Chenango County NY Information


Chenango County Subdivisions

Chenango County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 50,401
Population in Households 49,605
Population in Familes 39,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 796
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $48,211
Average Household Income $64,243
Per Capita Income $26,112


Total Housing Units 25,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,881 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,446 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,031 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $99,440
Average Home Value $125,645


Total Households 20,327
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 13,195
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.02% -0.32%
Households -0.06% -0.35%
Families -0.23% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


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, 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 # 47 26th
Population Density # 52 18th
Diversity Index # 57 10th
Median Household Income # 55 13th
Per Capita Income # 49 23rd

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