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Roscoe, New York - Basic Facts

The Roscoe Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sullivan County at latitude 41.9338 and longitude -74.9161. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,296 feet.

The formal official name is the Roscoe Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Roscoe, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Roscoe indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Roscoe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roscoe: Westfield Flats.

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Roscoe, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 519
Population in Households 519
Population in Familes 397
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 723
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $126,210
Average Home Value $157,714


Median Household Income $45,771
Average Household Income $57,961
Per Capita Income $25,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.97% -0.58%
Households -0.77% -0.42%
Families -0.16% -0.54%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.


Roscoe, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roscoe to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1016 15th
Population Density1 # 823 31st
Diversity Index2 # 447 63rd
Median Household Income # 923 22nd
Per Capita Income # 741 38th

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