Depew, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Depew, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Depew had a population of 15,028 as of July 1, 2018. Depew 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 Depew is located at latitude 42.9118 and longitude -78.7044 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Depew (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The Village of Depew (GNIS ID: 2391638) 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 Depew is located within Town of Cheektowaga, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

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


Total Population 15,028
Population in Households 14,970
Population in Familes 11,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 2,960
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,702
Average Household Income $61,960
Per Capita Income $27,392


Total Housing Units 7,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,751 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,863 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 419 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $115,370
Average Home Value $126,963


Total Households 6,614
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,033
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 -0.22% -0.11%
Households -0.14% -0.06%
Families -0.34% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Depew, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Depew 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 # 132 89th
Population Density # 282 77th
Diversity Index # 871 28th
Median Household Income # 850 29th
Per Capita Income # 829 31st

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