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(Urban population: 46,013, Rural population: 0)

West Seneca,NY index of house prices


Houses: 18,960 (18,321 occupied: 14,326 owner occupied, 3,995 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

22%

Housing density: 887 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $480,807.


Median contract rent in 2009: $568 (lower quartile is $449, upper quartile is $662)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,012


Median gross rent in West Seneca, NY in 2009: $691


Housing units in West Seneca with a mortgage: 8,058 (606 second mortgage, 1,575 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,574


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,196


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,186


Median monthly housing costs: $809





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West Seneca, New York Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $127,553 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
West Seneca:

$127,553
New York:

$306,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,833 - $170,600

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $201,841
Here:

$201,841
State:

$343,827

Townhouses or other attached units: $225,880
Here:

$225,880
State:

$484,742

In 2-unit structures: $206,493
Here:

$206,493
State:

$460,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,347
Here:

$197,347
State:

$569,159

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $449,021
Here:

$449,021
State:

$676,553

Mobile homes: $83,944
Here:

$83,944
State:

$40,766

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,431
  • In family households: 39,125 (10,255 male householders, 2,510 female householders)
    10,577 spouses, 14,222 children (13,544 natural, 320 adopted, 358 stepchildren), 480 grandchildren, 146 brothers or sisters, 224 parents, 299 other relatives, 412 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,306 (2,038 male householders (1,685 living alone)), 3,551 female householders (3,220 living alone)), 717 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 582 (188 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,656 2-persons, 2,827 3-persons, 2,637 4-persons, 1,192 5-persons, 370 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,905 1-person, 642 2-persons, 32 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

7,927 married couples with children.
1,695 single-parent households (351 men, 1,344 women).

93.1% of residents of West Seneca speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
5.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (19% speak English very well, 72% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,443 (3.1%)
(73.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.6

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Rooms in houses/apartments in West Seneca, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 24
  • 3 rooms: 189
  • 4 rooms: 841
  • 5 rooms: 2,942
  • 6 rooms: 4,444
  • 7 rooms: 3,130
  • 8 rooms: 1,676
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,080
  • 1 room: 102
  • 2 rooms: 182
  • 3 rooms: 530
  • 4 rooms: 1,341
  • 5 rooms: 1,142
  • 6 rooms: 454
  • 7 rooms: 130
  • 8 rooms: 87
  • 9 or more rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in West Seneca, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 187
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,171
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,289
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,212
  • 5+ bedrooms: 462
  • no bedroom: 108
  • 1 bedroom: 809
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,165
  • 3 bedrooms: 822
  • 4 bedrooms: 78
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in West Seneca, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 615
  • 1 vehicle: 4,675
  • 2 vehicles: 6,462
  • 3 vehicles: 1,894
  • 4 vehicles: 589
  • 5+ vehicles: 91
  • no vehicle: 652
  • 1 vehicle: 2,154
  • 2 vehicles: 1,064
  • 3 vehicles: 108
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 133
  • 2000 to 2004: 715
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,189
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,266
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,152
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,113
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,028
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,897
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,628

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


West Seneca, NY house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in West Seneca, NY:

  • Less than $10,000: 2
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 7
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 7
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 7
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 18
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 16
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 73
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 68
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 105
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 124
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 588
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1319
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 2366
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 3055
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 3420
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1864
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 919
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 193
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 120
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 28
  • $1,000,000 or more: 17
 


West Seneca rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in West Seneca:

  • Less than $100: 15 people
  • $100 to $149: 10
  • $150 to $199: 43
  • $200 to $249: 82
  • $250 to $299: 8
  • $300 to $349: 28
  • $350 to $399: 118
  • $400 to $449: 128
  • $450 to $499: 113
  • $500 to $549: 238
  • $550 to $599: 276
  • $600 to $649: 413
  • $650 to $699: 593
  • $700 to $749: 582
  • $750 to $799: 390
  • $800 to $899: 478
  • $900 to $999: 180
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 124
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 47
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 14
  • $2,000 or more: 39
  • No cash rent: 186
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 143
  • 1990 to 1994: 46
  • 1985 to 1989: 53
  • 1980 to 1984: 72
  • 1975 to 1979: 55
  • 1970 to 1974: 95
  • 1970 to 1974: 129
  • 1965 to 1969: 850


