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Skaneateles, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Skaneateles had a population of 2,493 as of July 1, 2019. Skaneateles 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 Skaneateles is located at latitude 42.947 and longitude -76.4291 in Onondaga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Skaneateles encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Onondaga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

The Village of Skaneateles (GNIS ID: 2391137) 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 Skaneateles is located within Town of Skaneateles, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onondaga County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Skaneateles: SkaniĆ”:tares, Skeneatelas.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Skaneateles, NY Housing Affordability Index is 133
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Skaneateles, NY Wealth Index is 244
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,493 (100%)
Population in Households 2,483 (99.6%)
Population in Families 2,049 (82.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 1,760
Diversity Index2 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $95,540
Average Household Income $141,191
Per Capita Income $59,519
Wealth Index4 244

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 851 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $350,578
Housing Affordability Index3 133
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 733
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.19% -0.06%
Households 0.24% -0.02%
Families 0.91% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Skaneateles, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skaneateles to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 547 54th
Population Density # 467 61st
Diversity Index # 1080 10th
Median Household Income # 313 74th
Per Capita Income # 147 88th

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