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West Hurley, New York - Basic Facts

The West Hurley Census Designated Place had a population of 2,000 as of July 1, 2019. West Hurley 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 West Hurley is located at latitude 41.9973 and longitude -74.1049 in Ulster County. The formal boundaries for the West Hurley Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The West Hurley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390478) 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 West Hurley Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hurley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ulster County.


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West Hurley, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Hurley, NY Housing Affordability Index is 129
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Hurley, NY Wealth Index is 155
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,000 (100%)
Population in Households 1,988 (99.4%)
Population in Families 1,541 (77.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 12 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 528
Diversity Index2 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,105
Average Household Income $99,708
Per Capita Income $45,880
Wealth Index4 155

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 765 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $249,441
Housing Affordability Index3 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 916
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 568
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.34% -0.02%
Households 0.34% -0.04%
Families 0.19% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

West Hurley, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Hurley to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 612 49th
Population Density # 923 23rd
Diversity Index # 737 39th
Median Household Income # 482 60th
Per Capita Income # 284 76th

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