Nelliston, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nelliston, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Nelliston had a population of 587 as of July 1, 2017. Nelliston 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 Nelliston is located at latitude 42.9327 and longitude -74.6076 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Nelliston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 367 feet.

The Village of Nelliston (GNIS ID: 2391006) 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 Nelliston is located within Town of Palatine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nelliston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nelliston: Fort Clyde.

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Nelliston, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 587
Daytime Population: Workers 195
Daytime Population: Residents 332
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 584
Population in Familes 472
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $36,731
Average Household Income $50,897
Per Capita Income $19,239


Total Housing Units 278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $90,203
Average Home Value $110,335


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.21% -0.17%
Households -0.41% -0.17%
Families -0.35% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Nelliston, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nelliston to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 976 18th
Population Density # 920 23rd
Diversity Index # 1035 14th
Median Household Income # 1149 4th
Per Capita Income # 1164 3rd

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