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Steuben County, New York (NY)

County population in 2014: 98,394 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 98,726 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,304
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,784
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 28,584
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,256 (it was 10,487 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

47%

Land area: 1393 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Steuben County: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.5%), Educational, health and social services (21.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Steuben County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years
Males: 48,830  (49.6%)
Females: 49,564  (50.4%)
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Steuben County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Steuben County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,046 ($35,479 in 1999)

This county:

$47046
New York:

$57369

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $517 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $670)
This county:

$517
State:

$992


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,900 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Steuben:

$90,900
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,100 - $142,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $122,396
Here:

$122,396
State:

$328,266

Townhouses or other attached units: $240,428
Here:

$240,428
State:

$477,144

In 2-unit structures: $85,594
Here:

$85,594
State:

$441,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,366
Here:

$90,366
State:

$551,450

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $2,819,294
Here:

$2,819,294
State:

$715,153

Mobile homes: $47,840
Here:

$47,840
State:

$57,967

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $91,600
Here:

$91,600
State:

$196,097
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,045
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $443

Institutionalized population: 989

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 77
  • Thefts: 219
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 150 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2008: 104 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2009: 113 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2010: 99 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2011: 96 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2012: 74 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2013: 80 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2014: 86 buildings, average cost: $135,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,879 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,213 (2.8%)

Steuben County household income distribution in 2009 Steuben County home values distribution Steuben County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents, 36.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 47.1% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
Steuben County:

15.6%
New York:

16.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 37.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.4% for American Indian residents, 48.6% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 54 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 53 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Steuben County is $475 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $571 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Corning, Hornell, Erwin, Bath, Hornellsville, Campbell, Gang Mills, Urbana, Canisteo, Caton.

Steuben 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 (%)
Addison town124132 - 507061 - 78
Avoca town143931 - 487061 - 78
Bath town945147 - 568480 - 87
Bradford town114131 - 547665 - 86
Cameron town32110 - 335035 - 63
Campbell town144434 - 547768 - 86
Canisteo town303124 - 376962 - 75
Caton town151810 - 275341 - 63
Cohocton town104534 - 567767 - 85
Corning city832118 - 244642 - 50
Corning town613126 - 366054 - 65
Dansville town133325 - 426556 - 72
Erwin town783127 - 356056 - 65
Fremont town213325 - 406558 - 73
Greenwood town142212 - 336454 - 74
Hartsville town42919 - 416148 - 73
Hornby town52818 - 405947 - 71
Hornell city872419 - 287167 - 75
Hornellsville town544742 - 537671 - 81
Howard town42415 - 345340 - 65
Jasper town22010 - 324732 - 60
Lindley town204636 - 557767 - 84
Prattsburg town92516 - 355745 - 67
Pulteney town62112 - 315039 - 62
Rathbone town54029 - 526957 - 78
Thurston town92214 - 324938 - 60
Troupsburg town16137 - 203626 - 46
Tuscarora town23422 - 466451 - 76
Urbana town172518 - 335041 - 59
Wayland town214840 - 578275 - 88
Wayne town1493 - 184532 - 57
West Union town33422 - 486451 - 76
Wheeler town63324 - 446554 - 75
Woodhull town11179 - 264937 - 61
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2012 air pollution in Steuben County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.149 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Steuben County: King Corners (A), Kelly Corners (B), Triangle Camp (C), Jones Corners (D), Kings School Corner (E), Jamestown Optimist Boys Camp (F), Sheldon Corners (G), Skinners Switch (H), Town Corners (I), Wickwire Corners (J), Rose Brook Golf Course (K), Pinehurst Golf Course (L), Gates Corners (M), Lakeside Golf Course (N), Hillview Golf Course (O), Chautauqua Point Golf Club (P), Chautauqua Golf Club (Q), Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club (R), Airport Hill Farm (S), Blueberry Hill Farm And Greenhouse (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Steuben County include: Saint Hyacinth Chapel (A), Clymer Hill Reformed Church (B), Saint Matthias Church (C), Edwards Chapel (D), Elm Flats Church (E), Open Door Baptist Church (F), Stockton Community Church (G), Silver Creek Assembly of God Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mina Cemetery (1), Ross Mills Cemetery (2), Saint Anthony Cemetery (3), Saint Hedwigs Cemetery (4), Saint Josephs Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Saint Matthias Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mud Lake (A), Upper Lake (B), West Mud Lake (C), Bear Lake (D), Black Pond (E), Chautauqua Lake (F), Clay Pond (G), East Mud Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tupper Creek (A), Parks Brook (B), York Run (C), Fuller Gulf Creek (D), Wing Creek (E), Frews Run (F), Wiltsie Run (G), Freelings Creek (H), Bear Lake Outlet (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Steuben County include: Lake Erie State Park (1), Ottoway Park (2), Hawthorne Park (3), Melrose Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Ripley Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Cache County, Utah , Sweetwater County, Wyoming , Power County, Idaho , Schuyler County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,253
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,845 (59% naturalized citizens)

