Utica, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Utica, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Utica had a population of 63,737 as of July 1, 2018. Utica ranks in the upper 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 Utica is located at latitude 43.1009 and longitude -75.2327 in Oneida County. The formal boundaries for the City of Utica (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Oneida County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Utica (GNIS ID: 979575) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Utica: Fort Schuyler, Iotékha, Nundadasis, Old Fort Schuyler, Tevadahahtodague, Twa-dah-ah-lo-dah-que, Unungagages, Yanundadasis.

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


Total Population 63,737
Population in Households 60,781
Population in Familes 45,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,956
Population Density2 3,803
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $33,542
Average Household Income $49,797
Per Capita Income $20,692


Total Housing Units 28,651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,058 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,090 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,503 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $92,467
Average Home Value $127,351


Total Households 25,148
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 13,944
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.1%
Households 0.12% 0.01%
Families -0.09% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Utica, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Utica 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 # 11 99th
Population Density # 203 83rd
Diversity Index # 109 91st
Median Household Income # 1176 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1150 4th

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