Northwest Ithaca CDP, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Northwest Ithaca CDP, New York - Basic Facts

The Northwest Ithaca Census Designated Place had a population of 1,488 as of July 1, 2018. Northwest Ithaca CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Northwest Ithaca CDP is located at latitude 42.4712 and longitude -76.5427 in Tompkins County. The formal boundaries for the Northwest Ithaca Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles.

The Northwest Ithaca Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389595) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Northwest Ithaca Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ithaca, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tompkins County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northwest Ithaca CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Northwest Ithaca CDP, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,488
Population in Households 1,386
Population in Familes 909
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 512
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $49,174
Average Household Income $77,417
Per Capita Income $37,757


Total Housing Units 743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 356 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $235,526
Average Home Value $291,327


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 318
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 0.63% 0.57%
Households 0.5% 0.55%
Families 0.04% 0.37%
Median Household Income   4.49%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Northwest Ithaca CDP, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northwest Ithaca CDP 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 # 710 41st
Population Density # 934 22nd
Diversity Index # 317 74th
Median Household Income # 919 23rd
Per Capita Income # 449 63rd

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