|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gowanda is 2,488. Gowanda, New York is the 6,843rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gowanda was in 1990, when its population was 3,063. In 1990, Gowanda was the 5,450th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,843rd largest city in the US. Gowanda is currently 18.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Gowanda has shrunk 12.2% since the year 2000. Gowanda, New York's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6838||Beverly, New Jersey||2,491||-6.3%|
|6839||Indian Springs Village, Alabama||2,491||7.1%|
|6840||Le Center, Minnesota||2,491||9.7%|
|6842||Myrtle Point, Oregon||2,489||1.8%|
|6843||Gowanda, New York||2,488||-12.2%|
|6846||Moorefield, West Virginia||2,487||4.3%|
The total voting age population of Gowanda, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,220. The voting age population is 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.5% of the residents of Gowanda are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gowanda are 90.1% White, 4.1% American Indian, 3.8% Two or more races, 1.4% Black, 0.5% Other, 0.1% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gowanda, 18.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.8%. On a per-household basis, 15.3% of families are below the poverty line in Gowanda.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.6% of Gowanda residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.8% of Gowanda residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.5% have a bachelor's degree and 9.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gowanda residents aged 5 and older, 3.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gowanda is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gowanda, 23.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gowanda is $40,109.
In Gowanda, 57.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.1% of housing units in Gowanda.
Of all the housing units in Gowanda, 57.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Gowanda, 4.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gowanda is $651.
In Gowanda, 69.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.