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Cuba is a village in Allegany County.

Cuba is in the Southern Tier region.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Cuba. For links to other places called Cuba, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cuba is 42.217N. The longitude is -78.275W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,496 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,605.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,682
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cuba demographic reports
Cuba is on Oil Creek.
Site of the Seneca Oil Spring, which was shown by Seneca Indians to Franciscan missionary Joseph DeLa Roch D'Allion in 1627. This was the first written record of petroleum in North America

Early laws banned the loose running of rams and boars and set a bounty of $5 for each wolf killed; residents were also fined $1 if they permitted Canada thistles to grow on their property

Local festivals include:
  • Cuba Garlic Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cuba web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hanging Bog Wildlife Management Area
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 Cuba demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegany 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 14739 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Cuba residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cuba ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cuba was $14,594, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Cuba residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Cuba festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Cuba include South Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cuba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $297.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.


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Libraries in Cuba include Cuba Circulating Library ... View libraries

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Politics

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

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The average commute time for Cuba workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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My grandmother ruth watson and my uncles george and raymond will always be a part of me, spending fun times in cuba a small town that wrapped it's arms around everyone that came through

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