Au Sable Forks, New York

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Population in 2010: 559. Population change since 2000: -16.6%
Males: 280  (50.1%)
Females: 279  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12912.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,530 (it was $32,578 in 2000)
Au Sable Forks:

$42,530
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,681 (it was $14,816 in 2000)

Au Sable Forks CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $107,977 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Au Sable Forks:

$107,977
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $211,253; Detached houses: $218,433; Townhouses or other attached units: $258,507; In 2-unit structures: $185,720; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,371; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $391,018; Mobile homes: $58,974

Median gross rent in 2013: $683.

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  • Races in Au Sable Forks, NY (2010)

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    • 55398.9%White alone
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Au Sable Forks detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Au Sable Forks: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (23.7%), United States (21.4%), English (12.6%), Irish (11.3%), German (4.7%), French Canadian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 558 feet

Land area: 2.50 square miles.

Population density: 224 people per square mile   (very low).

Au Sable Forks,NY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Au Sable Forks:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Au Sable Forks CDP:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 17.0%
  • Divorced: 3.7%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Au Sable Forks, New York as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Au Sable Forks to the number of sex offenders is 559 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,245 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,020 (0.9%)

Au Sable Forks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (114.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (196.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (249.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Jay, NY (2.1 miles ), Black Brook, NY (2.6 miles ), Wilmington, NY (2.7 miles ), Au Sable, NY (3.1 miles ), Chesterfield, NY (3.2 miles ), Keeseville, NY (3.2 miles ), Peru, NY (3.4 miles ), Lewis, NY (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 44.44 N, Longitude: 73.68 W

Area code: 518

Au Sable Forks household income distribution Au Sable Forks home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Au Sable Forks: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Au Sable Forks, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Au Sable Forks-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 3.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from Au Sable Forks 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 122.2 miles away from the city 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 3.3 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 44.8 miles away from Au Sable Forks center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.1 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 Essex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Au Sable Forks topographic map

Amtrak stations near Au Sable Forks:

  • 15 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) - Seasonal Station . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: LAKE PLACID (MAIN ST.) - Seasonal Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Au Sable Forks:

  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 20 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,934)
  • Champlain College (about 24 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 24 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 25 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 26 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Middlebury College (about 39 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 55 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)

Public elementary/middle schools in Au Sable Forks:

Private elementary/middle school in Au Sable Forks:

  • HOLY NAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 5 PLEASANT ST; Grades: PK - 6)
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Churches in Au Sable Forks include: Saint James Episcopal Church (A), Holy Name Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Holy Name Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.301. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.301
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.48
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.668. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.668
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.88
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.3%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Au Sable Forks compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Au Sable Forks (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Au Sable Forks Branch at 14230 Nys Route 9 North, branch established on 1941/09/29. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
New York average:

13.9

Au Sable Forks travel time to work - commute Au Sable Forks mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Au Sable Forks CDP (based on Essex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,46717
Mainline Protestant3,36033
Evangelical Protestant1,19713
Other3284
None26,018-
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: 24
Essex County:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Essex County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Essex County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

18.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

22.6%
New York:

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

16.0%
State:

15.6%

5.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, NY  0.82% ($34,537 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.61% ($37,236)
from Warren County, NY  0.26% ($25,132)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, NY  1.11% ($31,622 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.56% ($35,940)
to Warren County, NY  0.36% ($32,849)

Strongest AM radio stations in Au Sable Forks:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Au Sable Forks:

  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKOL (105.1 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Au Sable Forks:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFE-TV (Channel 57; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKE PUBLIC TELEVISION COUNCIL)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)

Au Sable Forks fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1989 10:25 AM, Burt St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 20 Mi. Se From Au Sable Forks, Ny Via Sr 9n-Back St-Burke Rd-Trout Pond Rd On Lo (Lat: 44.388333 Lon: -73.616667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPVV323
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.112 MHz, 851.137 MHz, 851.162 MHz, 851.187 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.462 MHz, 851.487 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 851.562 MHz... (+17 more)
    Grant Date: 09/11/2002, Expiration Date: 09/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper
    Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA2FCQ, Licensee ID: L00200811
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 07/23/2019, Certifier: Mark W Clark
    Registrant: Mark W Clark, 11 Garso Ln, Au Sable Forks, NY 12912

Most common first names in Au Sable Forks, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3273.0 years
Mary2779.6 years
George1870.2 years
William1771.1 years
Charles1771.3 years
James1670.7 years
Florence1578.7 years
Dorothy1374.5 years
Robert1272.8 years
Francis1268.2 years
Most common last names in Au Sable Forks, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snow1877.6 years
Betters1676.3 years
Smith1570.2 years
Douglas1473.6 years
Bushey1271.7 years
Sorrell1184.9 years
Aubin1078.5 years
Nelson975.3 years
Labombard975.1 years
Hart961.5 years

Businesses in Au Sable Forks, NY

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