Steuben County:

1.9%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 297
  • 1990 to 1994: 194
  • 1985 to 1989: 180
  • 1980 to 1984: 168
  • 1975 to 1979: 119
  • 1970 to 1974: 114
  • 1970 to 1974: 117
  • 1965 to 1969: 656

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.9%

Steuben County marital status for males Steuben County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,805
  • One, attached: 325
  • Two: 3,565
  • 3 or 4: 1,997
  • 5 to 9: 1,053
  • 10 to 19: 678
  • 20 or more: 955
  • Mobile homes: 7,547
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 207

Housing units in Steuben County with a mortgage: 10,876 (722 second mortgage, 1,232 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,516

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Steuben County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,96311
Mainline Protestant10,65270
Evangelical Protestant9,27272
Other8578
Orthodox651
None64,181-
Steuben 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: 24
Steuben County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Steuben County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 87
This county:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Steuben County:

10.2%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Steuben County:

28.3%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Steuben County:

Average size of farms: 249 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $56,498
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $150.92
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,246
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.59%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,202
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.80
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 39.65%
Corn for grain: 16660 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2057 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 951 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,470 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,504 acres

Tornado activity:

Steuben County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 4635249.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 27 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/2/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Steuben 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 165.5 miles away from Steuben 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 191.3 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 238.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from Steuben County center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.0 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 YorkHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3262): September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New YorkTropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1565): October 1, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1565, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • New YorkSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2004 to September 16, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1564): October 1, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1564, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 2004 to June 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1534): August 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1534, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkPower Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3186): August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New YorkSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 13, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1486): August 29, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • New YorkSevere Storms, Incident Period: May 3, 2000 to August 12, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1335): July 21, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1335, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • New YorkSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 25, 1998 to July 10, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1233): July 7, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1233, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: November 8, 1996 to November 15, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1148): December 9, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1148, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to January 30, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1095): January 24, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1095, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Steuben County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

  • Germany (11%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • India (9%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)

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

  • German (19%)
  • English (15%)
  • United States or American (14%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • Italian (8%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Steuben County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,358 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 5,797 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 187 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 29 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,686 (4%)
  • Other means: 251 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,701 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 581 people in nursing homes
  • 168 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 165 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 156 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 148 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 123 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 102 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 776 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 354 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 237 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 172 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,797.

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
New York average:

5.06%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,299 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.08%

2.62% relocated from other counties in New York ($20,462 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($18,774 average AGI)
Steuben County:

2.05%
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 Chemung County, NY  0.66% ($42,923 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.27% ($29,059)
from Monroe County, NY  0.27% ($38,250)
from Livingston County, NY  0.26% ($28,173)
from Tioga County, PA  0.19% ($30,845)
from Schuyler County, NY  0.18% ($29,424)
from Yates County, NY  0.13% ($22,894)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
New York average:

5.46%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

2.82% relocated to other counties in New York ($19,928 average AGI)
2.13% relocated to other states ($18,185 average AGI)
Steuben County:

2.13%
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 Chemung County, NY  0.68% ($44,280 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.33% ($30,146)
to Livingston County, NY  0.26% ($30,031)
to Allegany County, NY  0.22% ($28,181)
to Schuyler County, NY  0.20% ($30,507)
to Ontario County, NY  0.15% ($29,759)
to Tioga County, PA  0.14% ($35,245)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Steuben County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Steuben County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Steuben County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Steuben County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Steuben County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 18,185 (14,541 aged, 3,644 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,255 (5%)

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 Steuben County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1400)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1212)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1016)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (826)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (414)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (412)
  • Congestive heart failure (412)
  • Unspecified dementia (398)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (367)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (266)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11295.97
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 516.120
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49379.64

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1133.510
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1083.830
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.1

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.96

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.07

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.3
  • Other - 43.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 97,407
  • In family households: 79,661 (18,383 male householders, 7,575 female householders)
    19,293 spouses, 27,695 children (25,462 natural, 578 adopted, 1,655 stepchildren), 1,669 grandchildren, 453 brothers or sisters, 536 parents, 635 other relatives, 3,044 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,746 (7,106 male householders (5,497 living alone)), 7,280 female householders (6,166 living alone)), 3,360 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,583 (989 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,928 2-persons, 5,912 3-persons, 4,787 4-persons, 2,087 5-persons, 742 6-persons, 502 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,663 1-person, 2,338 2-persons, 247 3-persons, 85 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

16,915 married couples with children.
6,587 single-parent households (1,944 men, 4,643 women).

