Downsville, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Downsville, New York - Basic Facts

The Downsville Census Designated Place had a population of 619 as of July 1, 2018. Downsville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Downsville is located at latitude 42.0814 and longitude -74.9968 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Downsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,125 feet.

The Downsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628045) 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 "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Downsville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Colchester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

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


Total Population 619
Population in Households 617
Population in Familes 478
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 157
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $40,732
Average Household Income $53,503
Per Capita Income $24,390


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $143,605
Average Home Value $176,699


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 171
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 0.04% -0.42%
Households 0.13% -0.36%
Families 0.29% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Downsville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Downsville 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 # 953 20th
Population Density # 1159 3rd
Diversity Index # 1119 7th
Median Household Income # 1092 9th
Per Capita Income # 995 17th

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