Tompkins County, New York Population 2020

Tompkins County, New York's estimated population is 103,023 with a growth rate of 0.11% 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.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020103,0231150.11%
2019102,9081150.11%
2018102,7931150.11%
2017102,678-260-0.25%
2016102,938-80-0.08%
2015103,018-367-0.35%
2014103,385-168-0.16%
2013103,5538340.81%
2012102,7199180.90%
2011101,801760.07%
2010101,7257,6288.11%
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%
185038,7467982.10%
184037,9481,4033.84%
183036,54515,86476.71%
182020,6810.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.11%
County Website
Founded
April 17, 1817
County Seat
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Tompkins County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,92480.54%
Asian10,38610.09%
Black or African American4,2724.15%
Two or More Races3,8253.71%
Some Other Race1,3001.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native2240.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.03%
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Tompkins County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Tompkins County, New York Median Age

30.9


Total

29.6


Male

32.6


Female

Tompkins County, New York Adults

There are 87,600 adults, (13,561 of whom are seniors) in Tompkins County, New York.

Tompkins County, New York Age Dependency

39.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tompkins County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

52,139

50.64%

Male

50,823

49.36%

Tompkins County, New York Households and Families

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

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Tompkins County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
Male56.4%43.6%
All55.3%44.7%
Female51.7%48.3%
Non Family32.4%67.6%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,3262.2755.3
Non Family18,8271.5832.4
Married15,8672.8783.2
Female3,2393.0151.7
Male1,3933.0856.4

2.8

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tompkins County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9771.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,4704.13%
High School Graduate11,59219.39%
Some College7,44612.46%
Associates Degree5,7859.68%
Bachelors Degree13,62022.78%
Graduate Degree17,89229.93%
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Tompkins County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,33647,85826,009
Asian4,2203,8533,192
Hispanic2,1451,9911,080
Black2,0331,679635
Multiple Races1,1731,079528
Other Race429408283
Native American929237
Islander313131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,882$45,493$36,660
Less Than High School$17,261$22,394$15,104
High School Grad$29,662$36,124$22,125
Some College$36,051$39,873$31,579
Bachelors Degree$41,212$50,140$36,100
Graduate Degree$55,583$64,712$51,849

$40,882

Average Earnings

$45,493

Average Male

$36,660

Average Female

Tompkins County, New York Language

Tompkins County, New York Language by Age

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Tompkins County, New York Language

85.60% of Tompkins County, New York residents speak only English, while 14.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.03% of the population.

Tompkins County, New York Poverty

Tompkins County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,64310,19914.64%
Asian9,9394,12541.50%
Black2,6491,14643.26%
Hispanic3,8531,07127.80%
Multiple3,46896627.85%
Other74836348.53%

19.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.81%

Male Poverty Rate

21.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tompkins County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tompkins County, New York is Other, with 48.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tompkins County, New York is White, with 14.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.14%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.58%
High School15.43%
Some College10.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.98%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.80%
Male Unemployed29.81%
Female Employed12.66%
Male Employed8.28%

Tompkins County, New York Income

Tompkins County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,743$80,256
Families$83,326$106,237
Married Families$97,511-
Non Families$33,983$49,146
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Tompkins County, New York Marital Status

Tompkins County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tompkins County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Tompkins County, New York Veterans

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4,134

Number of Veterans

3,711

Male Veterans

423

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,469
Second Gulf War661
First Gulf War595
Korea430
World War II312
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,195
75+1,055
35 to 54862
55 to 64555
18 to 34467
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8135.38%
Black1323.51%
Hispanic1263.05%
2 or More853.56%
Asian850.92%
Other171.50%
Indian21.12%

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Education

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5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tompkins County, New York Employment Status

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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55.00%

Born in New York

86.88%

Native Born

13.12%

Foreign Born

8.15%

Non Citizen

4.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.88% of Tompkins County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 55.00% having been born in New York. 8.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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