Chatham, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Chatham, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Chatham had a population of 1,772 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Chatham is located at latitude 42.3643 and longitude -73.5948 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Chatham encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 463 feet.

The Village of Chatham (GNIS ID: 2391599) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Chatham is located within Town of Chatham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chatham: Chatham Four Corners, Groats Corners, Groat's Corners.

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


Total Population 1,772
Population in Households 1,765
Population in Familes 1,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,433
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $56,281
Average Household Income $80,274
Per Capita Income $36,048


Total Housing Units 898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $237,202
Average Home Value $301,761


Total Households 790
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 439
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 0.01% -0.24%
Households -0.17% -0.33%
Families 0.2% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

Chatham, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chatham 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 # 656 45th
Population Density # 557 54th
Diversity Index # 547 54th
Median Household Income # 719 40th
Per Capita Income # 500 58th

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