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Gowanda, New York (NY) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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18.6% of Gowanda, NY residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 29.9% greater than the poverty level of 13.0% across the entire state of New York. Taking into account residents not living in families, 18.3% of high school graduates and 42.3% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 11.9% among disabled males and 28.4% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 70.3%. For comparison, it was 30.3% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Gowanda, NY

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Gowanda:

18.6%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Gowanda:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.0%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Gowanda:

11.9%
New York:

18.1%
Disability rate in this village among poor males (it is 23.5% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Gowanda:

24.6%
New York:

29.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Gowanda:

28.4%
New York:

23.0%
Disability rate in this village among poor females (it is 16.4% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Gowanda:

34.6%
New York:

31.0%

Renting rate in this village among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

70.3%
Residents above poverty level:

30.3%

Poverty by age in Gowanda, NY

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gowanda
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gowanda,NY (percentage below poverty level)
  • 22.0%Under 5 years
  • 100.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 31.0%12 to 14 years
  • 52.0%15 years
  • 41.0%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 12.0%25 to 34 years
  • 28.0%35 to 44 years
  • 7.0%45 to 54 years
  • 9.0%55 to 64 years
  • 17.0%65 to 74 years
  • 6.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gowanda
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gowanda,NY (percentage below poverty level)
  • 30.0%Under 5 years
  • 100.0%5 years
  • 35.0%6 to 11 years
  • 59.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 16.0%18 to 24 years
  • 28.0%25 to 34 years
  • 8.0%35 to 44 years
  • 7.0%45 to 54 years
  • 4.0%55 to 64 years
  • 17.0%65 to 74 years
  • 15.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gowanda, NY
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gowanda,NY (% below half of poverty level)
  • 15.8%Under 5 years
  • 30.0%5 years
  • 15.8%6 to 11 years
  • 5.7%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 24.3%18 to 24 years
  • 9.8%25 to 34 years
  • 4.8%35 to 44 years
  • 4.1%45 to 54 years
  • 2.7%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 4.4%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Gowanda, NY

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gowanda, NY
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gowanda, NY (%)
  • 15.6%White
  • 0.0%Black
  • 31.7%American Indian
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 0.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 30.0%2+ races
  • 3.7%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gowanda, NY
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gowanda, NY (absolute numbers)
  • 357White
  • 0Black
  • 30American Indian
  • 0Asian
  • 0Native Hawaiian
  • 0Other race
  • 342+ races
  • 7Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 16.6%Below poverty level
  • 83.4%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 10.2%Below poverty level
  • 89.8%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Gowanda, NY

Children below poverty level:
Gowanda, New York:

27.9%
State:

17.7%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Gowanda:

18.3%
New York:

18.3%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Gowanda:

42.3%
New York:

44.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 4.3%Married-couple family
  • 28.3%Male, no wife present
  • 67.4%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Gowanda not in families by work experience
  • 2.4%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 39.6%Worked part-time
  • 57.9%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 41.7%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both worked part-time
  • 58.3%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 7.7%1980 to 1989
  • 0.0%1970 to 1979
  • 0.0%1960 to 1969
  • 19.2%1950 to 1959
  • 0.0%1940 to 1949
  • 73.1%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.7%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 1.2%1990 to 1994
  • 1.9%1980 to 1989
  • 2.9%1970 to 1979
  • 2.0%1960 to 1969
  • 21.0%1950 to 1959
  • 9.8%1940 to 1949
  • 60.5%1939 or earlier
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