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Bliss, New York - Basic Facts

The Bliss Census Designated Place had a population of 497 as of July 1, 2017. Bliss ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bliss is located at latitude 42.5801 and longitude -78.2537 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Bliss Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,745 feet.

The Bliss Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2627975) 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 Bliss Census Designated Place is located within Town of Eagle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyoming County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bliss 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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Bliss, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 497
Daytime Population: Workers 139
Daytime Population: Residents 241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 380
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 497
Population in Familes 426
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $45,137
Average Household Income $57,779
Per Capita Income $21,911


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $80,263
Average Home Value $94,817


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 141
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 -0.81% -0.74%
Households -0.69% -0.63%
Families -0.76% -0.72%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Bliss, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bliss 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 # 1025 14th
Population Density # 1186 1st
Diversity Index # 1125 5th
Median Household Income # 977 18th
Per Capita Income # 1085 9th

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