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Linwood, New York - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Livingston County at latitude 42.8948 and longitude -77.9492. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Linwood Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 72
Population in Households 72
Population in Familes 61
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $135,227


Median Household Income $51,805
Average Household Income $66,090
Per Capita Income $24,687
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.64% -0.28%
Households 0.0% -0.75%
Families -4.2% -1.02%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Linwood, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linwood 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 # 1183 1st
Population Density1 # 1174 1st
Diversity Index2 # 732 39th
Median Household Income # 751 37th
Per Capita Income # 793 33rd

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