Broome County NY Information


Broome County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 198,062
Population in Households 187,278
Population in Familes 139,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,784
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $49,136
Average Household Income $70,031
Per Capita Income $30,142


Total Housing Units 90,251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,778 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,609 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,864 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $125,898
Average Home Value $162,919


Total Households 80,387
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 46,833
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.15% -0.22%
Households -0.27% -0.27%
Families -0.46% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


Broome County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broome County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 19 71st
Population Density # 20 69th
Diversity Index # 26 60th
Median Household Income # 50 21st
Per Capita Income # 25 61st

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