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Vails Gate, New York - Basic Facts

The Vails Gate Census Designated Place had a population of 3,511 as of July 1, 2019. Vails Gate 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 Vails Gate is located at latitude 41.4543 and longitude -74.0576 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Vails Gate Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The Vails Gate Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390422) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Vails Gate Census Designated Place is located within Town of New Windsor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vails Gate: Vail Gate, Vailgate, Vail's Gate, Vailsgate.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Vails Gate, NY Housing Affordability Index is 78
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

Vails Gate, NY Wealth Index is 73
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 3,511 (100%)
Population in Households 3,503 (99.8%)
Population in Families 2,596 (73.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 8 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 3,405
Diversity Index2 80
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,132
Average Household Income $70,520
Per Capita Income $30,312
Wealth Index4 73

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 679 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 830 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $216,869
Housing Affordability Index3 78
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,509
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 843
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 0.45% 0.37%
Households 0.36% 0.34%
Families 0.13% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

Vails Gate, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vails Gate 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 # 446 63rd
Population Density # 238 80th
Diversity Index # 38 97th
Median Household Income # 1041 13th
Per Capita Income # 675 44th

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