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Katonah, New York - Basic Facts

Katonah is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Katonah Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Westchester County at latitude 41.259 and longitude -73.6854. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 236 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Katonah Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,724
Population in Households 1,716
Population in Familes 1,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 2,376
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $732,026
Average Home Value $828,478


Median Household Income $132,751
Average Household Income $179,018
Per Capita Income $64,387
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.62% 0.87%
Households 0.67% 0.84%
Families 0.63% 0.73%
Median Household Income   4.83%
Per Capita Income   4.73%
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.


Katonah, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Katonah 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 # 661 44th
Population Density1 # 363 70th
Diversity Index2 # 328 72nd
Median Household Income # 96 92nd
Per Capita Income # 90 93rd

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