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Duane Lake, New York - Basic Facts

Duane Lake is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Duane Lake Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Schenectady County at latitude 42.7531 and longitude -74.1076. Schenectady County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 922 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Duane Lake Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 352
Population in Households 352
Population in Familes 296
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 147
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $115,278
Average Home Value $170,669


Median Household Income $71,366
Average Household Income $72,580
Per Capita Income $29,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.04% 1.27%
Households 2.14% 1.42%
Families 2.25% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.


Duane Lake, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duane Lake 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 # 1101 7th
Population Density1 # 1155 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 936 21st
Median Household Income # 433 64th
Per Capita Income # 571 52nd

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