Lodi (/ˈloʊdaɪ/ LOH-dye) is a town in Seneca County, New York, United States. The population was 1,550 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.8 square miles (103.1 km²), of which 34.2 square miles (88.6 km²) is land and 5.6 square miles (14.5 km²) (13.76%) is water.
The west town line, delineated by Seneca Lake is the border of Yates County, and the south town line is the border of Schuyler County. The town is in the Finger Lakes District of New York.
Located on the Eastern shore of Seneca Lake, Lodi is home to award-winning vineyards and accompanying wineries.
New York State Route 96A intersects New York State Route 414 at the Village of Lodi.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,550 people, 633 households, and 421 families residing in the town. The population density was 68.4 people per square mile (26.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.4% White, 0.5% Black or African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
There were 633 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.94.
In the town, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 20, 4.8% from 20 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 32.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $53,036, and the median income for a family was $55,391. Males had a median income of $45,000 versus $26,492 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,812. About 10.7% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over.
There were 981 housing units at an average density of 28.7 per square mile (11.1/km²). 35.5% of housing units were vacant.
There were 633 occupied housing units in the town. 545 were owner-occupied units (86.1%), while 88 were renter-occupied (13.9%). The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2% of total units. The rental unit vacancy rate was 9.2%.
NOTE: It is common for resort communities to have higher than normal vacant house counts. Many are vacation homes which are seasonal and not regularly occupied.