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Clarence, New York - Basic Facts

The Clarence Census Designated Place had a population of 2,800 as of July 1, 2017. Clarence ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Clarence is located at latitude 42.9757 and longitude -78.5953 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Clarence Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.

The Clarence Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631227) 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 Clarence Census Designated Place is located within Town of Clarence, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clarence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clarence: Clarence Hollow, Ransomville.

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Clarence, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,800
Daytime Population: Workers 1,276
Daytime Population: Residents 1,502
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,778
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 2,480
Population in Familes 1,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 320
Population Density2 984
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $59,654
Average Household Income $94,754
Per Capita Income $41,652


Total Housing Units 1,107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 765 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $201,287
Average Home Value $234,420


Total Households 1,097
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 651
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.78% 0.59%
Households 0.94% 0.68%
Families 0.41% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Clarence, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarence to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 506 58th
Population Density # 709 41st
Diversity Index # 1139 5th
Median Household Income # 595 50th
Per Capita Income # 323 73rd

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