Sullivan County NY Information


Sullivan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 77,508
Daytime Population: Workers 32,052
Daytime Population: Residents 39,302
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 71,354
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 73,699
Population in Familes 57,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,809
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $52,049
Average Household Income $68,151
Per Capita Income $26,906


Total Housing Units 50,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,768 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,134 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,206 (40.3%)
Median Home Value $180,772
Average Home Value $225,421


Total Households 29,902
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 18,870
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 -0.01% -0.22%
Households -0.11% -0.3%
Families -0.29% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


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, 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 # 36 44th
Population Density # 42 34th
Diversity Index # 11 84th
Median Household Income # 33 48th
Per Capita Income # 35 45th

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