Taconic Shores, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Taconic Shores, New York - Basic Facts

The Taconic Shores Census Designated Place had a population of 491 as of July 1, 2018. Taconic Shores ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Taconic Shores is located at latitude 42.1161 and longitude -73.5552 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Taconic Shores Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 545 feet.

The Taconic Shores Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2761351) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The Taconic Shores Census Designated Place is located within Town of Copake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

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


Total Population 491
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 590
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $66,206
Average Household Income $88,867
Per Capita Income $37,713


Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $192,434
Average Home Value $221,685


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 146
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 1.06% 0.2%
Households 0.92% 0.18%
Families 2.2% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Taconic Shores, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taconic Shores 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 # 1031 14th
Population Density # 891 26th
Diversity Index # 952 20th
Median Household Income # 541 55th
Per Capita Income # 451 62nd

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