Alden, New York

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Population in 2013: 2,593 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 1,235  (47.7%)
Females: 1,358  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 14004.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,013 (it was $41,630 in 2000)
Alden:

$50,013
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,692 (it was $20,864 in 2000)

Alden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,219 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Alden:

$132,219
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $151,092; Detached houses: $153,223; Townhouses or other attached units: $167,237; In 2-unit structures: $95,038; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,821; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,849; Mobile homes: $59,459; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $52,898

Median gross rent in 2013: $681.

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  • Races in Alden, NY (2010)

    Alden races chart
    • 2,52596.9%White alone
    • 311.2%Asian alone
    • 150.6%Two or more races
    • 140.5%Black alone
    • 120.5%Hispanic
    • 80.3%American Indian alone

Races in Alden detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Alden: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.9%), Polish (16.4%), Irish (14.9%), Italian (10.3%), English (7.0%), United States (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1823

Elevation: 866 feet

Land area: 2.72 square miles.

Population density: 953 people per square mile   (low).

Alden,NY real estate house value index trend

Alden, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Alden:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alden village:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

31 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 86 registered sex offenders living in Alden, New York as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alden to the number of sex offenders is 120 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,899 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,770 (2.9%)

Alden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (13.5 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (18.0 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (265.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Town Line, NY (1.9 miles ), Marilla, NY (2.4 miles ), Darien, NY (2.4 miles ), Corfu, NY (2.5 miles ), Bennington, NY (2.5 miles ), Newstead, NY (2.8 miles ), Pembroke, NY (2.8 miles ), Akron, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $271,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $254,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 78.49 W

Area codes: 585, 716

Alden household income distribution Alden home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Alden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alden, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alden, New York average temperatures Alden, New York average precipitation Alden, New York humidity Alden, New York wind speed Alden, New York snowfall Alden, New York sunshine Alden, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Alden-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Alden village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 34.5 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alden-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from Alden center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 163.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 262.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.3 miles away from Alden center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alden:

  • ERIE CO HOME INFIRMARY (11580 WALDEN AVE)
  • ERIE COUNTY HOME (11580 WALDEN AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Alden:

  • BROTHERS OF MERCY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLARENCE, NY)
  • GREENFIELD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, NY)
  • ELDERWOOD HEALTH CARE AT LINWOOD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LANCASTER, NY)
  • HARRIS HILL NURSING FACILITY L L C (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB AURORA PARK L L C (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; EAST AURORA, NY)
  • VNA OF WESTERN NY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • US RENAL CARE WILLIAMSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)

Amtrak stations near Alden:

  • 12 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alden:

  • Daemen College (about 16 miles; Amherst, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 16 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • University at Buffalo (about 17 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 25,415)
  • Canisius College (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Erie Community College (about 20 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)
  • Genesee Community College (about 20 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 4,290)

Public high school in Alden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Alden:

Private elementary/middle school in Alden:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 2028 SANDRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Alden, School District: ALDEN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Alden:

  • EWELL FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,377; Location: 13280 BROADWAY; 15,583 books; 1,323 audio materials; 1,694 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alden: Alden Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Alden Fire Department Station 1 (B), Ewell Free Library (C), Alden Village Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alden include: Alden United Methodist Church (A), Presbyterian Church of Alden (B), Saint Aidans Episcopal Church (C), Sullivan Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Alden Town - Court Clerk (3311 Wende Road).

