Allegany County, New York (NY)

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County population in 2012: 48,357 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 49,927 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,264
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,299
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,302
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,645 (it was 4,707 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

47%

Land area: 1030 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Allegany County: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Allegany County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years
Males: 24,696  (51.0%)
Females: 24,250  (49.0%)
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Allegany County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Allegany County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,865 ($32,106 in 1999)

This county:

$41865
New York:

$57369

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $459 (lower quartile is $373, upper quartile is $546)
This county:

$459
State:

$992


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,040 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Allegany:

$67,040
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,189 - $104,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $94,493
Here:

$94,493
State:

$328,266

Townhouses or other attached units: $120,457
Here:

$120,457
State:

$477,144

In 2-unit structures: $91,411
Here:

$91,411
State:

$441,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $367,914
Here:

$367,914
State:

$551,450

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $413,072
Here:

$413,072
State:

$715,153

Mobile homes: $59,476
Here:

$59,476
State:

$57,967

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $70,592
Here:

$70,592
State:

$196,097
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $981
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $426

Institutionalized population: 422

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 85 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $76,700

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,551 (3.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,198 (3.3%)

Allegany County household income distribution in 2009 Allegany County home values distribution Allegany County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.9%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.1% for Black residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 11.7% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.9%
Allegany County:

16.9%
New York:

16.0%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.0% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 19 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 21 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 41 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allegany County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $530 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $660 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wellsville, Alfred, Caneadea, Amity, Hume, Scio, Genesee, Houghton, Belfast, Cuba.

Allegany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Alfred town33129 - 163428 - 40
Allen town0177 - 334324 - 65
Alma town4116 - 193017 - 44
Almond town122921 - 396351 - 73
Amity town224234 - 497062 - 76
Andover town273025 - 376154 - 68
Angelica town33724 - 536853 - 82
Belfast town62113 - 325038 - 63
Birdsall town0178 - 354525 - 66
Bolivar town102214 - 304837 - 58
Burns town184234 - 517062 - 78
Caneadea town16127 - 173224 - 40
Centerville town22615 - 415639 - 73
Clarksville town4147 - 233823 - 51
Cuba town142720 - 355848 - 67
Friendship town54128 - 577158 - 84
Genesee town5116 - 193219 - 45
Granger town3158 - 254025 - 54
Grove town1135 - 233317 - 50
Hume town292519 - 335648 - 65
Independence town32212 - 345135 - 66
New Hudson town32919 - 435843 - 73
Oil Springs Reservation0188 - 354525 - 65
Rushford town8106 - 162818 - 39
Scio town103123 - 416151 - 72
Ward town3168 - 274126 - 56
Wellsville town772723 - 315450 - 59
West Almond town0188 - 354426 - 66
Willing town105442 - 678172 - 90
Wirt town3104 - 192916 - 44
Allegany county3312651

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Allegany County: Belleigh Acres Hunt Club (A), Graves Crossing (B), Stone Dam (C), Hoffman Farms (D), Kent Farms (E), Neal Family Farm (F), Sunny Cove Farm (G), Marcus Farms (H), Summit (I), State Road (J), Granger (K), York Corners (L), Evergreen Golf Course (M), Five Corners (N), Wellsville Country Club (O), Mastin Corners (P), Alfred Wastewater Treatment Plant (Q), Basswood Hill Farm (R), Wild Geese Farm (S), Rocking R Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allegany County include: Christ Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), East Caneadea Church (C), Wesleyan Church (D), Ford Brook Church (E), Gospel Tabernacle (F), Grove Church (G), Transit Bridge Church (H), Abundant Life Ministries (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rogers Cemetery (1), Brewer Corners Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Gate of Heaven Cemetery (5), Weaver Settlement Cemetery (6), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Jones Pond (A), Moss Lake (B), Palmers Pond (C), Paradise Lake (D), Rockville Lake (E), Spring Lake (F), Van Der Linden Pond (G), Beaver Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Griffin Creek (A), Gordon Brook (B), Trapping Brook (C), Sixtown Creek (D), Wolf Creek (E), Wiscoy Creek (F), Fry Creek (G), Windfall Creek (H), Foster Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allegany County include: Hanging Bog Game Management Area (1), Moraine Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cattaraugus County , Livingston County , McKean County, Pennsylvania , Steuben County , Potter County, Pennsylvania , Wyoming County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,015
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 920 (43% naturalized citizens)

Allegany County:

1.8%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 320
  • 1990 to 1994: 73
  • 1985 to 1989: 94
  • 1980 to 1984: 75
  • 1975 to 1979: 42
  • 1970 to 1974: 56
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1965 to 1969: 228

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.3%

Allegany County marital status for males Allegany County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Allegany County with a mortgage: 4,799 (326 second mortgage, 557 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,596

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allegany County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,88146
Mainline Protestant4,79839
Catholic4,31310
Other2444
None34,710-
Allegany County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Allegany County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Allegany County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 42
This county:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Allegany County:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

25.6%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Allegany County:

Average size of farms: 208 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,553
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $144.24
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.30%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,311
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,446
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 34.79%
Corn for grain: 4035 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 447 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 147 harvested acres
Vegetables: 282 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 51 acres

Tornado activity:

Allegany County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 11382876.1 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Allegany County-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 132.4 miles away from Allegany County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 167.1 miles away from the county 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 266.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from Allegany County 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) earthquake occurred 143.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • India (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Japan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allegany County (%):

  • German (22%)
  • English (17%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Allegany County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,922 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 2,461 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 143 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 4 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,433 (12%)
  • Other means: 140 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 854 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Allegany County, New York in 2000:

  • 3,687 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 355 people in nursing homes
  • 144 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Allegany County, New York in 2010:

  • 4,031 people in college/university student housing
  • 322 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 56 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 44 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,456.

