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Tioga County, New York (NY)

County population in 2014: 49,870 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 51,784 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,354
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,449
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,347
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,547 (it was 4,378 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

47%

Land area: 519 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 96 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tioga County: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.7%), Educational, health and social services (12.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.2%), Retail trade (12.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.0%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Tioga County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years
Males: 24,722  (49.6%)
Females: 25,148  (50.4%)

Tioga County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Tioga County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $59,048 ($40,266 in 1999)

This county:

$59,048
New York:

$60,850

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $549 (lower quartile is $422, upper quartile is $681)
This county:

$549
State:

$1058


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $116,613 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Tioga:

$116,613
New York:

$293,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,705 - $172,102
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,195
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $497

Institutionalized population: 341

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 115
  • Auto thefts: 16

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 77
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 87 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2008: 73 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2009: 63 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2012: 60 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $159,400

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 2015: $3,250 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,571 (2.6%)

Tioga County household income distribution in 2009 Tioga County home values distribution Tioga County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.6%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 10.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.5%
Tioga County:

9.5%
New York:

15.4%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 10.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.5% for American Indian residents, 4.0% for other race residents, 37.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 45 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 52 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Binghamton, NY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tioga County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $546 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $713 a month.

Cities in this county include: Barton, Tioga, Waverly, Owego, Berkshire, Richford, Apalachin, Newark Valley, Candor, Spencer.

Tioga 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 (%)
Barton town373529 - 416862 - 73
Berkshire town272418 - 295347 - 60
Candor town343530 - 406459 - 69
Newark Valley town603228 - 376156 - 66
Nichols town202823 - 345750 - 63
Owego town3971514 - 174240 - 45
Richford town92418 - 315345 - 61
Spencer town152822 - 345850 - 65
Tioga town292621 - 305246 - 58
Tioga county6282554 

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Neighboring counties: Tolland County, Connecticut , Columbia County , Cassia County, Idaho , Ogle County, Illinois , Tama County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,571
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 872 (64% naturalized citizens)

Tioga County:

1.7%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 130
  • 1990 to 1994: 108
  • 1985 to 1989: 87
  • 1980 to 1984: 69
  • 1975 to 1979: 88
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 20
  • 1965 to 1969: 360
Note: State values scaled to Tioga County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.0%

Tioga County marital status for males Tioga County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,420
  • One, attached: 112
  • Two: 1,483
  • 3 or 4: 978
  • 5 to 9: 330
  • 10 to 19: 152
  • 20 or more: 231
  • Mobile homes: 3,676
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 28

Housing units in Tioga County with a mortgage: 6,721 (379 second mortgage, 892 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,368

Here:

66.6% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tioga County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,11536
Catholic5,8312
Evangelical Protestant2,67330
Other3664
None35,140-
Tioga County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Tioga County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Tioga County:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tioga County:

7.7%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Tioga County:

27.6%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Tioga County:

Average size of farms: 212 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $49,567
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $109.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.55%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,654
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $96,928
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 45.38%
Corn for grain: 2279 harvested acres
Vegetables: 259 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 10 acres

Earthquake activity:

Tioga 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 160.2 miles away from Tioga 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 208.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.5 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 126.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 251.7 miles away from Tioga 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 90.7 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 Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3341: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3341, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4031: September 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4031, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to May 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1993: June 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 2006 to November 17, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1670: December 12, 2006, FEMA Id: 1670, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1650: July 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1650, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 02, 2005 to April 04, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1589: April 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 1589, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Tropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1565: October 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1565, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tioga County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Germany (16%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Ukraine (6%)

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

  • German (17%)
  • English (16%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • Italian (10%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Tioga County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,507 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 3,106 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 107 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 47 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 24 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (0%)
  • Walked: 546 (2%)
  • Other means: 130 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 782 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 296 people in nursing homes
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 75 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 238 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 87 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,160.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
New York average:

5.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in New York ($21,939 average AGI)
2.03% relocated from other states ($13,764 average AGI)
Tioga County:

2.03%
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 Broome County, NY  1.55% ($38,602 average AGI)
from Bradford County, PA  0.63% ($26,750)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.55% ($31,545)
from Chemung County, NY  0.37% ($29,773)
from Steuben County, NY  0.08% ($27,471)
from Cortland County, NY  0.07% ($29,857)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.07% ($39,143)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
New York average:

5.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.44% relocated to other counties in New York ($20,314 average AGI)
2.20% relocated to other states ($18,895 average AGI)
Tioga County:

2.20%
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 Broome County, NY  1.60% ($33,632 average AGI)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.47% ($26,442)
to Bradford County, PA  0.42% ($27,698)
to Chemung County, NY  0.41% ($34,313)
to Cortland County, NY  0.11% ($24,409)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.09% ($37,421)
to Erie County, NY  0.07% ($20,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Tioga County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Tioga County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tioga County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tioga County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tioga County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,836 (7,384 aged, 1,452 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 280 (2%)

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 Tioga County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (504)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (499)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (412)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (339)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (249)
  • Unspecified dementia (216)
  • Congestive heart failure (157)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (149)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (127)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (103)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,123
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 754
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 75.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,602
  • In family households: 42,976 (10,176 male householders, 3,974 female householders)
    11,058 spouses, 14,543 children (13,374 natural, 344 adopted, 825 stepchildren), 862 grandchildren, 226 brothers or sisters, 310 parents, 316 other relatives, 1,293 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,626 (2,984 male householders (2,299 living alone)), 3,216 female householders (2,736 living alone)), 1,426 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 523 (341 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,608 2-persons, 3,164 3-persons, 2,626 4-persons, 1,132 5-persons, 396 6-persons, 224 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,035 1-person, 994 2-persons, 120 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

10,008 married couples with children.
2,969 single-parent households (822 men, 2,147 women).

