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Guilford, New York - Basic Facts

The Guilford Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Chenango County at latitude 42.4073 and longitude -75.4854. Chenango County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,486 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Guilford 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 Guilford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 374
Population in Households 341
Population in Familes 271
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 280
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $94,340
Average Home Value $119,318


Median Household Income $50,791
Average Household Income $55,536
Per Capita Income $21,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 0.21%
Households 1.13% 0.4%
Families 0.0% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Guilford, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guilford 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 # 1087 9th
Population Density1 # 1083 9th
Diversity Index2 # 947 21st
Median Household Income # 792 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1016 15th

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