Johnson City, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Johnson City, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Johnson City had a population of 15,183 as of July 1, 2018. Johnson City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Johnson City is located at latitude 42.1253 and longitude -75.9634 in Broome County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Johnson City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Broome County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

The Village of Johnson City (GNIS ID: 2390915) 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 Johnson City is located within Town of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Broome County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Johnson City: Lestershire.

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


Total Population 15,183
Population in Households 14,721
Population in Familes 10,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 462
Population Density2 3,347
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $39,480
Average Household Income $54,709
Per Capita Income $24,902


Total Housing Units 7,449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,288 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,375 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 785 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $88,135
Average Home Value $113,831


Total Households 6,664
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 3,401
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.01% 0.15%
Households -0.12% 0.07%
Families -0.35% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Johnson City, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnson City 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 # 131 89th
Population Density # 248 79th
Diversity Index # 296 75th
Median Household Income # 1121 6th
Per Capita Income # 968 19th

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