Ovid, New York

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Ovid, New York

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High Points

Ovid strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Ovid Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Ovid Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Ovid, New York

Comparing Ovid to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Senior Citizens 5 6
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 4
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Short Commute Times 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Ovid Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles SW of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Seneca
Standard Zip Codes 14521
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.676
Longitude -76.823

Ovid Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station AUBURN
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
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Ovid Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 612 100%
Male 286 46.7%
Female 326 53.3%
Under 18 188 30.7%
18+ 424 69.3%
65+ 92 15%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 3.25
White 574 93.8%
African-American 6 1%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.7%
Other 14 2.3%
Mixed Race 12 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 3.6%

Estimated Ovid Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 609
Growth -3
Growth % -0.5%

Ovid Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 17.9%
English 16.6%
Irish 15.6%
US/American 9.4%
Italian 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
Dutch 4.3%
Polish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Ukrainian 1.5%
Haitian 1.3%
French Canadian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Australian 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Finnish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
European 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ovid, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hayt Corners (14521)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ovid 612 $35,625
Aurora 720 $64,583
Dresden 307 $40,208
Interlaken 674 $40,625
Lodi 338 $34,375
Penn Yan 5,219 $39,087
Trumansburg 1,581 $58,194

Ovid Public Libraries

Edith B. Ford Memorial Library
Ovid, New York
(607) 869-3031
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Ovid High Schools (2004)

7263 S MAIN ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 344 students.

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