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West Winfield, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of West Winfield had a population of 784 as of July 1, 2020. West Winfield ranks in the lower quartile for 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 West Winfield is located at latitude 42.8853 and longitude -75.1932 in Herkimer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Winfield encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Herkimer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,188 feet.

The Village of West Winfield (GNIS ID: 2391211) 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 West Winfield is located within Town of Winfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Herkimer County.


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West Winfield, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 784 (100%)
Population in Households 783 (99.9%)
Population in Families 615 (78.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 860
Diversity Index2 11
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,142
Average Household Income $73,642
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $30,163
Wealth Index5 72
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $120,294
Average Home Value $133,812
Housing Affordability Index3 269
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 222
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.51% -0.83%
Households -0.44% -0.83%
Families -0.26% -0.92%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.86%

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West Winfield, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Winfield to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 892 25th
Population Density # 744 38th
Median Household Income # 673 44th
Housing Affordability Index # 1026 86th
Per Capita Income # 735 39th
Diversity Index # 995 16th

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