Chautauqua County, New York Population 2020

Chautauqua County, New York's estimated population is 126,599 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chautauqua County, New York is the 23rd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020126,599-670-0.53%
2019127,269-670-0.52%
2018127,939-670-0.52%
2017128,609-741-0.57%
2016129,350-1,284-0.98%
2015130,634-1,116-0.85%
2014131,750-1,098-0.83%
2013132,848-454-0.34%
2012133,302-896-0.67%
2011134,198-527-0.39%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.53%
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Founded
February 9, 1811
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Chautauqua County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White119,85792.44%
Black or African American3,3262.57%
Two or More Races2,7002.08%
Some Other Race2,5861.99%
Asian6940.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native4250.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander680.05%
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Chautauqua County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Chautauqua County, New York Median Age

42.5


Total

41


Male

43.9


Female

Chautauqua County, New York Adults

There are 102,908 adults, (24,668 of whom are seniors) in Chautauqua County, New York.

Chautauqua County, New York Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chautauqua County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

65,696

50.67%

Male

63,960

49.33%

Chautauqua County, New York Households and Families

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

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Chautauqua County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All70%30%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Male55.3%44.7%
Female53.8%46.2%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,5722.3570
Married23,6763.0187.6
Non Family20,1151.2256.1
Female5,9463.253.8
Male2,8353.1455.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Chautauqua County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1973.56%
9th to 12th Grade6,7887.55%
High School Graduate32,22235.86%
Some College16,15717.98%
Associates Degree11,97213.32%
Bachelors Degree10,81912.04%
Graduate Degree8,7039.69%
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Chautauqua County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White81,90174,22218,407
Hispanic4,7433,068439
Black1,7841,359259
Other Race1,568868155
Multiple Races745709156
Asian512353179
Native American28323044
Islander33238

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.96%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,444$40,080$26,432
Less Than High School$20,245$23,922$14,873
High School Grad$29,441$36,284$20,961
Some College$31,540$40,045$26,234
Bachelors Degree$40,333$47,633$33,692
Graduate Degree$58,228$65,536$54,149

$32,444

Average Earnings

$40,080

Average Male

$26,432

Average Female

Chautauqua County, New York Language

Chautauqua County, New York Language by Age

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Chautauqua County, New York Language

92.05% of Chautauqua County, New York residents speak only English, while 7.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.92% of the population.

Chautauqua County, New York Poverty

Chautauqua County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White109,76717,22915.70%
Hispanic8,8973,92744.14%
Black2,3091,06646.17%
Other2,16091042.13%
Multiple2,55588134.48%
Native40722856.02%
Asian60915224.96%
Islander331030.30%

18.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.03%

Male Poverty Rate

19.42%

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 56.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chautauqua County, New York is White, with 15.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.04%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.62%
High School16.56%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.39%
Male Unemployed37.28%
Female Employed9.89%
Male Employed6.92%

Chautauqua County, New York Income

Chautauqua County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,332$59,330
Families$58,927$71,162
Married Families$71,752$82,481
Non Families$26,374$37,907
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Chautauqua County, New York Marital Status

Chautauqua County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

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 Veterans

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8,462

Number of Veterans

7,986

Male Veterans

476

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,397
First Gulf War1,100
Second Gulf War909
Korea814
World War II351
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,506
75+2,267
35 to 541,873
55 to 641,337
18 to 34479
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,2378.57%
Hispanic1662.73%
Black1284.81%
Indian369.45%
2 or More353.20%
Other261.32%

Chautauqua County, New York Veterans by Education

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7.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chautauqua County, New York Employment Status

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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75.85%

Born in New York

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.70% of Chautauqua County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 75.85% having been born in New York. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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