Otto, New York

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Population in 2010: 808. Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 416  (51.5%)
Females: 392  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14719.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,961 (it was $37,625 in 2000)
Otto:

$48,961
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,531 (it was $16,748 in 2000)

Otto town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,422 (it was $54,600 in 2000)
Otto:

$75,422
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $100,623; Detached houses: $109,157; Townhouses or other attached units: $49,741; In 2-unit structures: $143,255; Mobile homes: $46,057; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $29,845
Otto races chart
  • White alone - 777 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 10 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Otto: 135.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Otto, NY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (45.2%), English (17.0%), Irish (14.8%), Polish (8.4%), French (5.4%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1266 feet

Land area: 32.2 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Otto,NY real estate house value index trend

Otto, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Otto:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Otto town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
New York:  22.6%

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

Otto town:  2.4% ($1,303)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Otto satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Buffalo, NY (36.2 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (252.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Otto, NY (1.9 miles ), Cattaraugus, NY (2.1 miles ), New Albion, NY (2.4 miles ), Mansfield, NY (2.4 miles ), Persia, NY (2.7 miles ), Gowanda, NY (2.9 miles ), Collins, NY (3.0 miles ), Little Valley, NY (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $117,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 78.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

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

6.2%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Otto, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Otto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Otto town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 14.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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 102.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 132.1 miles away from 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 250.4 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 106.3 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 294.4 miles away from 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 202.4 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).
Otto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Otto:

  • GOWANDA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GOWANDA, NY)
  • TLC HEALTH NETWORK Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GOWANDA, NY)
  • FIDDLERS GREEN MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)
  • BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otto:

  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 28 miles; Fredonia, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,523)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 28 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 28 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 29 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • 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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Church in Otto: Immanuel Lutheran Church of Otto (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Barber Cemetery (1), Otto Cemetery (2), Lutheran Cemetery (3), North Otto Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Branch Cattaraugus Creek (A), Waterman Brook (B), Mansfield 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 Otto that have no violations reported:

  • LAZY ACRES CAMPGROUND (Address: CEMETERY HILL , Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • R & R DUDE RANCH (Address: 8940 LANGE 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:  72.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

9.4%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

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

Otto compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly 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 (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for 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 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)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSPQ (1330 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: HAWK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in 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.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • 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.)
  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WBRR (100.1 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • WKZA (106.9 FM; LAKEWOOD, NY; Owner: CROSS COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around 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.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, 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.)
  • W46BA (Channel 46; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)

Otto fatal accident list:

Oct 22, 1999 04:05 PM, Thompson Rd., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 1983 03:00 AM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $18,984,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 447
Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic: 7,739

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Corner Maples & East Otto Rd (Lat: 42.355333 Lon: -78.815861), Call Sign: KNFZ614
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/22/2022
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC2QVQ, Licensee ID: L01236331
    Grant Date: 01/19/2007, Expiration Date: 01/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2011, Certifier: Jason R Tojowski
    Registrant: Jason R Tojowski, Otto, NY 14766
  • Call Sign: AB2JT, Previous Call Sign: KC2QVQ, Licensee ID: L01236331
    Grant Date: 06/18/2011, Expiration Date: 06/18/2021, Certifier: Jason R Tojdowski
    Registrant: Jason R Tojdowski, Otto, NY 14766

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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