West Valley, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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West Valley, New York - Basic Facts

The West Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 528 as of July 1, 2019. West Valley 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 West Valley is located at latitude 42.4028 and longitude -78.61 in Cattaraugus County. The formal boundaries for the West Valley Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cattaraugus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,522 feet.

The West Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631242) 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 West Valley Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ashford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cattaraugus County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Valley, NY Housing Affordability Index is 220
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

West Valley, NY Wealth Index is 61
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 528
Population in Households 528
Population in Familes 437
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 345
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,469
Average Household Income $66,039
Per Capita Income $26,968
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $129,268
Housing Affordability Index2 220
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.21% -0.15%
Households 0.2% -0.19%
Families -0.21% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

West Valley, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Valley 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 # 1008 16th
Population Density # 1050 12th
Diversity Index # 1018 15th
Median Household Income # 766 36th
Per Capita Income # 839 30th

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