West Carthage, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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West Carthage, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of West Carthage had a population of 1,921 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for West Carthage is located at latitude 43.9742 and longitude -75.6152 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Carthage encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 778 feet.

The Village of West Carthage (GNIS ID: 2391208) 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 Carthage is located within Town of Champion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.


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West Carthage, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Carthage, NY Housing Affordability Index is 158
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
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.

WEALTH INDEX

West Carthage, NY Wealth Index is 44
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,921
Population in Households 1,912
Population in Familes 1,542
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density 1,473
Diversity Index1 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,996
Average Household Income $57,777
Per Capita Income $23,112
Wealth Index3 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $141,803
Housing Affordability Index2 158
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 804
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 520
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.5% -0.7%
Households -0.54% -0.76%
Families -0.47% -0.86%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

West Carthage, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Carthage to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 629 47th
Population Density # 548 54th
Diversity Index # 471 61st
Median Household Income # 967 19th
Per Capita Income # 1045 13th

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