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Ontario County, New York (NY)

County population in 2016: 109,828 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 100,224 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,372
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,083
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 28,230
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,564 (it was 10,140 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

47%

Land area: 644 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 170 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ontario County: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.8%), Educational, health and social services (15.1%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Ontario County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
New York median age:  38.4 years
Males: 53,977  (49.1%)
Females: 55,851  (50.9%)
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Ontario County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ontario County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,448 ($44,579 in 1999)

This county:

$57,448
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $719 (lower quartile is $538, upper quartile is $930)
This county:

$719
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $154,300 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Ontario:

$154,300
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,700 - $255,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $210,109
Here:

$210,109
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $192,303
Here:

$192,303
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $178,114
Here:

$178,114
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,442
Here:

$171,442
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,030
Here:

$224,030
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $47,884
Here:

$47,884
State:

$72,941
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,396
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $560

Institutionalized population: 1,061

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 14
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 192
  • Thefts: 650
  • Auto thefts: 45

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 261
  • Thefts: 729
  • Auto thefts: 57
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 384 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2008: 389 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2009: 275 buildings, average cost: $308,500
  • 2010: 312 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2011: 256 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2012: 233 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2013: 244 buildings, average cost: $241,200
  • 2014: 271 buildings, average cost: $260,400

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: $4,232 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,295 (2.4%)

Ontario County household income distribution in 2009 Ontario County home values distribution Ontario County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.3%
Ontario County:

9.3%
New York:

14.7%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.4% for American Indian residents, 37.8% for other race residents, 10.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.3 years old
(Males: 43.2 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.6 years old, Black residents: 32.7 years old, American Indian residents: 27.8 years old, Asian residents: 43.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 25.3 years old)

Area name: Rochester, NY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ontario County is $537 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $656 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $788 a month.

Cities in this county include: Geneva, Canandaigua, Farmington, Gorham, Richmond, East Bloomfield, Hopewell, Seneca, West Bloomfield, Victor.

Ontario 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 (%)
Bristol town19138 - 194839 - 56
Canadice town842 - 82415 - 34
Canandaigua city3021 - 41310 - 18
Canandaigua town3153 - 82721 - 33
East Bloomfield town31106 - 144437 - 50
Farmington town362016 - 265548 - 61
Geneva city3653 - 72419 - 30
Geneva town1542 - 72316 - 31
Gorham town17117 - 153729 - 46
Hopewell town853 - 102516 - 35
Manchester town2785 - 113226 - 38
Naples town472721 - 326457 - 69
Phelps town541410 - 174641 - 52
Richmond town1652 - 82720 - 35
Seneca town1663 - 103224 - 41
South Bristol town122417 - 336454 - 74
Victor town3664 - 93025 - 36
West Bloomfield town1485 - 133426 - 43
Ontario county45310 34 

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Ontario County: Kings Corners (A), Cassim Farm (B), Cottrells Farm (C), Frontenac Point Vineyard (D), Kingtown Orchard (E), Martha Manor Farm (F), Newland Vineyard (G), Swedish Hill Vineyard (H), Luce Blueberry Farm (I), Venture Vineyards (J), Waid Apiaries (K), Tannery Corners (L), Six Corners (M), Lodi Station (N), Kelly Corners (O), Halls Corners (P), Dawson Corners (Q), Camp Barton (R), Seneca Yacht Club (S), Barretts Marina (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ontario County include: Full Gospel Mission (A), Grace Church (B), Junius Church (C), West Junius Church (D), Tyre Church (E), Christadelphian Chapel (F), Fayette Mennonite Church (G), First Baptist Church of Seneca Falls (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rural Cemetery (1), Dobbin Cemetery (2), Quaker Cemetery (3), Bowdish Cemetery (4), Tyre City Cemetery (5), West Fayette Cemetery (6), Willowdale Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Junius Ponds (A), Black Lake (B), Bullhead Pond (C), Gem Lake (D), Bilberry Swamp (E), Montezuma Marsh (F), Cranberry Marsh (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Groves Creek (A), Simpson Creek (B), Sixteen Falls Creek (C), Wilson Creek (D), White Spring Brook (E), White Brook (F), Barnum Creek (G), Kendig Creek (H), Powell Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ontario County include: Lodi Point State Marine Park (1), Hector Land Use Area US Forest Service (2), Seneca Park (3), Seneca Lake State Park (4), Sampson State Park (5), Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (6), Cayuga Lake State Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allegan County, Michigan , Black Hawk County, Iowa , Hampshire County, Massachusetts , Crawford County, Wisconsin , Monroe County , Montgomery County .

