Chenango County NY Information


Chenango County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 51,386
Population in Households 50,608
Population in Familes 39,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 778
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 20,894
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 13,610
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,400 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,494 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,761 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $96,673
Average Home Value $125,433


Median Household Income $47,269
Average Household Income $61,220
Per Capita Income $25,087
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.17%
Households 0.36% 0.21%
Families 0.2% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Chenango County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chenango 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 # 47 26th
Population Density1 # 52 18th
Diversity Index2 # 56 11th
Median Household Income # 45 29th
Per Capita Income # 45 29th

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