Canandaigua, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Canandaigua, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Canandaigua had a population of 10,631 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Canandaigua is located at latitude 42.889 and longitude -77.2803 in Ontario County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canandaigua (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Ontario County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 787 feet.

The City of Canandaigua (GNIS ID: 978784) 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 Canandaigua: Ga-noon-daa-gwah.

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


Total Population 10,631
Population in Households 10,335
Population in Familes 7,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 296
Population Density2 2,314
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $51,353
Average Household Income $68,890
Per Capita Income $32,330


Total Housing Units 5,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,248 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,605 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 583 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $162,309
Average Home Value $199,222


Total Households 4,853
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 2,456
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 0.1% 0.27%
Households 0.16% 0.31%
Families -0.07% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Canandaigua, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canandaigua 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 # 184 85th
Population Density # 378 68th
Diversity Index # 745 38th
Median Household Income # 864 28th
Per Capita Income # 605 49th

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