Ilion, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ilion, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ilion had a population of 7,707 as of July 1, 2017. Ilion ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ilion is located at latitude 43.0113 and longitude -75.0397 in Herkimer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ilion (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Herkimer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Village of Ilion (GNIS ID: 2390909) 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.

The Village of Ilion is located within Town of German Flatts, a minor civil division (MCD) of Herkimer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ilion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ilion: Remington, The Corners.

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Ilion, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,707
Daytime Population: Workers 2,556
Daytime Population: Residents 4,163
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,719
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 7,567
Population in Familes 5,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 3,092
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $44,097
Average Household Income $56,586
Per Capita Income $23,942


Total Housing Units 3,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,914 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,282 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 392 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $87,025
Average Home Value $118,779


Total Households 3,197
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,971
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.6% -0.78%
Households -0.53% -0.76%
Families -0.62% -0.86%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Ilion, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ilion to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 244 80th
Population Density # 271 77th
Diversity Index # 774 35th
Median Household Income # 1003 16th
Per Capita Income # 969 19th

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