Broome County, NY Demographics

The total population of Broome County is estimated to be 198,365 with 98,025 males (49.42%) and 100,340 females (50.58%). There are 2,315 more females than males in Broome County.
The median household income in Broome County was $58,350 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 842(1.42%) from $59,192 in 2020. This income is 78.21% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Broome County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $78,360. Overall, the median household income for the county of Broome County stands at $60,616.
In Broome County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,670 for males and $27,199 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $54,724 for males and $51,576 for females.
In Broome County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $62,750, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $32,471.
In 2022, the population of Broome County was 197,117, a 0.80% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Broome County's population was 198,703, an increase of 0.29% compared to a population of 198,126 in 2020.
The median age in Broome County, NY is 39.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.05% were under the age of 15, 23.45% aged 15 to 29, 41.50% aged 30 to 64, 16.01% aged 65 to 84, and 3.00% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Broome County population: 84.16% are White, 5.32% are Black or African American, 0.14% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.60% are Asian, 0.05% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.43% are some other race and 4.30% are multiracial.