Herkimer County NY Information


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  1. Herkimer County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHerkimer County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Herkimer County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 63,228
Population in Households 61,840
Population in Familes 48,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,388
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $49,856
Average Household Income $63,448
Per Capita Income $25,872


Total Housing Units 33,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,226 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,513 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,642 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $107,405
Average Home Value $172,323


Total Households 25,739
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 16,275
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.22% -0.64%
Households -0.24% -0.67%
Families -0.39% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Herkimer County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herkimer County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 42 34th
Population Density # 56 11th
Diversity Index # 55 13th
Median Household Income # 53 16th
Per Capita Income # 49 23rd

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