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Dryden, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Dryden had a population of 1,966 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dryden is located at latitude 42.4908 and longitude -76.3014 in Tompkins County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dryden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tompkins County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The Village of Dryden (GNIS ID: 2391646) 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 Dryden is located within Town of Dryden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tompkins County.

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

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


Total Population 1,966
Daytime Population: Workers 983
Daytime Population: Residents 1,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,996
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,959
Population in Familes 1,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,120
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $58,909
Average Household Income $77,087
Per Capita Income $30,979


Total Housing Units 900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 512 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $169,265
Average Home Value $178,816


Total Households 838
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 475
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 0.55% 0.58%
Households 0.44% 0.54%
Families 0.03% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Dryden, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dryden 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 # 616 49th
Population Density # 666 44th
Diversity Index # 554 54th
Median Household Income # 616 49th
Per Capita Income # 610 49th

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