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Dalton, New York - Basic Facts

The Dalton Census Designated Place had a population of 355 as of July 1, 2019. Dalton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Dalton is located at latitude 42.5409 and longitude -77.9525 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Dalton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The Dalton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584251) 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 Dalton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Nunda, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dalton: Nunda Station.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dalton, NY Housing Affordability Index is 299
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

Dalton, NY Wealth Index is 64
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 355 (100%)
Population in Households 355 (100.0%)
Population in Families 276 (77.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 470
Diversity Index2 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,059
Average Household Income $69,279
Per Capita Income $27,190
Wealth Index4 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $90,809
Housing Affordability Index3 299
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 99
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 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.
  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 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 -0.21% -0.45%
Households -0.07% -0.4%
Families 0.11% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Dalton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalton 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 # 1103 8th
Population Density # 963 19th
Diversity Index # 1078 10th
Median Household Income # 662 45th
Per Capita Income # 827 31st

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