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Penn Yan, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Penn Yan had a population of 5,214 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Penn Yan is located at latitude 42.6607 and longitude -77.0531 in Yates County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Penn Yan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Yates County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.

The Village of Penn Yan (GNIS ID: 2391057) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Penn Yan is located within Town of Milo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Yates County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Penn Yan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Penn Yan, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,214
Population in Households 5,025
Population in Familes 3,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 2,190
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,219
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,235 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 984 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $107,930
Average Home Value $136,397


Median Household Income $38,032
Average Household Income $49,401
Per Capita Income $21,690
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.22%
Households 0.14% 0.2%
Families 0.69% 0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.6%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
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.

Penn Yan, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penn Yan to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 338 72nd
Population Density1 # 395 67th
Diversity Index2 # 728 39th
Median Household Income # 1110 7th
Per Capita Income # 1066 11th

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