Hamburg, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hamburg, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Hamburg had a population of 9,448 as of July 1, 2016. Hamburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Hamburg is located at latitude 42.7234 and longitude -78.8348 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hamburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Village of Hamburg (GNIS ID: 2390876) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Hamburg is located within Town of Hamburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamburg 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 Hamburg: Hamburgh, Smith's Mills, Smithville, White's Corners.

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


Total Population 9,448
Population in Households 9,339
Population in Familes 7,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density1 3,811
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 4,009
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,536
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,848 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,160 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $148,245
Average Home Value $158,600


Median Household Income $66,553
Average Household Income $79,849
Per Capita Income $34,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.1%
Households 0.3% 0.24%
Families 0.19% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Hamburg, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamburg 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 # 201 83rd
Population Density1 # 202 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 1091 9th
Median Household Income # 471 61st
Per Capita Income # 469 61st

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