Cattaraugus County, New York Population 2021

Cattaraugus County, New York's estimated population is 74,899 with a growth rate of -0.81% 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. The 2010 Population was 80,218 and has seen a growth of -6.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202174,899-609-0.81%
202075,508-609-0.80%
201976,117-609-0.79%
201876,726-450-0.58%
201777,176-482-0.62%
201677,658-268-0.34%
201577,926-751-0.95%
201478,677-319-0.40%
201378,996-352-0.44%
201279,348-467-0.59%
201179,815-403-0.50%
201080,218-4,016-4.77%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.81%
County Website
Founded
March 28, 1817
County Seat
2010 Population
80,218
Growth Since 2010
-6.63%
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Cattaraugus County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70,85991.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4853.22%
Two or More Races1,5812.05%
Black or African American1,1161.45%
Asian6100.79%
Some Other Race4700.61%
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Cattaraugus County, New York Population by Race

Cattaraugus County, New York Population Pyramid $2021

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Cattaraugus County, New York Median Age

42


Total

40.9


Male

43


Female

Cattaraugus County, New York Adults

There are 59,937 adults, (14,427 of whom are seniors) in Cattaraugus County, New York.

Cattaraugus County, New York Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cattaraugus County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

38,799

50.31%

Male

38,322

49.69%

Cattaraugus County, New York Population by Age

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

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Cattaraugus County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All71.7%28.3%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female51.4%48.6%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cattaraugus County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,7792.3471.7
Married14,3693.0188.8
Non Family12,0511.2358.3
Female3,6743.1351.4
Male1,6852.9565.6

2.93

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Cattaraugus County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9683.72%
9th to 12th Grade3,9267.43%
High School Graduate20,71539.20%
Some College9,28217.56%
Associates Degree6,87713.01%
Bachelors Degree5,42810.27%
Graduate Degree4,6538.80%
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Cattaraugus County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cattaraugus County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White49,39744,0629,648
Native American1,4111,235132
Hispanic67251950
2+ Races54050986
Black48535227
Asian388309134
Other Race19514220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.54%.

Cattaraugus County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,214$40,905$29,881
Less Than 9th Grade$24,717$30,619$16,960
High School Graduate$30,252$36,444$23,092
Some College$33,413$42,553$28,906
Bachelors Degree$46,617$54,864$42,219
Graduate Degree$55,192$64,403$53,376

$35,214

Average Earnings

$40,905

Average Male

$29,881

Average Female

Cattaraugus County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cattaraugus County, New York Language by Age

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Cattaraugus County, New York Language

95.32% of Cattaraugus County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Cattaraugus County, New York Language

Cattaraugus County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,94610,11614.89%
Native2,41990037.21%
Hispanic1,47743229.25%
Black90243247.89%
Multiple1,52241026.94%
Other37613335.37%
Asian5368716.23%

16.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.66%

Male Poverty Rate

17.33%

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 47.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cattaraugus County, New York is White, with 14.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.90%.

Cattaraugus County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.74%
High School14.44%
Some College10.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Cattaraugus County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.15%
Female Unemployed28.34%
Female Employed8.90%
Male Employed6.03%

Cattaraugus County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cattaraugus County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,703$61,368
Families$61,002$72,223
Married Families$72,928$82,948
Non Families$27,339$40,627
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Income by Household Type

Cattaraugus County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

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 Marital Status

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5,930

Number of Veterans

5,494

Male Veterans

436

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,306
First Gulf War977
Second Gulf War770
Korea462
World War II159

Cattaraugus County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,731
75+1,355
35 to 541,353
55 to 641,097
18 to 34394

Cattaraugus County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,68810.17%
Native American1338.11%
2+ Races7010.09%
Hispanic464.71%
Black222.73%
Other Race102.87%
Asian71.50%

Cattaraugus County, New York Veterans by Race

Cattaraugus County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cattaraugus County, New York Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cattaraugus County, New York Employment by Age

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Cattaraugus County, New York Employment by Race

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Cattaraugus County, New York Employment by Education

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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82.74%

Born in Cattaraugus County, New York

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Cattaraugus County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 82.74% having been born in New York. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cattaraugus County, New York Place of Birth

  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

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