Cayuga County is home to over 76,000 people with varying skills and backgrounds. Here is what you can expect from Cayuga County and how it compares to New York State and the United States as a whole:

Demographic Snapshot
Cayuga County New York United States
Population (2019 est.) 76,576 19,453,561 328,239,523
Median Age 44 39.2 38.5
Sex Ratio (males per 100 females) 103.1 94.5 97
Labor Force Participation 59.9% 63.2% 63.4%
Unemployment Rate* 7.83% 10.00% 8.10%
Median Home Price** $147,400 $310,000 $333,100
Median Household Income $58,377 $72,108 $65,712
Mean Household Income $75,068 $107,355 $92,324
Per Capita Income $30,509 $39,326 $35,672
Poverty Rate 14.6% 13.0% 12.3%
US Census, 5-year estimates, 2019
*US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020 average
**NYSAR 2020 Annual Report on the New York Market/US Census Bureau “Monthly New Residential Sales, December 2020”

87% of Cayuga County residents have a high school diploma or higher, which is on par with the New York State and national averages, and has higher levels of Associate’s level and technical training that are important for Cayuga County’s target industries.

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VIEW U.S. Census 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Narrative Profile for Cayuga County, NY.