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The City of Johnstown had a population of 8,710 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Johnstown is located at latitude 43.0073 and longitude -74.3751 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Johnstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The City of Johnstown (GNIS ID: 979110) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Johnstown 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 Johnstown: Ko-la-ne-ka.

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


Total Population 8,710
Population in Households 8,418
Population in Familes 6,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 292
Population Density1 1,807
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 3,650
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,061 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,589 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 455 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $110,152
Average Home Value $126,698


Median Household Income $42,288
Average Household Income $54,123
Per Capita Income $22,927
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.01%
Households -0.17% -0.13%
Families -0.38% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Johnstown, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnstown 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 # 215 82nd
Population Density1 # 457 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 746 38th
Median Household Income # 1017 15th
Per Capita Income # 994 17th

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