Nelsonville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nelsonville, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Nelsonville had a population of 635 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Nelsonville is located at latitude 41.4295 and longitude -73.9499 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Nelsonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 187 feet.

The Village of Nelsonville (GNIS ID: 2391007) 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.

The Village of Nelsonville is located within Town of Philipstown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nelsonville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 635
Population in Households 626
Population in Familes 521
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 614
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $434,146
Average Home Value $504,421


Median Household Income $85,987
Average Household Income $110,663
Per Capita Income $42,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.19%
Households 0.07% 0.08%
Families -0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Nelsonville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nelsonville 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 952 20th
Population Density1 # 878 27th
Diversity Index2 # 440 63rd
Median Household Income # 313 74th
Per Capita Income # 271 77th

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