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Poland, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Poland had a population of 532 as of July 1, 2016. Poland ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Poland is located at latitude 43.2257 and longitude -75.0627 in Herkimer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Poland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Herkimer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Village of Poland (GNIS ID: 2391071) 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 Poland is located within Town of Russia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Herkimer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poland 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 Poland: Russia Flats.

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


Total Population 532
Population in Households 531
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 980
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $106,944
Average Home Value $126,424


Median Household Income $51,836
Average Household Income $65,851
Per Capita Income $26,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.15%
Households 1.05% 0.29%
Families 0.46% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Poland, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poland 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 # 1010 16th
Population Density1 # 718 40th
Diversity Index2 # 1184 1st
Median Household Income # 757 37th
Per Capita Income # 770 36th

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