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Newburgh, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Newburgh had a population of 30,275 as of July 1, 2017. 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 41.5033 and longitude -74.0196 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newburgh population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Newburgh, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,275
Daytime Population: Workers 8,798
Daytime Population: Residents 18,052
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,850
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 29,356
Population in Familes 23,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 919
Population Density2 7,958
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $36,574
Average Household Income $52,914
Per Capita Income $16,926


Total Housing Units 10,960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,845 (26.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,477 (59.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,638 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $208,675
Average Home Value $244,596


Total Households 9,322
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 6,161
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% 0.64%
Households 0.44% 0.52%
Families 0.25% 0.41%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

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, 2017 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 # 43 96th
Population Density # 47 96th
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 1150 4th
Per Capita Income # 1180 1st

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