Canastota, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Canastota, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Canastota had a population of 4,747 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Canastota is located at latitude 43.0841 and longitude -75.7555 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Canastota (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 430 feet.

The Village of Canastota (GNIS ID: 2391577) 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 Canastota is located within Town of Lenox, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

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

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


Total Population 4,747
Population in Households 4,736
Population in Familes 3,724
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 1,421
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $47,004
Average Household Income $60,634
Per Capita Income $24,830


Total Housing Units 2,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,160 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 760 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $107,365
Average Home Value $122,110


Total Households 1,920
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,219
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 -0.14% -0.31%
Households -0.27% -0.36%
Families -0.51% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Canastota, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canastota 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 # 359 70th
Population Density # 565 53rd
Diversity Index # 860 28th
Median Household Income # 976 18th
Per Capita Income # 978 18th

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