Cattaraugus County, New York Population 2020

Cattaraugus County, New York's estimated population is 76,030 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cattaraugus County, New York is the 36th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202076,030-405-0.53%
201976,435-405-0.53%
201876,840-405-0.52%
201777,245-463-0.60%
201677,708-243-0.31%
201577,951-734-0.93%
201478,685-315-0.40%
201379,000-354-0.45%
201279,354-465-0.58%
201179,819-411-0.51%
201080,230-4,004-4.75%
199084,234-1,463-1.71%
198085,6974,0314.94%
197081,6661,4791.84%
196080,1872,2862.93%
195077,9015,2497.22%
194072,6522540.35%
193072,3981,0751.51%
192071,3235,4048.20%
191065,9192760.42%
190065,6434,7777.85%
189060,8665,0609.07%
188055,80611,89727.09%
187043,909230.05%
186043,8864,93612.67%
185038,95010,07834.91%
184028,87212,14872.64%
183016,72412,634308.90%
18204,0900.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.53%
County Website
Founded
March 28, 1817
County Seat
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Cattaraugus County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,43991.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3803.06%
Two or More Races1,5532.00%
Black or African American1,2471.61%
Asian6480.83%
Some Other Race4190.54%
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Cattaraugus County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Cattaraugus County, New York Median Age

42


Total

41.1


Male

42.7


Female

Cattaraugus County, New York Adults

There are 60,246 adults, (14,106 of whom are seniors) in Cattaraugus County, New York.

Cattaraugus County, New York Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cattaraugus County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

39,195

50.45%

Male

38,491

49.55%

Cattaraugus County, New York Households and Families

Cattaraugus County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cattaraugus County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All71.4%28.6%
Male66.2%33.8%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female53.9%46.1%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,4332.3971.4
Married14,4463.0388.2
Non Family11,6921.2356.9
Female3,5753.2553.9
Male1,7203.0166.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cattaraugus County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1033.97%
9th to 12th Grade4,0077.56%
High School Graduate20,86939.35%
Some College9,18917.33%
Associates Degree6,72612.68%
Bachelors Degree5,62710.61%
Graduate Degree4,5098.50%
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Cattaraugus County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,62444,0619,580
Native American1,3571,188137
Hispanic65650682
Multiple Races57051484
Black46237984
Asian382303175
Other Race1539218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 90.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.81%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,436$40,452$28,495
Less Than High School$21,860$26,906$15,997
High School Grad$30,182$35,954$22,496
Some College$32,418$42,781$27,477
Bachelors Degree$43,346$53,426$39,449
Graduate Degree$56,387$65,506$53,806

$34,436

Average Earnings

$40,452

Average Male

$28,495

Average Female

Cattaraugus County, New York Language

Cattaraugus County, New York Language by Age

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Cattaraugus County, New York Language

95.26% of Cattaraugus County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Cattaraugus County, New York Poverty

Cattaraugus County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,44810,39215.18%
Native2,32273131.48%
Black1,04854952.39%
Multiple1,48237425.24%
Hispanic1,39933624.02%
Asian5809215.86%
Other3017725.58%

16.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.51%

Male Poverty Rate

17.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cattaraugus County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cattaraugus County, New York is Black, with 52.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cattaraugus County, New York is White, with 15.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.40%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.83%
High School13.76%
Some College11.40%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.72%
Female Unemployed29.63%
Female Employed9.43%
Male Employed6.00%

Cattaraugus County, New York Income

Cattaraugus County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,240$59,656
Families$59,547$70,515
Married Families$71,128$80,705
Non Families$26,643$38,359
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Cattaraugus County, New York Marital Status

Cattaraugus County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cattaraugus County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Cattaraugus County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cattaraugus County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Cattaraugus County, New York Veterans

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6,208

Number of Veterans

5,736

Male Veterans

472

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,277
First Gulf War1,105
Second Gulf War681
Korea538
World War II236
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,762
35 to 541,520
75+1,361
55 to 641,209
18 to 34356
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,99510.65%
Indian1177.38%
Hispanic737.64%
2 or More516.78%
Black212.64%
Other175.57%
Asian71.46%

Cattaraugus County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cattaraugus County, New York Employment Status

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.41%

Born in New York

98.10%

Native Born

1.90%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.10% of Cattaraugus County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 82.41% having been born in New York. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990