Gasport, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gasport, New York - Basic Facts

The Gasport Census Designated Place had a population of 1,215 as of July 1, 2015. Gasport 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 Gasport is located at latitude 43.1956 and longitude -78.5768 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the Gasport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

The Gasport Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Gasport Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,215
Population in Households 1,175
Population in Familes 990
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 424
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 472
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 341
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 385 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $121,141
Average Home Value $128,497
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,970
Average Household Income $75,191
Per Capita Income $29,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.35%
Households -0.2% -0.21%
Families 0.74% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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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Gasport, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gasport 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 # 769 35th
Population Density1 # 993 17th
Diversity Index2 # 892 25th
Median Household Income # 476 60th
Per Capita Income # 584 51st

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