Seneca County NY Information

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Seneca County Subdivisions

Seneca County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 34,881
Population in Households 32,073
Population in Familes 25,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,808
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,361
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 8,628
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,646 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,715 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,936 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $105,175
Average Home Value $140,593
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,120
Average Household Income $62,962
Per Capita Income $24,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.28%
Households -0.03% -0.23%
Families -0.21% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

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Seneca County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seneca County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 57 10th
Population Density1 # 35 45th
Diversity Index2 # 33 47th
Median Household Income # 43 32nd
Per Capita Income # 52 18th

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