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Hemlock, New York - Basic Facts

The Hemlock Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Livingston County at latitude 42.7938 and longitude -77.6074. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The formal official name is the Hemlock Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hemlock, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hemlock indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hemlock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hemlock: Slab City.

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


Total Population 566
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 487
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 304
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (84.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $144,048
Average Home Value $157,219


Median Household Income $71,318
Average Household Income $77,977
Per Capita Income $28,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.11%
Households 0.67% 0.28%
Families 1.32% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Hemlock, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hemlock 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 # 989 17th
Population Density1 # 1069 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1131 5th
Median Household Income # 435 63rd
Per Capita Income # 581 51st

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