Fredonia, NY Population

Population: 10,706. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,735 (+0.3% change)
Males: 4,855 (45.3%), Females: 5,851 (54.7%)

Chautauqua County

Zip code: 14063

Median resident age: 22.9 years
Median household income: $34,712
Median house value: $85,100

Races in Fredonia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.0%), Italian (22.6%), Polish (17.6%), Irish (17.0%), English (13.7%), Swedish (4.0%).

Elevation: 728 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fredonia

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fredonia village

  • Never married: 47.4%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

2.7% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +211 (+2.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fredonia:

  • BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; DUNKIRK, NY)
  • WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WESTFIELD, NY)
  • LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; IRVING, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fredonia:

  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 21 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; Abbreviation: JHW)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 54 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: IAG)
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 55 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Abbreviation: BUF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fredonia:

  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/DUNKIRK (about 6 miles; DUNKIRK, NY; Abbreviation: DKK)
  • DART (about 16 miles; MAYVILLE, NY; Abbreviation: D79)
  • GOWANDA (about 27 miles; GOWANDA, NY; Abbreviation: D59)
Amtrak station near Fredonia:

  • 4 miles: DUNKIRK (108 E. 4TH ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Fredonia:

  • SUNY COLLEGE AT FREDONIA (Full-time enrollment: 4,758; Location: CENTRAL AVE; Public; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fredonia:

  • JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 39 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 21,661)
  • D’YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 45 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,033)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 46 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 9,287)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 46 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,389)
  • SAINT BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; ST BONAVENTURE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,538)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 47 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,002)

Schools

Public high school in Fredonia:

  • FREDONIA HS (Students: 622; Location: 425 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fredonia:

  • FREDONIA MS (Students: 490; Location: 425 E MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FREDONIA PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 425 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • FREDONIA ES (Students: 371; Location: 425 E MAIN ST; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Fredonia:

  • DARWIN R. BARKER LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $264,199; Location: 7 DAY STREET; 54,910 books; 2,270 audio materials; 570 video materials; 151 serial subscriptions)