West Valley, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Valley, New York - Basic Facts

The West Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 535 as of July 1, 2016. West Valley ranks in the lower 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 West Valley is located at latitude 42.4025 and longitude -78.6061 in Cattaraugus County. The formal boundaries for the West Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cattaraugus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,522 feet.

The West Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631242) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The West Valley Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ashford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cattaraugus County.

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

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


Total Population 535
Population in Households 535
Population in Familes 444
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $119,737
Average Home Value $144,652


Median Household Income $50,849
Average Household Income $59,330
Per Capita Income $24,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.04%
Households 0.66% 0.09%
Families 0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.

West Valley, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Valley 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 # 1009 16th
Population Density1 # 1046 13th
Diversity Index2 # 1032 14th
Median Household Income # 801 33rd
Per Capita Income # 880 27th

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