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Alfred, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Alfred had a population of 3,993 as of July 1, 2018. Alfred ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alfred is located at latitude 42.2543 and longitude -77.7896 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Alfred (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,765 feet.

The Village of Alfred (GNIS ID: 2391508) 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 Alfred is located within Town of Alfred, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alfred: Alfred Center, Alfred Centre.

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Alfred, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,993
Population in Households 1,781
Population in Familes 1,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,212
Population Density2 3,356
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,820
Average Household Income $79,340
Per Capita Income $19,036

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $111,881
Average Home Value $120,741
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 536
Average Household Size 3.32
Family Households 247
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.54% -0.14%
Households 0.23% -0.22%
Families 5.48% -0.33%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   0.54%

Alfred, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alfred to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 406 66th
Population Density # 247 79th
Diversity Index # 371 69th
Median Household Income # 732 39th
Per Capita Income # 1174 2nd

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