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Johnstown, New York - Basic Facts

Johnstown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Johnstown.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fulton County at latitude 43.0067 and longitude -74.3676. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Johnstown (see map) encompass a land area of 4.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Johnstown: Ko-la-ne-ka.

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Johnstown, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnstown 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 # 212 82nd
Population Density1 # 463 61st
Diversity Index2 # 750 37th
Median Household Income # 1028 14th
Per Capita Income # 1011 15th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,653
Population in Households 8,345
Population in Familes 6,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 308
Population Density1 1,775
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,676
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,128
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,102 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,574 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 402 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $82,632
Average Home Value $93,667
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,335
Average Household Income $50,261
Per Capita Income $21,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.24% -0.28%
Households -0.06% -0.24%
Families -0.35% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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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