4.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
New York average:

5.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.00% relocated from other counties in New York ($17,417 average AGI)
1.77% relocated from other states ($11,913 average AGI)
Allegany County:

1.77%
New York average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.62% ($22,941 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.51% ($28,181)
from Erie County, NY  0.44% ($30,113)
from Monroe County, NY  0.30% ($41,000)
from Wyoming County, NY  0.22% ($29,571)
from Livingston County, NY  0.19% ($24,161)
from Chautauqua County, NY  0.09% ($19,000)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
New York average:

5.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.29% relocated to other counties in New York ($16,664 average AGI)
2.30% relocated to other states ($14,438 average AGI)
Allegany County:

2.30%
New York average:

2.38%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.90% ($24,633 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.62% ($29,059)
to Monroe County, NY  0.36% ($29,138)
to Erie County, NY  0.34% ($29,304)
to Livingston County, NY  0.24% ($32,051)
to Wyoming County, NY  0.16% ($23,923)
to Potter County, PA  0.12% ($30,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Allegany County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Allegany County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Allegany County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 8,139 (6,785 aged, 1,354 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5544.240
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 138.410
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25360.36

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1082.960
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 920.910
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.95

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19.61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53.36

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.95

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 137.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 91.4
  • Other - 45.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,362

Size of family households: 5,641 2-persons, 2,488 3-persons, 2,111 4-persons, 974 5-persons, 378 6-persons, 259 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,083 1-person, 1,063 2-persons, 126 3-persons, 55 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

8,497 married couples with children.
2,721 single-parent households (816 men, 1,905 women).

95.9% of residents of Allegany County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $264,591,000 ($5232 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,113,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $120,272,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,990,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,026,000
Federal grants: $72,276,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,046,000 ($1,444,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,980,000 ($53,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $955,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,692,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,375,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,819
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,544
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +252
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +213
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Allegany County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.93 millions of gallons per day (82% from ground, 18% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.6

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 151
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,069
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,789
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,172
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,415
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,215
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,137
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,353
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,643
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allegany County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 105
  • 3 rooms: 258
  • 4 rooms: 1,174
  • 5 rooms: 2,266
  • 6 rooms: 2,895
  • 7 rooms: 2,548
  • 8 rooms: 1,987
  • 9+ rooms: 2,050
  • 1 room: 97
  • 2 rooms: 257
  • 3 rooms: 746
  • 4 rooms: 1,137
  • 5 rooms: 1,069
  • 6 rooms: 583
  • 7 rooms: 340
  • 8 rooms: 206
  • 9+ rooms: 272
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allegany County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 415
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,907
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,396
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,715
  • 5+ bedrooms: 846
  • no bedroom: 116
  • 1 bedroom: 1,142
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,714
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,199
  • 4 bedrooms: 383
  • 5+ bedrooms: 153
Cars and other vehicles available in Allegany County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 633
  • 1 vehicle: 4,008
  • 2 vehicles: 6,319
  • 3 vehicles: 1,863
  • 4 vehicles: 373
  • 5+ vehicles: 106
  • no vehicle: 903
  • 1 vehicle: 2,458
  • 2 vehicles: 1,111
  • 3 vehicles: 190
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

61% of Allegany County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in New York.

Allegany County:

61.2%
State average:

64.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allegany County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.0%)
  • Wood (13.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.6%)
  • Electricity (4.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (62.6%)
  • Electricity (17.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.8%)
  • Wood (5.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 403
Here:

6.8%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 146
Here:

4.7%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,786
Here:

49.8%
New York:

38.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Allegany County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,971,000
    Solid Waste Management: $910,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,823,000
    Welfare - Other: $9,195,000
    Health Services - Other: $7,177,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $6,367,000
    Regular Highways: $5,131,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,754,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,140,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,801,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,303,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,259,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $959,000
    General Public Buildings: $771,000
    Police Protection: $761,000
    Financial Administration: $730,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $480,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $376,000
    Parks & Recreation: $199,000
    Housing & Community Development: $184,000
    Fire Protection: $78,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,002,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $545,000
    General: $53,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,500,000
    Corrections: $71,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,742,000
    General - Other: $204,000
    Health - Other: $184,000
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Judicial: $29,000
    Fire Protection: $24,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Central Staff: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,407,000

Allegany County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,862,000
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,045,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $419,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,386,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,649,000
    Property Sale Other: $10,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,702,000
    All Other: $3,797,000
    Health & Hospitals: $3,770,000
    Highways: $1,741,000
    Education: $556,000
    General Support: $104,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,562,000
    Total General Sales: $13,708,000
    NEC: $509,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $113,000
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000

Allegany County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $50,992,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,315,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,930,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,150,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $47,537,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,455,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,095,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,166,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $221,000

Allegany County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $210,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,816,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $47,675,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Allegany County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Allegany County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Allegany County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29774.6 years
William28974.5 years
Mary28181.8 years
Robert25470.8 years
James21071.0 years
Charles20677.0 years
Helen18380.2 years
Margaret18080.6 years
Ruth16781.0 years
Richard16369.4 years
Most common last names in Allegany County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15276.7 years
Clark9679.8 years
Brown7977.4 years
Jones7478.8 years
Miller7477.9 years
Burdick7177.0 years
Baker6478.5 years
Taylor6077.7 years
Allen6076.0 years
Scott5776.3 years
Businesses in Allegany County, NY
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway5
FedEx4T-Mobile1
Ford1Tim Hortons1
H&R Block1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul4
Lane Furniture1UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets7

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