East Otto, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,062. Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 565  (53.2%)
Females: 497  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14729.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,171 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
East Otto:

$47,171
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,996 (it was $15,607 in 2000)

East Otto town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,242 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
East Otto:

$93,242
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $104,631; Detached houses: $115,343; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,830; In 2-unit structures: $71,849; Mobile homes: $45,060
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East Otto races chart
  • White alone - 1,038 (97.7%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

Races in East Otto detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in East Otto: 146.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.4%), Irish (17.0%), Polish (12.7%), English (11.2%), Italian (6.4%), United States (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 41.2 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

East Otto,NY real estate house value index trend

East Otto, New York map

For population 25 years and over in East Otto:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Otto town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in East Otto, New York as of February 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in East Otto to the number of sex offenders is 1,065 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

East Otto town:  2.4% ($1,645)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
East Otto satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Buffalo, NY (36.1 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (249.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Otto, NY (1.9 miles ), Mansfield, NY (2.3 miles ), Ashford, NY (2.5 miles ), West Valley, NY (2.6 miles ), Cattaraugus, NY (2.7 miles ), New Albion, NY (2.9 miles ), Ellicottville, NY (2.9 miles ), Springville, NY (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $34,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $46,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $173,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 78.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

East Otto household income distribution East Otto home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Work and jobs in East Otto: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Otto, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Otto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the East Otto town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 18.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Otto-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 105.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from East Otto center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 246.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 291.0 miles away from East Otto center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cattaraugus County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Otto topographic map

Birthplace of: Benjamin F. Rice - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near East Otto:

  • FIDDLERS GREEN MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)
  • BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)
  • GOWANDA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GOWANDA, NY)
  • TLC HEALTH NETWORK Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; GOWANDA, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB SALAMANCA L L C (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SALAMANCA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Otto:

  • St Bonaventure University (about 26 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,286)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 28 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 31 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 31 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • Erie Community College (about 35 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)
  • D'Youville College (about 37 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Canisius College (about 38 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)

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Notable location: Marivale Farms (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: East Otto Cemetery (1), Brooklyn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Rainbow Lake (A), Timber Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: East Otto Creek (A), Connoisarauley Creek (B), Nigh Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cattaraugus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Otto that have no violations reported:

  • LNB'S RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MITCHS GENERAL STORE (Address: 9005 EAST OTTO-SPRINGVILLE RD. , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.2%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

East Otto compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Otto town (based on Cattaraugus County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.56%
Here: 41.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents52.1%13.9%5.2%3.9%3.4%
Congregations16.5%19.4%5.0%5.8%2.2%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesFree Methodist Church of North America The Wesleyan ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%3.1%2.9%2.2%9.8%
Congregations7.9%6.5%3.6%4.3%28.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Cattaraugus County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cattaraugus County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Cattaraugus County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

9.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cattaraugus County:

28.5%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.6%

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Erie County, NY  1.02% ($34,748 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.49% ($24,633)
from Chautauqua County, NY  0.44% ($28,489)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
New York average:

5.46%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($838 average AGI)
Cattaraugus County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Erie County, NY  1.17% ($28,680 average AGI)
to Chautauqua County, NY  0.54% ($33,098)
to Allegany County, NY  0.34% ($22,941)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Otto:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSPQ (1330 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: HAWK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Otto:

  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBRR (100.1 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • W213BC (90.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMXO (101.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around East Otto:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

East Otto fatal accident list:

Jun 12, 2010 06:46 PM, Hammond Hill Rd, Lat: 42.43616, Lon: -78.74987, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 2007 12:03 AM, Cr-12, Sky Ranch Rd, Lat: 42.40626, Lon: -78.75501, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $41,800,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 554
Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic: 8,900

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for East Otto, NY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr 75 (Lat: 42.400056 Lon: -78.741417), Call Sign: KZQ740
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1996, Expiration Date: 11/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002
    Registrant: East Otto, Town Of, 9236 Harvy Rd, Cattaraugus, NY 14719-9634

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EAST Otto, NY, Lat: 42.400000 Lon: -78.749444, Call Sign: WPWR408
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.768 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2012, Expiration Date: 01/09/2023, Certifier: Robert Tiller
    Registrant: Utilities Telecom Council, 1129 20th Street Nw, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC2HHZ, Licensee ID: L00310832
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 01/04/2021, Certifier: John M Green
    Registrant: John M Green, 9154 East Otto/Springville Rd, East Otto, NY 14729
  • Call Sign: KC2QZX, Licensee ID: L01249614
    Grant Date: 02/23/2007, Expiration Date: 02/23/2017, Certifier: Herbert C Lingle Sr
    Registrant: Herbert C Lingle Sr, 6994 Plato Rd Box L-1, East Otto, NY 14729

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
Most common first names in East Otto, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1170.9 years
William664.8 years
Paul567.8 years
Arthur477.3 years
Robert464.0 years
Frank484.0 years
Mary381.3 years
Edward382.6 years
Edwin377.3 years
Helen376.0 years
Most common last names in East Otto, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Laing584.4 years
Lincoln475.2 years
Westfall480.5 years
Meyer477.0 years
Glow475.5 years
Oakes375.0 years
Overmoyer366.0 years
Pierce378.3 years
Smith377.3 years
Webster383.7 years
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