For population 25 years and over in Ashford:
For population 15 years and over in Ashford town:
31 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (32.6 miles , pop. 79,988).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (33.2 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (248.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: West Valley, NY (1.9 miles ), Springville, NY (2.1 miles ), East Otto, NY (2.5 miles ), Concord, NY (2.6 miles ), Machias, NY (2.9 miles ), Lime Lake-Machias, NY (3.0 miles ), Lime Lake, NY (3.0 miles ), Delevan, NY (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 78.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 716
Work and jobs in Ashford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ashford, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ashford-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Ashford town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 8/19/1970, a category F3 tornado 17.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ashford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Ashford center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from Ashford center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cattaraugus County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snowstorms: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ashford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashford:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Ashford compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ashford town (based on Cattaraugus County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 21
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,497 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,494 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,199 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Ashford:
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TV broadcast stations around Ashford:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashford, NY
Total length: 114 meters (374ft)
Total costs: $105,798,000
Total average daily traffic: 24,040
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,565
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3