Schuyler County NY Information


Schuyler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,816
Population in Households 18,449
Population in Familes 14,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 367
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 7,796
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,047
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,844 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,952 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,013 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $99,017
Average Home Value $130,989


Median Household Income $49,325
Average Household Income $61,143
Per Capita Income $25,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.4%
Households 0.56% 0.51%
Families 0.39% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


Schuyler County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schuyler 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 # 61 3rd
Population Density1 # 53 16th
Diversity Index2 # 59 6th
Median Household Income # 38 40th
Per Capita Income # 40 37th

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