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Cato, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Cato had a population of 524 as of July 1, 2017. Cato 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 Cato is located at latitude 43.1656 and longitude -76.5675 in Cayuga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cato (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cayuga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 459 feet.

The Village of Cato (GNIS ID: 2391587) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Cato is located within Town of Cato, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cayuga County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cato: Jakway's Corners.

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


Total Population 524
Daytime Population: Workers 187
Daytime Population: Residents 269
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 456
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 524
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 530
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,830
Average Household Income $67,870
Per Capita Income $25,477


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $110,976
Average Home Value $133,621


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.46%
Households -0.19% -0.47%
Families 2.29% -0.67%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Cato, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cato 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 # 1011 16th
Population Density # 921 23rd
Diversity Index # 970 19th
Median Household Income # 805 33rd
Per Capita Income # 863 28th

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