Oswego County NY Information


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  1. Oswego County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forOswego County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Oswego County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 122,051
Population in Households 117,108
Population in Familes 92,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,943
Population Density2 128
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $51,452
Average Household Income $66,531
Per Capita Income $26,389


Total Housing Units 54,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,530 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,601 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,263 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $108,246
Average Home Value $137,510


Total Households 46,131
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 30,449
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.01% -0.24%
Households -0.07% -0.3%
Families -0.23% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   3.18%


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, 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 # 24 63rd
Population Density # 28 56th
Diversity Index # 52 18th
Median Household Income # 41 35th
Per Capita Income # 46 27th

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