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Otsego Now (County of Otsego IDA)

189 Main St, Suite 500
Oneonta, NY 13820
P: +1 607-267-4010

Why Otsego County, NY?


Otsego County boasts outstanding quality of life, with assets like Lake Otsego, the Baseball Hall of Fame, two outstanding colleges, abundant recreational activities, excellent health care and top-notch schools, and unique and wonderful restaurants, bars, arts venues and Main Streets that are authentic and charming.  And Governor Cuomo recently announced a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Award to Oneonta, so our region is poised to become even more fantastic!

Programs and Incentives

Our IDA provides PILOT benefits and mortgage and sales-tax abatements, and our CRC offers tax-exempt bond financing for not-for-profits.  Our municipalities offer a range of business services and incentives.

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 61,778  
Median Age 41.2  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 10,927 27.21%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 35,894 89.38%
Civilian Labor Force 30,645 58.35%
Median Household Income $47,884  
Median Earnings for Workers $38,194  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Albany Intl
Greater Binghamton/Edwin A Link Field
Ithaca Tompkins Rgnl
Syracuse Hancock Intl
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Griffiss Intl
Sullivan County Intl
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Cooperstown-Westville
Frankfort-Highland
Hamilton Muni
Lt Warren Eaton
Oneonta Muni
Sharon
Sidney Muni