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Alexander, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Alexander is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Genesee County at latitude 42.902 and longitude -78.2591. Genesee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 932 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Alexander, but most people and references simply refer to it as Alexander, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Alexander indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Alexander (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alexander: Da-o-sa-no-geh.

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


Total Population 506
Population in Households 506
Population in Familes 433
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,157
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $105,172
Average Home Value $110,357


Median Household Income $57,834
Average Household Income $67,419
Per Capita Income $25,448
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.16%
Households 0.26% 0.0%
Families 0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Alexander, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alexander 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 # 1023 14th
Population Density1 # 649 46th
Diversity Index2 # 805 32nd
Median Household Income # 581 51st
Per Capita Income # 745 37th

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