Alden, New York

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Population in 2017: 2,582 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 
Males: 1,316  (51.0%)
Females: 1,266  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 14004.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,143 (it was $41,630 in 2000)
Alden:

$55,143
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,307 (it was $20,864 in 2000)

Alden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,903 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Alden:

$149,903
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $190,212; detached houses: $194,147; townhouses or other attached units: $216,607; in 2-unit structures: $152,609; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $180,881; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $266,341; mobile homes: $48,068

Median gross rent in 2017: $744.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alden: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alden, NY (2017)
    • 2,47395.4%White alone
    • 301.2%Two or more races
    • 291.1%American Indian alone
    • 230.9%Black alone
    • 180.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.2%Hispanic

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Alden, New York as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alden is 43 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (36.4%), Polish (14.5%), Italian (9.5%), Irish (6.7%), American (6.2%), British (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1823

Elevation: 866 feet

Land area: 2.72 square miles.

Population density: 949 people per square mile   (low).

Alden, New York map

68 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.9% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This village:

2.6%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,465 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,985 (2.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 78.49 W

Area codes: 585, 716

Distribution of median household income in Alden, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alden, NY in 2017
Alden satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $10,500
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $234,700
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $235,100
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $251,400
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $276,800
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $259,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Alden, NY residents
Average permit cost in Alden, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New York:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in Alden, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Alden, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.4. This is about average.

City:

62.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.43
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.408. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.408
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

8.46

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 Alden 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 the city 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 Alden 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Alden:

Marital status in Alden, NY
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Alden:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alden
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alden, NY (based on Erie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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
Here:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Erie County:

9.8%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alden:

47.1%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.1%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Alden:

77.4%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alden, NY Residents
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
Streets and Highways 6$21,562$43,1240$0
Other Government Administration 4$19,273$57,8195$2,083
Sewerage 2$10,333$61,9980$0
Water Supply 1$4,207$50,4840$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,777$45,3240$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$5,024
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$35 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,272
Totals for Government 14$59,187$50,73213$9,379

Alden government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $424,000 ($164.21)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $516,000 ($199.85)
    Sewerage: $386,000 ($149.50)
    Regular Highways: $303,000 ($117.35)
    Water Utilities: $222,000 ($85.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($67.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000 ($32.92)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($28.66)
    Health - Other: $67,000 ($25.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000 ($23.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000 ($22.85)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($21.30)
    Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($18.20)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($8.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($5.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($4.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $281,000 ($108.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000 ($68.16)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($32.53)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($16.65)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($3.10)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.94)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($1.55)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $881,000 ($341.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.94)

Alden government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $386,000 ($149.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000 ($74.75)
    Other: $160,000 ($61.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $317,000 ($122.77)
    Other: $144,000 ($55.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $85,000 ($32.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $55,000 ($21.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($9.68)
    Rents: $13,000 ($5.03)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $262,000 ($101.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($6.20)
  • Tax - Property: $811,000 ($314.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $69,000 ($26.72)
    Other License: $32,000 ($12.39)

Alden government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($96.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($96.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($14.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($14.33)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,086,000 ($1195.20)
    Beginning: $1,390,000 ($538.34)

Alden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,147,000 ($831.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,916,000 ($742.06)

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Niagara County, NY  0.49% ($44,193 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($47,461)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,296)


3.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
New York average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($739 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Niagara County, NY  0.51% ($45,440 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($50,925)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,526)
Businesses in Alden, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Subway1
Advance Auto Parts1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Tim Hortons1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
RadioShack1UPS1
Rite Aid1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Alden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.3mTotal length
  • $17,495,000Total costs
  • 17,852Total average daily traffic
  • 1,205Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,025Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
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 in Alden, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alden, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 22 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Alden, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alden, NY
    • 8646.7%Structure Fires
    • 6032.6%Outside Fires
    • 2815.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alden, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alden, NY
  • 94.8%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alden, NY
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.

Alden on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #64 (14004) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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