Big Flats, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Big Flats, New York - Basic Facts

The Big Flats Census Designated Place had a population of 5,433 as of July 1, 2018. Big Flats ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Big Flats is located at latitude 42.1636 and longitude -76.9087 in Chemung County. The formal boundaries for the Big Flats Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Chemung County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 902 feet.

The Big Flats Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389210) 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 Big Flats Census Designated Place is located within Town of Big Flats, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chemung County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Flats: Bigflats.

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


Total Population 5,433
Population in Households 5,417
Population in Familes 4,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 333
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $76,800
Average Household Income $102,910
Per Capita Income $41,468


Total Housing Units 2,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,697 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 494 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $161,920
Average Home Value $188,443


Total Households 2,191
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,580
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 0.35% -0.13%
Households 0.37% -0.12%
Families 0.27% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

Big Flats, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Flats 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 # 329 73rd
Population Density # 1054 12th
Diversity Index # 732 39th
Median Household Income # 446 63rd
Per Capita Income # 368 69th

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