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Ontario, New York - Basic Facts

The Ontario Census Designated Place had a population of 2,195 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,195
Daytime Population: Workers 535
Daytime Population: Residents 1,185
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,720
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 2,194
Population in Familes 1,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 578
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $52,810
Average Household Income $62,082
Per Capita Income $26,298


Total Housing Units 971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 641 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 292 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $131,958
Average Home Value $133,190


Total Households 933
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 587
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 0.22% -0.1%
Households 0.25% -0.04%
Families 0.17% -0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

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, 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 # 580 52nd
Population Density # 896 25th
Diversity Index # 860 28th
Median Household Income # 772 36th
Per Capita Income # 820 32nd

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