Norwich, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Norwich, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Norwich had a population of 7,313 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norwich: Ganasowadi.

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


Total Population 7,313
Population in Households 7,077
Population in Familes 4,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density1 3,442
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 3,142
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,421 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,721 (48.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 387 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $94,215
Average Home Value $126,302


Median Household Income $38,939
Average Household Income $58,510
Per Capita Income $25,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.15%
Households 0.23% 0.14%
Families 0.03% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 253 79th
Population Density1 # 235 80th
Diversity Index2 # 643 46th
Median Household Income # 1090 9th
Per Capita Income # 816 32nd

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