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: 5,865
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,387 (55.8% naturalized citizens)

Ontario County:

4.0%
Whole state:

23.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 896
  • 2000 to 2009: 984
  • 1990 to 1999: 906
  • 1980 to 1989: 431
  • 1970 to 1979: 228
  • Before 1970: 1,265
Note: State values scaled to Ontario County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.8%

Ontario County marital status for males Ontario County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 33,975
  • One, attached: 2,614
  • Two: 2,198
  • 3 or 4: 3,011
  • 5 to 9: 2,376
  • 10 to 19: 1,188
  • 20 to 49: 919
  • 50 or more: 879
  • Mobile homes: 3,168

Housing units in Ontario County with a mortgage: 19,867 (237 second mortgage, 3,484 home equity loan, 276 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,651

Here:

61.3% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ontario County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,4339
Mainline Protestant12,95052
Evangelical Protestant5,36638
Other8789
Orthodox7502
Black Protestant1801
None62,374-
Ontario 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: 18
Ontario County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Ontario County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 112
This county:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ontario County:

8.0%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Ontario County:

25.6%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Ontario County:

Average size of farms: 217 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $97,184
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $310.49
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.56%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $83,840
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.28%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $115,577
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.35
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 44.13%
Corn for grain: 25367 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12480 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10657 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10,108 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,161 acres

Tornado activity:

Ontario County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 65604954.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Ontario 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 164.6 miles away from Ontario 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 187.0 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 209.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 218.1 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 187.1 miles away from Ontario 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 132.3 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 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 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: 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
  • New York Ice Storm, Incident Period: April 03, 2003 to April 05, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1467: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1467, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • 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: March 03, 1999 to March 06, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3138: March 10, 1999, FEMA Id: 3138, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ontario County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 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 (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

  • Canada (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (3%)
  • England (3%)

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

  • American (13%)
  • Italian (13%)
  • German (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Ontario County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 44,085 (81.3%)
  • Carpooled: 4,448 (8.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 326 (0.6%)
  • Subway or elevated: 27 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 24 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 315 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 195 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 2,093 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 2,206 (4.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,593 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 618 people in nursing homes
  • 201 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 154 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 135 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 123 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 86 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 76 people in other group homes
  • 66 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 53 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 39 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 24 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 7 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 1,734 people in college/university student housing
  • 751 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 423 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 225 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 57 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,345.

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
New York average:

5.06%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Ontario County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

4.16% relocated from other counties in New York ($35,379 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($13,343 average AGI)
Ontario County:

1.39%
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 Monroe County, NY  1.57% ($60,528 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NY  0.68% ($38,801)
from Yates County, NY  0.37% ($31,095)
from Seneca County, NY  0.34% ($28,669)
from Livingston County, NY  0.17% ($37,676)
from Steuben County, NY  0.13% ($29,759)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.11% ($47,660)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
New York average:

5.46%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($575 average AGI)
Ontario County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

3.88% relocated to other counties in New York ($24,435 average AGI)
1.80% relocated to other states ($17,227 average AGI)
Ontario County:

1.80%
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  1.44% ($42,240 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NY  0.65% ($33,879)
to Seneca County, NY  0.40% ($26,912)
to Yates County, NY  0.29% ($31,484)
to Livingston County, NY  0.16% ($32,899)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.11% ($41,082)
to Erie County, NY  0.11% ($32,978)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Births per 1000 population in Ontario County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Ontario County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ontario County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ontario County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ontario County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 17,749 (14,882 aged, 2,867 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,082 (9%)

