West Hurley, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Hurley, New York - Basic Facts

The West Hurley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,932 as of July 1, 2015. West Hurley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Hurley is located at latitude 42.0084 and longitude -74.1094 in Ulster County. The formal boundaries for the West Hurley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The West Hurley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390478) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Hurley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 1,932
Population in Households 1,920
Population in Familes 1,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 510
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 561
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 741 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $234,974
Average Home Value $252,466


Median Household Income $64,533
Average Household Income $85,065
Per Capita Income $39,773
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.09%
Households 0.19% 0.2%
Families 0.1% 0.07%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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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West Hurley, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Hurley 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 # 620 48th
Population Density1 # 936 21st
Diversity Index2 # 727 39th
Median Household Income # 519 56th
Per Capita Income # 321 73rd

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