Bangor, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,224. Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 1,126  (50.6%)
Females: 1,098  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12966.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,037 (it was $31,033 in 2000)
Bangor:

$44,037
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,100 (it was $13,679 in 2000)

Bangor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,029 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Bangor:

$78,029
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,655; Detached houses: $95,300; Townhouses or other attached units: $81,629; In 2-unit structures: $118,494; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,092; Mobile homes: $48,901
Bangor races chart
  • White alone - 2,155 (96.9%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bangor: 148.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (28.4%), Irish (15.4%), English (12.0%), French Canadian (10.9%), United States (10.3%), German (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 43.1 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (very low).

Bangor,NY real estate house value index trend

Bangor, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Bangor:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bangor town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

45 residents are foreign born (1.1% North America, 0.7% Europe, 0.2% Latin America).

This town:  2.1%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bangor, New York as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bangor to the number of sex offenders is 572 to 1.


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

Bangor town:  2.2% ($1,127)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Bangor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (127.1 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (195.7 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (278.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Brushton, NY (1.9 miles ), Moira, NY (2.2 miles ), Brandon, NY (2.6 miles ), Westville, NY (2.6 miles ), Malone, NY (2.8 miles ), Fort Covington, NY (2.9 miles ), Fort Covington Hamlet, NY (3.0 miles ), Bombay, NY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $12,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.85 N, Longitude: 74.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

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

6.9%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Bangor, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bangor-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 92% 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 61.9 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 43.5 miles away from Bangor center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.6 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 169.1 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 62.7 miles away from Bangor 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 16.7 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 Franklin County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bangor topographic map

Birthplace of: William L. Stoughton - Union Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bangor:

  • CITIZEN ADVOCATES D/B/A NORTHSTAR INDUSTRIES, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MALONE, NY)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MALONE, NY)
  • ALICE HYDE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MALONE, NY)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES CHHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MALONE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bangor:

  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 29 miles; Potsdam, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,307)
  • Clarkson University (about 30 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • St Lawrence University (about 40 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 40 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 50 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Champlain College (about 67 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 67 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)

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Notable locations in Bangor: Bangor Station (A), Plumb Hill Farm (B), Bangor Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bangor include: Bangor Baptist Chapel (A), Cooks Corners Wesleyan Church (B), North Bangor Seventh Day Adventist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sand Hill Cemetery (1), Southworth Cemetery (2), Saint Augustine Cemetery (3), North Bangor Cemetery (4), Bangor Cemetery (5), Develin Cemetery (6), Maple Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Branch Little Salmon River (A), Develin Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin 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 18.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.02. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.02
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.2
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.0%
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:

18.2%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

5.1%
Whole state:

7.4%
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Bangor 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 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. (85%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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 Bangor town (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.61%
Here: 63.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents84.3%7.2%2.1%1.5%1.2%
Congregations38.5%21.5%7.7%6.2%7.7%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Church of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.5%0.5%1.1%
Congregations4.6%1.5%3.1%3.1%6.2%
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: 18
Franklin County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Franklin County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.3%
New York:

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

13.7%
State:

15.6%

3.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
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 St. Lawrence County, NY  0.59% ($24,920 average AGI)
from Essex County, NY  0.49% ($35,940)
from Clinton County, NY  0.40% ($36,188)


4.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
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 St. Lawrence County, NY  0.69% ($34,568 average AGI)
to Clinton County, NY  0.52% ($30,389)
to Essex County, NY  0.52% ($37,236)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bangor:

  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYBG (1050 AM; 1 kW; MASSENA, NY)
  • WMSA (1340 AM; 1 kW; MASSENA, NY; Owner: SEAWAY BROADCASTING, 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 Bangor:

  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSLO (90.9 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WVNV (96.5 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W211AP (90.1 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bangor:

  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W14BU (Channel 14; MASSENA, NY; Owner: DAVID WELCH)
  • W25BX (Channel 25; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NELLIE GAJESKI)
  • W36BN (Channel 36; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NELLIE GAJESKI)
  • W65CR (Channel 65; MASSENA, NY; Owner: ROBERT G. JUILLERAT)
  • W60AF (Channel 60; MALONE, NY; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W49BI (Channel 49; ELLENBURG, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • W20BA (Channel 20; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WNYF-LP (Channel 28; MASSENA, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bangor, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Bangor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $29,430,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,760
Total average daily truck traffic: 968
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 14,522

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bangor, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bangor)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hilltop Meadow (Lat: 44.829500 Lon: -74.374889), Call Sign: KED885
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.1400 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 05/09/2015
    Registrant: Nysp Mobile Communications Unit, Bldg. 15, Scotia-Glenville Ind. Pk., Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:
  • Rt 11b Perry Rd Perry Hill (Lat: 44.827556 Lon: -74.378778), Call Sign: WYW888
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.695 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: Chris Kelly
    Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company Inc, 300 Erie Boulevard West, Sycracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (781) 907-4309, Fax: (781) 907-5715, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Perry Hill, 58 Biondia Lane (Lat: 44.828222 Lon: -74.378778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQR548
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Certifier: Rick Provost
    Registrant: Franklin County Of Fire Control, 998 Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh., NY 12901, Phone: (518) 563-3746, Fax: (518) 563-6810, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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