Montgomery County NY Information


Montgomery County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 50,521
Population in Households 49,557
Population in Familes 38,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 964
Population Density1 125
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 20,397
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 12,841
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,477 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,920 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,945 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $105,627
Average Home Value $124,857


Median Household Income $42,546
Average Household Income $54,872
Per Capita Income $22,208
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% 0.08%
Households 0.14% 0.06%
Families -0.06% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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, 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 # 48 24th
Population Density1 # 30 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 21 68th
Median Household Income # 57 10th
Per Capita Income # 52 18th

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