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Norwich, New York - Basic Facts

Norwich is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Norwich.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Chenango County at latitude 42.5312 and longitude -75.5235. Chenango County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Norwich (see map) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norwich: Ganasowadi.

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


Total Population 7,220
Population in Households 6,982
Population in Familes 4,916
Population in Group Qrtrs 238
Population Density1 3,399
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 3,121
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,673
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,423 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,698 (48.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $82,472
Average Home Value $96,486


Median Household Income $35,535
Average Household Income $47,043
Per Capita Income $20,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.1% -0.18%
Households 0.18% -0.18%
Families -0.04% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.


Norwich, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norwich 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 # 252 79th
Population Density1 # 235 80th
Diversity Index2 # 629 47th
Median Household Income # 1148 4th
Per Capita Income # 1065 11th

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