Schoharie County NY Information


Schoharie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,274
Daytime Population: Workers 11,535
Daytime Population: Residents 16,536
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,071
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 30,853
Population in Familes 24,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,421
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $54,226
Average Household Income $69,701
Per Capita Income $28,467


Total Housing Units 17,231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,600 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,360 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,271 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $166,124
Average Home Value $199,109


Total Households 12,960
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 8,278
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 -0.2% -0.52%
Households -0.22% -0.59%
Families -0.39% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


Schoharie County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schoharie 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 # 58 8th
Population Density # 54 15th
Diversity Index # 50 21st
Median Household Income # 25 61st
Per Capita Income # 29 55th

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