Cattaraugus, New York

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Cattaraugus, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Cattaraugus Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Cattaraugus Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Cattaraugus Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Cattaraugus, New York

Comparing Cattaraugus 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
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Senior Citizens 6 7
Age of the Population 5 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 4
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8
Housing Recently Built 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Cattaraugus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 38 miles S of Buffalo, New York
County Cattaraugus
Standard Zip Codes 14719
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.329
Longitude -78.868

Cattaraugus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Station ARCADE
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
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Cattaraugus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,075 100%
Male 537 50%
Female 538 50%
Under 18 301 28%
18+ 774 72%
65+ 171 15.9%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,059 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.6%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.4%

Estimated Cattaraugus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,029
Growth -46
Growth % -4.3%

Cattaraugus 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 39.3%
English 14.7%
Irish 9.1%
US/American 8.3%
Italian 4.7%
Polish 4.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Scottish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Dutch 1.9%
Swedish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
European 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Finnish 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Slovene 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Bulgarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cattaraugus 1,075 $35,417
East Randolph 630 $45,703
Ellicottville 472 $43,750
Gowanda 2,842 $39,094
Little Valley 1,130 $31,875
Perrysburg 408 $43,125
South Dayton 662 $32,917

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Cattaraugus Free Library
Cattaraugus, New York
(716) 257-9500

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Serves 369 students.

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