Schenevus, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schenevus, New York - Basic Facts

The Schenevus Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Otsego County at latitude 42.5497 and longitude -74.8269. Otsego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

The formal official name is the Schenevus Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Schenevus, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Schenevus indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Schenevus Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Schenevus: Jacksonboro.

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


Total Population 565
Population in Households 565
Population in Familes 419
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 549
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $132,500
Average Home Value $153,390


Median Household Income $50,701
Average Household Income $58,750
Per Capita Income $25,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.59% 0.32%
Households 0.87% 0.4%
Families 2.19% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Schenevus, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schenevus 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 # 990 17th
Population Density1 # 911 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 923 23rd
Median Household Income # 798 33rd
Per Capita Income # 716 40th

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