Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lackawanna is 19,803. Lackawanna, New York is the 1,887th largest city in the US.
Lackawanna is located entirely in Erie County.
The peak population of Lackawanna was in 1990, when its population was 20,520. In 1990, Lackawanna was the 1,342nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,887th largest city in the US. Lackawanna is currently 3.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Lackawanna has grown 4.0% since the 2000. Lackawanna, New York's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Lackawanna, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,059. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Lackawanna are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lackawanna are 79.2% White, 11.0% Black, 5.2% Two or more races, 3.6% Other, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lackawanna, 22.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.3%. On a per-household basis, 19.3% of families are below the poverty line in Lackawanna.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.8% of Lackawanna residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.0% of Lackawanna residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lackawanna residents aged 5 and older, 20.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lackawanna is 5.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lackawanna, 13.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lackawanna is $38,289.
In Lackawanna, 54.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.0% of housing units in Lackawanna.
Of all the housing units in Lackawanna, 36.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Lackawanna, 2.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lackawanna is $656.
In Lackawanna, 70.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|1878||West Haven, Utah||19,880||396.2%|
|1879||Mamaroneck, New York||19,877||7.5%|
|1885||Agoura Hills, California||19,825||-4.2%|
|1886||Universal City, Texas||19,808||36.9%|
|1887||Lackawanna, New York||19,803||4.0%|
|1888||Forest Park, Georgia||19,798||-7.6%|
|1893||Broadview Heights, Ohio||19,686||23.0%|
|1895||Lake Zurich, Illinois||19,660||5.9%|
|3097||New Hyde Park||10,258||7.5%|
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