Chenango County is located in south-central New York. The County Seat is Norwich and the largest city is Norwich. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.chenango.ny.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 49,426 and the 2010 census population was 50,479. The land area is 893.55 square miles and there are 56.5 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 2.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 86.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $90,600, there are 19,829 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,097, the median household income is $43,941, and 15.5% of the persons in Chenango County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,554. Retail sales (in $1000) were $518,164, and sales per capita were $10,134. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.4%.
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