Amboy, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,263. Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 656  (51.9%)
Females: 607  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13493.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,748 (it was $33,315 in 2000)
Amboy:

$42,748
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,938 (it was $14,698 in 2000)

Amboy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,872 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Amboy:

$75,872
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,741; Detached houses: $97,239; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,201; In 2-unit structures: $51,071; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $57,454; Mobile homes: $48,185
Amboy races chart
  • White alone - 1,218 (96.4%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amboy: 140.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.5%), German (14.3%), English (13.6%), Irish (13.0%), French (10.4%), Italian (8.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 37.1 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Amboy,NY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Amboy:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amboy town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

18 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
New York:  22.6%

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

Amboy town:  2.5% ($1,413)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Amboy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (20.4 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (86.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (204.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Williamstown, NY (2.4 miles ), Constantia, NY (3.0 miles ), West Monroe, NY (3.1 miles ), Camden, NY (3.1 miles ), Cleveland, NY (3.1 miles ), Florence, NY (3.2 miles ), Parish, NY (3.2 miles ), Altmar, NY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.37 N, Longitude: 75.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

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

7.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Amboy, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Amboy-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Amboy town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 18.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amboy-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 88.9 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 134.3 miles away from Amboy 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 262.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.5 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) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from Amboy 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 92.6 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 Oswego County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amboy topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amboy:

  • Le Moyne College (about 24 miles; Syracuse, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)
  • Syracuse University (about 26 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 26 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 29 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 32 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Morrisville State College (about 38 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • Utica College (about 39 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

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Notable locations in Amboy: Jamieson Corners (A), Camp Twelve Pines (B), Amboy Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Butler Cemetery (1), West Amboy Cemetery (2), Amboy Center Cemetery (3), Kinney Family Plot (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Little Coan Pond (A), North Pond (B), South Pond (C), Butler Lake (D), Carterville Pond (E), Negro Pond (F), Chase Pond (G), Coan Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rowell Brook (A), Wells Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oswego 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 68.8. This is about average.

City:

68.8
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.543
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.17. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

13.5%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

5.1%
Whole state:

7.4%

Amboy 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 significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amboy town (based on Oswego County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.61%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America The Wesleyan ChurchChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents57.5%18.3%3.1%3.0%2.3%
Congregations16.4%28.9%1.6%5.5%2.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents2.3%2.0%1.9%1.2%8.4%
Congregations6.3%3.9%5.5%1.6%28.1%
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: 25
Oswego County:

2.06 / 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): 6
Oswego County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Oswego County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 86
Here:

7.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oswego County:

27.7%
New York:

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

14.8%
State:

15.6%

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
New York average:

5.06%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Oswego County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Onondaga County, NY  1.79% ($35,449 average AGI)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.22% ($28,776)
from Jefferson County, NY  0.20% ($31,489)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,317 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
New York average:

5.46%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($201 average AGI)
Oswego County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Onondaga County, NY  1.89% ($33,473 average AGI)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.19% ($29,965)
to Jefferson County, NY  0.16% ($31,205)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amboy:

  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WTLA (1200 AM; 1 kW; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amboy:

  • WBGJ (100.3 FM; SYLVAN BEACH, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WMCR-FM (106.3 FM; ONEIDA, NY; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTKW (99.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WODZ-FM (96.1 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WVOA-FM (103.9 FM; MEXICO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WWDG (105.1 FM; DERUYTER, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amboy:

  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)

Amboy fatal accident list:

Apr 23, 2001 07:30 PM, Cr-17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 7, 1997 07:32 PM, 69, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • County Garage (Lat: 43.069500 Lon: -76.267694), Call Sign: KEH23
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.060 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022
    Registrant: County Of Onondaga, 3911 Central Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13215, Phone: (315) 435-7911, Fax: (315) 435-8620, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AMBOY, Off Bryant Rd (Lat: 43.388444 Lon: -75.920472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPOR613
    Assigned Frequencies: 6690.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2007, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

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