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Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson had a population of 3,080 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Cornwall-on-Hudson is located at latitude 41.4448 and longitude -74.0157 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson (GNIS ID: 2391626) 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 Cornwall-on-Hudson is located within Town of Cornwall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cornwall-on-Hudson: Canterbury, Cornwall, Cornwall-on-the-Hudson.


Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,080 (100%)
Population in Households 3,021 (98.1%)
Population in Families 2,526 (82.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 59 ( 1.9%)
Population Density 1,550
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $100,408
Average Household Income $133,471
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $52,605
Wealth Index5 181


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 780 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 439 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $330,446
Average Home Value $348,752
Housing Affordability Index3 153


Total Households 1,220
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 830
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.2% 0.2%
Households 0.28% 0.24%
Families -0.02% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
Owner Occupied HU   0.31%


Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cornwall-on-Hudson to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 479 60th
Population Density # 529 56th
Median Household Income # 299 75th
Housing Affordability Index # 551 46th
Per Capita Income # 213 82nd
Diversity Index # 512 57th

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