Machias, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,482. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,413 (-2.8% change)
Males: 1,240 (50.0%), Females: 1,242 (50.0%)

Cattaraugus County

Zip code: 14101

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $33,553 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,300 (year 2000)

Races in Machias:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (35.9%), English (12.7%), Irish (12.7%), Polish (10.9%), United States (8.2%), French (5.3%).

Population

For population 25 years and over in Machias

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Machias town

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

1.5% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Machias:

  • BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SPRINGVILLE, NY)
  • CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 21 miles; CUBA, NY)
  • OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL WEST (about 25 miles; OLEAN, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Machias:

  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 39 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • BRADFORD REGIONAL (about 44 miles; BRADFORD, PA; ID: BFD)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 56 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Machias:

  • ARCADE TRI-COUNTY (about 12 miles; ARCADE, NY; ID: D23)
  • CATTARAUGUS COUNTY-OLEAN (about 16 miles; OLEAN, NY; ID: OLE)
  • GREAT VALLEY (about 18 miles; GREAT VALLEY, NY; ID: N56)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Machias:

  • SAINT BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; ST BONAVENTURE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,538)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 30 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,389)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 37 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 21,661)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 42 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 42 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • D’YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 43 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 44 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)

Libraries

Library in Machias:

  • KING MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,720; Location: TOWN HALL, ROSZYK HILL ROAD; 13,462 books; 105 audio materials; 437 video materials; 30 serial subscriptions)