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Plattsburgh Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Plattsburgh Area is 81,829. The Plattsburgh Area population density is 73.22 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 359.17 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Plattsburgh Area is white, which represent 91.88% of the total population. The average Plattsburgh Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 81,829. #425

Population Density, #491

Plattsburgh Area
73.22 per square mile
New York
359.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:75,186 (91.88%, #262)
Black:3,430 (4.19%, #407)
Hispanic:2,164 (2.64%, #649)
Asian:1,082 (1.32%, #335)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):264 (0.32%, #529)
One Race, Other:781 (0.95%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,086 (1.33%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:142 (13.12%, see rank)
Chinese:326 (30.13%, see rank)
Filipino:242 (22.37%, see rank)
Japanese:40 (3.70%, see rank)
Korean:132 (12.20%, see rank)
Vietnamese:26 (2.40%, see rank)
Asian, Other:174 (16.08%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

69,854 (85.37%) out of the total population of 81,829 reported first ancestry.

 Plattsburgh Area% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Arab2460.30%, see rank0.81%0.56%
Czech2800.34%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish1830.22%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch1,2371.51%, see rank1.25%1.40%
English7,6329.33%, see rank5.38%8.02%
French23,43428.64%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German7,1518.74%, see rank10.62%15.03%
Greek2560.31%, see rank0.77%0.41%
Hungarian3420.42%, see rank0.76%0.46%
Irish13,49216.49%, see rank12.41%10.80%
Italian5,1896.34%, see rank13.28%5.52%
Norwegian2760.34%, see rank0.42%1.42%
Polish2,5133.07%, see rank4.82%3.01%
Portuguese820.10%, see rank0.27%0.44%
Russian5250.64%, see rank2.21%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4420.54%, see rank0.35%0.99%
Scottish1,2401.52%, see rank1.06%1.72%
Subsaharan African1530.19%, see rank1.27%0.95%
Swedish3760.46%, see rank0.62%1.27%
Swiss1840.22%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian2840.35%, see rank0.69%0.31%
American9,44311.54%, see rank5.03%7.12%
Welsh2300.28%, see rank0.42%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 42,070 (51.41%, see rank)
Females: 39,759 (48.59%, see rank)

Plattsburgh Area
Male: 51.41%
Female: 48.59%
New York
Male: 48.46%
Female: 51.54%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Plattsburgh Area
39.60 years old
New York
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Plattsburgh Area
38.50 years old
New York
36.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Plattsburgh Area
40.70 years old
New York
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Plattsburgh Area% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Under 5 years3,9694.85%, see rank5.97%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,2505.19%, see rank5.90%6.51%
10 to 14 years4,2015.13%, see rank6.07%6.59%
15 to 19 years6,2327.62%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years7,6689.37%, see rank7.33%7.13%
25 to 34 years10,27812.56%, see rank14.09%13.47%
35 to 44 years9,93012.14%, see rank13.02%12.96%
45 to 54 years13,02415.92%, see rank14.51%14.09%
55 to 64 years10,64113.00%, see rank12.35%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,4057.83%, see rank7.55%7.64%
75 to 84 3,8684.73%, see rank4.42%4.25%
85 years and over1,3631.67%, see rank2.10%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Plattsburgh AreaNew YorkU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population55,509, 100%13,329,734209,056,129
Less Than High School8,173, 14.72%, see rank14.62%13.67%
High School Graduate19,678, 35.45%, see rank26.94%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree15,215, 27.41%, see rank24.75%29.09%
Bachelor Degree6,697, 12.06%, see rank19.09%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,746, 10.35%, see rank14.59%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.17, see rank13.6913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Plattsburgh Area New YorkU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,87580.11%19.89%66.80%33.20%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)6,58591.33%, see rank8.67%, see rank86.92%13.08%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,12692.90%, see rank7.10%, see rank87.36%12.64%90.60%9.40%
College6,85192.07%, see rank7.93%, see rank64.72%35.28%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School75380.08%, see rank19.92%, see rank39.93%60.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Plattsburgh AreaNew YorkU.S.
Total Households31,976, 100%7,255,528116,211,092
Average Household Size2.32, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households8,540, 26.71%, see rank29.55%27.57%
2 or More Person Households23,436, 73.29%, see rank70.45%72.43%
Family Households (Families)20,660, 64.61%, see rank63.90%66.22%
Average Family Size2.88, see rank3.383.32
Married-Couple Family15,658, 48.97%, see rank44.12%48.42%
Nonfamily Households11,316, 35.39%, see rank36.10%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Plattsburgh Area%New YorkU.S.
15 Years and Over Total69,409see rank16,079,429252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over35,629100%, see rank7,699,246123,281,364
Never Married13,65638.33%, see rank40.74%35.77%
Married18,18251.03%, see rank49.43%52.04%
Widowed9562.68%, see rank2.59%2.57%
Divorced2,8357.96%, see rank7.23%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over33,780100%, see rank8,380,183129,692,771
Never Married10,07729.83%, see rank35.20%29.48%
Married17,33651.32%, see rank45.45%49.19%
Widowed3,0759.10%, see rank9.41%9.16%
Divorced3,2929.75%, see rank9.93%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Plattsburgh Area%New YorkU.S.
Native77,92795.23%, see rank77.67%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence63,35877.43%, see rank63.54%58.73%
Born in Different State13,48916.48%, see rank11.70%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,0801.32%, see rank2.43%1.42%
Foreign Born3,9024.77%, see rank22.33%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,8742.29%, see rank11.83%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,0282.48%, see rank10.50%7.09%
Born In Europe1,0311.26%, see rank3.86%1.53%
Born In Asia9951.22%, see rank6.16%3.82%
Born In Africa1150.14%, see rank0.89%0.55%
Born In Oceania170.02%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America7060.86%, see rank11.06%6.83%
Born In Northern America1,0381.27%, see rank0.29%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Plattsburgh Area%New YorkU.S.
English29,59392.55%, see rank69.43%79.39%
Spanish6662.08%, see rank14.40%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1,3364.18%, see rank9.95%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2580.81%, see rank4.67%3.36%
Other1230.38%, see rank1.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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