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Herkimer County Community College Demographics & Diversity

Herkimer, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Herkimer County Community College are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Herkimer County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 15%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 5%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 50% more female students than male students enrolled at Herkimer County Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Herkimer County Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Herkimer County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Herkimer County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 889
Women 1,335

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Herkimer County Community College serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Herkimer County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,752 per year

70% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,224
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21.6%
Part time Undergrads 17.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191612 IPEDS survey data for Herkimer County Community College.