Chautauqua County, NY

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2022 Population
127,440
0.47% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
17.5%
1.21% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,625
8.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$110,900
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
55,176
0.12% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chautauqua County, NY had a population of 127k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $54,625. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chautauqua County, NY declined from 128,042 to 127,440, a −0.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,408 to $54,625, a 8.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chautauqua County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), Other (Hispanic) (3.04%), White (Hispanic) (2.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%).

None of the households in Chautauqua County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Chautauqua County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chautauqua County, NY are SUNY at Fredonia (1,032 degrees awarded in 2022), Jamestown Community College (566 degrees), and Jamestown Business College (120 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Chautauqua County, NY was $110,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%.

Most people in Chautauqua County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Chautauqua County, NY was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Chautauqua County, NY is home to a population of 127k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.43% of Chautauqua County, NY residents were born outside of the country (3.09k people).

In 2022, there were 28.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in Chautauqua County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.88k Other (Hispanic) and 3.66k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
99%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Chautauqua County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chautauqua County, NY was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chautauqua County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    110k ± 285
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    3.88k ± 540
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.66k ± 598
8.11%
Hispanic Population
10.3k people

In 2022, there were 28.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in Chautauqua County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.88k Other (Hispanic) and 3.66k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.11% of the people in Chautauqua County, NY are hispanic (10.3k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.43%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.09k people
2.37%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.04k people

As of 2022, 2.43% of Chautauqua County, NY residents (3.09k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chautauqua County, NY was 2.37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,911 ± 276
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,220 ± 223
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,109 ± 257

Chautauqua County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chautauqua County, NY employs 55.2k people. The largest industries in Chautauqua County, NY are Manufacturing (9,273 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,853 people), and Educational Services (6,478 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,484), Public Administration ($61,732), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($59,167).

Occupations

55.2k
2022 Value
± 1,580
0.12%
1 Year growth
± 4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chautauqua County, NY grew at a rate of 0.12%, from 55.1k employees to 55.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chautauqua County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,657 people), Production Occupations (5,517 people), and Management Occupations (5,138 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chautauqua County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.2k
2022 Value
± 1,580
0.12%
1 Year growth
± 4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chautauqua County, NY grew at a rate of 0.12%, from 55.1k employees to 55.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chautauqua County, NY, are Manufacturing (9,273 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,853 people), and Educational Services (6,478 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chautauqua County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Chautauqua County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,195
Median earning men ± $1,197
$32,027
Median earning women ± $1,090

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,767), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,529), and Wholesale Trade ($54,350).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($49,704), Manufacturing ($46,239), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,950).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 900
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 826
    Manufacturing
  3. 651
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Chautauqua County, NY awarded 1,737 degrees. The student population of Chautauqua County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,120 male students and 4,457 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chautauqua County, NY are White (1,349 and 79.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (140 and 8.25%), Black or African American (76 and 4.48%), and Two or More Races (67 and 3.95%).

The largest universities in Chautauqua County, NY by number of degrees awarded are SUNY at Fredonia (1,032 and 59.4%), Jamestown Community College (566 and 32.6%), and Jamestown Business College (120 and 6.91%).

The most popular majors in Chautauqua County, NY are General Business Administration & Management (231 and 13.3%), Registered Nursing (89 and 5.12%), and General Psychology (83 and 4.78%).

The median tuition cost in Chautauqua County, NY for a public four year colleges is $7,070 for in-state students and $16,980 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Chautauqua County, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,577 (41.2% men and 58.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,577 students enrolled in Chautauqua County, NY, 41.2% men and 58.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,778 records, of which 60.5% were women and 39.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 102 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded
  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Chautauqua County, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 102 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,032 degrees awarded
  2. 566 degrees awarded
  3. 120 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was SUNY at Fredonia with 1,032 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 649 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chautauqua County, NY, which is 0.597 times less than the 1,088 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,349 degrees mean that there were 9.64 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 140 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,697) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chautauqua County, NY was $110,900 in 2022, which is 0.393 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $96,000 to $110,900, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Chautauqua County, NY is 69.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chautauqua County, NY have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chautauqua County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chautauqua County, NY is $54,625. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Chautauqua County, NY was Census Tract 370 with a value of $85,139, followed by Census Tract 353 and Census Tract 369.02, with respective values of $82,174 and $76,648.

In 2022, 15.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Chautauqua County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.37%.

Property

$110,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,839
$36,891
Median Property Taxes
±$1,222

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chautauqua County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
Homeownership
2022
59.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.1% of the housing units in Chautauqua County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 370
  2. Census Tract 353
  3. Census Tract 369.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chautauqua County, NY was Census Tract 370 with a value of $85,139, followed by Census Tract 353 and Census Tract 369.02, with respective values of $82,174 and $76,648.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Chautauqua County, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$54,625
Median Household Income
± $1,754
53.4k
Number of Households
± 1,481

In 2022, the median household income of the 53.4k households in Chautauqua County, NY grew to $54,625 from the previous year's value of $50,408.

The following chart displays the households in Chautauqua County, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chautauqua County, NY is from Chautauqua County, NY.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.08%)

In 2022, 77.6% of workers in Chautauqua County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (6.08%).

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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chautauqua County, NY have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Chautauqua County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 15.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Chautauqua County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.37%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chautauqua County, NY (21.5k out of 123k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chautauqua County, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 19.4% of the children was living in poverty in Chautauqua County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 13.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 271 in Chautauqua County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 56.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Chautauqua County, NY has health coverage, with 38.9% on employee plans, 24.2% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Chautauqua County, NY see 1866 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.55% increase from the previous year (1802 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1750 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 550 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,866 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Chautauqua County, NY

Primary care physicians in Chautauqua County, NY see an average of 1,866 patients per year. This represents a 3.55% increase from the previous year (1,802 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.46%
Uninsured
38.9%
Employer Coverage
24.2%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chautauqua County, NY grew by 5.12% from 5.2% to 5.46%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 43.5 in Chautauqua County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.6% in Chautauqua County, NY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.43% in Chautauqua County, NY.

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