Canisteo, New York

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Canisteo, New York

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Canisteo Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Canisteo Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Canisteo Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Canisteo, New York

Comparing Canisteo 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 7 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Senior Citizens 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 5 2
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 4
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 9
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Canisteo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles S of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Steuben
Standard Zip Codes 14823
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.27
Longitude -77.606

Canisteo 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 9.1 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
Station BATH
Distance 14.2 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
Distance 19.4 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
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Canisteo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,336 100%
Male 1,103 47.2%
Female 1,233 52.8%
Under 18 622 26.6%
18+ 1,714 73.4%
65+ 371 15.9%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 3.04
White 2,293 98.2%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 12 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 16 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 1.2%

Estimated Canisteo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,281
Growth -55
Growth % -2.4%

Canisteo 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 21.7%
US/American 18%
Irish 15%
English 14.8%
Italian 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Norwegian 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Scottish 2.1%
Dutch 2.1%
Polish 2%
Swedish 1.7%
Welsh 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
British 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
European 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Canisteo 2,336 $42,560
Alfred 3,954 $70,694
Almond 461 $42,000
Andover 1,073 $38,125
Arkport 832 $48,684
Avoca 1,008 $32,443
Hornell 9,019 $35,000

Canisteo Public Libraries

Wimodaughsian Free Library
Canisteo, New York
(607) 698-4445
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Canisteo High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 490 students.

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