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Phoenix, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Phoenix is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Oswego County at latitude 43.2309 and longitude -76.2958. Oswego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 371 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Phoenix, but most people and references simply refer to it as Phoenix, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Phoenix indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Phoenix (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Phoenix: Kuh-na-ta-ha, Three River Rifts.

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Phoenix, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,323
Population in Households 2,319
Population in Familes 1,743
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,985
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 991
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 593
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 546 (48.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $86,574
Average Home Value $102,079


Median Household Income $38,022
Average Household Income $43,929
Per Capita Income $18,761
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.59% -0.5%
Households -0.45% -0.45%
Families -0.7% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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.


Phoenix, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phoenix to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 559 53rd
Population Density1 # 421 65th
Diversity Index2 # 894 25th
Median Household Income # 1100 8th
Per Capita Income # 1136 5th

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