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Nichols, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Nichols is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tioga County at latitude 42.02 and longitude -76.3704. Tioga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Nichols, but most people and references simply refer to it as Nichols, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Nichols indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Nichols (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nichols: Rushville.

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


Total Population 483
Population in Households 483
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 932
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $105,233
Average Home Value $128,808


Median Household Income $47,964
Average Household Income $54,826
Per Capita Income $22,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.36% -0.93%
Households -1.04% -0.72%
Families 0.17% -1.04%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Nichols, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nichols 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 # 1034 13th
Population Density1 # 731 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1171 2nd
Median Household Income # 864 27th
Per Capita Income # 922 23rd

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