Falconer, New York

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Falconer, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Falconer Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 6% Falconer Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Falconer Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Falconer, New York

Comparing Falconer 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
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 4
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 6 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Falconer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles E of Erie, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles S of Buffalo, New York
County Chautauqua
Metro Area Jamestown
Standard Zip Codes 14733
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.118
Longitude -79.198

Falconer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Distance 21.6 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
Station CORRY
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
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Falconer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,540 100%
Male 1,222 48.1%
Female 1,318 51.9%
Under 18 610 24%
18+ 1,930 76%
65+ 507 20%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 2.88
White 2,485 97.8%
African-American 14 0.6%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.5%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 18 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 1.1%

Estimated Falconer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,419
Growth -121
Growth % -4.8%

Falconer 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
Italian 25.2%
Swedish 17.8%
English 10.6%
Irish 9.5%
US/American 7.3%
German 7.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Polish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Dutch 1.8%
Norwegian 1.2%
French Canadian 1%
British 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
European 0.4%
British West Indian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Falconer 2,540 $41,711
Bemus Point 340 $46,250
Celoron 1,295 $33,333
Frewsburg 1,965 $44,050
Jamestown 31,730 $33,675
Lakewood 3,258 $51,615
Randolph 1,316 $39,861

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(716) 665-3504
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Falconer High Schools (2004)

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