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Genesee County, New York (NY)

County population in 2015: 59,675 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 60,370 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,043
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,024
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,608
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,661 (it was 6,162 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

47%

Land area: 494 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Genesee County: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.4%), Educational, health and social services (16.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Genesee County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
New York median age:  38.4 years
Males: 29,741  (49.8%)
Females: 29,934  (50.2%)

Genesee County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Genesee County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,004 ($40,542 in 1999)

This county:

$54,004
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $610 (lower quartile is $484, upper quartile is $777)
This county:

$610
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $169,434 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Genesee:

$169,434
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,165 - $233,723
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,180
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $516

Institutionalized population: 1,292

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 17
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 84
  • Thefts: 496
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 150
  • Thefts: 568
  • Auto thefts: 25
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $189,100
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $184,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,604 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,975 (2.7%)

Genesee County household income distribution in 2009 Genesee County home values distribution Genesee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.4%
Genesee County:

12.4%
New York:

14.7%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.2% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 15.3% for other race residents, 34.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.0 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 30.8 years old, American Indian residents: 56.8 years old, Asian residents: 30.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Genesee County is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $769 a month.

Cities in this county include: Batavia, Pembroke, Le Roy, Darien, Byron, Pavilion, Stafford, Alabama, Oakfield, Bethany.

Genesee 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 (%)
Alabama town1421 - 72718 - 36
Alexander town3095 - 133731 - 43
Batavia city14343 - 63228 - 34
Batavia town862219 - 265753 - 61
Bergen town271813 - 234842 - 55
Bethany town221511 - 204841 - 54
Byron town191510 - 204336 - 49
Darien town381613 - 214539 - 50
Elba town2452 - 103023 - 37
Le Roy town431612 - 214943 - 55
Oakfield town2942 - 73024 - 36
Pavilion town2685 - 133932 - 46
Pembroke town431410 - 183832 - 43
Stafford town352420 - 295145 - 57
Tonawanda Reservation282 - 163422 - 47
Genesee county58112 41 

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Neighboring counties: Strafford County, New Hampshire , Josephine County, Oregon , Ionia County, Michigan , Livingston County, Michigan , Montcalm County, Michigan , Palo Alto County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,893
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,425 (56.8% naturalized citizens)

Genesee County:

2.4%
Whole state:

23.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 210
  • 2000 to 2009: 270
  • 1990 to 1999: 260
  • 1980 to 1989: 264
  • 1970 to 1979: 121
  • Before 1970: 563
Note: State values scaled to Genesee County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.8%

Genesee County marital status for males Genesee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,317
  • One, attached: 627
  • Two: 2,364
  • 3 or 4: 980
  • 5 to 9: 667
  • 10 to 19: 301
  • 20 to 49: 421
  • 50 or more: 394
  • Mobile homes: 1,588
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Genesee County with a mortgage: 10,073 (193 second mortgage, 1,618 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,195

Here:

58.8% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Genesee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,4559
Mainline Protestant6,00037
Evangelical Protestant4,46827
Other3213
Black Protestant1791
None33,656-
Genesee 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: 10
Genesee County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Genesee County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Genesee County:

8.6%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Genesee County:

27.3%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Genesee County:

Average size of farms: 306 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $215,410
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $379.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $168,571
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $120,121
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.40
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 49.31%
Corn for grain: 22215 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10689 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4507 harvested acres
Vegetables: 25,381 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 116 acres

Earthquake activity:

Genesee County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 154.4 miles away from Genesee 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 203.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 180.8 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 245.1 miles away from the 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from Genesee County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.8 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 Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: November 17, 2014 to November 27, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4204: December 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4204, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: October 12, 2006 to October 25, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1665: October 24, 2006, FEMA Id: 1665, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Snowstorm, Incident Period: October 12, 2006 to October 25, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3268: October 15, 2006, FEMA Id: 3268, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 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 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 Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 24, 2001 to December 29, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3170: December 31, 2001, FEMA Id: 3170, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • New York Virus Threat, Incident Period: May 22, 2000 to November 01, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3155: October 11, 2000, FEMA Id: 3155, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3136: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3136, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 25, 1998 to July 10, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1233: July 07, 1998, FEMA Id: 1233, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Genesee County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Canada (16%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)

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

  • German (18%)
  • Italian (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • European (2%)

Genesee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,034 (80.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,100 (8.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 103 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 16 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 19 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 261 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 273 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 1,015 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 939 (3.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 667 people in nursing homes
  • 426 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 125 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 48 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in institutions for the blind
  • 10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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

  • 612 people in federal detention centers
  • 570 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 370 people in college/university student housing
  • 109 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 66 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 40 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,807.

