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Massena, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Massena had a population of 11,017 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Massena is located at latitude 44.929 and longitude -74.893 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Massena (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Village of Massena (GNIS ID: 2390969) 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 Massena is located within Town of Massena, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Massena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Massena: KentsiĆ :ke, Messina, Nikentsiake.

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


Total Population 11,017
Daytime Population: Workers 4,698
Daytime Population: Residents 6,811
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 10,724
Population in Familes 7,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 293
Population Density2 2,435
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $38,476
Average Household Income $52,252
Per Capita Income $22,222


Total Housing Units 5,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,769 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,898 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $86,702
Average Home Value $128,736


Total Households 4,667
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,677
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 0.1% 0.01%
Households -0.09% -0.01%
Families -0.2% -0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Massena, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Massena to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 182 85th
Population Density # 351 71st
Diversity Index # 702 42nd
Median Household Income # 1119 7th
Per Capita Income # 1064 11th

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