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Chenango County, New York (NY)

County population in 2016: 49,405 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 51,401 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,401
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,920
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,004
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,115 (it was 4,922 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

47%

Land area: 894 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chenango County: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.9%), Retail trade (12.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Chenango County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
New York median age:

38.4 years
Males: 24,669  (49.9%)
Females: 24,736  (50.1%)

Chenango County,NY real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Chenango County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,655 ($33,679 in 1999)

This county:

$48,655
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $538 (lower quartile is $402, upper quartile is $679)
This county:

$538
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,652 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Chenango:

$98,652
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,136 - $159,642
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,113
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $448

Institutionalized population: 694

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 54
  • Burglaries: 98
  • Thefts: 314
  • Auto thefts: 9
Chenango County, NY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $70,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Chenango, NY residents
Average permit cost in Chenango, NY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,912 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,140 (2.5%)

Chenango County household income distribution in 2013 Chenango County home values distribution in 2013 Chenango County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
Chenango County:

14.7%
New York:

14.7%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.3% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.2% for American Indian residents, 43.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.2% for other race residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.3 years old
(Males: 43.3 years old, Females: 45.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 34.1 years old, American Indian residents: 26.2 years old, Asian residents: 43.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.7 years old, Other race residents: 29.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chenango County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $542 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $683 a month.

Cities in this county include: Norwich, Guilford, Plymouth, North Norwich, Greene, Coventry, Oxford, Sherburne, Bainbridge, Smithville.

Chenango 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 (%)
Afton town202015 - 264639 - 52
Bainbridge town282318 - 295548 - 61
Columbus town81812 - 254435 - 53
Coventry town1472 - 142919 - 41
German town0189 - 284634 - 59
Greene town412217 - 265045 - 56
Guilford town241712 - 224437 - 51
Lincklaen town12113 - 325240 - 64
McDonough town11148 - 214030 - 49
New Berlin town202620 - 315144 - 58
North Norwich town193125 - 375952 - 67
Norwich city932522 - 306662 - 71
Norwich town252217 - 285144 - 58
Otselic town52316 - 325444 - 64
Oxford town322117 - 264842 - 54
Pharsalia town1179 - 254330 - 54
Pitcher town11910 - 284836 - 59
Plymouth town11138 - 203929 - 48
Preston town3146 - 224229 - 53
Sherburne town253931 - 477668 - 84
Smithville town92619 - 345546 - 66
Smyrna town4134 - 214128 - 53
Chenango county39523 52 

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Neighboring counties: Middlesex County, Massachusetts , Lincoln County, Wyoming , Dixon County, Nebraska , Madison County , Onondaga County , Grundy County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,583
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 902 (55.0% naturalized citizens)

Chenango County:

1.8%
Whole state:

23.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1042010 or later
  • 2052000 to 2009
  • 1291990 to 1999
  • 921980 to 1989
  • 971970 to 1979
  • 543Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.7%

Chenango County marital status for males Chenango County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,624
  • One, attached: 191
  • Two: 1,420
  • 3 or 4: 1,246
  • 5 to 9: 534
  • 10 to 19: 193
  • 20 to 49: 219
  • 50 or more: 161
  • Mobile homes: 5,116
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Chenango County with a mortgage: 7,251 (67 second mortgage, 756 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,627

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chenango County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,74439
Catholic5,5288
Evangelical Protestant1,56325
Other4715
None36,171-
Chenango 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: 13
Chenango County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Chenango County:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chenango County:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Chenango County:

27.4%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Chenango County:

Average size of farms: 198 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $54,460
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $66.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $50,935
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,591
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 47.15%
Corn for grain: 3715 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 401 harvested acres
Vegetables: 195 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 75 acres

Earthquake activity:

Chenango County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from Chenango 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 167.9 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 255.6 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 150.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from Chenango County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3341: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3341, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4031: September 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4031, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 2006 to November 17, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1670: December 12, 2006, FEMA Id: 1670, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1650: July 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1650, 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: April 02, 2005 to April 04, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1589: April 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 1589, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Chenango County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Italy (9%)
  • India (7%)
  • Colombia (6%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Cuba (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chenango County


  • American (23%)
  • English (13%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Chenango County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,375 (74.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,304 (11.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 88 (0.5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 50 (0.3%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 208 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 966 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,077 (5.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 654 people in nursing homes
  • 247 people in halfway houses
  • 146 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 113 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 527 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 87 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 70 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 60 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,894.

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
New York average:

5.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.10% relocated from other counties in New York ($21,860 average AGI)
1.36% relocated from other states ($9,447 average AGI)
Chenango County:

1.36%
New York average:

2.01%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broome County, NY  0.74% ($31,867 average AGI)
from Otsego County, NY  0.55% ($27,400)
from Delaware County, NY  0.36% ($30,200)
from Madison County, NY  0.27% ($28,176)
from Cortland County, NY  0.14% ($20,231)
from Oneida County, NY  0.11% ($20,273)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.10% ($38,684)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
New York average:

5.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.44% relocated to other counties in New York ($20,853 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($11,527 average AGI)
Chenango County:

1.82%
New York average:

2.38%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broome County, NY  0.81% ($30,268 average AGI)
to Otsego County, NY  0.57% ($28,873)
to Delaware County, NY  0.37% ($22,930)
to Madison County, NY  0.27% ($33,208)
to Cortland County, NY  0.22% ($29,905)
to Oneida County, NY  0.18% ($23,429)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.16% ($45,281)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Chenango County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Chenango County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chenango County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chenango County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chenango County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chenango County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chenango County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chenango County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chenango County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,831 (7,828 aged, 2,003 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 825 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,781)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (523)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (492)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (362)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (225)
  • Congestive heart failure (201)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (150)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (146)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (146)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (128)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,490
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 266
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 80,151

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,014
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,053
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 89.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,405
  • In family households: 39,024 (6,445 male householders, 5,882 female householders)
    9,369 spouses, 13,109 children (12,179 natural, 401 adopted, 521 stepchildren), 1,153 grandchildren, 391 brothers or sisters, 482 parents, 642 other relatives, 1,468 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,746 (3,960 male householders (2,766 living alone)), 3,393 female householders (2,686 living alone)), 2,404 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 657

Size of family households: 6,216 2-persons, 2,626 3-persons, 2,059 4-persons, 905 5-persons, 264 6-persons, 282 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,452 1-person, 1,631 2-persons, 208 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 7 6-persons.

