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Whitehall, New York - Basic Facts

Whitehall is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Whitehall.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washington County at latitude 43.5556 and longitude -73.4037. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Whitehall (see map) encompass a land area of 5.64 sq. miles and a water area of 1.16 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whitehall: Kah-cha-quah-na, Kahphoquahna, Petit Sault, Skenesboro, Skenesborough, Tekontarakwé:kon.

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Whitehall, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,601
Population in Households 2,601
Population in Familes 1,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 553
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,095
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 675
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 667 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $94,853
Average Home Value $106,344


Median Household Income $38,366
Average Household Income $46,695
Per Capita Income $19,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.12% -0.22%
Households 0.11% -0.15%
Families 0.86% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.


Whitehall, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitehall to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 532 55th
Population Density1 # 907 24th
Diversity Index2 # 871 27th
Median Household Income # 1089 8th
Per Capita Income # 1111 7th

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