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Balmville, New York - Basic Facts

Balmville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Balmville Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Orange County at latitude 41.5348 and longitude -74.0149. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Balmville Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Balmville: Hampton.

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


Total Population 3,245
Population in Households 3,238
Population in Familes 2,716
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 1,533
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,229
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 875
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 966 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $316,060
Average Home Value $355,817


Median Household Income $87,153
Average Household Income $109,467
Per Capita Income $41,824
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.49% 0.51%
Households 0.68% 0.58%
Families 0.44% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
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.


Balmville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Balmville 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 # 466 61st
Population Density1 # 533 55th
Diversity Index2 # 110 91st
Median Household Income # 302 75th
Per Capita Income # 283 76th

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