Sullivan County NY Information

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Sullivan County Subdivisions

Sullivan County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 76,430
Population in Households 72,565
Population in Familes 56,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,865
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 29,903
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 19,017
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 49,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,804 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,099 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,821 (39.9%)
Median Home Value $156,713
Average Home Value $190,983
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,298
Average Household Income $65,383
Per Capita Income $25,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.05%
Households -0.15% 0.0%
Families -0.25% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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Sullivan County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sullivan County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 36 44th
Population Density1 # 42 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 11 84th
Median Household Income # 38 40th
Per Capita Income # 35 45th

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

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