Cattaraugus County NY Information


Cattaraugus County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 78,889
Daytime Population: Workers 31,996
Daytime Population: Residents 44,778
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76,774
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 76,290
Population in Familes 59,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,599
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $43,915
Average Household Income $57,418
Per Capita Income $23,163


Total Housing Units 41,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,330 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,228 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,498 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $91,152
Average Home Value $118,641


Total Households 31,558
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 19,844
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 -0.25% -0.46%
Households -0.3% -0.51%
Families -0.49% -0.62%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.85%


Cattaraugus County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cattaraugus 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 # 35 45th
Population Density # 51 19th
Diversity Index # 42 34th
Median Household Income # 59 6th
Per Capita Income # 59 6th

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