Bemus Point, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Bemus Point, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Bemus Point had a population of 364 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bemus Point: Bemuspoint.

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


Total Population 364
Population in Households 364
Population in Familes 289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 835
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $76,148
Average Household Income $93,802
Per Capita Income $43,199


Total Housing Units 293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (42.0%)
Median Home Value $195,000
Average Home Value $270,122


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 106
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 0.0% -0.5%
Households 0.0% -0.6%
Families 0.83% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

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, 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 # 1091 9th
Population Density # 761 36th
Diversity Index # 1170 2nd
Median Household Income # 456 62nd
Per Capita Income # 333 72nd

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