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Gowanda, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,085 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Gowanda:

$85,085
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,250 - $109,102

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $82,998
Here:

$82,998
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $208,795
Here:

$208,795
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $2,032,274
Here:

$2,032,274
State:

$650,471

Gowanda,NY index of house prices

Total population: 2,648 (All urban)

Houses: 1,327 (1,281 occupied: 760 owner occupied, 505 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

46%

Housing density: 828 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019 in this county: $101,776.

Median contract rent in 2019: $544 (lower quartile is $428, upper quartile is $621)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $536


Median gross rent in Gowanda, NY in 2019: $678

Housing units in Gowanda with a mortgage: 465 (3 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 287

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,796

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,555

Median monthly housing costs: $688

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Gowanda, New York Age and Sex of Residents

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,860
  • Male householders: 644 (281 living alone), Female householders: 637 (230 living alone)
  • 416 spouses (412 opposite-sex spouses), 127 unmarried partners, (127 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 691 children (568 natural, 15 adopted, 122 stepchildren), 97 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 57 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 158

Size of family households: 380 2-persons, 144 3-persons, 93 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 512 1-person, 51 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

226 married couples with children.
246 single-parent households (96 men, 150 women).

96.7% of residents of Gowanda speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (24% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 36% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 92 (3.2%)
(54.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
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 Gowanda, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gowanda, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 1382 bedrooms
  • 3993 bedrooms
  • 1454 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanda, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanda, New York
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1651 bedroom
  • 1572 bedrooms
  • 723 bedrooms
  • 474 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gowanda in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gowanda in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 27no vehicle
  • 3001 vehicle
  • 3402 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gowanda in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gowanda in renter-occupied apartments
  • 136no vehicle
  • 2971 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gowanda, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gowanda, New York
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 704 rooms
  • 635 rooms
  • 2646 rooms
  • 997 rooms
  • 888 rooms
  • 1809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanda, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanda, New York
  • 51 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 1233 rooms
  • 1404 rooms
  • 485 rooms
  • 186 rooms
  • 537 rooms
  • 538 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 Gowanda, NY
  • Gowanda, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Gowanda, NY in 2019
  • 82Less than $10,000
  • 211$10,000 to $19,999
  • 163$20,000 to $29,999
  • 175$30,000 to $39,999
  • 110$40,000 to $49,999
  • 138$50,000 to $59,999
  • 119$60,000 to $74,999
  • 96$75,000 to $99,999
  • 74$100,000 to $124,999
  • 42$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$150,000 to $199,999
  • 47$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Gowanda, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Gowanda, NY in 2019
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 74$50,000 to $59,999
  • 116$60,000 to $69,999
  • 93$70,000 to $79,999
  • 145$80,000 to $89,999
  • 75$90,000 to $99,999
  • 123$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4$175,000 to $199,999
  • 7$250,000 to $299,999
  • 0$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Gowanda, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gowanda, NY in 2019
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 4$250 to $299
  • 12$300 to $349
  • 42$350 to $399
  • 43$400 to $449
  • 56$450 to $499
  • 36$500 to $549
  • 111$550 to $599
  • 5$600 to $649
  • 20$650 to $699
  • 5$700 to $749
  • 3$750 to $799
  • 47$800 to $899
  • 4$900 to $999
  • 64$1,250 to $1,499
  • 41No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 44.1%
Number of people working at home: 28 (2.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 77
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 230
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 35
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 68
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 118
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 41
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 82
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 23
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 19
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 247
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 170
  • 90 or more minutes: 127
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gowanda

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,364 (87.2%)
  • Carpooled: 75 (4.8%)
  • Taxi: 16 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 62 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 28 (1.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 21.3%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gowanda, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gowanda, New York
  • 152010 or later
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970
Ancestries in Gowanda, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 182 (17.0%)
  • Italian: 117 (11.0%)
  • Polish: 85 (8.0%)
  • Irish: 82 (7.7%)
  • English: 65 (6.1%)
  • European: 54 (5.1%)
  • American: 47 (4.4%)
  • Welsh: 36 (3.4%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 31 (2.9%)
  • French Canadian: 24 (2.2%)
  • Northern European: 7 (0.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 6 (0.6%)
  • French: 5 (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 4 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 4 (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 3 (0.3%)
  • Slovene: 3 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 3 (0.3%)

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

Trinidad and Tobago
Gowanda:

35.6% (32)
New York:

2.1% (92,896)

Dominican Republic
Gowanda:

14.4% (13)
New York:

11.2% (496,813)

Guatemala
Gowanda:

10.0% (9)
New York:

1.5% (65,336)

Poland
Gowanda:

8.9% (8)
New York:

1.6% (68,983)

Canada
Gowanda:

8.9% (8)
New York:

1.2% (54,762)

Iraq
Gowanda:

6.7% (6)
New York:

0.1% (5,615)

Mexico
Gowanda:

5.6% (5)
New York:

5.0% (219,352)

Hungary
Gowanda:

4.4% (4)
New York:

0.2% (9,578)

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

  • This state: 2,488
  • Other state: 253
  • Northeast: 95
  • Midwest: 37
  • South: 116
  • West: 6

83.8% of Gowanda residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68.5% lived in New York.


Gowanda:

83.8%
State average:

89.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 27
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 23
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 441
  • Less than 1 year of college: 77
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 86
  • Associate degree: 170
  • Bachelor's degree: 70
  • Master's degree: 64
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 23
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 398
  • Less than 1 year of college: 80
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 89
  • Associate degree: 169
  • Bachelor's degree: 75
  • Master's degree: 97
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 7
Educational Attainment for Females
Gowanda marital status for males
Gowanda marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 832
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 229
  • 3 or 4: 73
  • 5 to 9: 43
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 to 49: 54
  • 50 or more: 23

Median worth of mobile homes: $54,773

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Gowanda
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gowanda, NY
  • 94.8%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gowanda, NY
  • 78.2%Utility gas
  • 19.1%Electricity
  • 2.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

6.9%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

3.6%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

3.0%
New York:

37.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
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