Andover, New York

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Andover, New York

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Andover strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Andover Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Andover Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Andover, New York

Comparing Andover to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Senior Citizens 6 7
Age of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Andover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles S of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Allegany
Standard Zip Codes 14806
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.156
Longitude -77.795

Andover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALFRED
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 52 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station BATH
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
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Andover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,073 100%
Male 522 48.6%
Female 551 51.4%
Under 18 279 26%
18+ 794 74%
65+ 175 16.3%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,041 97%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 6 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 7 0.7%
Mixed Race 15 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.2%

Estimated Andover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,037
Growth -36
Growth % -3.4%

Andover Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.7%
English 21.8%
Irish 20.1%
US/American 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
Polish 2.9%
Italian 2.5%
Scottish 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Swedish 2%
Dutch 1.9%
European 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Canadian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Andover 1,073 $38,125
Alfred 3,954 $70,694
Almond 461 $42,000
Angelica 903 $37,500
Belmont 952 $35,625
Canisteo 2,336 $42,560
Wellsville 5,171 $36,345

Andover Public Libraries

Andover Free Library
Andover, New York
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Andover High Schools (2004)

31-35 ELM ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 400 students.

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