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Allegany County, New York (NY)

County population in 2017: 47,522 (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: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Allegany County: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Allegany County, NY (2017)
    • 44,23888.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7481.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6521.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5761.2%Asian alone
    • 5061.0%Two or more races
    • 1170.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 650.1%Some other race alone
    • 50.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.9 years
New York median age:

38.7 years
Males: 24,097  (50.7%)
Females: 23,425  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Allegany County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,897 ($32,106 in 1999)
This county:

$46,897
New York:

$64,894

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $514 (lower quartile is $409, upper quartile is $634)
This county:

$514
State:

$1116


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,679 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Allegany:

$78,679
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,301 - $123,345

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $101,404
Here:

$101,404
State:

$368,248

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,003
Here:

$180,003
State:

$609,493

In 2-unit structures: $133,548
Here:

$133,548
State:

$607,011

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $329,088
Here:

$329,088
State:

$737,380

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $574,105
Here:

$574,105
State:

$879,902

Mobile homes: $49,193
Here:

$49,193
State:

$74,535

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,841
Here:

$32,841
State:

$300,517

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $973
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $446

Institutionalized population: 422

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 3
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 79 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1999: 100 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2002: 100 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2005: 91 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2007: 85 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2014: 56 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2015: 49 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2017: 44 buildings, average cost: $103,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Allegany, NY residents
Average permit cost in Allegany, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,852 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,372 (3.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Allegany, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Allegany, NY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Allegany, NY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
Allegany County:

15.4%
New York:

14.1%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.0% for American Indian residents, 10.3% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.9 years old
(Males: 37.5 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 20.5 years old, American Indian residents: 35.3 years old, Asian residents: 37.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.4 years old, Other race residents: 20.9 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: Kingswood Camp (A), Kilgour Spur (B), Unadilla Westbound Rest Area (C), Shephard Hills Golf Course (D), Andersens Maple Farm (E), Hand-In-Hand Farm (F), Lovey Day Farm (G), Mountain Dell Farm (H), Rocking L Ranch (I), Shaver Hill Farm (J), Skate Creek Farm (K), Springhill Farm (L), Stone And Thistle Farm (M), Top Of The Hill Nurseries (N), Hemlock Springs Farm (O), Stone Tavern Farm (P), Schuman Farms (Q), Air Shaft Number 3 (R), Two Stones Farm (S), Ouleout Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allegany County include: West Delhi Presbyterian Church (A), East Delhi Christian Church (B), Meredith Baptist Church (C), Yellow Church (D), Community Full Gospel Church (E), Sidney Center Baptist Church (F), Shavertown Church (G), Dryden Community Church (H), Advent Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverview Cemetery (1), Rose Brook Cemetery (2), Sackrider Cemetery (3), Sanford Cemetery (4), Schemehorn Cemetery (5), Quaker Hill Cemetery (6), Scudder Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Pond (A), Merrick Pond (B), Lake Mimi (C), Mountain Lake (D), Mud Lake (E), Mud Pond (F), Odell Lake (G), Orleans Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gulf Brook (A), Trout Creek (B), Ouleout Creek (C), Keyser Brook (D), Treadwell Creek (E), Travis Brook (F), Gay Creek (G), Peaks Brook (H), Windfall Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allegany County include: Catskill Park (1), More Park (2), Bear Spring Mountain Game Management Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Berkshire County, Massachusetts , Boone County, Illinois , Providence County, Rhode Island , Carroll County, Illinois , Franklin County, Iowa , Warren County, Pennsylvania , Walworth County, Wisconsin , Van Buren County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
New York:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Allegany, NY
County total employment by year in Allegany, NY
County average yearly wages by year in Allegany, NY

Current college students: 6,015
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,166 (47.2% naturalized citizens)

Allegany County:

2.5%
Whole state:

