Population Statistics According to French's Gazeetter p 150-151

French's Gazeteer contains interesting data on the population of Broome County as of 1855. Here is a table of some of the data.

Broome Co Pop. 36,650 1.06 percent of state pop. of 3,466,212
Broome Co "Color" White 36,135 98.6 percent Black and Mulatto 515 1.4 percent Totals 36,650
NY State "Color" White 3,420,926 - 98.7 percent Black and Mulatto 45,286 - 1.3 percent Totals 3,466,212
Broome "Nativities" NY state 27,874 US 32,921 Foreign born 3,225
NY "Nativities" NY state 2,222,321 US 2,528,444 Foreign born 917,708
Broome Voters Voters 9884 Aliens 2032 Excluded 24,734
NY Voters Voters 652,322 Aliens 632,746 Excluded 2,181,144
Subset information for Co. Compared to NY State
Illiterate 611 .59 percent of state pop. of 96,489
"Deaf and Dumb" 18 1.27 percent of state pop. of 1422
Blind 5 .44 percent of state pop. of 1136
Insane 32 1.17 percent of state pop. of 2742
Idiotic 35 1.93 percent of state pop. of 1812

Also included in French's Gazeteer is a summary of how the area currently known as Broome Co. grew during the census's. I have included the census they would have been in prior to 1810.

Year Pop. Notes: State Pop.
1790 451 Part of Montgomery Co. NY 340,120
1800 2,730 Part of Tioga Co. NY 588,603
1810 6,481 Broome County 961,888
1814 7,423 Broome County 1,035,910
1820 11,100 Broome County 1,372,812
1825 13,893 Broome County 1,614,458
1830 17,579 Broome County 1,913,131
1835 20,199 Broome County 2,174,517
1840 22,338 Broome County 2,428,921
1845 25,808 Broome County 2,604,495
1850 30,660 Broome County 3,097,394
1855 36,650 Broome County 3,466,212