Mexico, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Mexico, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Mexico had a population of 1,678 as of July 1, 2018. Mexico ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Mexico is located at latitude 43.4652 and longitude -76.2326 in Oswego County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mexico (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oswego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Village of Mexico (GNIS ID: 2390978) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Mexico is located within Town of Mexico, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oswego County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mexico: Mexicoville.

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


Total Population 1,678
Population in Households 1,671
Population in Familes 1,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 782
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $57,510
Average Household Income $71,372
Per Capita Income $27,144


Total Housing Units 734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 493 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $115,948
Average Home Value $140,638


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 491
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 0.4% 0.0%
Households 0.34% -0.03%
Families 1.09% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Mexico, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mexico 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 # 675 44th
Population Density # 795 34th
Diversity Index # 990 17th
Median Household Income # 688 43rd
Per Capita Income # 841 30th

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