Tompkins County, New York Population 2024

102,243

Tompkins County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 102,243 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tompkins County, New York is the 28th largest county in New York. The 2010 population was 101,743 and has seen a growth of 0.49% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202995,908-1,267-1.3%
202897,175-1,267-1.29%
202798,442-1,267-1.27%
202699,709-1,267-1.25%
2025100,976-1,267-1.24%
2024102,243-1,267-1.22%
2023103,510-1,267-1.21%
2022104,777-1,267-1.19%
2021106,0446,2606.27%
202099,784-2,187-2.14%
2019101,971-411-0.4%
2018102,382-349-0.34%
2017102,731-311-0.3%
2016103,042-145-0.14%
2015103,187-343-0.33%
2014103,530-138-0.13%
2013103,6688680.84%
2012102,8009390.92%
2011101,8611180.12%
2010101,743
199094,0977,0128.05%
198087,08510,20613.28%
197076,87910,71516.19%
196066,1647,04211.91%
195059,12216,78239.64%
194042,3408502.05%
193041,4906,20517.59%
192035,2851,6384.87%
191033,647-183-0.54%
190033,8309072.75%
189032,923-1,522-4.42%
188034,4451,2673.82%
187033,1781,7695.63%
186031,409-7,337-18.94%
185038,7467982.1%
184037,9481,4033.84%
183036,54515,86476.71%
182020,681-75,227-78.44%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.22% (-1,267)
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Tompkins County
County Seat
2010 Population
101,743
Area
475 mi²
Density
215 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.49% (500)
Founded
April 17, 1817

Tompkins County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White80,18278.18%
Asian9,8719.63%
Two or more races5,6435.5%
Black or African American4,1584.05%
Other race2,5382.47%
Native American1430.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tompkins County, New York Population by Race

Tompkins County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Tompkins County, New York Median Age

32.6

Total

30.7

Male

34.5

Female

Tompkins County, New York Adults

There are 87,685 adults, (16,079 of whom are seniors) in Tompkins County, New York.

Tompkins County, New York Age Dependency

43.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tompkins County, New York Sex Ratio

Female52,24150.94%
Male50,31449.06%

Tompkins County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All42,9842.0654.345.7
Non Family21,4781.3932.167.9
Married16,9582.7282.217.8
Female3,3152.8354.845.2
Male1,2332.6154.745.3
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2.65

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tompkins 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

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

Tompkins 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.65%.

Tompkins County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,198

Average Earnings

$56,148

Average Male

$45,127

Average Female

Tompkins County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tompkins County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tompkins County, New York Language

83.99% of Tompkins County, New York residents speak only English, while 16.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.97% of the population.

Tompkins County, New York Language

Tompkins County, New York Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White71,3829,96713.96%
Asian7,4372,03127.31%
Hispanic3,6951,05228.47%
Multiple5,18195518.43%
Black2,42084634.96%
Other89722424.97%
Islander201575%
Native1281511.72%
showing: 8 rows

16.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.63%

Male Poverty Rate

17.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tompkins County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tompkins County, New York is Islander, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tompkins County, New York is Native, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.91%.

Tompkins County, New York Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.95%
High School13.12%
Some College10.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%
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Tompkins County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45.29%
Male Unemployed28.18%
Female Employed11.15%
Male Employed7.5%
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Tompkins County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tompkins County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tompkins County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Tompkins County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tompkins 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 45-54.

Tompkins County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tompkins County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,626

Number of Veterans

3,235

Male Veterans

391

Female Veterans

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Tompkins County, New York Veterans by War

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Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Age

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Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Race

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tompkins County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tompkins County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tompkins 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

54.77%

Born in Tompkins County, New York

87.04%

Native Born

12.96%

Foreign Born

7.9%

Non Citizen

5.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.04% of Tompkins County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 54.77% having been born in New York. 7.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tompkins County, New York Place of Birth

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