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Jefferson County

Population in July 2009: 4,381. Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 

Males: 2,150  (49.1%)
Females: 2,231  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
New York median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 13607

Estimated median household income in 2011: $44,600 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$44,600
New York:

$55,246
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $22,823

Alexandria town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $125,673 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$125,673
New York:

$285,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,175; Detached houses: $172,417; Townhouses or other attached units: $290,454; In 2-unit structures: $232,363; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,557; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $413,338; Mobile homes: $67,335

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Alexandria races chart
  • White alone - 4,015 (98.0%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alexandria: 166.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (21.7%), English (14.4%), Irish (13.7%), French (11.5%), United States (9.6%), French Canadian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1821

Land area: 73.0 square miles.

Population density: 60 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

80 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
New York:  21.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Alexandria town:  2.0% ($1,332)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (82.1 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (117.2 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (261.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Alexandria Bay, NY (1.3 miles ), Redwood, NY (2.2 miles ), Orleans, NY (2.6 miles ), Theresa, NY (2.7 miles ), La Fargeville, NY (3.1 miles ), Clayton, NY (3.3 miles ), Hammond, NY (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 75.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Alexandria household income distribution Alexandria home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Alexandria center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/30/2007 at 03:47:45, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Alexandria center
On 10/13/1997 at 23:06:40, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Alexandria:

  • "RIVER HOSPITAL, INC" (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Alexandria, NY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 23 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,024)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 41 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • St Lawrence University (about 41 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Clarkson University (about 51 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,129)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 52 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,011)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 69 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,164)
  • Le Moyne College (about 89 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)

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Notable locations in Alexandria: Harbor Island Light (A), Sunken Rock Shoal Lighthouse (B), Pullman Shoal Lighthouse (C), Comfort Shoal Lighthouse (D), Wells Island Lighthouse (E), Skinners Corners (F), Pine Tree Point Club (G), Wagoners Marina (H), Bella Vista (I), Keewaydin Marina (J), Leading Light (K), Swan Bay Marina (L), Thousand Islands Country Club (M), Bay Drive-In (N), Sunken Rock Lighthouse (O), Collins Landing Northbound Rest Area (P), Alexandria Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant (Q), Tanners Corners (R), Boldt Castle (S), Alexandria Bay Village Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alexandria include: First Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Saint Cyril's Roman Catholic Church (B), Reformed Church of the Thousand Isles (C), Saint Lawrence Episcopal Church (D), Densmore Bay Church (E), Alexandria Bay Baptist Church (F), Thousand Islands Christian Church (G), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Saint Cyriel Cemetery (2), Omar Cemetery (3), McDonald Cemetery (4), Barnes Cemetery (5), Hill Cemetery (6), Hinman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Mud Lake (A), Clear Lake (B), Barnett Marsh (C), Black Ash Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Greens Creek (A), Otter Creek (B), Cranberry Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alexandria include: Kring Point State Park (1), Keewaydin Point State Park (2), Cranberry Creek Wildlife Management Area (3), Mary Island State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 PM10 Ozone  CO  SO2 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average.
City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.45. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.45
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

22.1
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.192. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.192
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.01. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.01
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.4

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

  • SIR ROBERT PEEL MOTEL (Population served: 88, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.6%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alexandria, NY

11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
65 people in nursing homes in 2000

Alexandria compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (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 Alexandria (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.14%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents62.8%13.6%4.3%3.2%2.8%
Congregations16.9%25.0%8.1%7.4%6.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.5%1.4%1.3%7.2%
Congregations3.7%2.2%5.1%1.5%23.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Jefferson County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jefferson County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Jefferson County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
New York:

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

10.1%
State:

15.6%

10.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.85%
New York average:

5.41%

1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,110 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.18%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.37% ($30,758 average AGI)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.31% ($29,643)
from Lewis County, NY  0.26% ($24,981)


12.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.24%
New York average:

6.26%

0.61% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,441 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.61%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.39% ($29,287 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.37% ($30,144)
to Lewis County, NY  0.31% ($26,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • W282AH (104.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY; Owner: RICHARD BROOKS)
  • WNCQ-FM (102.9 FM; MORRISTOWN, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WMHI (94.7 FM; CAPE VINCENT, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY INC)
  • W217AE (91.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Alexandria:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 60 meters (197ft)
Total costs: $24,184,000
Total average daily traffic: 43,896
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,322

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Alexandria, NY

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