Yates County NY Information


Yates County Subdivisions

Yates County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,385
Daytime Population: Workers 9,617
Daytime Population: Residents 12,914
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,531
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 24,134
Population in Familes 19,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,251
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $47,902
Average Household Income $65,447
Per Capita Income $25,814


Total Housing Units 13,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,081 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,428 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,242 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $139,449
Average Home Value $224,364


Total Households 9,509
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,323
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 0.02% -0.02%
Households -0.01% -0.05%
Families -0.18% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


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, 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 # 60 5th
Population Density # 47 26th
Diversity Index # 58 8th
Median Household Income # 50 21st
Per Capita Income # 45 29th

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