Allegany, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Allegany, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Allegany had a population of 1,664 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Allegany is located at latitude 42.0901 and longitude -78.4942 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Allegany: Burton.

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Allegany, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,664
Population in Households 1,319
Population in Familes 1,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 345
Population Density2 2,359
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $53,175
Average Household Income $69,513
Per Capita Income $25,585


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $121,705
Average Home Value $143,455


Total Households 687
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 403
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.05% -0.71%
Households -1.3% -0.89%
Families -0.98% -1.01%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

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, 2018 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 # 678 43rd
Population Density # 366 69th
Diversity Index # 622 48th
Median Household Income # 809 32nd
Per Capita Income # 928 22nd

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