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 Ontario County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,372)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,072)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,013)
  • Unspecified dementia (852)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (663)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (426)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (331)
  • Congestive heart failure (287)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (229)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (228)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,870
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 649
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,204

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 985
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 957
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 105

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.2
  • Other - 36.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 109,828
  • In family households: 87,738 (15,198 male householders, 13,999 female householders)
    21,790 spouses, 29,552 children (27,668 natural, 867 adopted, 1,017 stepchildren), 2,423 grandchildren, 440 brothers or sisters, 506 parents, 1,201 other relatives, 2,629 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,348 (7,155 male householders (6,219 living alone)), 8,835 female householders (7,639 living alone)), 2,358 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,742

Size of family households: 14,050 2-persons, 7,128 3-persons, 4,414 4-persons, 2,609 5-persons, 825 6-persons, 171 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,858 1-person, 1,940 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 178 4-persons.

12,662 married couples with children.
6,929 single-parent households (1,587 men, 5,342 women).

92.6% of residents of Ontario speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $579,849,000 ($5,602 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $60,005,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $261,729,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $106,163,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,235,000
Federal grants: $100,540,000
Federal procurement contracts: $51,394,000 ($45,652,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $55,788,000 ($2,573,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,469,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $40,930,000
Federal Government insurance: $62,637,000

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

Births: 5,961
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,791
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +375
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,857
Here +27 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ontario County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.19 millions of gallons per day (16% from ground, 84% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 773
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,616
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,996
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,262
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,423
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,510
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,367
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,253
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,704
  • 1939 or earlier: 15,424
Note: State values scaled to Ontario population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ontario County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ontario County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 352
  • 3 rooms: 293
  • 4 rooms: 1,739
  • 5 rooms: 5,066
  • 6 rooms: 6,705
  • 7 rooms: 6,634
  • 8 rooms: 4,213
  • 9+ rooms: 7,516
  • 1 room: 768
  • 2 rooms: 746
  • 3 rooms: 1,984
  • 4 rooms: 3,645
  • 5 rooms: 2,321
  • 6 rooms: 1,269
  • 7 rooms: 1,062
  • 8 rooms: 149
  • 9+ rooms: 725
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ontario County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ontario County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 534
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,280
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,173
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,609
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,922
  • no bedroom: 828
  • 1 bedroom: 3,105
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,670
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,218
  • 4 bedrooms: 565
  • 5+ bedrooms: 283
Cars and other vehicles available in Ontario County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ontario County population
  • no vehicle: 543
  • 1 vehicle: 8,985
  • 2 vehicles: 14,994
  • 3 vehicles: 5,155
  • 4 vehicles: 1,878
  • 5+ vehicles: 963
  • no vehicle: 2,477
  • 1 vehicle: 6,921
  • 2 vehicles: 2,669
  • 3 vehicles: 562
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 40

86% of Ontario County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in New York.

Ontario County:

86.2%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 88,445
  • Other state: 15,192
  • Northeast: 6,548
  • Midwest: 2,245
  • South: 4,340
  • West: 2,059

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ontario County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.4%)
  • Electricity (7.6%)
  • Wood (5.1%)
  • Coal or coke (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (61.7%)
  • Electricity (28.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,146
Here:

10.6%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 181
Here:

3.0%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,529
Here:

56.5%
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)

