Owego, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Owego, New York - Basic Facts

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The Village of Owego had a population of 3,834 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Owego is located at latitude 42.1046 and longitude -76.2622 in Tioga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Owego (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Tioga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Village of Owego (GNIS ID: 2391045) 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 Owego is located within Town of Owego, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tioga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Owego 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 Owego: Ah-wa-ga.

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


Total Population 3,834
Daytime Population: Workers 2,035
Daytime Population: Residents 2,047
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,082
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 3,710
Population in Familes 2,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 1,562
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $51,001
Average Household Income $63,416
Per Capita Income $28,317


Total Housing Units 1,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 796 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 854 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $108,042
Average Home Value $152,701


Total Households 1,650
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 908
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 -0.22% -0.44%
Households -0.23% -0.43%
Families -0.45% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Owego, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Owego 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 # 419 65th
Population Density # 528 56th
Diversity Index # 646 46th
Median Household Income # 838 30th
Per Capita Income # 720 40th

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