Kerhonkson, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kerhonkson, New York - Basic Facts

The Kerhonkson Census Designated Place had a population of 1,780 as of July 1, 2017. Kerhonkson 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 Kerhonkson is located at latitude 41.7794 and longitude -74.2956 in Ulster County. The formal boundaries for the Kerhonkson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Kerhonkson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389999) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Kerhonkson Census Designated Place is located within Town of Rochester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ulster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kerhonkson 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 Kerhonkson: Kerhonkton, Middleport.

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


Total Population 1,780
Daytime Population: Workers 410
Daytime Population: Residents 966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,376
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,780
Population in Familes 1,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 337
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $45,833
Average Household Income $57,316
Per Capita Income $23,129


Total Housing Units 904 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 478 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $173,476
Average Home Value $193,281


Total Households 719
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 456
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 0.77% 0.6%
Households 0.69% 0.55%
Families 0.72% 0.39%
Median Household Income   -0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Kerhonkson, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kerhonkson 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 # 653 45th
Population Density # 1052 12th
Diversity Index # 431 64th
Median Household Income # 968 19th
Per Capita Income # 1016 15th

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