Allegany County Office of Development

Allegany County Office of Development

6087 NYS Route 19 North
Belmont, NY 14813
P: +1 585-268-7472

Why Allegany County, NY?

Allegany County is nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and offers a relaxed, unhurried way of life to it's residents with a full menu of seasonal activities to choose from. 

Our People

Because Allegany County has three different academic institutions we are able to produce a skilled workforce for any business that locates here. There are over 1,600 graduates annually with degrees and training in skilled trades, business, finance, design, R&D, and engineering.

Allegany County also offers a great one stop Employment & Training Center with services that include on-the-job training, skills testing in reading and math, screening and matching potential applicants to job listings, and funding to pay for training in high demand occupations. 

Programs and Incentives

We quickly provide introductions to government, business and educational leaders at the highest levels; fully assist in the site selection process; and provide appropriate financial incentives.

Some of those include:
- Taxable and tax-exempt bond financing
- Sales tax forgiveness on material and equipment used for manufacturing
- Payment in lieu of taxes agreements (PILOTs) for reducing property taxes
- Exemptions of the mortgage recording tax fees

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 46,688  
Median Age 39.1  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 6,268 20.87%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 27,268 90.78%
Civilian Labor Force 21,028 54.79%
Median Household Income $48,412  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Bradford Rgnl
Buffalo Niagara Intl
Elmira/Corning Rgnl
Frederick Douglass/Greater Rochester Intl
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius Chautauqua County/Jamestown
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Arcade Tri-County
Cattaraugus County-Olean
Dansville Muni
Giermek Exec
Great Valley
Hornell Muni
R & R Aero
Wellsville Muni/Tarantine Fld