Herkimer County is located in northeast New York. The County Seat is Herkimer and the largest city is Little Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.herkimercounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 63,744 and the 2010 census population was 64,503. The land area is 1,411.47 square miles and there are 45.7 persons per square mile.
96.7% of the population is White, 1.3% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 88.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $92,500, there are 26,815 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,418, the median household income is $45,047, and 15% of the persons in Herkimer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,193. Retail sales (in $1000) were $503,108, and sales per capita were $8,058. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27%.
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