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Salamanca is a city in Cattaraugus County, in the Olean metro area.

Salamanca is in the Southern Tier region.

The community was named for the Duke of Salamanca, who helped finance the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Salamanca. For links to other places called Salamanca, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Salamanca is 42.157N. The longitude is -78.715W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,381 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,942.


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Median household income
Local
$24,579
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Salamanca demographic reports
Salamanca is on the Allegany Indian Reservation.
Former and merged names include:
· Bucktooth
Built on reclaimed swamp land.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 68. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 11.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Falling Leaves Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
  • Winter Funfest - Feb. 2-4, 2007
  • Indian Foods Dinner - Oct. 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Salamanca web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Allegany State Park
Salamanca attractions: Seneca Nation Bingo
Historic sites and museums: Salamanca Rail Museum, Seneca-Iroquois National Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Salamanca demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cattaraugus County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14748 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Salamanca residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Salamanca ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Salamanca was $12,812, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Salamanca residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Salamanca, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $573.


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Libraries in Salamanca include Salamanca Public Library, Seneca Nation Library ... View libraries

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Cattaraugus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Salamanca political report.

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The average commute time for Salamanca workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Salamanca include Dudley Hotel, Holiday Inn Express.

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