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Gouverneur, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Gouverneur had a population of 3,848 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gouverneur is located at latitude 44.3366 and longitude -75.466 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gouverneur (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Village of Gouverneur (GNIS ID: 2390862) 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 Gouverneur is located within Town of Gouverneur, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gouverneur 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 Gouverneur: Cambray.

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


Total Population 3,848
Population in Households 3,502
Population in Familes 2,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 346
Population Density1 1,756
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 1,590
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 985
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 897 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 693 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $80,699
Average Home Value $104,822


Median Household Income $39,448
Average Household Income $52,869
Per Capita Income $20,826
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.27%
Households -0.45% -0.3%
Families -0.03% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Gouverneur, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gouverneur 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 # 418 65th
Population Density1 # 470 61st
Diversity Index2 # 517 57th
Median Household Income # 1082 10th
Per Capita Income # 1111 7th

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