Chenango County NY Information


Chenango County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 50,720
Daytime Population: Workers 20,327
Daytime Population: Residents 27,499
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,826
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 49,927
Population in Familes 39,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 793
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $48,819
Average Household Income $62,896
Per Capita Income $25,499


Total Housing Units 25,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,060 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,341 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,073 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $97,346
Average Home Value $124,862


Total Households 20,401
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 13,251
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 0.07% -0.21%
Households -0.02% -0.27%
Families -0.2% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.24%


Chenango County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chenango 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 # 48 24th
Population Density # 52 18th
Diversity Index # 56 10th
Median Household Income # 45 29th
Per Capita Income # 48 24th

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