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Speculator, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Speculator had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2019. Speculator 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 Speculator is located at latitude 43.4973 and longitude -74.3618 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Speculator encompass a land area of 44.61 sq. miles and a water area of 2.6 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,739 feet.

The Village of Speculator (GNIS ID: 2391152) 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 Speculator is located within Town of Lake Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Speculator: Lake Pleasant, Newton's Corners.

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Speculator, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Speculator, NY Housing Affordability Index is 149
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Speculator, NY Wealth Index is 105
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 276
Population in Households 271
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density 6
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,799
Average Household Income $76,280
Per Capita Income $35,309
Wealth Index3 105

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (19.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 ( 4.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 (75.7%)
Median Home Value $203,571
Housing Affordability Index2 149
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.72% -1.8%
Households -1.63% -1.78%
Families -1.43% -1.89%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Speculator, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Speculator to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1137 5th
Population Density # 1195 0th
Diversity Index # 1026 14th
Median Household Income # 687 43rd
Per Capita Income # 497 58th

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