Redwood, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Redwood, New York - Basic Facts

The Redwood Census Designated Place had a population of 599 as of July 1, 2016. Redwood ranks in the lower 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 Redwood is located at latitude 44.2982 and longitude -75.8079 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Redwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 367 feet.

The Redwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389736) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Redwood Census Designated Place is located within Town of Alexandria, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Redwood 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 Redwood: Jamesville.

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


Total Population 599
Population in Households 599
Population in Familes 498
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 305
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $117,308
Average Home Value $156,609


Median Household Income $44,532
Average Household Income $61,730
Per Capita Income $23,837
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.4%
Households 0.82% 0.54%
Families 0.2% 0.37%
Median Household Income   -1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.

Redwood, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redwood 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 # 970 19th
Population Density1 # 1073 10th
Diversity Index2 # 801 33rd
Median Household Income # 973 19th
Per Capita Income # 928 22nd

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