Lacona, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lacona, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Lacona had a population of 578 as of July 1, 2015. Lacona ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Lacona is located at latitude 43.6427 and longitude -76.0661 in Oswego County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lacona (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oswego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 558 feet.

The Village of Lacona (GNIS ID: 2390924) 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.

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

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


Total Population 578
Population in Households 575
Population in Familes 464
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 521
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 236
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $84,589
Average Home Value $87,752


Median Household Income $51,805
Average Household Income $56,241
Per Capita Income $22,841
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.07%
Households 0.08% -0.08%
Families 0.73% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

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Lacona, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lacona 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 # 981 18th
Population Density1 # 926 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 920 23rd
Median Household Income # 774 35th
Per Capita Income # 928 22nd

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