Yates County NY Information


Yates County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,412
Population in Households 24,040
Population in Familes 19,453
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,372
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 9,566
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 6,385
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,637 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,145 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,421 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,071 (29.9%)
Median Home Value $127,949
Average Home Value $183,765


Median Household Income $46,708
Average Household Income $58,431
Per Capita Income $22,261
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.06% -0.04%
Households 0.12% 0.03%
Families -0.07% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Yates County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yates County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 60 5th
Population Density1 # 47 26th
Diversity Index2 # 59 6th
Median Household Income # 43 32nd
Per Capita Income # 51 19th

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