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Medina, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Medina had a population of 6,023 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Medina is located at latitude 43.2197 and longitude -78.3879 in Orleans County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Medina (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Orleans County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 531 feet.

The Village of Medina (GNIS ID: 2390975) 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 Medina is located within Town of Ridgeway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orleans County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Medina population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Medina: Diegeh-hoseh.

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Village of Medina, NY Boundary Map

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Medina, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,023
Population in Households 5,848
Population in Familes 4,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density1 1,826
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,516
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,466
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,443 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,073 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $70,482
Average Home Value $74,446


Median Household Income $36,576
Average Household Income $47,424
Per Capita Income $20,103
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.36%
Households 0.03% -0.28%
Families -0.04% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


Medina, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medina to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 302 75th
Population Density1 # 449 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 378 68th
Median Household Income # 1132 5th
Per Capita Income # 1094 8th

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