Tompkins County, New York Population 2021

Tompkins County, New York's estimated population is 101,702 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tompkins County, New York is the 29th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 101,740 and has seen a growth of -0.04% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021101,702-239-0.23%
2020101,941-239-0.23%
2019102,180-239-0.23%
2018102,419-245-0.24%
2017102,664-278-0.27%
2016102,942-64-0.06%
2015103,006-385-0.37%
2014103,391-162-0.16%
2013103,5538270.81%
2012102,7269050.89%
2011101,821810.08%
2010101,7407,6438.12%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.23%
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Founded
April 17, 1817
County Seat
2010 Population
101,740
Growth Since 2010
-0.04%
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Tompkins County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,35980.24%
Asian9,9649.71%
Two or More Races4,5134.40%
Black or African American3,8593.76%
Some Other Race1,6661.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native2240.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.06%
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Tompkins County, New York Population by Race

Tompkins County, New York Population Pyramid $2021

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Tompkins County, New York Median Age

31.1


Total

29.7


Male

33.1


Female

Tompkins County, New York Adults

There are 87,374 adults, (14,295 of whom are seniors) in Tompkins County, New York.

Tompkins County, New York Age Dependency

40.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tompkins County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

51,965

50.63%

Male

50,677

49.37%

Tompkins County, New York Population by Age

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

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Tompkins County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
Male61.7%38.3%
All54.9%45.1%
Female51.2%48.8%
Non Family32.3%67.7%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tompkins County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,6182.2554.9
Non Family19,1681.5732.3
Married16,0762.8582.1
Female3,2053.0151.2
Male1,1693.0361.7

2.79

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Tompkins County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9471.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,3793.98%
High School Graduate11,34718.98%
Some College7,45812.48%
Associates Degree5,6539.46%
Bachelors Degree13,56322.69%
Graduate Degree18,42730.83%
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Tompkins County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tompkins County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White50,32147,99926,404
Asian4,1663,6362,996
Hispanic2,2332,0861,235
Black1,6831,459547
2+ Races1,4551,333808
Other Race501464256
Native American656536
Islander282828

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%.

Tompkins County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,957$46,564$37,321
Less Than 9th Grade$20,787$21,852$17,059
High School Graduate$30,472$35,487$22,006
Some College$36,155$40,429$31,181
Bachelors Degree$41,913$50,076$35,188
Graduate Degree$56,583$67,387$52,925

$41,957

Average Earnings

$46,564

Average Male

$37,321

Average Female

Tompkins County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tompkins County, New York Language by Age

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Tompkins County, New York Language

84.96% of Tompkins County, New York residents speak only English, while 15.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.13% of the population.

Tompkins County, New York Language

Tompkins County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,47610,15514.62%
Asian9,2403,37836.56%
Hispanic3,9541,18429.94%
Multiple4,0631,08126.61%
Black2,5611,04240.69%
Other85637343.57%
Islander572950.88%

18.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.48%

Male Poverty Rate

20.27%

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 50.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tompkins County, New York is White, with 14.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.55%.

Tompkins County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.77%
High School16.22%
Some College10.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.55%

Tompkins County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.20%
Male Unemployed24.64%
Female Employed12.90%
Male Employed9.92%

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

Tompkins County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,240$83,950
Families$86,232$112,482
Married Families$100,197-
Non Families$35,390$51,123
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Income by Household Type

Tompkins County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

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 Marital Status

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3,952

Number of Veterans

3,568

Male Veterans

384

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,368
Second Gulf War811
First Gulf War542
Korea373
World War II259

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,077
75+978
35 to 54784
55 to 64584
18 to 34529

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6705.20%
Hispanic1423.35%
Black1153.47%
Asian790.88%
2+ Races692.32%
Other Race161.15%
Native American31.86%

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Race

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tompkins County, New York Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Tompkins County, New York Employment by Age

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Tompkins County, New York Employment by Race

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Tompkins 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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54.46%

Born in Tompkins County, New York

87.06%

Native Born

12.94%

Foreign Born

7.63%

Non Citizen

5.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.06% of Tompkins County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 54.46% having been born in New York. 7.63% 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

  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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