Alexandria, New York

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Population in 2010: 4,061. Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 2,034  (50.1%)
Females: 2,027  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13607.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,759 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$45,759
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,736 (it was $16,879 in 2000)

Alexandria town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $141,407 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$141,407
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $160,479; Detached houses: $174,419; Townhouses or other attached units: $253,306; In 2-unit structures: $127,940; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,883; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,295; Mobile homes: $55,311; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,853
  • Races in Alexandria, NY (2010)

    Alexandria races chart
    • 3,92196.6%White alone
    • 661.6%Hispanic
    • 350.9%Two or more races
    • 200.5%Black alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.2%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Alexandria: 104.3 (near average, 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: 56 people per square mile   (very low).

Alexandria,NY real estate house value index trend

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:

22.3%

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 ), Plessis, NY (1.9 miles) , Redwood, NY (2.2 miles ), Fishers Landing, NY (2.5 miles) , Orleans, NY (2.6 miles ), Thousand Island Park, NY (2.7 miles) , Theresa, NY (2.9 miles ), La Fargeville, NY (3.1 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

Alexandria tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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 of 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

Alexandria, New York humidity Alexandria, New York wind speed Alexandria, New York snowfall Alexandria, New York sunshine Alexandria, New York clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 89% 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 4/20/2002 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 108.0 miles away from Alexandria center
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) earthquake occurred 300.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 221.2 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) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Alexandria center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Alexandria:

  • RIVER HOSPITAL, INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 23 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 41 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • St Lawrence University (about 41 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Clarkson University (about 51 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 52 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 69 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Le Moyne College (about 89 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
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%
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.
  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
New York average:

14.2

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

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alexandria town (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,19423
Mainline Protestant10,12473
Evangelical Protestant4,88843
Other3,1768
Orthodox1401
Black Protestant161
None76,691-
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: 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%

12.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.08%
New York average:

5.06%

0.92% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,447 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.92%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lewis County, NY  0.35% ($31,542 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.33% ($28,681)
from Bell County, TX  0.22% ($34,656)


12.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.31%
New York average:

5.46%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,116 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.78%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.32% ($29,655 average AGI)
to Lewis County, NY  0.28% ($32,870)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.27% ($43,967)

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
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 60m197ftTotal length
  • $24,184,000Total costs
  • 43,896Total average daily traffic
  • 6,322Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 121960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2012
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