Ilion, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Ilion, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ilion had a population of 7,745 as of July 1, 2018. Ilion 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 Ilion is located at latitude 43.0113 and longitude -75.0397 in Herkimer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ilion (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Herkimer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Village of Ilion (GNIS ID: 2390909) 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 Ilion is located within Town of German Flatts, a minor civil division (MCD) of Herkimer County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ilion: Remington, The Corners.

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


Total Population 7,745
Population in Households 7,606
Population in Familes 5,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 3,107
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $44,981
Average Household Income $58,106
Per Capita Income $24,474


Total Housing Units 3,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,905 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,295 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 346 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $89,132
Average Home Value $126,562


Total Households 3,200
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,970
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.47% -0.68%
Households -0.45% -0.68%
Families -0.55% -0.8%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Ilion, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ilion 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 # 240 80th
Population Density # 265 78th
Diversity Index # 784 35th
Median Household Income # 1007 16th
Per Capita Income # 990 17th

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