Allegany, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Allegany, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Allegany had a population of 1,692 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Allegany is located at latitude 42.0938 and longitude -78.4928 in Cattaraugus County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Allegany (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cattaraugus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The Village of Allegany (GNIS ID: 2391509) 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 Allegany is located within Town of Allegany, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cattaraugus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allegany population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Allegany: Burton.

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Allegany, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,692
Population in Households 1,347
Population in Familes 1,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 345
Population Density1 2,399
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 714
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 420
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 481 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $142,396


Median Household Income $50,657
Average Household Income $64,410
Per Capita Income $23,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.13% -0.74%
Households -1.1% -0.74%
Families -0.63% -0.92%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Allegany, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allegany to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 673 44th
Population Density1 # 358 70th
Diversity Index2 # 601 50th
Median Household Income # 813 32nd
Per Capita Income # 923 23rd

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