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Amenia, New York - Basic Facts

Amenia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Amenia Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Dutchess County at latitude 41.8493 and longitude -73.5568. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Amenia Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Amenia: Ameniaville.

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


Total Population 989
Population in Households 962
Population in Familes 739
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 812
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 410
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $243,284
Average Home Value $309,537


Median Household Income $57,622
Average Household Income $73,181
Per Capita Income $29,865
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.83% 0.56%
Households 1.06% 0.67%
Families 2.08% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.88%
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 1,189 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 # 835 30th
Population Density1 # 782 34th
Diversity Index2 # 324 73rd
Median Household Income # 587 51st
Per Capita Income # 555 53rd

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