Chautauqua County, New York Population 2021

Chautauqua County, New York's estimated population is 125,765 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chautauqua County, New York is the 24th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 134,725 and has seen a growth of -6.65% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021125,765-569-0.45%
2020126,334-569-0.45%
2019126,903-569-0.45%
2018127,472-900-0.70%
2017128,372-834-0.65%
2016129,206-1,323-1.01%
2015130,529-1,222-0.93%
2014131,751-1,101-0.83%
2013132,852-452-0.34%
2012133,304-905-0.67%
2011134,209-516-0.38%
2010134,725-7,170-5.05%
1990141,895-5,030-3.42%
1980146,925-380-0.26%
1970147,3051,9281.33%
1960145,37710,1887.54%
1950135,18911,6099.39%
1940123,580-2,877-2.28%
1930126,45711,1099.63%
1920115,34810,2229.72%
1910105,12616,81219.04%
190088,31413,11217.44%
189075,2029,86015.09%
188065,3426,01510.14%
187059,3279051.55%
186058,4227,92915.70%
185050,4932,5185.25%
184047,97513,30438.37%
183034,67122,103175.87%
182012,5680.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.45%
County Website
Founded
February 9, 1811
County Seat
2010 Population
134,725
Growth Since 2010
-6.65%
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Chautauqua County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White118,51592.23%
Black or African American3,3382.60%
Some Other Race2,8432.21%
Two or More Races2,5852.01%
Asian7230.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native4100.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander820.06%
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Chautauqua County, New York Population by Race

Chautauqua County, New York Population Pyramid $2021

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Chautauqua County, New York Median Age

42.6


Total

41.2


Male

44.1


Female

Chautauqua County, New York Adults

There are 102,176 adults, (25,157 of whom are seniors) in Chautauqua County, New York.

Chautauqua County, New York Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chautauqua County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

65,141

50.69%

Male

63,355

49.31%

Chautauqua County, New York Population by Age

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

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Chautauqua County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Male54.3%45.7%
Female52.4%47.6%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chautauqua County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,0752.3169.3
Married23,5322.9787.3
Non Family20,7261.2155.6
Female6,0423.1852.4
Male2,7753.0754.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Chautauqua County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0833.44%
9th to 12th Grade6,9367.75%
High School Graduate31,77435.49%
Some College15,87117.73%
Associates Degree11,93713.33%
Bachelors Degree11,20012.51%
Graduate Degree8,7169.74%
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Chautauqua County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chautauqua County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White81,44373,58018,619
Hispanic4,7743,322558
Other Race1,7121,014219
Black1,7061,250233
2+ Races864792166
Asian552379238
Native American28623547
Islander47389

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 91.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.12%.

Chautauqua County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,896$41,656$27,275
Less Than 9th Grade$21,403$27,003$15,089
High School Graduate$30,262$37,351$21,557
Some College$32,494$43,645$26,728
Bachelors Degree$41,510$50,089$36,080
Graduate Degree$59,536$66,883$56,238

$33,896

Average Earnings

$41,656

Average Male

$27,275

Average Female

Chautauqua County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chautauqua County, New York Language by Age

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Chautauqua County, New York Language

92.15% of Chautauqua County, New York residents speak only English, while 7.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.60% of the population.

Chautauqua County, New York Language

Chautauqua County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White108,86416,96715.59%
Hispanic8,8893,59640.45%
Multiple2,41481133.60%
Black2,24681036.06%
Other2,41565427.08%
Native38922156.81%
Asian65014722.62%
Islander47919.15%

18.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.11%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chautauqua County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chautauqua County, New York is Native, with 56.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chautauqua County, New York is White, with 15.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.35%.

Chautauqua County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.17%
High School16.23%
Some College12.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%

Chautauqua County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.77%
Female Unemployed34.85%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Employed7.09%

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

Chautauqua County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,820$61,785
Families$61,476$74,829
Married Families$75,081$86,840
Non Families$26,119$38,846
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Income by Household Type

Chautauqua County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chautauqua County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Chautauqua 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.

Chautauqua County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Chautauqua County, New York Marital Status

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8,231

Number of Veterans

7,772

Male Veterans

459

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,268
First Gulf War1,057
Second Gulf War906
Korea745
World War II297

Chautauqua County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,571
75+2,201
35 to 541,756
55 to 641,286
18 to 34417

Chautauqua County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0108.43%
Hispanic1993.24%
Black1134.33%
2+ Races574.78%
Native American277.69%
Other Race241.09%

Chautauqua County, New York Veterans by Race

Chautauqua County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chautauqua County, New York Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chautauqua County, New York Employment by Age

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Chautauqua County, New York Employment by Race

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Chautauqua 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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75.89%

Born in Chautauqua County, New York

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Chautauqua County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 75.89% having been born in New York. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chautauqua 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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