Leicester, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Leicester, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Leicester had a population of 468 as of July 1, 2018. Leicester 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 Leicester is located at latitude 42.7709 and longitude -77.8969 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Leicester (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Village of Leicester (GNIS ID: 2390938) 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 Leicester is located within Town of Leicester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leicester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leicester: Moscow.

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Leicester, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 468
Population in Households 468
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,297
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $55,271
Average Household Income $66,088
Per Capita Income $27,321


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $146,914


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.17%
Households 0.06% -0.1%
Families 0.18% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Leicester, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leicester to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1041 13th
Population Density # 605 49th
Diversity Index # 987 18th
Median Household Income # 743 38th
Per Capita Income # 832 31st

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