Otsego County NY Information


Otsego County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 61,771
Population in Households 56,411
Population in Familes 42,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,360
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $53,456
Average Household Income $70,108
Per Capita Income $27,999


Total Housing Units 30,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,866 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,334 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,577 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $155,373
Average Home Value $190,910


Total Households 24,200
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 14,579
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.31%
Households -0.21% -0.4%
Families -0.39% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.45%


Otsego County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otsego 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 # 43 32nd
Population Density # 50 21st
Diversity Index # 44 31st
Median Household Income # 32 50th
Per Capita Income # 37 42nd

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