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West Seneca, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

West Seneca,NY index of house prices

Total population: 44,711 (All urban)

Houses: 20,718 (19,351 occupied: 14,799 owner occupied, 4,509 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

47%

Housing density: 969 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $179,053.

Median contract rent in 2016: $483 (lower quartile is $405, upper quartile is $555)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $734


Median gross rent in West Seneca, NY in 2016: $564

Housing units in West Seneca with a mortgage: 8,997 (128 second mortgage, 1,556 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,804

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,226

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,084

Median monthly housing costs: $863


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West Seneca, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $149,772 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
West Seneca:

$149,772
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,293 - $192,810

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $163,483
Here:

$163,483
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $148,468
Here:

$148,468
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $161,653
Here:

$161,653
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,957
Here:

$85,957
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,106
Here:

$130,106
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $48,489
Here:

$48,489
State:

$72,941
Median year house/condo built: 1965

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,143
  • In family households: 35,950 (6,295 male householders, 5,409 female householders)
    9,089 spouses, 12,787 children (12,206 natural, 195 adopted, 374 stepchildren), 613 grandchildren, 305 brothers or sisters, 471 parents, 297 other relatives, 546 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,675 (2,986 male householders (2,423 living alone)), 4,606 female householders (4,250 living alone)), 1,057 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 486

Size of family households: 5,797 2-persons, 2,573 3-persons, 2,179 4-persons, 799 5-persons, 240 6-persons, 125 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,681 1-person, 885 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

6,169 married couples with children.
1,826 single-parent households (435 men, 1,391 women).

95.0% of residents of West Seneca speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,165 (2.6%)
(81.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Seneca, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1771 bedroom
  • 2,2552 bedrooms
  • 8,4133 bedrooms
  • 3,3904 bedrooms
  • 5155+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Seneca population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Seneca, New York:

  • 173no bedroom
  • 9101 bedroom
  • 2,2842 bedrooms
  • 8353 bedrooms
  • 2154 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Seneca population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West Seneca in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 537no vehicle
  • 5,0371 vehicle
  • 6,4932 vehicles
  • 1,8443 vehicles
  • 6914 vehicles
  • 2025+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Seneca population

Cars and other vehicles available in West Seneca in renter-occupied apartments

  • 747no vehicle
  • 2,8351 vehicle
  • 6532 vehicles
  • 2723 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Seneca population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Seneca, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 3073 rooms
  • 7134 rooms
  • 2,8115 rooms
  • 4,2096 rooms
  • 2,9137 rooms
  • 2,1618 rooms
  • 1,6859+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Seneca population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Seneca, New York:

  • 1491 room
  • 872 rooms
  • 5983 rooms
  • 1,5004 rooms
  • 1,1215 rooms
  • 6606 rooms
  • 1347 rooms
  • 1388 rooms
  • 1229+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Seneca population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • West Seneca, NY household income distribution

  • West Seneca, NY household income distribution
  • 925Less than $10,000
  • 659$10,000 to $14,999
  • 998$15,000 to $19,999
  • 991$20,000 to $24,999
  • 820$25,000 to $29,999
  • 896$30,000 to $34,999
  • 809$35,000 to $39,999
  • 736$40,000 to $44,999
  • 839$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,684$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,233$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,080$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,919$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,068$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,104$150,000 to $199,999
  • 494$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Seneca, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Seneca, NY
  • 49Less than $10,000
  • 132$10,000 to $14,999
  • 53$15,000 to $19,999
  • 46$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 51$35,000 to $39,999
  • 106$40,000 to $49,999
  • 243$50,000 to $59,999
  • 230$60,000 to $69,999
  • 239$70,000 to $79,999
  • 801$80,000 to $89,999
  • 804$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,452$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,923$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,779$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,230$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,197$200,000 to $249,999
  • 891$250,000 to $299,999
  • 332$300,000 to $399,999
  • 36$400,000 to $499,999
  • 22$500,000 to $749,999
  • 28$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Seneca, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Seneca, NY
  • 53Less than $100
  • 16$150 to $199
  • 225$200 to $249
  • 17$250 to $299
  • 76$300 to $349
  • 158$350 to $399
  • 99$400 to $449
  • 257$450 to $499
  • 339$500 to $549
  • 322$550 to $599
  • 353$600 to $649
  • 490$650 to $699
  • 603$700 to $749
  • 205$750 to $799
  • 382$800 to $899
  • 402$900 to $999
  • 290$1,000 to $1,249
  • 70$1,250 to $1,499
  • 49$1,500 to $1,999
  • 22$2,000 to $2,499
  • 145No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 662010 or later
  • 1752000 to 2009
  • 1071990 to 1999
  • 1251980 to 1989
  • 1501970 to 1979
  • 979Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to West Seneca population
West Seneca commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 541
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,256
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,918
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,435
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,858
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,377
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,364
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 647
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 519
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 904
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 202
  • 90 or more minutes: 153
West Seneca, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.9%
Number of people working at home: 492 (2.2% of all workers)

West Seneca mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 14,107 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 1,353 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 219 (1%)
  • Taxi: 76 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 96 (1%)
  • Walked: 306 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 492 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 5,518
 German: 3,184
 Italian: 2,843
 Irish: 2,712
 American: 889
 English: 500
 European: 261
 Scottish: 257
 Ukrainian: 190
 Scotch-Irish: 106
 French Canadian: 86
 Hungarian: 78
 Pennsylvania German: 71
 French (except Basque): 69
 Macedonian: 68
 Palestinian: 66
 Greek: 59
 Russian: 57
 Czech: 49
 Lebanese: 48
 Welsh: 47
 Swedish: 47
 Austrian: 44
 Nigerian: 42
 Slavic: 40
 Norwegian: 37
 Arab: 35
 Dutch: 35
 Swiss: 34
 Eastern European: 31
 Moroccan: 26
 Canadian: 17
 Romanian: 16
 Armenian: 15
 Lithuanian: 14
 Croatian: 14
 Jordanian: 10
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 British: 7
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 7
 Slovene: 7
 Guyanese: 6
 Celtic: 6
 Turkish: 2

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

  • 15%Canada
  • 15%Poland
  • 14%Italy
  • 6%India
  • 5%Ukraine
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%Macedonia

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

  • This state: 40,697
  • Other state: 2,856
  • Northeast: 1,001
  • Midwest: 554
  • South: 721
  • West: 613

90% of West Seneca residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in New York.

West Seneca:

90.2%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 61
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 28
  • 5th and 6th grade: 36
  • 7th and 8th grade: 95
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 205
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 351
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,935
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,092
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,656
  • Associate degree: 2,270
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,218
  • Master's degree: 1,169
  • Professional school degree: 218
  • Doctorate degree: 56

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 149
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 153
  • 9th grade: 84
  • 10th grade: 212
  • 11th grade: 210
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 321
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,775
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,048
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,954
  • Associate degree: 3,082
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,784
  • Master's degree: 1,967
  • Professional school degree: 92
  • Doctorate degree: 44

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 35.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.7%Males
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 5.1%Females
West Seneca marital status for males
West Seneca marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,396
  • One, attached: 618
  • Two: 2,194
  • 3 or 4: 800
  • 5 to 9: 1,325
  • 10 to 19: 455
  • 20 to 49: 216
  • 50 or more: 634
  • Mobile homes: 175

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,094

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 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 (97.2%)
  • Electricity (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (81.9%)
  • Electricity (12.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 468
Here:

11.3%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 240
Here:

13.0%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 687
Here:

32.5%
New York:

34.3%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)