Erie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.334. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.48
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alden and their reported violations in the past:

ALDEN VILLAGE (Population served: 2,666, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Manganese. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2013)
  • 113 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alden that have no violations reported:

  • COWLESVILLE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 375, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • KIS-N-GREENS (Address: 13822 NORTH ROAD , Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 58.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Alden compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Alden (2011 data):

  • Alden State Bank: at 13216 Broadway, branch established on 1916/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.0 mil, Deposits: $196.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
New York average:

13.9

Alden travel time to work - commute Alden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alden village (based on Erie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic352,894111
Mainline Protestant62,675212
Evangelical Protestant49,435209
Other34,07679
Black Protestant24,19269
Orthodox4,1039
None391,665-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 236
Erie County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
Erie County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 228
Erie County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 740
Here:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

26.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$19,273$57,8195$2,083
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$5,024
Streets and Highways 6$21,562$43,1240$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,777$45,3240$0
Sewerage 2$10,333$61,9980$0
Water Supply 1$4,207$50,4840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,272
Totals for Government 14$59,187$50,73213$9,379

Alden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $568,000 ($219.05)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($47.82)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($6.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $264,000 ($101.81)
    Sewerage: $241,000 ($92.94)
    Regular Highways: $213,000 ($82.14)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($60.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($46.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $82,000 ($31.62)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($27.00)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($23.14)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($18.90)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($17.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $43,000 ($16.58)
    Health Services - Other: $25,000 ($9.64)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($7.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($6.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($22.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $34,000 ($13.11)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($10.03)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($10.03)
    General Public Building: $24,000 ($9.26)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($5.78)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($2.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.16)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $715,000 ($275.74)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($10.03)

Alden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $282,000 ($108.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($53.99)
    All Other: $101,000 ($38.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($20.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $229,000 ($88.31)
    All Other: $108,000 ($41.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $152,000 ($58.62)
    Interest Earnings: $54,000 ($20.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $241,000 ($92.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000 ($52.83)
    General Support: $13,000 ($5.01)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Property: $754,000 ($290.78)
    Public Utilities: $58,000 ($22.37)
    NEC: $25,000 ($9.64)

Alden government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $428,000 ($165.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $977,000 ($376.78)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $300,000 ($115.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,170,000 ($451.21)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($138.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $107,000 ($41.26)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($26.22)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $250,000 ($96.41)

Alden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $73,000 ($28.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,713,000 ($660.62)

2.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.69%
New York average:

5.06%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($36,008 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($32,012)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($28,680)


3.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.10%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($862 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($38,661 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($37,071)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.08% ($34,748)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alden:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alden:

  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • DW208AM (89.5 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Alden:

  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Alden fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Alden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $745,000Total costs
  • 15,751Total average daily traffic
  • 172Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alden)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Alden, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ALDEN, 3631 Crittenden Rd (Lat: 42.938667 Lon: -78.487778), Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WPJF231
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • Sandridge Tank, Sandridge Rd. (Lat: 42.893389 Lon: -78.525833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WPON538
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2010, Expiration Date: 04/06/2020, Certifier: Donald T Schultze
    Registrant: Erie County Water Authority, 3030 Union Road, Buffalo, NY 14227, Phone: (716) 685-8225, Fax: (716) 684-3937, Email:
  • Alden NY 6, 3383 Crittendon Rd (Lat: 42.938806 Lon: -78.487806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58.8 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQIK212
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Hinsken, 45 Town Line Rd (Lat: 42.868389 Lon: -78.574500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQIK214
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • GREATBATCH ALDEN, 11900 Walden Ave (Lat: 42.937778 Lon: -78.543472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQJK839
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2008, Expiration Date: 10/16/2018, Certifier: Scott A Basista
    Registrant: Transwave Communication Systems, Inc., 9020 Wehrle Drive, Buffalo, NY 14031, Phone: (716) 568-8054, Fax: (716) 626-4991, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alden)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$124,7008$160,87527$127,03715$7,9331$140,0004$76,2503$9,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$113,3333$84,6670$00$02$84,0002$43,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$152,7502$93,5008$148,5004$13,2500$00$01$3,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$155,0000$04$152,5001$10,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$100,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0149.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$167,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0149.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Alden

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alden, NY
Businesses in Alden, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Subway1
Advance Auto Parts1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Tim Hortons1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
RadioShack1UPS1
Rite Aid1
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