Leicester, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Leicester, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Leicester had a population of 468 as of July 1, 2015. Leicester 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 Leicester is located at latitude 42.7709 and longitude -77.8969 in Livingston County. 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. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Village of Leicester 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leicester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leicester: Moscow.

Village of Leicester, NY Boundary Map

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Leicester, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 468
Population in Households 468
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,275
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $122,015
Average Home Value $131,447
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,775
Average Household Income $66,378
Per Capita Income $27,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.04%
Households 0.29% 0.3%
Families 0.57% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 1040 13th
Population Density1 # 608 49th
Diversity Index2 # 959 19th
Median Household Income # 599 50th
Per Capita Income # 654 45th

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