Latest Data (2017)
Population 17,465
Nationwide Rank 2037

Quick Facts

Oswego, New York is the 2,037th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Oswego, New York is a city.

Oswego, New York is currently 17.3% smaller than it was in 1880, the year of its peak recorded population.

Oswego, New York's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Oswego, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2027 Tiffin, Ohio 17,546 -3.2%
2028 South Houston, Texas 17,543 10.6%
2029 Zachary, Louisiana 17,538 54.9%
2030 Kirksville, Missouri 17,536 1.3%
2031 Bay City, Texas 17,528 -5.9%
2032 Anoka, Minnesota 17,522 -3.1%
2033 Greenfield, California 17,517 35.9%
2034 Nederland, Texas 17,491 0.5%
2035 Pampa, Texas 17,475 -1.4%
2036 Lindenwold, New Jersey 17,471 0.4%
2037 Oswego, New York 17,465 -3.4%
2038 Amesbury Town, Massachusetts 17,457
2039 Greenfield Town, Massachusetts 17,442
2040 Hermiston, Oregon 17,428 31.5%
2041 New Philadelphia, Ohio 17,424 1.8%
2042 Martinsburg, West Virginia 17,404 17.3%
2043 Palos Hills, Illinois 17,358 -1.7%
2044 New Castle, Indiana 17,351 -10.0%
2045 North Canton, Ohio 17,290 3.3%
2046 Portland, Texas 17,287 15.8%
2047 Ada, Oklahoma 17,280 7.5%

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%
3286 Newark 8,919 -7.8%
3297 Airmont 8,888 13.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 17,465 2,037
2016 17,599 2,010
2015 17,787 1,986
2014 17,988 1,951
2013 18,126 1,930
2012 18,147 1,923
2011 18,123 1,909
2010 18,142 1,889
2009 17,177 1,939
2008 17,236 1,912
2007 17,296 1,881
2006 17,402 1,863
2005 17,465 1,841
2004 17,629 1,808
2003 17,725 1,779
2002 17,763 1,760
2001 17,892 1,742
2000 18,086 1,731
1990 19,393 1,410
1880 21,116 92
1870 20,910 63
1860 16,816 55
1850 12,205 55