Newburgh, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Newburgh, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Newburgh had a population of 29,921 as of July 1, 2018. Newburgh 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 Newburgh is located at latitude 41.5034 and longitude -74.0104 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newburgh (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The City of Newburgh (GNIS ID: 979258) 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.

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


Total Population 29,921
Population in Households 28,987
Population in Familes 23,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 934
Population Density2 7,865
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $37,009
Average Household Income $54,553
Per Capita Income $17,403


Total Housing Units 10,939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,430 (22.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,757 (61.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,751 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $213,590
Average Home Value $262,469


Total Households 9,188
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 6,066
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.44% 0.57%
Households 0.21% 0.44%
Families 0.03% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Newburgh, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newburgh 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 # 44 96th
Population Density # 50 96th
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 1154 4th
Per Capita Income # 1182 1st

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