Nichols, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Nichols, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Nichols had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nichols: Rushville.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 476
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 918
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $128,523
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,166
Average Household Income $57,207
Per Capita Income $23,586
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.38% -0.94%
Households -1.03% -0.72%
Families 0.0% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.08%
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.

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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, 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 # 1035 13th
Population Density1 # 731 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1178 1st
Median Household Income # 801 33rd
Per Capita Income # 873 27th

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