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Seneca County, New York (NY)

County population in 2019: 34,181 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 33,342 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,947
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,878
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,311
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,568 (it was 3,319 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

47%

Land area: 325 sq. mi.

Water area: 65.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 105 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Seneca County: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Seneca County, NY (2019)
    • 30,12388.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6204.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2083.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5171.5%Two or more races
    • 2910.9%Asian alone
    • 1310.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 180.05%Some other race alone
    • 50.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.5 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Males: 17,861  (52.3%)
Females: 16,320  (47.7%)
Average household size:
Seneca County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,429 ($37,140 in 1999)
This county:

$57,429
New York:

$72,108

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $645 (lower quartile is $517, upper quartile is $834)
This county:

$645
State:

$1190


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $115,635 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Seneca:

$115,635
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,168 - $193,093
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,201
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $530

Institutionalized population: 2,462

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 125
  • Auto thefts: 3
Seneca County, NY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2007: 68 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2016: 73 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2018: 50 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2019: 48 buildings, average cost: $131,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Seneca, NY residents
Average permit cost in Seneca, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,343 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,753 (2.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Seneca, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Seneca, NY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Seneca, NY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
Seneca County:

11.3%
New York:

13.0%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.1% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for other race residents, 26.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.5 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 34.0 years old, American Indian residents: 32.5 years old, Asian residents: 26.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.9 years old, Other race residents: 35.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seneca County is $514 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $616 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.

Cities in this county include: Seneca Falls, Waterloo, Fayette, Covert, Romulus, Varick, Junius, Tyre, Interlaken, Ovid.

Seneca 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 (%)
Covert town2842 - 72519 - 32
Fayette town1631 - 51712 - 23
Geneva city021 - 6158 - 25
Junius town342 - 82316 - 33
Lodi town731 - 6179 - 26
Ovid town2174 - 103225 - 40
Romulus town1042 - 72013 - 28
Seneca Falls town411.91.0 - 3.21310 - 18
Tyre town642 - 72416 - 33
Varick town553 - 92719 - 37
Waterloo town241.40.6 - 2.6117 - 16
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Neighboring counties: Albany County, Wyoming , Bonneville County, Idaho , Dodge County, Wisconsin , Caribou County, Idaho , Platte County, Wyoming , Lapeer County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Seneca, NY
County total employment by year in Seneca, NY
County average yearly wages by year in Seneca, NY

Current college students: 1,543
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 863 (60.2% naturalized citizens)

Seneca County:

2.5%
Whole state:

22.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2902010 or later
  • 792000 to 2009
  • 1541990 to 1999
  • 1681980 to 1989
  • 671970 to 1979
  • 327Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.2%

Seneca County marital status for males Seneca County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,815
  • One, attached: 194
  • Two: 815
  • 3 or 4: 596
  • 5 to 9: 444
  • 10 to 19: 147
  • 20 to 49: 232
  • 50 or more: 53
  • Mobile homes: 2,028
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Seneca County with a mortgage: 5,419 (71 second mortgage, 665 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,703

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

59.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Seneca County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,17818
Evangelical Protestant1,89319
Catholic9432
Other5063
Orthodox--
None29,731-
Seneca 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: 10
Seneca County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Seneca County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Seneca County:

8.2%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Seneca County:

30.3%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Seneca County:

Average size of farms: 273 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $97,089
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $213.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $94,405
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.99%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $163,660
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.52
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 33.52%
Corn for grain: 21876 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7775 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 19327 harvested acres
Vegetables: 563 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,654 acres

Earthquake activity:

Seneca County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 67% 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 148.2 miles away from Seneca County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 196.3 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) earthquake occurred 194.5 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 204.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 343.3 miles away from Seneca County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 236.9 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2018 - August 15, 2018, FEMA Id: 4397, 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 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 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 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 Blizzard, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3107: March 17, 1993, FEMA Id: 3107, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • New York Tropical Storm Agnes, Incident Period: June 23, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-338: June 23, 1972, FEMA Id: 338, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm

The number of natural disasters in Seneca County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Seneca

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,815 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,174 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 53 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 5 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 27 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 395 (2.7%)
  • Bicycle: 65 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 502 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 725 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (13%)
  • Italy (11%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • India (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Seneca County


  • Italian (15%)
  • American (13%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 823 people in state prisons
  • 300 people in nursing homes
  • 237 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 121 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 1,996 people in state prisons
  • 268 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 192 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 135 people in college/university student housing
  • 114 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,090.