West Seneca, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.1%
Number of people working at home: 327 (1.5% of all workers)


West Seneca commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 659
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2346
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4079
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3880
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4579
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1744
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2499
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 387
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 370
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 670
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 355
  • 90 or more minutes: 370
 


West Seneca mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 19,616 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 1,632 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 192 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 19 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 396 (2%)
  • Other means: 52 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 327 (1%)
 


West Seneca, NY household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 827
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1149
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1129
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1387
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1110
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1029
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1060
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1212
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1073
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2246
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2308
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2443
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 872
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 240
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 212
  • $200,000 or more: 57
 

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 11565
 German: 9454
 Irish: 6910
 Italian: 6729
 English: 1603
 United States or American: 1001
 Other groups: 916
 French (except Basque): 608
 Scottish: 342
 Ukrainian: 322
 Greek: 231
 Hungarian: 226
 Swedish: 226
 Scotch-Irish: 208
 French Canadian: 200
 Dutch: 173
 Arab:: 160
 Macedonian: 127
 Croatian: 108
 Lebanese: 102
 Russian: 91
 Czech: 82
 Slovak: 71
 Norwegian: 71
 Welsh: 69
 Austrian: 65
 European: 57
 Lithuanian: 55
 Canadian: 55
 British: 44
 Palestinian: 41
 Czechoslovakian: 40
 Iranian: 36
 Slavic: 30
 Swiss: 29
 Bulgarian: 29
 Yugoslavian: 28
 Armenian: 19
 Finnish: 18
 Serbian: 18
 Arab/Arabic: 17
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 17
 West Indian: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 12
 Australian: 9
 Slovene: 9
 Eastern European: 8
 Romanian: 7
 Luxemburger: 7
 Albanian: 7
 Portuguese: 5


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



  • Canada (16%)
  • Poland (12%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Italy (12%)
  • Greece (5%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)
  • Ukraine (4%)


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

  • This state: 41537
  • Northeast: 1270
  • Midwest: 703
  • South: 643
  • West: 228

72% of West Seneca residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 91% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 170
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 14
  • 5th and 6th grade: 40
  • 7th and 8th grade: 318
  • 9th grade: 241
  • 10th grade: 342
  • 11th grade: 262
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 520
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,903
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,178
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,990
  • Associate degree: 1,625
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,433
  • Master's degree: 676
  • Professional school degree: 221
  • Doctorate degree: 84

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 185
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 93
  • 7th and 8th grade: 493
  • 9th grade: 256
  • 10th grade: 618
  • 11th grade: 386
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 533
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,687
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,187
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,879
  • Associate degree: 1,956
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,866
  • Master's degree: 1,090
  • Professional school degree: 139
  • Doctorate degree: 89

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.5%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.3%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 55.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 56.3%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 14.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 11.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $58,062
  • Black householders: $63,538
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $59,006
  • Asian householders: $98,382
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $14,994
  • Some other race householders: $67,466
  • Two or more races householders: $66,386
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $63,314
West Seneca household income for White non-Hispanic householders
West Seneca household income for Black householders
West Seneca household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
West Seneca household income for Asian householders
West Seneca household income for Some other race householders
West Seneca household income for Two or more races householders
West Seneca household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

West Seneca marital status for males
West Seneca marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $128,908
  • Black or African American householders: $165,914
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $152,494
  • Asian householders: $274,896
  • Some other race householders: $105,865
  • Two or more races householders: $137,719
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $116,709

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,099
  • One, attached: 609
  • Two: 2,259
  • 3 or 4: 706
  • 5 to 9: 1,017
  • 10 to 19: 620
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • 50 or more: 399
  • Mobile homes: 217

Median worth of mobile homes: $42,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Seneca:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Seneca
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (98.2%)
  • Electricity (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (89.3%)
  • Electricity (5.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 737
Here:

14.8%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 273
Here:

9.8%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 404
Here:

21.8%
New York:

38.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninst.)


 

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