Schoharie, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schoharie, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Schoharie had a population of 871 as of July 1, 2016. Schoharie ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Schoharie is located at latitude 42.6666 and longitude -74.3133 in Schoharie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Schoharie (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schoharie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of Schoharie (GNIS ID: 2391122) 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 Schoharie is located within Town of Schoharie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schoharie County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Schoharie: Brunnen Dorp, Brunnendorf, Fountain Village, Sommersville.

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


Total Population 871
Population in Households 835
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 525
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 420
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $166,745
Average Home Value $185,017


Median Household Income $58,688
Average Household Income $71,123
Per Capita Income $32,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.91% -0.49%
Households -0.63% -0.43%
Families 2.06% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schoharie 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 # 867 28th
Population Density1 # 927 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1029 14th
Median Household Income # 573 52nd
Per Capita Income # 513 57th

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