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The Paul Smiths CDP(1) had a population of 673 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Paul Smiths is located at latitude 44.4387 and longitude -74.2527 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Paul Smiths Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,673 feet.

The Paul Smiths Census Designated Place 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 Paul Smiths Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brighton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Paul Smiths: Paul Smith's.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Paul Smiths, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 673 (100%)
Population in Households 381 (56.6%)
Population in Families 294 (43.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 292 (43.4%)
Population Density 2,615
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $82,272
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $19,315
Wealth Index5 77


Total HU (Housing Units) 4 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $175,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 4
Average Household Size 95.25
Family Households 3
Average Family Size 98
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.03% 0.03%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 3.67% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

Paul Smiths, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paul Smiths to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 931 22nd
Population Density # 323 73rd
Median Household Income # 511 57th
Housing Affordability Index # 22 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1172 2nd
Diversity Index # 874 27th

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