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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Rifton is 873, which is 74.25% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Rifton population density is 742.68 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 359.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Rifton is white, which represent 100.00% of the total population. The average Rifton education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 873. #861

Population Growth Since 2000, #10

Rifton, NY
New York

Population Density, #795

Rifton, NY
742.68 per square mile
New York
359.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:873 (100.00%, #1)
Black:0 (0.00%, #887)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #1031)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #820)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #471)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:0 (0.00%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

779 (89.23%) out of the total population of 873 reported first ancestry.

 Rifton, NY% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.81%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch00.00%, see rank1.25%1.40%
English222.52%, see rank5.38%8.02%
French343.89%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German505.73%, see rank10.62%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.77%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.76%0.46%
Irish17219.70%, see rank12.41%10.80%
Italian16318.67%, see rank13.28%5.52%
Norwegian111.26%, see rank0.42%1.42%
Polish11112.71%, see rank4.82%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.27%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank2.21%0.92%
Scotch-Irish00.00%, see rank0.35%0.99%
Scottish13815.81%, see rank1.06%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank1.27%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.62%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.69%0.31%
American22225.43%, see rank5.03%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.42%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 385 (44.10%, see rank)
Females: 488 (55.90%, see rank)

Rifton, NY
Male: 44.10%
Female: 55.90%
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)
Rifton, NY
30.60 years old
New York
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Rifton, NY
42.20 years old
New York
36.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Rifton, NY
8.30 years old
New York
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Rifton, NY% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Under 5 years13014.89%, see rank5.97%6.36%
5 to 9 years19822.68%, see rank5.90%6.51%
10 to 14 years00.00%, see rank6.07%6.59%
15 to 19 years00.00%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years00.00%, see rank7.33%7.13%
25 to 34 years18821.53%, see rank14.09%13.47%
35 to 44 years12714.55%, see rank13.02%12.96%
45 to 54 years10211.68%, see rank14.51%14.09%
55 to 64 years8810.08%, see rank12.35%12.29%
65 to 74 years101.15%, see rank7.55%7.64%
75 to 84 303.44%, see rank4.42%4.25%
85 years and over00.00%, see rank2.10%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Rifton, NYNew YorkU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population545, 100%13,329,734209,056,129
Less Than High School30, 5.50%, see rank14.62%13.67%
High School Graduate74, 13.58%, see rank26.94%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree165, 30.28%, see rank24.75%29.09%
Bachelor Degree102, 18.72%, see rank19.09%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree174, 31.93%, see rank14.59%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#15.37, 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

 Rifton, NY New YorkU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten63100.00%0.00%66.80%33.20%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)162100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank86.92%13.08%89.86%10.14%
Graduate School35100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank39.93%60.07%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Rifton, NYNew YorkU.S.
Total Households278, 100%7,255,528116,211,092
Average Household Size3.14, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households97, 34.89%, see rank29.55%27.57%
2 or More Person Households181, 65.11%, see rank70.45%72.43%
Family Households (Families)147, 52.88%, see rank63.90%66.22%
Average Family Size4.50, see rank3.383.32
Married-Couple Family147, 52.88%, see rank44.12%48.42%
Nonfamily Households131, 47.12%, see rank36.10%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Rifton, NY%New YorkU.S.
15 Years and Over Total545see rank16,079,429252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over323100%, see rank7,699,246123,281,364
Never Married11435.29%, see rank40.74%35.77%
Married14544.89%, see rank49.43%52.04%
Widowed00.00%, see rank2.59%2.57%
Divorced6419.81%, see rank7.23%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over222100%, see rank8,380,183129,692,771
Never Married4520.27%, see rank35.20%29.48%
Married14766.22%, see rank45.45%49.19%
Widowed3013.51%, see rank9.41%9.16%
Divorced00.00%, see rank9.93%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Rifton, NY%New YorkU.S.
Native84096.22%, see rank77.67%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence71481.79%, see rank63.54%58.73%
Born in Different State12614.43%, see rank11.70%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank2.43%1.42%
Foreign Born333.78%, see rank22.33%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank11.83%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship333.78%, see rank10.50%7.09%
Born In Europe333.78%, see rank3.86%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank6.16%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.89%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank11.06%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.29%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Rifton, NY%New YorkU.S.
English21276.26%, see rank69.43%79.39%
Spanish3612.95%, see rank14.40%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3010.79%, see rank9.95%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank4.67%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.55%0.99%

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

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