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Seneca Falls, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Seneca Falls had a population of 6,554 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Seneca Falls is located at latitude 42.9106 and longitude -76.7966 in Seneca County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Seneca Falls encompass a land area of 4.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Seneca County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 449 feet.

The Village of Seneca Falls (GNIS ID: 2746310) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Seneca Falls: Shaseounse.

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Seneca Falls, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Seneca Falls, NY Housing Affordability Index is 176
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Seneca Falls, NY Wealth Index is 53
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,554
Population in Households 6,486
Population in Familes 4,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density 1,356
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,846
Average Household Income $60,474
Per Capita Income $26,201
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,602 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,250 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $93,881
Housing Affordability Index2 176
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,852
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,697
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.12% -0.36%
Households -0.11% -0.36%
Families -0.17% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Seneca Falls, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seneca Falls to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 294 75th
Population Density # 585 51st
Diversity Index # 729 39th
Median Household Income # 1065 11th
Per Capita Income # 880 26th

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