Scotchtown, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scotchtown, New York - Basic Facts

The Scotchtown Census Designated Place had a population of 9,684 as of July 1, 2016. Scotchtown ranks in the upper 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 Scotchtown is located at latitude 41.4762 and longitude -74.3654 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Scotchtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.

The Scotchtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390264) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Scotchtown Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wallkill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scotchtown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scotchtown: Scotch Town.

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


Total Population 9,684
Population in Households 9,649
Population in Familes 8,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 2,292
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 3,439
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 2,443
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,884 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,556 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $269,657
Average Home Value $280,948


Median Household Income $71,357
Average Household Income $86,913
Per Capita Income $31,293
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.76%
Households 0.8% 0.74%
Families 0.4% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Scotchtown, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotchtown to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 197 84th
Population Density1 # 380 68th
Diversity Index2 # 48 96th
Median Household Income # 436 64th
Per Capita Income # 558 53rd

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