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Albion, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Albion had a population of 5,855 as of July 1, 2016. Albion 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 Albion is located at latitude 43.246 and longitude -78.1902 in Orleans County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Albion (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Orleans County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 538 feet.

The Village of Albion (GNIS ID: 2391504) 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 Albion is located within Town of Albion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orleans County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albion 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 Albion: De-o-wun-dake-no, Freeport, Newport.

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


Total Population 5,855
Population in Households 5,706
Population in Familes 4,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density1 2,005
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 2,462
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,433
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,703 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,380 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,083 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $66,542
Average Home Value $86,984


Median Household Income $33,889
Average Household Income $47,976
Per Capita Income $20,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.54%
Households -0.32% -0.37%
Families -0.34% -0.48%
Median Household Income   -1.65%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Albion, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albion 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 # 312 74th
Population Density1 # 421 65th
Diversity Index2 # 293 76th
Median Household Income # 1165 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1123 6th

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