Herkimer, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Herkimer, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Herkimer had a population of 7,620 as of July 1, 2018. Herkimer 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 Herkimer is located at latitude 43.0281 and longitude -74.9933 in Herkimer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Herkimer (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Herkimer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 384 feet.

The Village of Herkimer (GNIS ID: 2390889) 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 Herkimer is located within Town of Herkimer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Herkimer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Herkimer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Herkimer: Stone Ridge.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,620
Population in Households 6,845
Population in Familes 4,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 775
Population Density1 2,944
Diversity Index2 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,861
Average Household Income $53,600
Per Capita Income $25,303

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,451 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,644 (46.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 428 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $88,010
Average Home Value $104,993
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,095
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,597
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.44%
Households -0.2% -0.51%
Families -0.19% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Herkimer, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herkimer 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 # 246 80th
Population Density # 284 76th
Diversity Index # 557 53rd
Median Household Income # 1144 4th
Per Capita Income # 940 21st

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