Leicester, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leicester, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Leicester is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Livingston County at latitude 42.7709 and longitude -77.8969. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Leicester, but most people and references simply refer to it as Leicester, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Leicester indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Leicester (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leicester: Moscow.

Village of Leicester, NY Boundary Map


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


Total Population 471
Population in Households 471
Population in Familes 385
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,283
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $119,318
Average Home Value $129,037


Median Household Income $55,101
Average Household Income $65,000
Per Capita Income $26,956
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.15% 0.0%
Households 0.48% 0.2%
Families 0.87% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


Leicester, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leicester 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 # 1037 13th
Population Density1 # 605 49th
Diversity Index2 # 994 17th
Median Household Income # 646 46th
Per Capita Income # 661 44th

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