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Cattaraugus Reservation, Chautauqua County, New York

Cattaraugus Reservation is an Indian reservation located in Chautauqua County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the Indian reservation had a total population of 23. Most of the reservation is in Erie County and Cattaraugus County.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the Indian reservation has a total area of 7.1 km² (2.8 mi²). 6.8 km² (2.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.09% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 23 people, 10 households, and 6 families residing in the Indian reservation. The population density is 3.4/km² (8.8/mi²). There are 12 housing units at an average density of 1.8/km² (4.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the Indian reservation is 26.09% White, 0.00% African American, 73.91% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10 households out of which 40.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% are married couples living together, 0.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% are non-families. 30.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 2.83.

In the Indian reservation the population is spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 13.0% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 13.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 130.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the Indian reservation is $19,286, and the median income for a family is $17,813. Males have a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the Indian reservation is $11,421. 31.6% of the population and 42.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 100.0% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.