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Sloan, New York - Basic Facts

Sloan is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Sloan.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Erie County at latitude 42.8934 and longitude -78.7939. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Sloan (see map) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,547
Population in Households 3,547
Population in Familes 2,605
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,513
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,641
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 906
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,131 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 510 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $79,359
Average Home Value $82,118


Median Household Income $42,056
Average Household Income $44,130
Per Capita Income $20,417
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.74% -0.47%
Households -0.47% -0.36%
Families -0.76% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.


Sloan, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sloan 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 # 439 63rd
Population Density1 # 157 87th
Diversity Index2 # 796 33rd
Median Household Income # 1010 15th
Per Capita Income # 1071 10th

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