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Canisteo is a village in Steuben County, in the Corning metro area.
Canisteo is in the Southern Tier region.
The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "pickerel" or "head of water"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Canisteo. For links to other places called Canisteo, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Canisteo is 42.270N. The longitude is -77.606W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,135 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,297.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Canisteo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Steuben 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 14823 ZIP code.
23% of Canisteo residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canisteo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canisteo was $14,818, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Canisteo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Canisteo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $312. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.
Libraries in Canisteo include Wimodaughsian Free Library ... View libraries
Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canisteo political report.
The average commute time for Canisteo workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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