Oswego County is located in north-central New York. The County Seat is Oswego and the largest city is Oswego. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.oswego.ny.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 120,913 and the 2010 census population was 122,107. The land area is 951.65 square miles and there are 128.3 persons per square mile.
96.5% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 86.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $93,000, there are 45,325 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,126, the median household income is $48,051, and 17.4% of the persons in Oswego County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,192. Retail sales (in $1000) were $994,135, and sales per capita were $8,186. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 32.7%.
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