Cattaraugus Reservation is
an Indian reservation of the
Seneca tribe, located partly in
The population was 23 at the 2000 census.
Most of the inhabitants are of the Seneca
This part of the reservation is small. The remainder of the
reservation is in Erie County and Cattaraugus County.
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the Indian reservation has a total area
of 7.1 km² (2.8 mi²). 6.8 km² (2.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km²
(0.1 mi²) of it (5.09%) is water.
Cattaraugus Creek runs through the middle,
Erie forms part of the western boundary.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 23
people, 10 households, and 6 families residing in the Indian
reservation. The population
was 3.4/km² (8.8/mi²). There were 12 housing units at
an average density of 1.8/km² (4.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the
Indian reservation was 26.09% White
, and 73.91% Native American
There were 10 households out of which 40.0% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married
living together, and 40.0% were non-families. 30.0% of
all households were made up of individuals and none had someone
living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the Indian reservation the population was spread out with 30.4%
under the age of 18, 13.0% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44,
13.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 130.0
males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0
The median income for a household in the Indian reservation was
$19,286, and the median income for a family was $17,813. Males had
a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income
for the Indian
reservation was $11,421. There are 42.9% of families living below
the poverty line
and 31.6% of the
population, including 100.0% of under eighteens and none of those