Redwood, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Redwood, New York - Basic Facts

The Redwood Census Designated Place had a population of 594 as of July 1, 2017. Redwood ranks in the lower 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 Redwood is located at latitude 44.2982 and longitude -75.8079 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Redwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 367 feet.

The Redwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389736) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Redwood Census Designated Place is located within Town of Alexandria, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Redwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Redwood: Jamesville.

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Redwood, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 594
Daytime Population: Workers 115
Daytime Population: Residents 278
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 393
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 594
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 302
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $47,616
Average Household Income $66,201
Per Capita Income $25,164


Total Housing Units 276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $130,556
Average Home Value $169,883


Total Households 216
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.23%
Households 0.46% 0.28%
Families -0.09% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Redwood, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redwood to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 970 19th
Population Density # 1073 10th
Diversity Index # 813 32nd
Median Household Income # 923 23rd
Per Capita Income # 881 26th

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