Ontario County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,245,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,204,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,747,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,634,000
    Health - Other: $403,000
    Solid Waste Management: $373,000
    General - Other: $261,000
    Corrections - Other: $60,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Current Operations - Other Higher Education: $32,786,000
    Health - Other: $15,718,000
    General - Other: $14,129,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,543,000
    Police Protection: $7,330,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,109,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $6,798,000
    Regular Highways: $5,476,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,776,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,848,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,261,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,050,000
    Financial Administration: $2,257,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,811,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,714,000
    Sewerage: $1,702,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,686,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,152,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,056,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $533,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    Local Fire Protection: $251,000
    Libraries: $65,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,500,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $22,922,000
    Financial Administration: $113,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $15,989,000
    Corrections - Other: $202,000
    Transit Utilities: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $604,000
    Police Protection: $545,000
    Housing and Community Development: $450,000
    Regular Highways: $316,000
    Transit Utilities: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Sewerage: $63,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    General Public Building: $24,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,832,000

Ontario County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $14,259,000
    Higher Education - Other: $12,940,000
    Sewerage: $2,520,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,768,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $900,000
    All Other: $615,000
    Health and Hospitals: $147,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,002,000
    Education: $512,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,995,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,554,000
    Rents: $2,059,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $362,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $98,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $142,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $20,846,000
    Education: $9,000,000
    All Other: $7,365,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,756,000
    Highways: $1,257,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,024,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $51,189,000
    Property: $38,910,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,707,000
    Other Selective Sales: $848,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $416,000
    Other License: $234,000
    NEC: $58,000

Ontario County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,045,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,115,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $21,899,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,118,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,915,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,134,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,930,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $968,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $400,000

Ontario County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,850,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,425,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,733
  • Number of aged recipients: 151
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,582
  • Number of recipients under 18: 260
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,170
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 303
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 759
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 841
Ontario County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Ontario 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 2009
(Based on 23 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED438$123,244637$159,2261,682$152,386495$26,9865$417,600193$182,22387$43,552
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$127,58172$166,819131$151,92417$51,1760$021$173,14321$56,857
APPLICATIONS DENIED77$116,779101$132,851510$146,341175$29,9430$033$279,30376$47,421
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$127,32354$178,130333$144,28239$48,4870$019$195,0007$39,571
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$136,7699$116,77884$145,2263$18,3330$05$150,0004$69,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED112$159,438126$184,0245$160,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$171,41431$174,7741$31,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$165,09124$205,2920$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$155,3339$201,4440$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$118,5001$86,0001$59,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Ontario County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary78181.1 years
John74573.8 years
William60274.8 years
Robert50372.1 years
Charles45375.7 years
Helen41180.9 years
George40576.1 years
James39973.0 years
Margaret35382.5 years
Joseph30872.8 years
Most common last names in Ontario County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith29276.5 years
Johnson14976.3 years
Brown14177.0 years
Miller10577.7 years
Clark9376.9 years
Murphy7576.8 years
Williams7175.5 years
Fox6680.2 years
Jones6576.3 years
Thompson6274.5 years
Businesses in Ontario County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Journeys1
ALDO1Justice1
AT&T7KFC2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy4
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Furniture3
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Apple Store1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's2
Arby's3Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets9
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Microtel2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motel 61
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster1New Balance2
Brookstone1New York & Co1
Burger King3Nike5
CVS2OfficeMax1
Cache1Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet3Payless3
Clarks1Penske2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Pottery Barn1
Cricket Wireless1Pottery Barn Kids1
Curves3RadioShack3
Dennys2Ramada1
Domino's Pizza2Raymour & Flanigan2
Dunkin Donuts6Rite Aid5
Eddie Bauer1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Ethan Allen1Sears2
Express1Sephora1
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx17Staples2
Foot Locker1Starbucks4
Ford2Subaru1
Forever 211Subway8
GNC4Super 81
GameStop2T-Mobile5
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's1
Goodwill2T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell2
H&M1Target1
H&R Block4The Limited1
Hilton3Tim Hortons6
Holiday Inn1True Value4
Hollister Co.1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS13
Honda1Vans2
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless7
Hyundai1Victoria's Secret1
J. Jill1Walgreens2
J.Crew1Walmart3
JCPenney2Wendy's3
Johnny Rockets1Wet Seal1
Jones New York4YMCA3

Ontario County on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"