Ilion, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ilion, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ilion had a population of 7,835 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ilion: Remington, The Corners.

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


Total Population 7,835
Population in Households 7,695
Population in Familes 5,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 3,143
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 3,288
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,031
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,960 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,328 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 309 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $82,959
Average Home Value $110,166


Median Household Income $42,856
Average Household Income $54,437
Per Capita Income $23,308
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.44%
Households -0.16% -0.28%
Families -0.24% -0.39%
Median Household Income   -1.16%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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.

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, 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 # 239 80th
Population Density1 # 266 78th
Diversity Index2 # 777 35th
Median Household Income # 1006 16th
Per Capita Income # 966 19th

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