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Friendship, New York - Basic Facts

The Friendship Census Designated Place had a population of 1,166 as of July 1, 2016. Friendship ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Friendship is located at latitude 42.2056 and longitude -78.1418 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Friendship Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,506 feet.

The Friendship Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389819) 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 Friendship Census Designated Place is located within Town of Friendship, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Friendship population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Friendship: Fighting Corners.

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Friendship, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,166
Population in Households 1,163
Population in Familes 899
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 404
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 444
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 286
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $60,049
Average Home Value $79,872


Median Household Income $37,359
Average Household Income $49,883
Per Capita Income $20,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.68%
Households -0.46% -0.55%
Families -1.28% -0.64%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Friendship, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friendship to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 785 34th
Population Density1 # 1008 16th
Diversity Index2 # 1028 14th
Median Household Income # 1125 6th
Per Capita Income # 1132 5th

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