4%18.6%
Male77%23%
Female70.9%29.1%
Non Family68%32%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Suffolk County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All495,6672.9381.4
Married282,6663.5490.2
Male23,7923.6177
Female54,6753.6570.9
Non Family134,5341.2568

3.45

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Suffolk County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade49,4004.78%
9th to 12th Grade50,3324.87%
High School Graduate272,45726.35%
Some College175,70316.99%
Associates Degree100,0789.68%
Bachelors Degree210,67520.38%
Graduate Degree175,24116.95%
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Suffolk County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Suffolk County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian39,93736,21323,573
White737,063700,151304,022
2+ Races31,16625,7959,583
Islander33621693
Black74,01064,22820,030
Native American2,9422,098747
Hispanic170,707122,33133,068
Other Race47,94529,6627,211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.03%.

Suffolk County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,729$65,468$46,236
Less Than 9th Grade$32,970$38,179$25,616
High School Graduate$42,250$51,739$32,278
Some College$50,977$63,911$40,512
Bachelors Degree$67,223$83,342$54,513
Graduate Degree$91,184$108,081$80,299

$54,729

Average Earnings

$65,468

Average Male

$46,236

Average Female

Suffolk County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Suffolk County, New York Language by Age

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Suffolk County, New York Language

77.53% of Suffolk County, New York residents speak only English, while 22.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.82% of the population.

Suffolk County, New York Language

Suffolk County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4,05747311.66%
Hispanic285,00431,03010.89%
Black110,43211,75810.65%
Multiple60,0236,07110.11%
Asian56,2823,8796.89%
White979,80145,5184.65%
Islander508234.53%
Other8,711NaN%

6.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.67%

Male Poverty Rate

7.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suffolk County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suffolk County, New York is Native, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suffolk 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 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.84%.

Suffolk County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.08%
High School8.08%
Some College4.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Suffolk County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.29%
Male Unemployed16.46%
Female Employed2.90%
Female Unemployed16.30%

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

Suffolk County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$105,362$134,104
Families$123,117$152,435
Married Families$135,707$167,941
Non Families$52,678$75,712
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Income by Household Type

Suffolk County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Suffolk County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Suffolk 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 45-54.

Suffolk County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Suffolk County, New York Marital Status

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58,822

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,624
First Gulf War6,785
Vietnam22,501
Korea7,591
World War II2,719

Suffolk County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,031
35 to 549,856
55 to 647,659
65 to 7417,559
75+20,717

Suffolk County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White52,0555.57%
Black4,2094.84%
Native American872.53%
Asian7021.48%
Islander153.78%
Other Race6821.20%
2+ Races1,0722.82%
Hispanic4,5242.26%

Suffolk County, New York Veterans by Race

Suffolk County, New York Veterans by Education

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4.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suffolk County, New York Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Suffolk County, New York Employment by Age

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Suffolk County, New York Employment by Race

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Suffolk 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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76.10%

Born in Suffolk County, New York

84.65%

Native Born

15.35%

Foreign Born

6.22%

Non Citizen

9.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.65% of Suffolk County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 76.10% having been born in New York. 6.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Suffolk 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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