Steuben County NY Information


Steuben County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 99,444
Population in Households 97,703
Population in Familes 76,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,741
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 41,145
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 26,200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 50,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,101 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,044 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,977 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $93,248
Average Home Value $126,233


Median Household Income $47,397
Average Household Income $61,536
Per Capita Income $25,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.08%
Households 0.32% 0.09%
Families 0.15% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Steuben County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steuben 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 # 30 53rd
Population Density1 # 48 24th
Diversity Index2 # 52 18th
Median Household Income # 44 31st
Per Capita Income # 39 39th

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