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
New York average:

4.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.45% relocated from other counties in New York ($36,812 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($9,090 average AGI)
Seneca County:

1.13%
New York average:

1.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ontario County, NY  1.26% ($34,427 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NY  0.58% ($34,368)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.56% ($42,740)
from Monroe County, NY  0.40% ($92,096)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.39% ($32,706)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.19% ($34,120)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
New York average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.18% relocated to other counties in New York ($26,842 average AGI)
1.78% relocated to other states ($13,121 average AGI)
Seneca County:

1.78%
New York average:

2.73%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ontario County, NY  1.23% ($36,615 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NY  0.54% ($37,887)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.43% ($35,053)
to Monroe County, NY  0.33% ($52,302)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.31% ($45,488)
to Schuyler County, NY  0.22% ($37,586)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.21% ($37,778)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Seneca County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Seneca County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Seneca County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Seneca County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,087 (4,908 aged, 1,179 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 493 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Seneca County, New York in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (593)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (492)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (430)
  • Unspecified dementia (336)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (300)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (77)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (45)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (39)
  • Pneumonitis due to food and vomit (14)
  • Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 996
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 915
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,181
  • Male householders: 6,893 (1,748 living alone), Female householders: 6,861 (2,308 living alone)
  • 6,561 spouses (6,515 opposite-sex spouses), 1,386 unmarried partners, (1,345 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,732 children (7,184 natural, 92 adopted, 465 stepchildren), 513 grandchildren, 104 brothers or sisters, 160 parents, 0 foster children, 275 other relatives, 805 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,060

Size of family households: 4,557 2-persons, 1,614 3-persons, 1,337 4-persons, 604 5-persons, 198 6-persons, 250 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,057 1-person, 917 2-persons, 176 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

4,471 married couples with children.
1,476 single-parent households (575 men, 901 women).

92.7% of residents of Seneca speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $180,020,000 ($5,132 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,731,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $89,176,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,408,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,908,000
Federal grants: $41,024,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,807,000 ($5,040,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,697,000 ($553,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $426,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,563,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,155,000

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

Births: 1,914
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,747
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +148
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,218
Here +35 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Seneca County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.30 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.8

Year house built in Seneca County, New York
  • Year house built in Seneca County, New York
  • 2132014 or later
  • 2492010 to 2013
  • 1,3442000 to 2009
  • 1,5281990 to 1999
  • 1,3841980 to 1989
  • 1,7371970 to 1979
  • 1,3221960 to 1969
  • 2,1081950 to 1959
  • 9821940 to 1949
  • 5,5371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Seneca County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Seneca County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Seneca County, New York
  • 31 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 2063 rooms
  • 6524 rooms
  • 1,5145 rooms
  • 2,2066 rooms
  • 1,8527 rooms
  • 1,5378 rooms
  • 2,1199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seneca County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seneca County, New York
  • 441 room
  • 1812 rooms
  • 5573 rooms
  • 9984 rooms
  • 8105 rooms
  • 4176 rooms
  • 2397 rooms
  • 1428 rooms
  • 1969+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Seneca County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Seneca County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Seneca County, New York
  • 3no bedroom
  • 2551 bedroom
  • 2,0392 bedrooms
  • 5,0153 bedrooms
  • 2,1984 bedrooms
  • 5995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seneca County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seneca County, New York
  • 45no bedroom
  • 8951 bedroom
  • 1,2862 bedrooms
  • 9973 bedrooms
  • 3114 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 345no vehicle
  • 2,8371 vehicle
  • 4,4532 vehicles
  • 1,6343 vehicles
  • 6064 vehicles
  • 2315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 789no vehicle
  • 1,6671 vehicle
  • 9192 vehicles
  • 1703 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

87.0% of Seneca County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in New York.

Seneca County:

87.0%
State average:

89.5%

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

  • This state: 27,860
  • Other state: 5,208
  • Northeast: 2,249
  • Midwest: 789
  • South: 1,430
  • West: 738
Year householders moved into unit in Seneca County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Seneca County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.8%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.9%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 4.9%Coal or coke
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 500
Here:

17.1%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 70
Here:

4.9%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 257
Here:

25.0%
New York:

37.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Seneca County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,625,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $943,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,019,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $229,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,726,000
    Sewerage: $705,000
    Air Transportation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,237,000
    General - Other: $8,736,000
    Health - Other: $7,659,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,619,000
    Police Protection: $4,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,892,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,885,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,253,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,241,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,234,000
    Financial Administration: $659,000
    Sewerage: $654,000
    Water Utilities: $492,000
    Solid Waste Management: $422,000
    Air Transportation: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $25,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $485,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,356,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,962,000
    Corrections: $183,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $470,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,029,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,469,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,020,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,205,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,407,000
    Interest Earnings: $318,000
    Rents: $39,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $216,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    General - Other: $153,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Water Utilities: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,547,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $639,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,561,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,817,000
    Other: $6,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,301,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,673,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,717,000
    Property: $10,065,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,166,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Other Selective Sales: $279,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,453,000

Seneca County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,625,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $943,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,019,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $229,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,726,000
    Sewerage: $705,000
    Air Transportation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,237,000
    General - Other: $8,736,000
    Health - Other: $7,659,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,619,000
    Police Protection: $4,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,892,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,885,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,253,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,241,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,234,000
    Financial Administration: $659,000
    Sewerage: $654,000
    Water Utilities: $492,000
    Solid Waste Management: $422,000
    Air Transportation: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $25,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $485,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,356,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,962,000
    Corrections: $183,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $470,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,029,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,469,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,020,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,205,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,407,000
    Interest Earnings: $318,000
    Rents: $39,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $216,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    General - Other: $153,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Water Utilities: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,547,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $639,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,561,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,817,000
    Other: $6,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,301,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,673,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,717,000
    Property: $10,065,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,166,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Other Selective Sales: $279,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,453,000

Seneca County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,625,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $943,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,019,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $229,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,726,000
    Sewerage: $705,000
    Air Transportation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,237,000
    General - Other: $8,736,000
    Health - Other: $7,659,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,619,000
    Police Protection: $4,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,892,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,885,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,253,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,241,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,234,000
    Financial Administration: $659,000
    Sewerage: $654,000
    Water Utilities: $492,000
    Solid Waste Management: $422,000
    Air Transportation: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $25,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $485,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,356,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,962,000
    Corrections: $183,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $470,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,029,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,469,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,020,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,205,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,407,000
    Interest Earnings: $318,000
    Rents: $39,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $216,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    General - Other: $153,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Water Utilities: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,547,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $639,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,561,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,817,000
    Other: $6,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,301,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,673,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,717,000
    Property: $10,065,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,166,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Other Selective Sales: $279,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,453,000

Seneca County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,625,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $943,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,019,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $229,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,726,000
    Sewerage: $705,000
    Air Transportation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,237,000
    General - Other: $8,736,000
    Health - Other: $7,659,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,619,000
    Police Protection: $4,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,892,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,885,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,253,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,241,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,234,000
    Financial Administration: $659,000
    Sewerage: $654,000
    Water Utilities: $492,000
    Solid Waste Management: $422,000
    Air Transportation: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $25,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $485,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,356,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,962,000
    Corrections: $183,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $470,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,029,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,469,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,020,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,205,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,407,000
    Interest Earnings: $318,000
    Rents: $39,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $216,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    General - Other: $153,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Water Utilities: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,547,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $639,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,561,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,817,000
    Other: $6,799,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,301,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,673,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,717,000
    Property: $10,065,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,166,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Other Selective Sales: $279,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,453,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 736
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 691
  • Number of recipients under 18: 119
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 494
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 123
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 327
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 335
Most common first names in Seneca County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25879.6 years
John24875.0 years
William21374.7 years
George16975.7 years
Charles16675.0 years
Robert16569.6 years
James15172.8 years
Joseph13074.3 years
Anna12681.2 years
Helen12579.7 years
Most common last names in Seneca County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11578.3 years
Brown5473.2 years
Miller4874.8 years
Johnson4680.2 years
Clark4377.9 years
Jones3877.2 years
Covert3580.0 years
Baker3178.6 years
Wilson3175.9 years
Rogers3175.9 years
Businesses in Seneca County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1IZOD1
ALDO1J.Crew1
AT&T1Jones New York2
Advance Auto Parts1Journeys1
Aeropostale1Justice1
Ann Taylor1KFC1
Arby's1Lane Bryant1
AutoZone1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's2
Burger King2Microtel1
Casual Male XL1Motherhood Maternity1
Chevrolet1Nike2
Clarks1Old Navy1
Coldwater Creek1Pac Sun1
Cricket Wireless1Penske1
DressBarn1Pizza Hut1
Dressbarn1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Rue211
Eddie Bauer1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Subway5
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Foot Locker1Tim Hortons1
Ford2U-Haul1
Gap1UPS3
Gymboree1Vans2
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1