Ontario County NY Information


Ontario County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 111,712
Population in Households 108,336
Population in Familes 86,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,376
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 44,989
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 29,383
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 50,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,337 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,652 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,405 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $142,271
Average Home Value $185,868


Median Household Income $56,812
Average Household Income $76,752
Per Capita Income $31,837
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.52%
Households 0.72% 0.63%
Families 0.56% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.


Ontario County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ontario 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 # 27 58th
Population Density1 # 25 61st
Diversity Index2 # 33 48th
Median Household Income # 15 77th
Per Capita Income # 15 77th

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