|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Oswego is 17,100. Oswego, New York is the 2,134th largest city in the US.
Oswego is located entirely in Oswego County.
The peak population of Oswego was in 1880, when its population was 21,116. In 1880, Oswego was the 92nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,134th largest city in the US. Oswego is currently 19.0% smaller than it was in 1880.
Oswego has shrunk 5.4% since the year 2000. Oswego, New York's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Oswego has a population density of 2,382.7 people per square mile.
|2130||Glenn Heights, Texas||17,127||132.0%|
|2131||Sunland Park, New Mexico||17,121||27.9%|
|2134||Oswego, New York||17,100||-5.4%|
|2135||Powder Springs, Georgia||17,083||32.4%|
|2138||Havelock, North Carolina||17,052||-24.0%|
|2139||Massapequa Park, New York||17,041||-2.6%|
|2140||Fairview Park, Ohio||17,026||-2.8%|
The total voting age population of Oswego, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,005. The voting age population is 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Oswego are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Oswego are 92.4% White, 3.3% Two or more races, 1.7% Black, 1.4% Asian, 1.0% Other, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 4.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Oswego, 26.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.6%. On a per-household basis, 18.7% of families are below the poverty line in Oswego.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.8% of Oswego residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.0% of Oswego residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.1% have a bachelor's degree and 13.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Oswego residents aged 5 and older, 6.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Oswego is 10.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Oswego, 23.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Oswego is $43,258.
In Oswego, 52.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.6% of housing units in Oswego.
Of all the housing units in Oswego, 58.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Oswego, 4.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Oswego is $774.
In Oswego, 82.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.