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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Chautauqua County is located in New York with a population of 130,846. In Chautauqua County, most residents own their homes. In Chautauqua County there are a lot of bars and restaurants. Many young professionals and retirees live in Chautauqua County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Chautauqua County are above average.
Population
130,846

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$85,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$631
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Chautauqua County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    253
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    45.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    76.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    469.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,937.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Chautauqua County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,304
National
$55,322

Chautauqua County Reviews

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That activities in Chautauqua would not require a gate pass, more open to people around the area and would bring in more tourism and drop rates.
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