Putnam County NY Information


Putnam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 100,715
Population in Households 98,146
Population in Familes 85,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,569
Population Density1 437
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $103,445
Average Household Income $129,867
Per Capita Income $46,255


Total Housing Units 38,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,830 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,469 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,405 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $420,073
Average Home Value $498,140


Total Households 35,299
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 26,191
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 0.12% 0.14%
Households 0.09% 0.11%
Families -0.03% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.77%


Putnam County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 29 55th
Population Density # 16 76th
Diversity Index # 18 73rd
Median Household Income # 2 98th
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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