Arkport, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Arkport Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 13% Arkport Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Arkport Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Arkport Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Arkport, New York

Comparing Arkport 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 4 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
Median Family Income 8 4
College Educated Adults 8 4
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 9
Housing Recently Built 2 4

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Arkport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles S of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Steuben
Standard Zip Codes 14807
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.394
Longitude -77.696

Arkport 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 9.9 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 16 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
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Arkport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 832 100%
Male 370 44.5%
Female 462 55.5%
Under 18 214 25.7%
18+ 618 74.3%
65+ 182 21.9%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.98
White 819 98.4%
African-American 5 0.6%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.7%

Estimated Arkport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 828
Growth -4
Growth % -0.5%

Arkport 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 20.9%
English 20.3%
Irish 17.8%
US/American 11.5%
Italian 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Dutch 3.3%
Polish 2.3%
Greek 1.3%
Welsh 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
British 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Austrian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Syrian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Arkport 832 $48,684
Alfred 3,954 $70,694
Almond 461 $42,000
Canaseraga 594 $39,000
Canisteo 2,336 $42,560
Dansville 4,832 $41,519
Hornell 9,019 $35,000
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Arkport High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 649 students.

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