Pelham, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Pelham, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Pelham had a population of 7,070 as of July 1, 2018. Pelham ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pelham is located at latitude 40.9111 and longitude -73.8077 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pelham (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Village of Pelham (GNIS ID: 2391055) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Pelham is located within Town of Pelham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pelham: North Pelham.

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Pelham, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,070
Population in Households 7,060
Population in Familes 6,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 8,526
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $138,516
Average Household Income $196,250
Per Capita Income $67,219


Total Housing Units 2,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,550 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 870 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $743,434
Average Home Value $895,339


Total Households 2,420
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,862
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 0.28% 0.25%
Households 0.15% 0.19%
Families 0.04% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Pelham, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pelham 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 # 264 78th
Population Density # 40 97th
Diversity Index # 151 88th
Median Household Income # 89 93rd
Per Capita Income # 111 91st

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