Nichols, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nichols, New York - Basic Facts

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The Village of Nichols had a population of 482 as of July 1, 2017. Nichols 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 Nichols is located at latitude 42.02 and longitude -76.3704 in Tioga County. 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. Tioga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

The Village of Nichols (GNIS ID: 2391018) 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 Nichols is located within Town of Nichols, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tioga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nichols population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nichols: Rushville.

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Nichols, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 482
Daytime Population: Workers 207
Daytime Population: Residents 237
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 444
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 482
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 930
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $56,040
Average Household Income $69,803
Per Capita Income $27,947


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $119,000
Average Home Value $126,000


Total Households 195
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.83% -0.8%
Households -0.82% -0.83%
Families -0.2% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Nichols, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nichols to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1038 13th
Population Density # 730 39th
Diversity Index # 1178 2nd
Median Household Income # 678 43rd
Per Capita Income # 737 38th

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