Find Yourself in Chautauqua County
Welcome to Chautauqua County — an affordable, accessible, naturally beautiful place to live, work, play, laugh, and learn all year long. Take a closer look at New York’s far western region. As a predominantly rural community, Chautauqua County offers a unique blend of cultural, historic, educational, and recreational attractions coupled with an environment primly suited to start, build, or expand a business or find employment. The cost of living here is 25 percent less than the national average, and well-paying jobs with advanced manufacturers are readily available. The unemployment rate is low, while resources for training and workforce development are exceptional.This combination creates the opportunity for residents, business owners, and employees of all skill levels to live a well-rounded and fulfilling lifestyle. If you like what you see, please contact the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA).