Farnham, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Farnham had a population of 381 as of July 1, 2017. Farnham ranks in the lower 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 Farnham is located at latitude 42.5951 and longitude -79.0809 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Farnham (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Village of Farnham (GNIS ID: 2390835) 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 Farnham is located within Town of Brant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farnham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farnham: Mill Branch, Saw Mill Station.

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Farnham, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 381
Daytime Population: Workers 867
Daytime Population: Residents 192
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,059
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.78
Population in Households 376
Population in Familes 294
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 316
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $57,278
Average Household Income $70,657
Per Capita Income $28,845


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $118,000
Average Home Value $195,433


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.05%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families -0.45% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Farnham, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farnham to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1084 9th
Population Density # 1065 11th
Diversity Index # 620 48th
Median Household Income # 645 46th
Per Capita Income # 698 42nd

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