|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waterford is 2,053. Waterford, New York is the 7,512th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Waterford was in 1990, when its population was 2,435. In 1990, Waterford was the 6,206th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,512th largest city in the US. Waterford is currently 15.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Waterford has shrunk 6.8% since the year 2000. Waterford, New York's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7506||Wrangell city and, Alaska||2,055||-16.2%|
|7509||Carrington, North Dakota||2,053||-8.8%|
|7511||Springfield, South Dakota||2,053||31.4%|
|7512||Waterford, New York||2,053||-6.8%|
|7515||Berkeley Lake, Georgia||2,051||29.7%|
The total voting age population of Waterford, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,715. The voting age population is 44.7% male and 55.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.9% of the residents of Waterford are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waterford are 88.9% White, 4.2% Asian, 3.1% Two or more races, 2.1% Black and 1.8% Other. Additionally, 9.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waterford, 11.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.0%. On a per-household basis, 5.0% of families are below the poverty line in Waterford.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.4% of Waterford residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.1% of Waterford residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waterford residents aged 5 and older, 5.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waterford is 4.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waterford, 26.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waterford is $52,457.
In Waterford, 45.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.5% of housing units in Waterford.
Of all the housing units in Waterford, 74.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Waterford, 2.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waterford is $808.
In Waterford, 76.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.