Skaneateles, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Skaneateles, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Skaneateles had a population of 2,533 as of July 1, 2017. Skaneateles ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Skaneateles is located at latitude 42.9473 and longitude -76.4285 in Onondaga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Skaneateles (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Onondaga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

The Village of Skaneateles (GNIS ID: 2391137) 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 Skaneateles is located within Town of Skaneateles, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onondaga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Skaneateles population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Skaneateles: SkaniĆ”:tares, Skeneatelas.

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Skaneateles, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,533
Daytime Population: Workers 1,518
Daytime Population: Residents 1,423
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,941
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 2,523
Population in Familes 2,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,792
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $96,662
Average Household Income $133,430
Per Capita Income $56,173


Total Housing Units 1,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 860 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $328,797
Average Home Value $470,035


Total Households 1,133
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 745
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.4%
Households 0.48% 0.44%
Families 1.39% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Skaneateles, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skaneateles to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 543 55th
Population Density # 462 61st
Diversity Index # 1090 9th
Median Household Income # 263 78th
Per Capita Income # 157 87th

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