Putnam County NY Information


Putnam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 101,614
Daytime Population: Workers 29,848
Daytime Population: Residents 49,277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 79,125
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 99,194
Population in Familes 85,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,420
Population Density2 441
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $101,430
Average Household Income $125,612
Per Capita Income $44,771


Total Housing Units 38,888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,943 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,717 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,228 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $397,774
Average Home Value $471,500


Total Households 35,660
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 26,476
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 0.26% 0.27%
Households 0.24% 0.24%
Families 0.11% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


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, 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 # 29 55th
Population Density # 16 76th
Diversity Index # 20 69th
Median Household Income # 2 98th
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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