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French Creek is a town in Chautauqua County, in the Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia metro area.
French Creek is in the Southern Tier region.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named French Creek. For links to other places called French Creek, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of French Creek is 42.045N. The longitude is -79.699W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,414 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 935.
Sections below provide additional information and links about French Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chautauqua 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 14724 ZIP code.
19% of French Creek residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the French Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in French Creek was $15,496, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of French Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in French Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.
Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our French Creek political report.
The average commute time for French Creek workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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