Cayuga County NY Information


Cayuga County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 82,052
Population in Households 78,007
Population in Familes 60,790
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,045
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 32,141
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 20,498
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 37,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,438 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,703 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,716 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $115,060
Average Home Value $148,340


Median Household Income $51,472
Average Household Income $63,416
Per Capita Income $25,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.13%
Households 0.35% 0.06%
Families 0.18% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Cayuga County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cayuga 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 # 34 47th
Population Density1 # 32 50th
Diversity Index2 # 38 40th
Median Household Income # 30 53rd
Per Capita Income # 44 31st

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