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Washington Mills, New York - Basic Facts

The Washington Mills Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Oneida County at latitude 43.0479 and longitude -75.2811. Oneida County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.

The formal official name is the Washington Mills Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Washington Mills, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Washington Mills indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Washington Mills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington Mills: Checkerville.

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Washington Mills, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,190
Population in Households 1,188
Population in Familes 946
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,777
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $158,333
Average Home Value $178,906


Median Household Income $62,322
Average Household Income $83,147
Per Capita Income $35,146
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% 0.0%
Households 0.37% 0.08%
Families 0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Washington Mills, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington Mills to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 779 35th
Population Density1 # 461 61st
Diversity Index2 # 659 45th
Median Household Income # 517 57th
Per Capita Income # 423 65th

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