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Amenia, New York - Basic Facts

The Amenia Census Designated Place had a population of 994 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Amenia is located at latitude 41.8482 and longitude -73.5556 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Amenia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Amenia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389131) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Amenia Census Designated Place is located within Town of Amenia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dutchess County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amenia 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 Amenia: Ameniaville.

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


Total Population 994
Population in Households 968
Population in Familes 745
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 817
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 413
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $253,431
Average Home Value $330,019


Median Household Income $57,826
Average Household Income $76,037
Per Capita Income $31,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.5%
Households 0.84% 0.62%
Families 1.47% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Amenia, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amenia 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 # 832 30th
Population Density1 # 776 35th
Diversity Index2 # 341 72nd
Median Household Income # 591 51st
Per Capita Income # 546 54th

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