Oswego County NY Information


Oswego County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 123,481
Daytime Population: Workers 38,996
Daytime Population: Residents 69,393
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 108,389
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 118,549
Population in Familes 92,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,932
Population Density2 130
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $49,831
Average Household Income $64,484
Per Capita Income $25,599


Total Housing Units 54,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,063 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,610 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,960 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $101,410
Average Home Value $127,411


Total Households 46,673
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 30,836
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.15% -0.03%
Households 0.08% -0.08%
Families -0.09% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.49%


Oswego County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oswego County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 24 63rd
Population Density # 28 56th
Diversity Index # 52 18th
Median Household Income # 42 34th
Per Capita Income # 46 27th

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