Gouverneur, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Gouverneur, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Gouverneur had a population of 3,870 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gouverneur is located at latitude 44.3366 and longitude -75.466 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gouverneur (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Village of Gouverneur (GNIS ID: 2390862) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Gouverneur is located within Town of Gouverneur, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Lawrence County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gouverneur: Cambray.

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


Total Population 3,870
Population in Households 3,519
Population in Familes 2,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 351
Population Density2 1,766
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $43,565
Average Household Income $57,850
Per Capita Income $22,630


Total Housing Units 1,860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 987 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 604 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $82,897
Average Home Value $106,922


Total Households 1,591
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 981
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.39%
Households -0.33% -0.39%
Families -0.07% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Gouverneur, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gouverneur to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 415 65th
Population Density # 468 61st
Diversity Index # 531 56th
Median Household Income # 1036 13th
Per Capita Income # 1091 9th

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