Cattaraugus County

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Cattaraugus County, New York

303 Court St
Little Valley, NY 14755
Phone: (716) 938-9111
Fax: (716) 938-6009
www.co.cattaraugus.ny.us

On southwestern border of NY, south of Buffalo; organized Mar 11, 1808 from Genesee County. Name Origin: For the Cattaraugus Creek, which forms its northern border; probably from Seneca 'bad smelling shore.'

Area (sq mi):: 1322.25 (land 1309.85; water 12.40) Population per square mile: 63.00
Population 2005: 82,502 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 -0.30% Population 2000: 83,955 (White 94.00%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,959; median household $33,404; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,936-$24,100
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Olean (14,972)

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