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Verplanck, New York - Basic Facts

The Verplanck Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Westchester County at latitude 41.2563 and longitude -73.9592. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The formal official name is the Verplanck Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Verplanck, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Verplanck indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Verplanck Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,726
Population in Households 1,724
Population in Familes 1,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 2,774
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 684
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 446
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 284 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $406,579
Average Home Value $480,625


Median Household Income $63,334
Average Household Income $87,714
Per Capita Income $34,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.04% 0.29%
Households 0.03% 0.35%
Families -0.16% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.


Verplanck, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Verplanck 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 # 660 45th
Population Density1 # 301 75th
Diversity Index2 # 255 79th
Median Household Income # 504 58th
Per Capita Income # 433 64th

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