Nelliston, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nelliston, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Nelliston had a population of 613 as of July 1, 2016. Nelliston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Nelliston is located at latitude 42.9327 and longitude -74.6076 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Nelliston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 367 feet.

The Village of Nelliston (GNIS ID: 2391006) 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.

The Village of Nelliston is located within Town of Palatine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nelliston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nelliston: Fort Clyde.

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Nelliston, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 613
Population in Households 611
Population in Familes 495
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 555
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $85,333
Average Home Value $105,242


Median Household Income $35,714
Average Household Income $49,890
Per Capita Income $18,984
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.32%
Households 0.26% 0.16%
Families 0.3% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Nelliston, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nelliston to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 966 19th
Population Density1 # 909 24th
Diversity Index2 # 1035 14th
Median Household Income # 1154 4th
Per Capita Income # 1159 3rd

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