Yates County NY Information


Yates County Subdivisions

Yates County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,533
Population in Households 24,248
Population in Familes 19,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,285
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 9,587
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,772 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,127 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,460 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,185 (30.4%)
Median Home Value $129,745
Average Home Value $213,452


Median Household Income $46,630
Average Household Income $62,159
Per Capita Income $24,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.18%
Households 0.12% 0.19%
Families -0.04% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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, 2016 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 # 58 8th
Median Household Income # 50 21st
Per Capita Income # 47 26th

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