Lewis County NY Information

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Lewis County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 27,267
Population in Households 26,954
Population in Familes 22,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 313
Population Density 21
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,218
Average Household Income $68,662
Per Capita Income $26,714
Wealth Index3 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,141 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,463 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,035 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $124,757
Housing Affordability Index2 171
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,604
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 7,326
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 0.07% -0.31%
Households 0.09% -0.31%
Families -0.03% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

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Lewis County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 59 6th
Population Density # 60 5th
Diversity Index # 62 2nd
Median Household Income # 49 23rd
Per Capita Income # 43 32nd

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