96.2% of residents of Tioga County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $716,312,000 ($13,900 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $513,117,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $115,099,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,350,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $775,000
Federal grants: $44,946,000
Federal procurement contracts: $503,270,000 ($501,505,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,873,000 ($4,997,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $556,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,897,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,623,000

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

Births: 3,078
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,229
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +109
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,181
Here -23 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Tioga County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.58 millions of gallons per day (93% from ground, 7% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 32
  • 2010 to 2013: 338
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,523
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,187
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,707
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,319
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,394
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,028
  • 1940 to 1949: 729
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,044
Note: State values scaled to Tioga population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tioga County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tioga County population
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 74
  • 3 rooms: 255
  • 4 rooms: 1,075
  • 5 rooms: 2,982
  • 6 rooms: 3,080
  • 7 rooms: 3,061
  • 8 rooms: 2,531
  • 9+ rooms: 2,271
  • 1 room: 57
  • 2 rooms: 227
  • 3 rooms: 811
  • 4 rooms: 1,207
  • 5 rooms: 958
  • 6 rooms: 551
  • 7 rooms: 294
  • 8 rooms: 179
  • 9+ rooms: 94
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tioga County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tioga County population
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 288
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,668
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,032
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,575
  • 5+ bedrooms: 766
  • no bedroom: 73
  • 1 bedroom: 1,194
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,576
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,210
  • 4 bedrooms: 287
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Tioga County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tioga County population
  • no vehicle: 583
  • 1 vehicle: 3,764
  • 2 vehicles: 7,551
  • 3 vehicles: 2,682
  • 4 vehicles: 562
  • 5+ vehicles: 205
  • no vehicle: 790
  • 1 vehicle: 2,161
  • 2 vehicles: 1,132
  • 3 vehicles: 239
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5+ vehicles: 27

65% of Tioga County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in New York.

Tioga County:

65.4%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 34,017
  • Northeast: 12,512
  • Midwest: 1,373
  • South: 1,981
  • West: 699

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tioga County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44.8%)
  • Utility gas (27.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Wood (8.3%)
  • Electricity (6.3%)
  • Coal or coke (2.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36.3%)
  • Utility gas (29.8%)
  • Electricity (22.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.0%)
  • Wood (3.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 455
Here:

6.8%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 154
Here:

4.6%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 197
Here:

16.0%
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)

Tioga County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,969,000
    General Public Buildings: $551,000
    General: $268,000
    Police Protection: $106,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,477,000
    Health Services - Other: $6,422,000
    Welfare - Other: $6,188,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,414,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,399,000
    Police Protection: $2,196,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,840,000
    Regular Highways: $1,694,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,006,000
    General Public Buildings: $864,000
    Solid Waste Management: $786,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $759,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $708,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $632,000
    Housing & Community Development: $622,000
    Transit Utilities: $622,000
    Financial Administration: $536,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $432,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $277,000
    Parks & Recreation: $120,000
    Fire Protection: $111,000
    Libraries: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,313,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,188,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $4,429,000
    Corrections: $192,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $67,000
    Police Protection: $56,000
    Welfare - Other: $49,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
    General Public Building: $14,000
    Central Staff: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Fire Protection: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Judicial: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,943,000

Tioga County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,730,000
    Solid Waste Management: $396,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $630,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $864,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,043,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,799,000
    Property Sale Other: $2,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $85,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,140,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,391,000
    Education: $689,000
    Highways: $605,000
    Transit Utilities: $461,000
    All Other: $88,000
    General Support: $75,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,685,000
    Total General Sales: $12,065,000
    NEC: $237,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $187,000
    Other Selective Sales: $138,000

Tioga County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,072,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $7,370,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,250,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,050,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $9,050,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Higher Education: $6,680,000
    Industrial Revenue: $2,633,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $439,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,250,000
    Higher Education: $690,000

Tioga County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,341,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,587,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,633,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,081
  • Number of aged recipients: 99
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 982
  • Number of recipients under 18: 189
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 706
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 186
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 445
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 506
Tioga County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Tioga 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 10 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 ORIGINATED172$108,000225$120,124472$107,786181$36,6020$032$71,09481$63,605
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$103,40025$110,36043$87,39517$17,8821$128,0003$80,00015$51,533
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$99,47169$90,493240$103,154140$20,0710$019$53,73748$43,375
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$115,46217$103,059128$108,50841$25,0730$03$34,33310$73,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$95,4443$42,33326$107,15412$28,4170$02$75,0004$39,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$145,54521$144,8100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$148,5569$118,4440$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$161,1437$193,2860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$98,0002$94,5001$90,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$180,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Tioga County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31774.1 years
Mary29580.4 years
Robert27971.1 years
William26773.1 years
Charles20474.4 years
George18874.9 years
Helen18881.0 years
James15471.5 years
Margaret14979.2 years
Dorothy13978.1 years
Most common last names in Tioga County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12976.2 years
Williams8375.1 years
Brown7976.7 years
Miller7078.1 years
Johnson5875.5 years
Clark5675.8 years
Thomas5375.9 years
Davis4376.7 years
Baker4275.7 years
Robinson4179.5 years
Businesses in Tioga County, NY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1New Balance1
CVS1Nike2
Decora Cabinetry2Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts2Quality1
FedEx3Rite Aid2
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Tim Hortons1
H&R Block1True Value2
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

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