Ogdensburg, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ogdensburg, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Ogdensburg had a population of 11,242 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ogdensburg is located at latitude 44.7092 and longitude -75.4633 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ogdensburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.96 sq. miles and a water area of 3.18 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 295 feet.

The City of Ogdensburg (GNIS ID: 979301) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ogdensburg 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 Ogdensburg: Maple City, Ogdenburg Village, Ogdensberg, Ogdensburgh, O-swa-gatch, O-swe-gatch-ie, Sewé:katsi, Soegasti, Sweegassie, Swegaachey, Swegage, Swegatchie, Swegatsky.

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


Total Population 11,242
Population in Households 9,663
Population in Familes 7,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,579
Population Density1 2,269
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 4,056
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,447 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,609 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 359 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $73,371
Average Home Value $113,711


Median Household Income $35,666
Average Household Income $48,559
Per Capita Income $18,192
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.06%
Households -0.06% -0.04%
Families -0.27% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Ogdensburg, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ogdensburg 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 # 176 85th
Population Density1 # 386 68th
Diversity Index2 # 478 60th
Median Household Income # 1155 4th
Per Capita Income # 1174 2nd

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