Machias, NY Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Machias Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Machias Content
Planning to visit Machias? See Local Hotels

Also See: Machias, NY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Machias, New York - Basic Facts

The Machias Census Designated Place had a population of 457 as of July 1, 2019. Machias 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 Machias is located at latitude 42.4195 and longitude -78.4945 in Cattaraugus County. The formal boundaries for the Machias Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Cattaraugus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,680 feet.

The Machias Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584277) 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 Machias Census Designated Place is located within Town of Machias, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cattaraugus County.


Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Machias 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Machias (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. New York Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. New York Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Machias, NY - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a New York Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Machias, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Machias, NY Housing Affordability Index is 226
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Machias, NY Wealth Index is 76
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the New York COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 457 (100%)
Population in Households 416 (91.0%)
Population in Families 326 (71.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 41 ( 9.0%)
Population Density 528
Diversity Index2 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,188
Average Household Income $70,132
Per Capita Income $26,064
Wealth Index4 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $109,375
Housing Affordability Index3 226
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.33% -0.49%
Households -0.35% -0.67%
Families -0.19% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Machias, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Machias to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1045 13th
Population Density # 922 23rd
Diversity Index # 1109 7th
Median Household Income # 776 35th
Per Capita Income # 887 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

New York Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare New York July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement