Onondaga County NY Information

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

POPULATION

Total Population 474,144
Population in Households 457,013
Population in Familes 350,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,131
Population Density 609
Diversity Index1 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,145
Average Household Income $80,773
Per Capita Income $32,819
Wealth Index3 96

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 208,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121,238 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 69,773 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,293 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $146,949
Housing Affordability Index2 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 191,011
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 115,628
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.16% -0.05%
Households 0.19% -0.04%
Families 0.03% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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Onondaga County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onondaga County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 11 84th
Population Density # 13 81st
Diversity Index # 19 71st
Median Household Income # 19 71st
Per Capita Income # 20 69th

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