Bliss, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Advertisement

Bliss Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Bliss Content

Also See: Bliss, NY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Bliss, New York - Basic Facts

The Bliss Census Designated Place had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Bliss Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map

Advertisement

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | NY Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Town of Eagle | Wyoming County | New York Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

Bliss, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 520
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 446
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 203
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $87,658
Average Home Value $104,335
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,479
Average Household Income $59,245
Per Capita Income $22,699
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.23%
Households -0.09% -0.1%
Families 0.0% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Advertisement

Bliss, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bliss to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1014 15th
Population Density1 # 1180 1st
Diversity Index2 # 1095 8th
Median Household Income # 787 34th
Per Capita Income # 935 21st

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