Otsego County NY Information


Otsego County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 62,792
Population in Households 57,296
Population in Familes 42,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,496
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 24,716
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 14,950
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,618 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,098 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,731 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $148,301
Average Home Value $187,800


Median Household Income $50,033
Average Household Income $63,381
Per Capita Income $25,485
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.05%
Households 0.06% -0.08%
Families -0.12% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.


Otsego County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otsego County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 43 32nd
Population Density1 # 50 21st
Diversity Index2 # 44 31st
Median Household Income # 36 44th
Per Capita Income # 41 35th

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