The City of Plattsburgh had a population of 20,032 as of July 1, 2020. Plattsburgh ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Plattsburgh is located at latitude 44.6995 and longitude -73.4529 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plattsburgh encompass a land area of 5.04 sq. miles and a water area of 1.56 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.
The City of Plattsburgh (GNIS ID: 979376) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Plattsburgh: Etsiénhne, Platsbourg, Plattsburg, Sen-hah-lo-ne, Son-Halonek.
|Total Population||20,032 (100%)|
|Population in Households||17,056 (85.1%)|
|Population in Families||9,477 (47.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2,976 (14.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$47,584|
|Average Household Income||$64,002|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,284|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||9,141 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,432 (37.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,916 (53.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||793 ( 8.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,805|
|Average Home Value||$175,779|
|Housing Affordability Index3||129|
|Average Household Size||2.04|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.48%|
|Per Capita Income||1.08%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.03%|
The table below compares Plattsburgh to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 82||93rd|
|Population Density||# 178||85th|
|Median Household Income||# 1031||14th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 454||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 890||26th|
|Diversity Index||# 507||58th|
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