Oswego County, NY Demographics

The total population of Oswego County is estimated to be 118,037 with 59,486 males (50.40%) and 58,551 females (49.60%). There are 935 less females than males in Oswego County.
The median household income in Oswego County was $66,998 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 63(0.09%) from $66,935 in 2020. This income is 89.80% 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, Oswego County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $72,349. Overall, the median household income for the county of Oswego County stands at $58,984.
In Oswego County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,650 for males and $27,085 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $56,228 for males and $45,663 for females.
In Oswego County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Some Other Race households have the highest median household income at $87,564, while Asian households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $43,875.
In 2022, the population of Oswego County was 118,287, a 0.14% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Oswego County's population was 118,124, an increase of 0.58% compared to a population of 117,440 in 2020.
The median age in Oswego County, NY is 40.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.23% were under the age of 15, 20.66% aged 15 to 29, 45.60% aged 30 to 64, 14.64% aged 65 to 84, and 1.87% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Oswego County population: 93.96% are White, 1.09% are Black or African American, 0.11% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.70% are Asian, 0.03% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.91% are some other race and 3.19% are multiracial.