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Croton-on-Hudson, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Croton-on-Hudson had a population of 8,428 as of July 1, 2016. Croton-on-Hudson ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Croton-on-Hudson is located at latitude 41.2097 and longitude -73.9012 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Croton-on-Hudson (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.64 sq. miles and a water area of 6.04 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Village of Croton-on-Hudson (GNIS ID: 2391630) 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.

The Village of Croton-on-Hudson is located within Town of Cortlandt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Croton-on-Hudson: Colabaugh Landing, Collabaugh Landing, Cortlandt Town, Croton, Croton Landing.

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Croton-on-Hudson, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,428
Population in Households 8,232
Population in Familes 7,086
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density1 1,815
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 3,054
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,229
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,341 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 713 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $525,987
Average Home Value $575,748


Median Household Income $111,994
Average Household Income $153,652
Per Capita Income $56,415
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.65%
Households 0.52% 0.54%
Families 0.37% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Croton-on-Hudson, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Croton-on-Hudson 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 # 222 82nd
Population Density1 # 456 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 252 79th
Median Household Income # 136 89th
Per Capita Income # 137 89th

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