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
New York average:

5.06%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.08%

3.49% relocated from other counties in New York ($25,656 average AGI)
0.86% relocated from other states ($6,088 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.86%
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 Erie County, NY  0.90% ($33,798 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.83% ($34,081)
from Wyoming County, NY  0.60% ($28,232)
from Orleans County, NY  0.36% ($34,047)
from Livingston County, NY  0.22% ($30,736)
from Niagara County, NY  0.14% ($27,879)
from Ontario County, NY  0.07% ($20,813)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
New York average:

5.46%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

3.61% relocated to other counties in New York ($28,310 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($9,459 average AGI)
Genesee County:

1.30%
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 Monroe County, NY  1.13% ($34,181 average AGI)
to Erie County, NY  0.81% ($43,155)
to Wyoming County, NY  0.44% ($30,577)
to Orleans County, NY  0.31% ($29,808)
to Livingston County, NY  0.28% ($34,632)
to Niagara County, NY  0.11% ($43,423)
to Ontario County, NY  0.07% ($240,941)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Genesee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Genesee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Genesee County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Genesee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Genesee County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,634 (8,934 aged, 1,700 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 506 (3%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (836)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (657)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (594)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (539)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (398)
  • Unspecified dementia (363)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (230)
  • Congestive heart failure (226)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (220)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (163)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.35
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,584
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 476
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 76,666

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,031
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 867
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 67.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,675
  • In family households: 48,715 (8,511 male householders, 7,180 female householders)
    12,300 spouses, 16,822 children (15,441 natural, 493 adopted, 881 stepchildren), 928 grandchildren, 268 brothers or sisters, 584 parents, 508 other relatives, 1,400 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,125 (4,171 male householders (3,249 living alone)), 3,865 female householders (3,220 living alone)), 2,077 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 830

Size of family households: 7,438 2-persons, 3,690 3-persons, 2,679 4-persons, 1,354 5-persons, 420 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,467 1-person, 1,334 2-persons, 121 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

7,826 married couples with children.
3,217 single-parent households (916 men, 2,301 women).

95.5% of residents of Genesee speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (45% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 31% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $352,370,000 ($5,903 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,551,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $151,655,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $72,737,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,849,000
Federal grants: $79,681,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,638,000 ($718,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $29,810,000 ($1,362,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,542,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $41,675,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,927,000

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

Births: 3,375
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,115
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +183
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,487
Here -25 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Genesee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.75 millions of gallons per day (41% from ground, 59% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 65
  • 2010 to 2013: 330
  • 2000 to 2009: 940
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,247
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,165
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,419
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,221
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,610
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,337
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,442
Note: State values scaled to Genesee population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Genesee County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Genesee County population
  • 1 room: 67
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 118
  • 4 rooms: 1,014
  • 5 rooms: 3,023
  • 6 rooms: 3,681
  • 7 rooms: 3,542
  • 8 rooms: 2,440
  • 9+ rooms: 3,267
  • 1 room: 242
  • 2 rooms: 307
  • 3 rooms: 940
  • 4 rooms: 1,477
  • 5 rooms: 1,514
  • 6 rooms: 783
  • 7 rooms: 671
  • 8 rooms: 179
  • 9+ rooms: 413
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Genesee County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Genesee County population
  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 241
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,130
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,252
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,701
  • 5+ bedrooms: 830
  • no bedroom: 329
  • 1 bedroom: 1,490
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,620
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,464
  • 4 bedrooms: 451
  • 5+ bedrooms: 144
Cars and other vehicles available in Genesee County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Genesee County population
  • no vehicle: 461
  • 1 vehicle: 4,693
  • 2 vehicles: 7,828
  • 3 vehicles: 3,044
  • 4 vehicles: 893
  • 5+ vehicles: 323
  • no vehicle: 1,206
  • 1 vehicle: 3,358
  • 2 vehicles: 1,620
  • 3 vehicles: 345
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 30

90% of Genesee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 343% lived in New York.

