Latest Data (2017)
Population 17,844
Nationwide Rank 1996

Quick Facts

Amsterdam, New York is the 1,996th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Amsterdam, New York is a city.

Amsterdam, New York is currently 14.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Amsterdam, New York's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Amsterdam, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1986 Dumont, New Jersey 17,998 2.8%
1987 Santa Fe Springs, California 17,980 9.2%
1988 Lenoir, North Carolina 17,943 -1.0%
1989 Gretna, Louisiana 17,935 2.2%
1990 Lackawanna, New York 17,934 -5.7%
1991 Marco Island, Florida 17,904 19.7%
1992 Mattoon, Illinois 17,886 -1.8%
1993 Cary, Illinois 17,885 14.6%
1994 Takoma Park, Maryland 17,885 3.1%
1995 Sheridan, Wyoming 17,860 12.3%
1996 Amsterdam, New York 17,844 -2.5%
1997 Safety Harbor, Florida 17,844 2.7%
1998 Terrell, Texas 17,842 29.4%
1999 Colonial Heights, Virginia 17,830 5.4%
2000 White Settlement, Texas 17,828 20.0%
2001 Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 17,806 -3.7%
2002 Fayetteville, Georgia 17,802 56.2%
2003 Tinton Falls, New Jersey 17,789 6.3%
2004 Durant, Oklahoma 17,764 25.2%
2005 Marion, Illinois 17,762 9.5%
2006 Canby, Oregon 17,759 38.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1134 Long Beach 33,750 -4.8%
1171 Spring Valley 32,724 41.9%
1178 Rome 32,473 -6.8%
1229 Ithaca 31,006 7.3%
1245 Poughkeepsie 30,614 1.5%
1250 North Tonawanda 30,475 -8.1%
1275 Port Chester 29,711 6.5%
1281 Jamestown 29,591 -7.2%
1322 Harrison 28,587 18.0%
1330 Newburgh 28,363 0.0%
1341 Saratoga Springs 28,027 6.0%
1349 Middletown 27,891 9.9%
1353 Elmira 27,773 -10.2%
1363 Glen Cove 27,500 3.1%
1380 Lindenhurst 27,153 -2.4%
1403 Auburn 26,704 -6.2%
1460 Watertown 25,687 -3.5%
1473 Ossining 25,403 5.4%
1516 Rockville Centre 24,848 1.1%
1553 Peekskill 24,272 7.7%
1562 Kiryas Joel 24,155 81.9%
1614 Kingston 23,169 -1.2%
1648 Garden City 22,698 3.8%
1780 Lockport 20,569 -7.4%
1843 Lynbrook 19,716 -1.0%
1847 Plattsburgh 19,696 4.6%
1869 Mamaroneck 19,423 5.0%
1873 Mineola 19,387 0.7%
1925 Cortland 18,698 0.0%
1976 Scarsdale 18,079 1.2%
1990 Lackawanna 17,934 -5.7%
1996 Amsterdam 17,844 -2.5%
2037 Oswego 17,465 -3.4%
2050 Massapequa Park 17,266 -1.3%
2074 Cohoes 16,875 8.2%
2161 Floral Park 16,103 0.8%
2174 Rye 16,009 6.9%
2230 Westbury 15,493 7.7%
2255 Kenmore 15,217 -7.1%
2257 Depew 15,193 -8.3%
2278 Gloversville 14,951 -2.6%
2282 Tonawanda 14,904 -7.4%
2298 Mastic Beach 14,762
2303 Batavia 14,661 -9.6%
2323 Johnson City 14,508 -6.2%
2329 Glens Falls 14,439 0.7%
2345 Beacon 14,289 -3.2%
2365 Oneonta 14,057 6.1%
2424 Olean 13,711 -10.4%
2540 Geneva 12,886 -5.0%
2553 Endicott 12,828 -1.2%
2602 Patchogue 12,489 4.6%
2651 Haverstraw 12,216 20.8%
2663 Babylon 12,145 -3.7%
2712 Dunkirk 11,848 -9.5%
2764 Tarrytown 11,572 3.8%
2804 Fulton 11,324 -4.3%
2836 Lake Grove 11,155 8.5%
2840 Dobbs Ferry 11,147 4.4%
2850 Woodbury 11,075 24.9%
2863 Mount Kisco 10,998 9.8%
2864 Oneida 10,997 0.1%
2865 Suffern 10,995 0.4%
2906 Corning 10,709 -1.0%
2912 Ogdensburg 10,687 -13.3%
2940 Fredonia 10,567 -1.1%
2980 West Haverstraw 10,388 0.7%
2987 Massena 10,368 -7.2%
3002 Great Neck 10,303 7.8%
3008 Canandaigua 10,289 -9.6%
3023 Sleepy Hollow 10,218 10.8%
3028 Lancaster 10,179 -8.7%
3036 Watervliet 10,131 2.3%
3073 New Hyde Park 9,953 4.3%
3093 East Rockaway 9,863 -4.8%
3127 Hamburg 9,696 -3.8%
3129 Potsdam 9,688 1.7%
3150 Rye Brook 9,589 10.4%
3158 Amityville 9,524 0.7%
3207 Rensselaer 9,264 17.5%
3243 Farmingdale 9,094 8.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 17,844 1,996
2016 17,858 1,990
2015 18,008 1,963
2014 18,135 1,940
2013 18,206 1,927
2012 18,290 1,911
2011 18,403 1,886
2010 18,620 1,831
2009 17,465 1,899
2008 17,489 1,878
2007 17,506 1,860
2006 17,545 1,851
2005 17,604 1,827
2004 17,720 1,797
2003 17,860 1,767
2002 17,944 1,751
2001 18,132 1,723
2000 18,317 1,711
1990 20,799 1,322