Northwest Ithaca CDP, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Northwest Ithaca CDP, New York - Basic Facts

The Northwest Ithaca Census Designated Place had a population of 1,424 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Northwest Ithaca CDP, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,424
Daytime Population: Workers 2,188
Daytime Population: Residents 884
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,072
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.16
Population in Households 1,323
Population in Familes 867
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density2 490
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $48,466
Average Household Income $74,513
Per Capita Income $36,554


Total Housing Units 709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (48.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $234,643
Average Home Value $274,205


Total Households 625
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 309
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 0.11% 0.24%
Households 0.0% 0.16%
Families -0.35% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

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, 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 # 719 40th
Population Density # 948 21st
Diversity Index # 319 73rd
Median Household Income # 905 24th
Per Capita Income # 446 63rd

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