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Dalton, New York - Basic Facts

Dalton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Dalton Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Livingston County at latitude 42.5409 and longitude -77.9525. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Dalton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dalton: Nunda Station.

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


Total Population 380
Population in Households 380
Population in Familes 296
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 503
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $85,227
Average Home Value $97,037


Median Household Income $50,358
Average Household Income $58,538
Per Capita Income $23,203
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.15% 0.62%
Households 1.52% 0.85%
Families 2.09% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.


Dalton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalton 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 # 1082 9th
Population Density1 # 941 21st
Diversity Index2 # 1059 11th
Median Household Income # 815 32nd
Per Capita Income # 881 26th

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