96.0% of residents of Steuben County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $643,724,000 ($6515 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $50,253,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $278,359,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $115,385,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,574,000
Federal grants: $142,686,000
Federal procurement contracts: $51,893,000 ($39,436,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $50,826,000 ($590,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,948,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,901,000
Federal Government insurance: $95,883,000

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

Births: 5,988
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,371
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +261
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -865
Here -9 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Steuben County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.09 millions of gallons per day (78% from ground, 22% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

3.6

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 317
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,011
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,784
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,102
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,581
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,977
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,278
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,431
  • 1939 or earlier: 18,145
Rooms in houses/apartments in Steuben County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 133
  • 3 rooms: 595
  • 4 rooms: 2,548
  • 5 rooms: 5,350
  • 6 rooms: 6,116
  • 7 rooms: 5,259
  • 8 rooms: 4,166
  • 9+ rooms: 4,381
  • 1 room: 189
  • 2 rooms: 486
  • 3 rooms: 1,984
  • 4 rooms: 2,680
  • 5 rooms: 2,249
  • 6 rooms: 1,418
  • 7 rooms: 685
  • 8 rooms: 345
  • 9+ rooms: 451
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Steuben County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 62
  • 1 bedroom: 859
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,125
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,853
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,009
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,676
  • no bedroom: 261
  • 1 bedroom: 2,894
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,044
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,353
  • 4 bedrooms: 728
  • 5+ bedrooms: 207
Cars and other vehicles available in Steuben County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,355
  • 1 vehicle: 8,764
  • 2 vehicles: 13,246
  • 3 vehicles: 4,044
  • 4 vehicles: 899
  • 5+ vehicles: 276
  • no vehicle: 2,334
  • 1 vehicle: 5,234
  • 2 vehicles: 2,425
  • 3 vehicles: 360
  • 4 vehicles: 84
  • 5+ vehicles: 50

63% of Steuben County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in New York.

Steuben County:

62.7%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 79206
  • Northeast: 9681
  • Midwest: 2703
  • South: 3503
  • West: 1231

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $53,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Steuben County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (53.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.4%)
  • Wood (8.8%)
  • Electricity (5.1%)
  • Coal or coke (2.2%)
  • Utility gas (60.3%)
  • Electricity (15.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.4%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 976
Here:

7.8%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 198
Here:

3.2%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 414
Here:

14.7%
New York:

38.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Steuben County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,344,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,580,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,978,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,908,000
    General - Other: $1,007,000
    Corrections - Other: $414,000
    General Public Buildings: $258,000
    Health - Other: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Other Higher Education: $33,617,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,124,000
    Health - Other: $17,608,000
    Regular Highways: $15,872,000
    General - Other: $10,133,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $8,657,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,401,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,971,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,796,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,481,000
    Police Protection: $3,040,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,933,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,905,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,956,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,942,000
    Financial Administration: $1,711,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,145,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $615,000
    Parks and Recreation: $553,000
    Transit Utilities: $214,000
    Libraries: $75,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $5,724,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $18,413,000
    Corrections - Other: $196,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,083,000
    Other Higher Education: $731,000
    Police Protection: $245,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $91,000
    Health - Other: $33,000
    General - Other: $31,000
    Corrections - Other: $28,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,705,000

Steuben County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $21,261,000
    Higher Education - Other: $13,896,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,576,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,792,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,126,000
    Health and Hospitals: $157,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $800,000
    All Other: $778,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,743,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,905,000
    Rents: $1,348,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $343,000
    Sale of Property: $70,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000
    Special Assessments: $35,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $24,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $17,388,000
    All Other: $16,518,000
    Education: $12,272,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,029,000
    Highways: $3,424,000
    Transit Utilities: $247,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,832,000
    Property: $33,705,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,271,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $610,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $308,000
    NEC: $62,000
    Other License: $3,000

Steuben County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,094,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,094,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,727,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,152,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $575,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,897,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $50,000

Steuben County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,898,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $71,856,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,152,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,058
  • Number of aged recipients: 199
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,859
  • Number of recipients under 18: 480
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,108
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 470
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,114
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,512
Steuben County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Steuben County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,52973.3 years
Mary1,34579.5 years
William1,15173.6 years
Robert93770.5 years
Charles85974.5 years
James81171.3 years
Helen76079.8 years
Joseph73974.8 years
George71175.8 years
Margaret57479.9 years
Most common last names in Steuben County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith63576.5 years
Miller28675.1 years
Clark26074.3 years
Brown25875.0 years
Johnson21875.1 years
Wilson17973.3 years
Williams17376.1 years
Davis17375.9 years
Jones16074.4 years
White15275.2 years
Businesses in Steuben County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T3Lane Furniture4
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Applebee's2Marriott1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets8
AutoZone1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's5
Burger King4Microtel1
CVS1New Balance2
Chevrolet3Nike2
Comfort Inn2Penske1
Curves3Pizza Hut3
Days Inn3RadioShack1
Dennys1Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid4
Econo Lodge2Sears2
Fashion Bug2Subway10
FedEx10Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Ford2Tim Hortons1
GNC4U-Haul4
GameStop2UPS10
H&R Block4Walgreens2
Hilton1Walmart2
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Home Depot1YMCA2
Kmart1

Steuben County on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"