5,945 married couples with children.
3,029 single-parent households (1,213 men, 1,816 women).

96.0% of residents of Chenango speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 44% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $276,099,000 ($5,324 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,817,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $133,311,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,674,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,016,000
Federal grants: $78,219,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,875,000 ($3,264,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,003,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,302,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,096,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,423,000

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

Births: 2,848
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,881
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +55
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +384
Here +7 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chenango County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.88 millions of gallons per day (98% from ground, 2% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

3.8

Year house built in Chenango County, New York
  • Year house built in Chenango County, New York
  • 2712014 or later
  • 4412010 to 2013
  • 1,8922000 to 2009
  • 2,4631990 to 1999
  • 2,9611980 to 1989
  • 3,4351970 to 1979
  • 2,0971960 to 1969
  • 1,7051950 to 1959
  • 8791940 to 1949
  • 8,9421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chenango County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chenango County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chenango County, New York
  • 501 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 5243 rooms
  • 1,6564 rooms
  • 2,5175 rooms
  • 2,9456 rooms
  • 2,2937 rooms
  • 1,9408 rooms
  • 2,7759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chenango County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chenango County, New York
  • 2651 room
  • 1962 rooms
  • 8463 rooms
  • 1,1164 rooms
  • 1,0405 rooms
  • 5956 rooms
  • 3307 rooms
  • 1728 rooms
  • 3479+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chenango County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chenango County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chenango County, New York
  • 50no bedroom
  • 5481 bedroom
  • 3,1522 bedrooms
  • 6,9483 bedrooms
  • 3,1124 bedrooms
  • 9385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chenango County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chenango County, New York
  • 261no bedroom
  • 1,2241 bedroom
  • 1,5772 bedrooms
  • 1,2013 bedrooms
  • 4794 bedrooms
  • 1545+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chenango County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chenango County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chenango County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 424no vehicle
  • 4,4741 vehicle
  • 6,2962 vehicles
  • 2,5283 vehicles
  • 6964 vehicles
  • 3635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chenango County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chenango County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 955no vehicle
  • 2,5371 vehicle
  • 1,1802 vehicles
  • 1843 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

89.1% of Chenango County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in New York.

Chenango County:

89.1%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 40,692
  • Other state: 7,321
  • Northeast: 4,169
  • Midwest: 938
  • South: 1,691
  • West: 524
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chenango County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.2%Wood
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 11.3%Electricity
  • 3.8%Coal or coke
  • 3.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 22.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.9%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 415
Here:

8.7%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

4.2%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 338
Here:

21.5%
New York:

34.3%

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

Chenango County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $80,000
    Police Protection: $57,000
    Corrections - Other: $41,000
    General: $1,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,753,000
    Regular Highways: $9,386,000
    Welfare - Other: $6,206,000
    Health Services - Other: $5,248,000
    Police Protection: $2,523,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,677,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,583,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,551,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,190,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,069,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $950,000
    Corrections - Other: $824,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $694,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $593,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $350,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $344,000
    Housing & Community Development: $236,000
    Parks & Recreation: $183,000
    Fire Protection: $181,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,497,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,184,000
    Higher Education: $600,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $6,045,000
    Transit Utilities: $880,000
    Corrections: $130,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $474,000
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    General Public Building: $30,000
    Fire Protection: $27,000
    Judicial: $12,000
    Central Staff: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,106,000

Chenango County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $26,000
  • Charges - All Other: $3,470,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,487,000
    Housing & Community Development: $49,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $844,000
    Highways: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $785,000
    Health & Hospitals: $28,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,796,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,852,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,123,000
    Highways: $4,053,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,800,000
    All Other: $1,674,000
    Transit Utilities: $813,000
    Education: $477,000
    General Support: $107,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,544,000
    Total General Sales: $8,756,000
    NEC: $338,000
    Other Selective Sales: $53,000

Chenango County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $13,188,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,600,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,695,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,673,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,515,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $905,000

Chenango County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,548,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $26,723,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $11,380,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,634
  • Number of aged recipients: 122
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,512
  • Number of recipients under 18: 264
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,082
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 288
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 706
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 718
Chenango County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Chenango County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Chenango County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38974.8 years
Mary37380.0 years
William35575.6 years
Robert32072.6 years
Charles28075.6 years
George25376.3 years
James22473.2 years
Helen22281.5 years
Margaret19179.9 years
Ruth18481.5 years
Most common last names in Chenango County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23878.3 years
Brown10378.1 years
Miller8977.6 years
Johnson7875.5 years
Davis7179.3 years
Jones6180.0 years
Clark5779.1 years
Williams5478.9 years
White5178.5 years
Moore5072.6 years
Businesses in Chenango County, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid2
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx3Subway4
Ford2Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Tim Hortons1
Howard Johnson1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul5
La-Z-Boy1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Lowe's1YMCA1

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"