Genesee County:

89.7%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 52,176
  • Other state: 5,188
  • Northeast: 1,570
  • Midwest: 1,187
  • South: 1,788
  • West: 626

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Genesee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.2%)
  • Wood (6.2%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.5%)
  • Coal or coke (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (62.3%)
  • Electricity (26.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 454
Here:

8.3%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 165
Here:

5.5%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 422
Here:

15.9%
New York:

34.3%

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)

Genesee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Health - Other: $6,023,000
    Regular Highways: $2,572,000
    General: $1,979,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Higher Education - Other: $0
  • Current Operations - Other Higher Education: $24,565,000
    Welfare - Other: $18,874,000
    General - Other: $13,669,000
    Health Services - Other: $9,134,000
    Regular Highways: $4,864,000
    Water Utilities: $4,123,000
    Police Protection: $3,638,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,137,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,821,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,753,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,653,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,435,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,413,000
    Parks & Recreation: $837,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $575,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $510,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $492,000
    Air Transportation: $373,000
    Housing & Community Development: $263,000
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000
    Transit Utilities: $73,000
    Libraries: $64,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,104,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $8,663,000
    Higher Education: $0
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $12,223,000
    Corrections: $235,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $734,000
    Other Higher Education: $464,000
    General - Other: $196,000
    Police Protection: $176,000
    Health - Other: $129,000
    Corrections - Other: $79,000
    Central Staff: $16,000
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Welfare - Other: $4,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
    Judicial: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,178,000

Genesee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $196,000
  • Charges - All Other: $18,422,000
    Higher Education - Other: $8,340,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,183,000
    All Other: $926,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,544,000
    Education: $353,000
    Highways: $221,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,885,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,470,000
    Property Sale Other: $1,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,327,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,768,000
    Public Welfare: $9,719,000
    All Other: $5,351,000
    Health & Hospitals: $4,082,000
    Highways: $953,000
    General Support: $124,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $21,303,000
    Property: $20,480,000
    NEC: $1,071,000
    Other Selective Sales: $337,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $308,000

Genesee County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $12,389,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,009,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,312,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $20,941,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,994,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,395,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,380,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $33,000

Genesee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,689,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,266,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,968,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,080
  • Number of aged recipients: 104
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 976
  • Number of recipients under 18: 147
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 725
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 208
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 513
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 497
Genesee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Genesee County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED129$87,186475$85,0971,396$82,309177$15,4010$090$65,411
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$92,78639$82,128203$79,83724$23,5000$011$74,636
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$77,48094$64,585715$82,643145$23,1592$98,50039$63,179
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$84,16743$90,256424$85,34928$31,6790$012$75,583
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$83,50014$97,50076$79,3557$32,2860$04$64,250
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED164$91,409260$95,90411$71,636
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$88,02878$104,0269$63,889
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$71,0006$97,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$73,66710$91,6003$88,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$140,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Genesee County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary49780.8 years
John46074.2 years
William37974.4 years
Joseph31076.2 years
Robert28170.5 years
Helen26780.6 years
James25671.5 years
George25376.7 years
Charles24776.1 years
Edward21175.3 years
Most common last names in Genesee County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18177.0 years
Johnson10073.0 years
Miller9275.2 years
Brown8678.3 years
Williams6672.8 years
Davis5378.3 years
White5175.6 years
Clark5176.2 years
Hale4473.6 years
Baker4074.8 years
Businesses in Genesee County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet2Quality1
Clarion1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid3
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Cricket Wireless1Sprint Nextel1
Curves2Starbucks1
Days Inn1Subway5
Dennys2Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1Target1
Famous Footwear1Tim Hortons4
Fashion Bug1Toyota1
FedEx4Travelodge1
GNC1U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS6
H&R Block3Verizon Wireless3
Hilton1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA2

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