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Population (year 2000): 45,920. Estimated population in July 2005: 44,709 (-2.6% change)
Males: 21,879 (47.6%), Females: 24,041 (52.4%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $46,278 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,200 (year 2000)

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Races in West Seneca:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (32.8%), Polish (31.0%), Irish (22.9%), Italian (17.9%), English (6.7%), French (2.9%).

New! Seneca, New York forum

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 21.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Seneca

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Seneca town

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

3.1% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Cheektowaga, (5.0 miles pop. 94,019).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Buffalo, (7.6 miles pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (316.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Seneca, NY (0.0 miles West NY (4.4 miles Sloan, NY Lackawanna, (4.6 miles NY Cheektowaga, (5.0 miles Park, NY (5.5 miles Orchard NY (5.5 miles Blasdell,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 36 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 1998: 85 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2003: 107 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $163,900

Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Area codes: 716, 585

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.9%), Manufacturing (15.0%), Retail trade (12.8%).


 

Crime in West Seneca by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 5 2 5 6 5
    per 100,000 19.6 10.9 4.4 10.9 13.1 10.9
Robberies 16 25 20 24 15 10
    per 100,000 34.8 54.4 43.6 52.3 32.7 21.8
Assaults 156 128 120 108 144 47
    per 100,000 339.7 278.7 261.3 235.2 313.6 102.4
Burglaries 162 132 113 119 122 134
    per 100,000 352.8 287.5 246.1 259.1 265.7 291.8
Thefts 770 850 801 717 987 872
    per 100,000 1676.8 1851.0 1744.3 1561.4 2149.4 1899.0
Auto thefts 48 74 52 51 55 39
    per 100,000 104.5 161.1 113.2 111.1 119.8 84.9
186.4 185.7 163.1 156.6 191.9 134.5


Average climate in West Seneca, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Seneca-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the West Seneca city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category 3 tornado 29.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near West Seneca:
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY (about 5 miles; LACKAWANNA, NY)
  • ST JOSEPH INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Seneca:
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 8 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 22 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 59 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Seneca:
  • BUFFALO AIRFIELD (about 5 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: 9G0)
  • HEUSSLER HAMBURG (about 7 miles; HAMBURG, NY; ID: O01)
  • BUFFALO-LANCASTER (about 13 miles; LANCASTER, NY; ID: D77)

Amtrak stations near West Seneca:
  • 6 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in West Seneca:
  • CONTINENTAL SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Full-time enrollment: 88; Location: 1050 UNION RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Seneca:
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 6 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,389)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 10 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 10 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 10 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 21,661)
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; SANBORN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,520)
Public high schools in West Seneca:
  • WEST SENECA WEST SHS (Students: 1,364; Location: 3330 SENECA ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST SENECA EAST SHS (Students: 1,123; Location: 4760 SENECA ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CTR (Students: 51; Location: 900 MILL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in West Seneca:
  • WEST SENECA CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 275; Location: 511 UNION ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in West Seneca:
  • WEST ES (Students: 760; Location: 1397 ORCHARD PARK RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST MS (Students: 727; Location: 395 CENTER RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BOCES ERIE 1 (Students: 726; Location: 355 HARLEM RD; Grades: PK - PK)
  • EAST MS (Students: 591; Location: 1445 CENTER RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTHWOOD ES (Students: 588; Location: 250 NORTHWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • POTTERS ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 675 POTTERS RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CLINTON STREET SCHOOL (Students: 533; Location: 4100 CLINTON ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ALLENDALE SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 1399 ORCHARD PARK RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EAST ES (Students: 492; Location: 1415 CENTER RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WINCHESTER SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 650 HARLEM RD; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in West Seneca:
  • QUEEN OF HEAVEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 839 MILL ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FOURTEEN HOLY HELPERS SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 1339 INDIAN CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST BONAVENTURE SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 2784 SENECA STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: 146 RESERVE ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CENTER ROAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: 412 CENTER ROAD; Grades: KG - 11)
Library in West Seneca:
  • WEST SENECA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $500,904; Location: 1300 UNION ROAD; 64,377 books; 2,935 audio materials; 1,495 video materials; 142 serial subscriptions)

Shopping Center: Southgate Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in West Seneca include: Calvary Church (A), Saint Davids Church (B).

Cemeteries: Angle Road Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Saint Matthews Cemetery (3), Mount Hope Cemetery (4).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), Ebenezer Brook (B), Cayuga Creek (C).

Park in West Seneca: Centennial Park (1).


West Seneca compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Seneca:
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Seneca:
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • W297AB (107.3 FM; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201BE (88.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBNY (91.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around West Seneca:
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

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