Scotchtown, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scotchtown, New York - Basic Facts

The Scotchtown Census Designated Place had a population of 9,606 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scotchtown: Scotch Town.

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


Total Population 9,606
Daytime Population: Workers 3,902
Daytime Population: Residents 4,632
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,534
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 9,571
Population in Familes 8,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 2,273
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $73,940
Average Household Income $90,076
Per Capita Income $32,401


Total Housing Units 3,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,855 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,553 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $273,448
Average Home Value $288,847


Total Households 3,408
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 2,410
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 0.58% 0.61%
Households 0.57% 0.57%
Families 0.16% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

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, 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 # 200 83rd
Population Density # 388 68th
Diversity Index # 47 96th
Median Household Income # 442 63rd
Per Capita Income # 561 53rd

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