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Brushton, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Brushton had a population of 493 as of July 1, 2015. Brushton 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 Brushton is located at latitude 44.8307 and longitude -74.5119 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brushton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 420 feet.

The Village of Brushton (GNIS ID: 2391567) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brushton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brushton: Brushs Mills.

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Brushton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 493
Population in Households 493
Population in Familes 385
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,784
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $61,957
Average Home Value $66,615


Median Household Income $39,526
Average Household Income $50,955
Per Capita Income $21,207
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.48%
Households 0.97% 0.62%
Families 3.59% 0.56%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.

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Brushton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brushton to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1028 14th
Population Density1 # 458 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 1151 3rd
Median Household Income # 1076 10th
Per Capita Income # 1038 13th

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