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Yorkshire, New York - Basic Facts

The Yorkshire Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cattaraugus County at latitude 42.5234 and longitude -78.4755. Cattaraugus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,434 feet.

The formal official name is the Yorkshire Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Yorkshire, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Yorkshire indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Yorkshire Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yorkshire: Yorkshire Corners.

Yorkshire Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map


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Yorkshire, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,204
Population in Households 1,201
Population in Familes 906
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 653
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 579
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 383 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $87,363
Average Home Value $126,908


Median Household Income $35,404
Average Household Income $45,181
Per Capita Income $19,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.47% 0.08%
Households 0.75% 0.21%
Families 2.87% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   3.29%
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.


Yorkshire, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorkshire to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 774 35th
Population Density1 # 863 28th
Diversity Index2 # 1087 8th
Median Household Income # 1151 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1094 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.