Avoca, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Avoca, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Avoca had a population of 935 as of July 1, 2016. Avoca ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Avoca is located at latitude 42.4149 and longitude -77.4248 in Steuben County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Avoca (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Steuben County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The Village of Avoca (GNIS ID: 2391531) 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 Avoca is located within Town of Avoca, a minor civil division (MCD) of Steuben County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Avoca 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 Avoca: Buchanan.

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


Total Population 935
Population in Households 919
Population in Familes 743
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 705
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 396 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $84,174
Average Home Value $116,920


Median Household Income $44,634
Average Household Income $59,782
Per Capita Income $23,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.21%
Households 0.09% -0.06%
Families 0.07% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Avoca, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avoca 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 # 847 29th
Population Density1 # 829 31st
Diversity Index2 # 909 24th
Median Household Income # 968 19th
Per Capita Income # 937 22nd

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