Broome County NY Information

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Broome County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 196,888
Population in Households 186,148
Population in Familes 137,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,740
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 80,402
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 47,039
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 90,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50,971 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,431 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,642 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $112,275
Average Home Value $142,305
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,294
Average Household Income $63,497
Per Capita Income $27,596
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.3%
Households -0.35% -0.3%
Families -0.54% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

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Broome County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broome County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 19 71st
Population Density1 # 20 69th
Diversity Index2 # 26 60th
Median Household Income # 54 15th
Per Capita Income # 26 60th

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