Allegany County NY Information


Allegany County Subdivisions

Allegany County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 47,510
Daytime Population: Workers 16,942
Daytime Population: Residents 27,552
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,494
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 43,152
Population in Familes 33,889
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,358
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $42,813
Average Household Income $56,912
Per Capita Income $21,996


Total Housing Units 26,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,890 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,802 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,448 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $75,899
Average Home Value $96,373


Total Households 17,692
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 11,366
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.62%
Households -0.4% -0.69%
Families -0.57% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Allegany County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allegany County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 18th
Population Density # 55 13th
Diversity Index # 55 13th
Median Household Income # 61 3rd
Per Capita Income # 61 3rd

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