Bemus Point, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bemus Point, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Bemus Point had a population of 351 as of July 1, 2017. Bemus Point ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Bemus Point is located at latitude 42.1634 and longitude -79.3894 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bemus Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,322 feet.

The Village of Bemus Point (GNIS ID: 2391548) 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 Bemus Point is located within Town of Ellery, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chautauqua County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bemus Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bemus Point: Bemuspoint.

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Bemus Point, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 351
Daytime Population: Workers 523
Daytime Population: Residents 178
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 701
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.00
Population in Households 351
Population in Familes 277
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 805
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $93,256
Per Capita Income $42,966


Total Housing Units 293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (44.0%)
Median Home Value $194,000
Average Home Value $269,877


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 103
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 -0.5% -0.69%
Households -0.49% -0.74%
Families 0.55% -0.79%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Bemus Point, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bemus Point to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1106 8th
Population Density # 780 35th
Diversity Index # 1157 3rd
Median Household Income # 431 64th
Per Capita Income # 306 74th

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