Big Flats, New York Population 2024

5,668

Big Flats is a city located in Chemung County and Steuben County New York. Big Flats has a 2024 population of 5,668. Big Flats is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually but its population has increased by 2.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,523 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Flats is $121,336 with a poverty rate of 3.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Big Flats is 48.8 years, 44.7 years for males, and 52.4 years for females.

Big Flats Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Big Flats was:

  • White: 94.85%
  • Asian: 3.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.27%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
16.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
339.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.63% (145)
The current population of Big Flats, New York is 5,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,523.

Big Flats, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,54194.85%
Asian2173.71%
Two or more races540.92%
Black or African American160.27%
Other race140.24%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Big Flats Population by Race

Big Flats Population Pyramid 2024

Big Flats Median Age

48.8

Total

44.7

Male

52.4

Female

Big Flats Adults

There are 4,771 adults, (1,456 of whom are seniors) in Big Flats.

Big Flats Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Flats Sex Ratio

Female2,78147.6%
Male3,06152.4%

Big Flats Population by Age

Big Flats Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6862.1681.318.7
Married1,4602.8697.22.8
Non Family1,0471.0959.140.9
Female1362.498614
Male433.4267.432.6

2.81

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Flats Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade290.65%
9th to 12th Grade120.27%
High School Graduate86519.28%
Some College60913.58%
Associates Degree71315.89%
Bachelors Degree1,17326.15%
Graduate Degree1,08524.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Big Flats Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Flats Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,2074,1822,091
Asian138122100
Hispanic868637
2+ Races54540
Black161616
Other Race141414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Big Flats Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$68,086$77,599$58,359
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,141$0$0
Some College$39,247$48,500$38,509
Bachelors Degree$84,677$90,417$74,375
Graduate Degree$77,500$85,729$70,625

$68,086

Average Earnings

$77,599

Average Male

$58,359

Average Female

Big Flats Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Flats Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Flats Language

94.34% of Big Flats residents speak only English, while 5.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Big Flats Language

Big Flats Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,4491292.37%
Hispanic1204840%
Asian2173315.21%

3.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.46%

Male Poverty Rate

3.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Flats

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Flats is Hispanic, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Flats is White, with 2.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.82%.

Big Flats Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.78%
High School4.74%
Some College4.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.62%

Big Flats Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed2.8%
Male Employed0.74%
Male Unemployed0%

Big Flats Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Flats Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$92,389$121,336
Families$104,508$147,366
Married Families$115,625$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,586$78,609

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Flats Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Flats Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Flats Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Big Flats Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Flats Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

580

Number of Veterans

549

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam304
First Gulf War98
Second Gulf War86
Korea41
World War II0

Big Flats Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+289
65 to 74112
55 to 6494
35 to 5468
18 to 3417

Big Flats Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White58012.8%
Hispanic89.3%

Big Flats Veterans by Race

Big Flats Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Flats Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Big Flats Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Flats Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Flats Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.82%

Born in Big Flats

89.97%

Native Born

10.03%

Foreign Born

6.37%

Non Citizen

3.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.97% of Big Flats residents were born in the United States, with 64.82% having been born in New York. 6.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Big Flats Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,668-87-1.51%
20235,755-87-1.49%
20225,842-87-1.47%
20215,9294067.35%
20205,5233085.91%
20195,21530.06%
20185,212-251-4.59%
20175,463170.31%
20165,4461432.7%
20155,303561.07%
20145,247-305-5.49%
20135,552571.04%
20125,495450.83%
20115,4501733.28%
20105,27700%

Big Flats Population by Year