Montgomery County NY Information


Montgomery County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 50,540
Population in Households 49,601
Population in Familes 38,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 939
Population Density1 125
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 20,393
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 12,884
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,440 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,953 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,999 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $111,160
Average Home Value $130,069


Median Household Income $41,158
Average Household Income $54,369
Per Capita Income $21,991
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.15%
Households 0.11% 0.15%
Families 0.01% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Montgomery County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montgomery County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 48 24th
Population Density1 # 30 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 20 69th
Median Household Income # 58 8th
Per Capita Income # 57 10th

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