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Fredonia, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Fredonia had a population of 11,234 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fredonia is located at latitude 42.4407 and longitude -79.332 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fredonia (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.

The Village of Fredonia (GNIS ID: 2390851) 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 Fredonia is located within Town of Pomfret, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chautauqua County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fredonia 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 Fredonia: Canadaway.

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


Total Population 11,234
Population in Households 8,613
Population in Familes 5,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,621
Population Density1 2,165
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 3,877
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,866
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,924 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,952 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $132,979
Average Home Value $150,793


Median Household Income $50,826
Average Household Income $61,264
Per Capita Income $22,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% -0.14%
Households 0.28% -0.1%
Families 0.27% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Fredonia, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fredonia 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 # 177 85th
Population Density1 # 400 67th
Diversity Index2 # 585 51st
Median Household Income # 804 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1004 16th

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