Schoharie County NY Information


Schoharie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,842
Population in Households 31,491
Population in Familes 24,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,351
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 13,304
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 8,519
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,839 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,465 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,447 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $155,184
Average Home Value $183,525


Median Household Income $52,290
Average Household Income $66,053
Per Capita Income $27,205
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.09%
Households 0.17% -0.08%
Families 0.0% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.


Schoharie County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schoharie 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 # 58 8th
Population Density1 # 54 15th
Diversity Index2 # 50 21st
Median Household Income # 26 60th
Per Capita Income # 30 53rd

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