Age

Drum Country has a population of 256,672 and a labor force of 110,004–including a higher percentage of young adults than either the New York or the US average. Our labor force has grown 2.8 percent since 2001.

Population Estimates by age for Drum Country:

  • Preschool (0-4):6.9 percent (New York 6.0%, US: 6.5%)
  • School Age (5-17): 16.93 percent (New York: 16.4%, US: 17.5%)
  • College Age (18-24): 11.77 percent (New York: 10.3%, US: 9.9%)
  • Young Adult (25-44): 24.7 percent (New York: 27.2%, US: 26.6%)
  • Older Adult (45-64): 26.33 percent (New York: 26.7%, US: 26.4%)
  • Older (65+): 13.5 percent (New York: 13.7%, US: 13%)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2011