Westmere, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Westmere, New York - Basic Facts

The Westmere Census Designated Place had a population of 7,563 as of July 1, 2017. Westmere ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westmere is located at latitude 42.6882 and longitude -73.8735 in Albany County. The formal boundaries for the Westmere Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Albany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Westmere Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390496) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Westmere Census Designated Place is located within Town of Guilderland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Albany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westmere population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Westmere, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,563
Daytime Population: Workers 3,765
Daytime Population: Residents 3,407
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,172
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 7,466
Population in Familes 5,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density2 2,386
Diversity Index3 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,116
Average Household Income $101,354
Per Capita Income $44,125

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,841 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,446 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $223,072
Average Home Value $299,593
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,287
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,903
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.51%
Households 0.39% 0.43%
Families 0.17% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Westmere, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westmere to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 249 79th
Population Density # 363 70th
Diversity Index # 302 75th
Median Household Income # 392 67th
Per Capita Income # 278 77th

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