Sullivan County NY Information


Sullivan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 78,361
Population in Households 74,536
Population in Familes 58,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,825
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $51,936
Average Household Income $71,415
Per Capita Income $28,236


Total Housing Units 50,767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,150 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,163 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,454 (40.3%)
Median Home Value $181,408
Average Home Value $222,684


Total Households 30,313
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 19,111
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.13% 0.13%
Households 0.07% 0.1%
Families -0.1% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.44%


Sullivan County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sullivan County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents 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 # 36 44th
Population Density # 42 34th
Diversity Index # 11 84th
Median Household Income # 37 42nd
Per Capita Income # 35 45th

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