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Otsego Now (County of Otsego IDA)

189 Main St, Suite 500
Oneonta, NY 13820
P: +1 607-267-4010

Demographic Characteristics & Trends

As of the 2000 census, there were 61,676 people, 23,291 households, and 15,115 families residing in the county. The population density was 62 people per square mile. There were 23,291 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.10% were married couples living together, 9.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.10% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.94. In the county the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 14.40% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years.

Data Name Value Percent
Population
Total 61,399  
Male 29,873 48.65%
Female 31,526 51.35%
Age
Median Age 41.6  
Under 5 Years 2,571 4.19%
5 Years to 9 Years 2,759 4.49%
10 Years to 14 Years 3,127 5.09%
15 Years to 17 Years 2,078 3.38%
18 Years to 20 Years 6,164 10.04%
18 Years to 34 Years 16,484 26.85%
18 Years and Over 50,864 82.84%
21 Years to 24 Years 4,598 7.49%
21 Years and Over 44,700 72.80%
25 Years to 34 Years 5,722 9.32%
35 Years to 44 Years 5,937 9.67%
45 Years to 54 Years 8,529 13.89%
55 Years to 64 Years 8,858 14.43%
65 Years and Over 11,056 18.01%
Age Dependency Ratio 47  
Child Dependency Ratio 20  
Old-age Dependency Ratio 26  
Race & Ethnicity
White 57,734 94.03%
Black or African American 1,178 1.92%
Amer. Indian & Alaska Native 149 0.24%
Asian 766 1.25%
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander 0 0%
Some other race 483 0.79%
One race 60,310 98.23%
Two or more races 1,089 1.77%
Hispanic or Latino 2,106 3.43%
Not Hispanic or Latino 59,293 96.57%
Language Ability
African 44 0.07%
Arabic 50 0.08%
Armenian 0 0%
Chinese 164 0.28%
French (incl. Patois, Cajun) 201 0.34%
French Creole 26 0.04%
German 257 0.44%
Greek 34 0.06%
Gujarati 0 0%
Hebrew 36 0.06%
Hindi 27 0.05%
Hmong 0 0%
Hungarian 0 0%
Italian 181 0.31%
Japanese 82 0.14%
Korean 35 0.06%
Laotian 6 0.01%
Mon-Khmer, Cambodian 4 0.01%
Navajo 0 0%
Persian 32 0.05%
Polish 132 0.22%
Portuguese or Portuguese Creole 23 0.04%
Russian 121 0.21%
Scandinavian languages 58 0.10%
Serbo-Croatian 32 0.05%
Spanish or Spanish Creole 1,506 2.56%
Tagalog 36 0.06%
Thai 31 0.05%
Urdu 58 0.10%
Vietnamese 0 0%
Yiddish 22 0.04%
Other Asian languages 77 0.13%
Other Indic languages 11 0.02%
Other Indo-European languages 41 0.07%
Other Native North American languages 3 0.01%
Other Pacific Island languages 0 0%
Other Slavic languages 47 0.08%
Other West Germanic languages 262 0.45%
Other and unspecified languages 7 0.01%
Speak only English 55,182 93.80%