Whitehall, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Whitehall, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Whitehall had a population of 2,642 as of July 1, 2015. Whitehall ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Whitehall is located at latitude 43.546 and longitude -73.4338 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Whitehall (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.64 sq. miles and a water area of 1.16 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Village of Whitehall 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 Whitehall 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 Whitehall: Kah-cha-quah-na, Kahphoquahna, Petit Sault, Skenesboro, Skenesborough, Tekontarakwé:kon.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,642
Population in Households 2,642
Population in Familes 1,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 562
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,113
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 690
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 675 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 438 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $97,274
Average Home Value $110,185
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,802
Average Household Income $48,055
Per Capita Income $20,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.14%
Households 0.4% 0.2%
Families 1.11% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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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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, 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 # 526 56th
Population Density1 # 903 24th
Diversity Index2 # 887 25th
Median Household Income # 1091 8th
Per Capita Income # 1096 8th

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