Lime Lake, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Lime Lake, New York - Basic Facts

The Lime Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 851 as of July 1, 2018. Lime Lake ranks in the lower 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 Lime Lake is located at latitude 42.433 and longitude -78.4847 in Cattaraugus County. The formal boundaries for the Lime Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Cattaraugus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,660 feet.

The Lime Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584273) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lime Lake Census Designated Place is located within Town of Machias, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cattaraugus County.

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


Total Population 851
Population in Households 784
Population in Familes 627
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 358
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,776
Average Household Income $66,508
Per Capita Income $25,573


Total Housing Units 612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (39.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 (49.2%)
Median Home Value $103,390
Average Home Value $128,125


Total Households 311
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 201
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 -0.23% -0.26%
Households -0.23% -0.39%
Families 0.37% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Lime Lake, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lime Lake 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 # 868 28th
Population Density # 1038 13th
Diversity Index # 1112 7th
Median Household Income # 822 31st
Per Capita Income # 929 22nd

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