The City of Oswego had a population of 18,546 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Oswego is located at latitude 43.4581 and longitude -76.5037 in Oswego County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oswego (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.61 sq. miles and a water area of 3.61 sq. miles. Oswego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 285 feet.
The City of Oswego (GNIS ID: 979325) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Oswego 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 Oswego: Chonaquen, Choneguen, Choueguen, Sowego.
|Population in Households||17,641|
|Population in Familes||11,633|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||905|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,318 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,757 (45.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,902 (46.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||659 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$88,109|
|Average Home Value||$112,683|
|Median Household Income||$37,839|
|Average Household Income||$53,422|
|Per Capita Income||$23,342|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.8%|
|Per Capita Income||0.68%|
The table below compares Oswego 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.
|Total Population||# 98||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 350||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 613||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 1112||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 962||20th|
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