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Yates County, New York (NY)

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County population in 2016: 25,166 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 24,621 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,283
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,910
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,954
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,324 (it was 2,075 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

47%

Land area: 338 sq. mi.

Water area: 37.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yates County: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (44.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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Races in Yates County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
New York median age:  38.4 years
Males: 12,143  (48.3%)
Females: 13,023  (51.7%)

Yates County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Yates County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,893 ($34,640 in 1999)

This county:

$51,893
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $561 (lower quartile is $451, upper quartile is $721)
This county:

$561
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $134,036 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Yates:

$134,036
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,708 - $228,892
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,110
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $503

Institutionalized population: 326

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 52
  • Thefts: 86
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 70
  • Thefts: 96
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2014: 63 buildings, average cost: $198,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,960 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,830 (2.1%)

Yates County household income distribution in 2009 Yates County home values distribution Yates County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
Yates County:

13.2%
New York:

14.7%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.7 years old
(Males: 41.5 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 20.3 years old, American Indian residents: 19.7 years old, Asian residents: 22.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.3 years old, Other race residents: 32.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yates County is $478 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $568 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $736 a month.

Cities in this county include: Milo, Penn Yan, Jerusalem, Starkey, Benton, Potter, Dundee, Barrington, Middlesex, Torrey.

Yates 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 (%)
Barrington town10128 - 184536 - 56
Benton town2164 - 93225 - 39
Italy town8106 - 184535 - 56
Jerusalem town2152 - 82922 - 36
Middlesex town1195 - 143828 - 47
Milo town4532 - 52319 - 28
Potter town5105 - 163928 - 48
Starkey town312722 - 326558 - 71
Torrey town1895 - 154635 - 57
Yates county17010 37 

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Neighboring counties: Cattaraugus County , Chemung County , Clay County, South Dakota , Erie County , Jackson County, Iowa , Wyoming County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,279
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 625 (30.3% naturalized citizens)

Yates County:

2.5%
Whole state:

23.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 449
  • 2000 to 2009: 65
  • 1990 to 1999: 45
  • 1980 to 1989: 137
  • 1970 to 1979: 74
  • Before 1970: 229
Note: State values scaled to Yates County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.2%

Yates County marital status for males Yates County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,827
  • One, attached: 100
  • Two: 489
  • 3 or 4: 297
  • 5 to 9: 271
  • 10 to 19: 132
  • 20 to 49: 98
  • 50 or more: 164
  • Mobile homes: 1,336
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Yates County with a mortgage: 3,693 (102 second mortgage, 391 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,599

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yates County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,22930
Catholic2,8704
Evangelical Protestant4329
Other1872
None17,630-
Yates 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: 12
Yates County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Yates County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yates County:

8.6%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Yates County:

24.1%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Yates County:

Average size of farms: 159 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,769
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $316.76
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,047
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,985
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 48 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.90
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 45.42%
Corn for grain: 9919 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4910 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1978 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,519 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5,732 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yates 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 165.1 miles away from Yates 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 188.0 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 211.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 221.4 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 168.0 miles away from Yates 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 121.9 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 Severe Storms, Incident Period: May 03, 2000 to August 12, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1335: July 21, 2000, FEMA Id: 1335, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Yates County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (19%)
  • Vietnam (15%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Armenia (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Other Northern Europe (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)

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

  • American (18%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Swiss (7%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Danish (3%)

Yates County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,778 (63.7%)
  • Carpooled: 679 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 168 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 339 (3.7%)
  • Walked: 975 (10.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,098 (12.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 567 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 289 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 43 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 820 people in college/university student housing
  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 88 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 69 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 56 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,484.

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
New York average:

5.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.63% relocated from other counties in New York ($30,362 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($13,419 average AGI)
Yates 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 Ontario County, NY  1.32% ($31,484 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.44% ($90,951)
from Steuben County, NY  0.41% ($30,316)
from Seneca County, NY  0.25% ($41,217)
from Schuyler County, NY  0.18% ($23,588)
from Chemung County, NY  0.13% ($68,333)
from Wayne County, NY  0.13% ($43,083)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
New York average:

5.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in New York ($22,778 average AGI)
1.37% relocated to other states ($8,303 average AGI)
Yates County:

1.37%
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 Ontario County, NY  1.68% ($31,095 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.61% ($44,333)
to Steuben County, NY  0.50% ($22,894)
to Schuyler County, NY  0.25% ($14,500)
to Wayne County, NY  0.13% ($27,417)
to Chemung County, NY  0.11% ($27,500)
to Seneca County, NY  0.11% ($15,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Yates County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Yates County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Yates County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yates County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yates County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,648 (3,913 aged, 735 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 434 (7%)

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 Yates County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (318)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (276)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (260)
  • Unspecified dementia (225)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (191)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (106)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (97)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (77)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (64)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.05
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,486
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 831
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,019

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,180
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 856
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 36

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,166
  • In family households: 20,029 (3,567 male householders, 2,806 female householders)
    5,144 spouses, 7,210 children (6,928 natural, 113 adopted, 168 stepchildren), 434 grandchildren, 55 brothers or sisters, 78 parents, 169 other relatives, 468 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,836 (1,328 male householders (1,046 living alone)), 1,742 female householders (1,398 living alone)), 760 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,288

Size of family households: 3,323 2-persons, 1,163 3-persons, 778 4-persons, 462 5-persons, 346 6-persons, 334 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,444 1-person, 565 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 20 4-persons.

