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Ontario, New York - Basic Facts

The Ontario Census Designated Place had a population of 2,183 as of July 1, 2016. Ontario 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 Ontario is located at latitude 43.2176 and longitude -77.2793 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Ontario Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Ontario Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631644) 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.

The Ontario Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ontario, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ontario population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ontario, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,183
Population in Households 2,181
Population in Familes 1,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 575
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 934
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 589
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 640 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $115,762
Average Home Value $110,915


Median Household Income $52,641
Average Household Income $61,730
Per Capita Income $26,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.02%
Households 0.31% 0.09%
Families 0.25% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Ontario, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ontario to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 581 52nd
Population Density1 # 900 25th
Diversity Index2 # 871 28th
Median Household Income # 736 39th
Per Capita Income # 776 35th

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