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Herkimer County is located in New York with a population of 62,057. In Herkimer County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Herkimer County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$675
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    331.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    62.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    25.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    365.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,618.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in Herkimer County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,646
National
$62,843

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