Cayuga County NY Information


Cayuga County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 80,232
Daytime Population: Workers 29,192
Daytime Population: Residents 40,321
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 69,513
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 76,111
Population in Familes 59,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,121
Population Density2 116
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $51,683
Average Household Income $65,129
Per Capita Income $25,903


Total Housing Units 37,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,041 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,479 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,935 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $116,632
Average Home Value $145,642


Total Households 31,520
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 20,051
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 0.04% -0.28%
Households 0.03% -0.31%
Families -0.15% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.83%


Cayuga County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cayuga 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 # 34 47th
Population Density # 32 50th
Diversity Index # 37 42nd
Median Household Income # 36 44th
Per Capita Income # 44 31st

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