Norwich, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Norwich, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Norwich had a population of 7,285 as of July 1, 2017. Norwich ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norwich is located at latitude 42.5333 and longitude -75.5228 in Chenango County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norwich (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chenango County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Norwich (GNIS ID: 979296) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norwich 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 Norwich: Ganasowadi.

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


Total Population 7,285
Daytime Population: Workers 6,977
Daytime Population: Residents 4,245
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,222
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.54
Population in Households 7,044
Population in Familes 4,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 241
Population Density2 3,429
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $40,327
Average Household Income $60,135
Per Capita Income $26,080


Total Housing Units 3,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,404 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,704 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 425 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $93,857
Average Home Value $123,291


Total Households 3,108
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,656
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 0.18% -0.17%
Households 0.05% -0.24%
Families -0.17% -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Norwich, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norwich 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 # 254 79th
Population Density # 238 80th
Diversity Index # 649 46th
Median Household Income # 1081 10th
Per Capita Income # 830 31st

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