Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board
David V. Bottar, Executive Director  

Oswego County Demographics Information

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Subject Total Population Population Change
2000 2010 Number Percent
Oswego County 122,377 122,109 -268 -0.2
  —male 60,402 60,859 457 0.8
  —female 61,975 61,250 -725 -1.2
Under 5 years 7,585 7,046 -539 -7.1
5 to 9 years 9,425 7,494 -1,931 -20.5
10 to 14 years 9,931 8,084 -1,847 -18.6
15 to 19 years 10,062 10,618 556 5.5
20 to 24 years 9,105 10,072 967 10.6
25 to 34 years 15,068 13088 -1,980 -13.1
35 to 44 years 20,314 15590 -4,724 -23.3
45 to 54 years 16,546 19618 3,072 18.6
55 to 59 years 5,961 8,200 2,239 37.6
60 to 64 years 4,505 6,899 2,394 53.1
65 to 74 years 7,372 8585 1,213 16.5
75 to 84 years 4,942 4777 -165 -3.3
85 years and over 1,561 2,038 477 30.6
Median Age (years) 35 38.5 4 10.0
Total Households 45,522 46,400 878 1.9
Family Households (families) 31,233 31,031 -202 -0.6
Married couple family  24,058 22,707 -1,351 -5.6
Female householder, no husband 4,918 5,424 506 10.3
Nonfamily households 14,289 15,369 1,080 7.6
  —householder living alone 11,063 11,645 582 5.3
  —householder 65 years and over 4,403 11,055 6,652 151.1
Average household size 2.6 2.52 -0.1 -3.1
Total housing units 52,831 53,598 767 1.5
Occupied housing units 45,522 46,400 878 1.9
Vacant housing units 7,309 7,198 -111 -1.5
Homeowner vacancy rate 2.2 1.8 -0.4 -18.2
Renter occupied vacancy rate 9.6 7.1 -3 -26.0
Owner occupied housing units 33,122 33,504 382 1.2
Renter occupied housing units 12,400 12,896 496 4.0
Average household size of owner occupied units 2.71 2.60 -0.1 -4.1
Average size of renter occupied units 2.31 2.34 0.0 1.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 and 2010.

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