Yates County is located in west-central New York. The County Seat is Penn Yan and the largest city is Milo. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.yatescounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,208 and the 2010 census population was 25,352. The land area is 338.14 square miles and there are 75 persons per square mile.
97.4% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 85.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $118,200, there are 9,602 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,457, the median household income is $49,335, and 15.9% of the persons in Yates County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,797. Retail sales (in $1000) were $178,857, and sales per capita were $7,290.
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