3,979 married couples with children.
1,178 single-parent households (333 men, 845 women).

84.2% of residents of Yates speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
13.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (22% speak English very well, 60% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $131,335,000 ($5,324 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,500,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,335,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,415,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,402,000
Federal grants: $24,969,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,838,000 ($-201,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,376,000 ($2,774,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,865,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,656,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,841,000

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

Births: 1,510
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,321
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +66
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -95
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Yates County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.82 millions of gallons per day (23% from ground, 77% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 60
  • 2010 to 2013: 283
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,077
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,644
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,575
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,459
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,047
  • 1950 to 1959: 983
  • 1940 to 1949: 555
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,149
Note: State values scaled to Yates population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yates County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yates County population
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 33
  • 3 rooms: 162
  • 4 rooms: 646
  • 5 rooms: 1,031
  • 6 rooms: 1,411
  • 7 rooms: 1,320
  • 8 rooms: 1,007
  • 9+ rooms: 1,613
  • 1 room: 40
  • 2 rooms: 148
  • 3 rooms: 301
  • 4 rooms: 428
  • 5 rooms: 476
  • 6 rooms: 394
  • 7 rooms: 130
  • 8 rooms: 120
  • 9+ rooms: 162
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yates County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yates County population
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 218
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,783
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,093
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,515
  • 5+ bedrooms: 603
  • no bedroom: 75
  • 1 bedroom: 496
  • 2 bedrooms: 609
  • 3 bedrooms: 728
  • 4 bedrooms: 216
  • 5+ bedrooms: 76
Cars and other vehicles available in Yates County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yates County population
  • no vehicle: 755
  • 1 vehicle: 1,944
  • 2 vehicles: 3,040
  • 3 vehicles: 1,002
  • 4 vehicles: 367
  • 5+ vehicles: 138
  • no vehicle: 520
  • 1 vehicle: 964
  • 2 vehicles: 589
  • 3 vehicles: 109
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

88% of Yates County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in New York.

Yates County:

88.3%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 19,614
  • Other state: 4,714
  • Northeast: 2,750
  • Midwest: 498
  • South: 767
  • West: 711

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yates County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28.7%)
  • Utility gas (26.5%)
  • Wood (14.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.6%)
  • Electricity (8.9%)
  • Coal or coke (6.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (39.0%)
  • Electricity (38.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.1%)
  • Wood (6.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 909
Here:

38.5%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

5.0%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 765
Here:

53.8%
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)

Yates County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $17,056,000
    Air Transportation: $1,819,000
    General: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $3,639,000
    Regular Highways: $3,377,000
    General - Other: $3,243,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,883,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,133,000
    Police Protection: $1,805,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $873,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $841,000
    Central Staff Services: $726,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $515,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $486,000
    Financial Administration: $416,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Housing & Community Development: $361,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $357,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $149,000
    Parks & Recreation: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,086,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $636,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,225,000
    Corrections: $70,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $416,000
    General - Other: $253,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Health - Other: $58,000
    Judicial: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
    Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Central Staff: $6,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,238,000

Yates County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Charges - All Other: $2,867,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,793,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $778,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,240,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,284,000
    Property Sale Other: $32,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,223,000
    Health & Hospitals: $1,967,000
    All Other: $1,173,000
    Highways: $765,000
    Education: $392,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,373,000
    Total General Sales: $5,629,000
    NEC: $185,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $109,000

Yates County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $19,472,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,387,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,084,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $22,000,000

Yates County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,537,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,115,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $18,387,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 535
  • Number of aged recipients: 56
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 479
  • Number of recipients under 18: 73
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 351
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 111
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 259
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 239
Yates County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Yates 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 Yates County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17675.9 years
Mary16681.8 years
John14976.5 years
Charles13675.9 years
George12777.9 years
Robert12573.5 years
Helen12581.2 years
Margaret9680.5 years
James9076.3 years
Harold8576.6 years
Most common last names in Yates County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11077.6 years
Jensen7079.2 years
Johnson4778.0 years
Miller4677.3 years
Clark4478.6 years
Brown3577.0 years
Nielsen3279.9 years
Fox3174.4 years
Snyder3075.1 years
Christensen2981.6 years
Businesses in Yates County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway2
DHL1Tim Hortons1
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx3U-Haul1
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets7