Oneida County NY Information


Oneida County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 238,075
Population in Households 225,145
Population in Familes 176,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,930
Population Density1 196
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 94,325
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 58,566
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61,616 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 32,709 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,044 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $113,495
Average Home Value $147,574


Median Household Income $47,893
Average Household Income $64,100
Per Capita Income $26,429
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.12%
Households 0.22% 0.1%
Families 0.05% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.


Oneida County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oneida County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 16 76th
Population Density1 # 24 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 23 65th
Median Household Income # 41 35th
Per Capita Income # 33 48th

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