Cattaraugus County, NY

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2020 Population
76,750
0.481% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.5
1.19% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.9%
2.29% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$50,700
4.1% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$90,200
2.38% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
33,410
0.813% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Cattaraugus County, NY had a population of 76.8k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $50,700. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cattaraugus County, NY declined from 77,121 to 76,750, a −0.481% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,703 to $50,700, a 4.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cattaraugus County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.14%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%), and White (Hispanic) (1.38%).

None of the households in Cattaraugus County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.4% of the residents in Cattaraugus County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cattaraugus County, NY are St Bonaventure University (611 degrees awarded in 2020), Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (17 degrees), and Continental School of Beauty Culture-Olean (14 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Cattaraugus County, NY was $90,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.2%.

Most people in Cattaraugus County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Cattaraugus County, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Cattaraugus County, NY is home to a population of 76.8k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.77% of Cattaraugus County, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.36k people).

In 2020, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.2k people) in Cattaraugus County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.41k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.75k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.4% of Cattaraugus County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Cattaraugus County, NY was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cattaraugus County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.2k ± 104
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.41k ± 110
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.75k ± 220
2.18%
Hispanic Population
1.67k people

In 2020, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.2k people) in Cattaraugus County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.41k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.75k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.18% of the people in Cattaraugus County, NY are hispanic (1.67k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    495,720 ± 17,065 people
  2. China
    408,272 ± 15,522 people
  3. Jamaica
    227,326 ± 11,637 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 495,720 New York residents, followed by China with 408,272 and Jamaica with 227,326.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.77%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.36k people
1.91%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.47k people

As of 2020, 1.77% of Cattaraugus County, NY residents (1.36k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cattaraugus County, NY was 1.91%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,058 ± 184
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    828 ± 141
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    771 ± 155

Cattaraugus County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Cattaraugus County, NY employs 33.4k people. The largest industries in Cattaraugus County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,933 people), Manufacturing (4,292 people), and Educational Services (3,785 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($74,861), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($71,667), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($58,309).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,479. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

33.4k
2020 Value
± 938
−0.813%
1 Year decline
± 3.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cattaraugus County, NY declined at a rate of −0.813%, from 33.7k employees to 33.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cattaraugus County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,016 people), Management Occupations (2,900 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,750 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cattaraugus County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

33.4k
2020 Value
± 938
−0.813%
1 Year decline
± 3.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cattaraugus County, NY declined at a rate of −0.813%, from 33.7k employees to 33.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cattaraugus County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,933 people), Manufacturing (4,292 people), and Educational Services (3,785 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cattaraugus County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Cattaraugus County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,323
Median earning men ± $1,024
$28,934
Median earning women ± $1,920

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($63,204), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,297), and Manufacturing ($47,526).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($42,243), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,833), and Manufacturing ($37,652).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New York. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 473
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 421
    Retail Trade
  3. 316
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $823k
    Manufacturing
  2. $232k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $137k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $140B
  2. $74.5B
  3. $67.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $140B, followed by Electronics ($74.5B) and Mixed freight ($67.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$818B
2020 Value in New York
$1.62T
Projected 2050 Value in New York
98% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $818B. This is expected to increase 98% to $1.62T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $67.2B
  2. $49.9B
  3. $31.3B

In 2020, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $67.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $49.9B and California and $31.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cattaraugus County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 63.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.9%), followed by Other (1.52%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Cattaraugus County, NY awarded 642 degrees. The student population of Cattaraugus County, NY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,249 male students and 1,321 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cattaraugus County, NY are White (502 and 80.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (37 and 5.91%), Unknown (34 and 5.43%), and Black or African American (26 and 4.15%).

The largest universities in Cattaraugus County, NY by number of degrees awarded are St Bonaventure University (611 and 95.2%), Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (17 and 2.65%), and Continental School of Beauty Culture-Olean (14 and 2.18%).

The most popular majors in Cattaraugus County, NY are General Business Administration & Management (98 and 15.3%), Journalism (65 and 10.1%), and Accounting (43 and 6.7%).

The median tuition cost in Cattaraugus County, NY for private four year colleges is $35,450.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Cattaraugus County, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,570 (48.6% men and 51.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 2,570 students enrolled in Cattaraugus County, NY, 48.6% men and 51.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,950 records, of which 52.6% were women and 47.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 40 degree-majors awarded
  2. 38 degree-majors awarded
  3. 29 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cattaraugus County, NY was General Finance with 40 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cattaraugus County, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 611 degrees awarded
  2. 17 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was St Bonaventure University with 611 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 283 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cattaraugus County, NY, which is 0.788 times less than the 359 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 502 degrees mean that there were 13.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 37 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($35,450) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,065) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.36% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.5% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.01M), Bachelors Degree (3.13M), and Some college (2.8M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Cattaraugus County, NY was $90,200 in 2020, which is 0.393 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $88,100 to $90,200, a 2.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Cattaraugus County, NY is 72.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Cattaraugus County, NY have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cattaraugus County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cattaraugus County, NY is $50,700. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cattaraugus County, NY was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $65,158, followed by Census Tract 9611 and Census Tract 9400, with respective values of $64,020 and $61,071.

In 2021, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cattaraugus County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.484%.

Property

$90,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,249
$23,090
Median Property Taxes
±$681

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cattaraugus County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Cattaraugus County, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.2%
Homeownership
2020
60.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.2% of the housing units in Cattaraugus County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9603
  2. Census Tract 9611
  3. Census Tract 9400

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cattaraugus County, NY was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $65,158, followed by Census Tract 9611 and Census Tract 9400, with respective values of $64,020 and $61,071.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Cattaraugus County, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$50,700
Median Household Income
± $1,342
32k
Number of Households
± 923

In 2020, the median household income of the 32k households in Cattaraugus County, NY grew to $50,700 from the previous year's value of $48,703.

The following chart displays the households in Cattaraugus County, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cattaraugus County, NY is from New York.
0.494
2020 Wage GINI in New York
0.497
2019 Wage GINI in New York

In 2020, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.645% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (7.96%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.84%)

In 2020, 80.6% of workers in Cattaraugus County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.96%) and those who worked at home (4.84%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cattaraugus County, NY have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.03% of the workforce in Cattaraugus County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cattaraugus County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cattaraugus County, NY have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cattaraugus County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.484%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cattaraugus County, NY (12.6k out of 74.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cattaraugus County, NY is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 21.5% of the children was living in poverty in Cattaraugus County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 7.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 197 in Cattaraugus County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 26.4 per 100,000 population.

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93.7% of the population of Cattaraugus County, NY has health coverage, with 42.4% on employee plans, 22.5% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.8% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New York was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Cattaraugus County, NY see 2328 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.33% increase from the previous year (2149 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2057 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 705 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New York, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,328 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cattaraugus County, NY

Primary care physicians in Cattaraugus County, NY see an average of 2,328 patients per year. This represents a 8.33% increase from the previous year (2,149 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cattaraugus County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New York across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.9% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.34%
Uninsured
42.4%
Employer Coverage
22.5%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.8%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cattaraugus County, NY declined by 8.26% from 6.91% to 6.34%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 42.4 in Cattaraugus County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.9% in Cattaraugus County, NY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.49% in Cattaraugus County, NY.

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