Big Flats (CDP), New York

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Big Flats, New York
Big Flats, New York is located in New York
Big Flats, New York
Big Flats, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°8′42″N 76°55′48″W / 42.14500°N 76.93000°W / 42.14500; -76.93000Coordinates: 42°8′42″N 76°55′48″W / 42.14500°N 76.93000°W / 42.14500; -76.93000
Country United States
State New York
County Chemung
 • Total 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Land 3.9 sq mi (10.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,277
 • Density 1,400/sq mi (520/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 14814
Area code(s) 607
FIPS code 36-06464
GNIS feature ID 0943883

Big Flats is a community (and census-designated place (CDP)) in Chemung County, New York, United States. The population was 5,277 at the 2010 census.

Big Flats is in the Town of Big Flats.


Big Flats is located at 42°08′42″N 76°55′48″W / 42.145087°N 76.929869°W / 42.145087; -76.929869 (42.145087, -76.929869).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.2 km2), of which, 3.9 square miles (10.1 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (0.51%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,482 people, 950 households, and 748 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 634.9 per square mile (245.1/km2). There were 968 housing units at an average density of 247.6/sq mi (95.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.17% White, 1.49% Black or African American, 2.01% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.89% of the population.

There were 950 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $53,344, and the median income for a family was $54,829. Males had a median income of $44,479 versus $30,190 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,938. About 1.0% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.


  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.