Allegany (village), New York

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Allegany, New York
Allegany, New York is located in New York
Allegany, New York
Allegany, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°5′34″N 78°29′41″W / 42.09278°N 78.49472°W / 42.09278; -78.49472Coordinates: 42°5′34″N 78°29′41″W / 42.09278°N 78.49472°W / 42.09278; -78.49472[1]
Country United States
State New York
County Cattaraugus
Incorporated (village) 1906
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,421 ft (433 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,816
 • Density 2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 14706
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-01286
GNIS feature ID 0942341

Allegany is a village in Cattaraugus County, New York, USA. The population was 1,816 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Allegany is by the east town line of the Town of Allegany, west of the City of Olean.

St. Bonaventure University is south of the village.


The Village of Allegany was incorporated in 1906.

Allegany was formerly known as "Burton" until an unspecified time, although there is a bar/hotel in town known as "The Burton".


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it is land and 1.41% is water.

The village is located north of the Allegheny River, and New York State Route 417 passes through the village.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,883 people, 753 households, and 445 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,690.2 people per square mile (1,038.6/km²). There were 833 housing units at an average density of 1,190.1 per square mile (459.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.55% White, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.02% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.

There were 753 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.9% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 16.9% from 18 to 24, 20.2% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $51,354. Males had a median income of $39,844 versus $21,761 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,306. About 6.0% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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