Montrose, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Montrose, New York - Basic Facts

The Montrose Census Designated Place had a population of 2,727 as of July 1, 2016. Montrose 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 Montrose is located at latitude 41.245 and longitude -73.9387 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Montrose Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Montrose Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585494) 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 Montrose Census Designated Place is located within Town of Cortlandt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montrose 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 Montrose: Centreville, East Haverstraw, Lyell.

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


Total Population 2,727
Population in Households 2,721
Population in Familes 2,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,689
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 1,051
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 750
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 840 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $347,619
Average Home Value $381,994


Median Household Income $87,307
Average Household Income $114,546
Per Capita Income $44,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.14%
Households -0.21% -0.02%
Families -0.34% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Montrose, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose 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 # 515 57th
Population Density1 # 492 59th
Diversity Index2 # 278 77th
Median Household Income # 302 75th
Per Capita Income # 243 80th

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