22.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5202010 or later
  • 2002000 to 2009
  • 1611990 to 1999
  • 1691980 to 1989
  • 981970 to 1979
  • 260Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 19,113
  • One, attached: 209
  • Two: 1,149
  • 3 or 4: 850
  • 5 to 9: 436
  • 10 to 19: 216
  • 20 to 49: 231
  • 50 or more: 71
  • Mobile homes: 4,126
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Allegany County with a mortgage: 6,331 (40 second mortgage, 475 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,164

Here:

46.2% with mortgage
State:

60.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allegany County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 10244588.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/31/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

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:

  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 2014 to May 22, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4180: July 08, 2014, FEMA Id: 4180, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4129: July 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 4129, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to May 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1993: June 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 08, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1857: September 01, 2009, FEMA Id: 1857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2004 to September 16, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1564: October 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1564, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 2004 to June 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1534: August 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1534, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 13, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1486: August 29, 2003, FEMA Id: 1486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Allegany

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,192 (72.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,244 (7.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 87 (0.5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 12 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 158 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 63 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 2,473 (14.7%)
  • Worked at home: 602 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (24%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • Korea (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allegany County


  • German (17%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • European (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $52,722.

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
New York average:

4.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.12% relocated from other counties in New York ($24,410 average AGI)
1.53% relocated from other states ($12,918 average AGI)
Allegany County:

1.53%
New York average:

1.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.88% ($29,972 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.60% ($31,253)
from Erie County, NY  0.34% ($45,759)
from Monroe County, NY  0.25% ($28,150)
from Livingston County, NY  0.25% ($37,975)
from Wyoming County, NY  0.18% ($27,655)


5.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
New York average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.05% relocated to other counties in New York ($24,521 average AGI)
2.28% relocated to other states ($16,720 average AGI)
Allegany County:

2.28%
New York average:

2.73%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.95% ($44,804 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.55% ($30,807)
to Monroe County, NY  0.32% ($41,922)
to Livingston County, NY  0.26% ($44,548)
to Erie County, NY  0.25% ($61,000)
to Potter County, PA  0.16% ($38,346)
to Wyoming County, NY  0.14% ($32,591)

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 2014: 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 population in Allegany County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allegany County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Allegany County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allegany County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allegany County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allegany County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Allegany County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,553 (6,888 aged, 1,665 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 616 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Allegany County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (697)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (514)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (435)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (427)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (247)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (234)
  • Unspecified dementia (228)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (221)
  • Congestive heart failure (214)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (194)

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: 5,544
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 138
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,360

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,083
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 921
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

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: 47,522
  • In family households: 34,882 (6,477 male householders, 5,300 female householders)
    8,816 spouses, 11,321 children (10,563 natural, 264 adopted, 493 stepchildren), 807 grandchildren, 188 brothers or sisters, 299 parents, 548 other relatives, 1,081 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,636 (3,325 male householders (2,650 living alone)), 3,032 female householders (2,639 living alone)), 1,274 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,985

Size of family households: 5,847 2-persons, 2,392 3-persons, 1,948 4-persons, 973 5-persons, 369 6-persons, 279 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,282 1-person, 895 2-persons, 98 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 11 6-persons.

5,794 married couples with children.
2,652 single-parent households (820 men, 1,832 women).

94.7% of residents of Allegany speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $264,591,000 ($5,232 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:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

