Broome County NY Information


Broome County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 197,877
Daytime Population: Workers 93,295
Daytime Population: Residents 112,663
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 205,958
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 187,093
Population in Familes 138,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,784
Population Density2 280
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $47,293
Average Household Income $66,721
Per Capita Income $28,752


Total Housing Units 90,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51,036 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,298 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,683 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $119,819
Average Home Value $150,689


Total Households 80,334
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 46,854
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 -0.19% -0.27%
Households -0.31% -0.33%
Families -0.52% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.14%


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, 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 # 19 71st
Population Density # 20 69th
Diversity Index # 26 60th
Median Household Income # 53 16th
Per Capita Income # 26 60th

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