Demographics

Demographics

Understanding a community starts with knowing the essential demographics of the population including age, sex, marital status, level of education, religion, income and other key characteristics. This section offers an introduction to the general population of Onondaga County and serves as a point of reference when considering the indicators included in the other sections of this website.

This section includes mostly demographic information about the people of Onondaga County, but also includes indicators that span most of the other sections of the website. Indicators such as median family income, the percentage of individuals below the poverty line and average educational attainment all serve to better characterize the people of Onondaga County.