Merritt Park CDP, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Merritt Park CDP, New York - Basic Facts

The Merritt Park Census Designated Place had a population of 1,584 as of July 1, 2016. Merritt Park CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merritt Park CDP is located at latitude 41.5385 and longitude -73.8724 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Merritt Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Merritt Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584278) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merritt Park CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Merritt Park CDP, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,584
Population in Households 1,576
Population in Familes 1,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 3,568
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 590
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 493 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $334,231
Average Home Value $348,783
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $92,846
Average Household Income $113,602
Per Capita Income $46,032
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.78% 1.39%
Households 4.14% 1.29%
Families 1.37% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Merritt Park CDP, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merritt Park CDP 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 # 694 42nd
Population Density1 # 221 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 121 90th
Median Household Income # 263 78th
Per Capita Income # 218 82nd

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