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Ovid, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ovid is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Seneca County at latitude 42.6756 and longitude -76.8229. Seneca County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Ovid, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ovid, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ovid indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Ovid (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 660
Population in Households 636
Population in Familes 469
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 1,660
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $86,494
Average Home Value $104,006


Median Household Income $39,386
Average Household Income $46,469
Per Capita Income $18,470
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.19% 1.27%
Households 2.52% 1.39%
Families 2.94% 1.31%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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.


Ovid, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ovid 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 # 936 21st
Population Density1 # 494 59th
Diversity Index2 # 571 52nd
Median Household Income # 1072 10th
Per Capita Income # 1141 4th

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