3.8

Year house built in Allegany County, New York
  • Year house built in Allegany County, New York
  • 3832014 or later
  • 3212010 to 2013
  • 2,0052000 to 2009
  • 2,8281990 to 1999
  • 2,5531980 to 1989
  • 3,8631970 to 1979
  • 2,3471960 to 1969
  • 2,0401950 to 1959
  • 1,6061940 to 1949
  • 8,6971939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allegany County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allegany County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allegany County, New York
  • 1071 room
  • 1332 rooms
  • 2863 rooms
  • 1,0024 rooms
  • 2,1395 rooms
  • 2,5566 rooms
  • 2,5757 rooms
  • 1,8638 rooms
  • 2,7559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allegany County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allegany County, New York
  • 2181 room
  • 1792 rooms
  • 5613 rooms
  • 1,1444 rooms
  • 8115 rooms
  • 6496 rooms
  • 5257 rooms
  • 2868 rooms
  • 3159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allegany County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allegany County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allegany County, New York
  • 115no bedroom
  • 5811 bedroom
  • 2,6642 bedrooms
  • 6,4553 bedrooms
  • 2,5254 bedrooms
  • 1,0555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allegany County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allegany County, New York
  • 219no bedroom
  • 9631 bedroom
  • 1,6052 bedrooms
  • 1,2403 bedrooms
  • 5474 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Allegany County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Allegany County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allegany County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 678no vehicle
  • 4,1041 vehicle
  • 5,4762 vehicles
  • 2,2193 vehicles
  • 7174 vehicles
  • 2185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Allegany County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allegany County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,046no vehicle
  • 2,2821 vehicle
  • 1,0712 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 985+ vehicles

86.9% of Allegany County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in New York.

Allegany County:

86.9%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 38,321
  • Other state: 7,574
  • Northeast: 4,009
  • Midwest: 1,018
  • South: 1,630
  • West: 904
Year householders moved into unit in Allegany County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allegany County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.6%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Wood
  • 12.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 3.3%Coal or coke
  • 1.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Electricity
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 590
Here:

13.7%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

3.6%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,083
Here:

36.8%
New York:

33.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Allegany County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,907,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,534,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,458,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,452,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,838,000
    Regular Highways: $1,434,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,231,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,665,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $9,502,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $6,675,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,890,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,022,000
    Police Protection: $1,948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,909,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,893,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,470,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,348,000
    Financial Administration: $1,125,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,086,000
    Corrections - Other: $816,000
    Parks and Recreation: $452,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $445,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $944,000
    Other - General - Other: $69,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,576,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,270,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,894,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,079,000
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Health - Other: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    General - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,092,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,895,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,963,000
    Other: $4,055,000
    Highways: $3,280,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,528,000
    Other Selective Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,139,000

Allegany County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,907,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,534,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,458,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,452,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,838,000
    Regular Highways: $1,434,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,231,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,665,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $9,502,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $6,675,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,890,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,022,000
    Police Protection: $1,948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,909,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,893,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,470,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,348,000
    Financial Administration: $1,125,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,086,000
    Corrections - Other: $816,000
    Parks and Recreation: $452,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $445,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $944,000
    Other - General - Other: $69,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,576,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,270,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,894,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,079,000
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Health - Other: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    General - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,092,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,895,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,963,000
    Other: $4,055,000
    Highways: $3,280,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,528,000
    Other Selective Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,139,000

Allegany County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,907,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,534,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,458,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,452,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,838,000
    Regular Highways: $1,434,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,231,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,665,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $9,502,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $6,675,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,890,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,022,000
    Police Protection: $1,948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,909,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,893,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,470,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,348,000
    Financial Administration: $1,125,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,086,000
    Corrections - Other: $816,000
    Parks and Recreation: $452,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $445,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $944,000
    Other - General - Other: $69,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,576,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,270,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,894,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,079,000
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Health - Other: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    General - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,092,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,895,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,963,000
    Other: $4,055,000
    Highways: $3,280,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,528,000
    Other Selective Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,139,000

Allegany County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,907,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,534,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,458,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,452,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,838,000
    Regular Highways: $1,434,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,231,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,665,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $9,502,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $6,675,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,890,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,022,000
    Police Protection: $1,948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,909,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,893,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,470,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,348,000
    Financial Administration: $1,125,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,086,000
    Corrections - Other: $816,000
    Parks and Recreation: $452,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $445,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $944,000
    Other - General - Other: $69,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,576,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,270,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,894,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,079,000
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Health - Other: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    General - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,092,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,895,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,963,000
    Other: $4,055,000
    Highways: $3,280,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,528,000
    Other Selective Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,139,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,490
  • Number of aged recipients: 128
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,362
  • Number of recipients under 18: 139
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,077
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 274
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 604
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 735
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