For population 25 years and over in Belfast:
For population 15 years and over in Belfast town:
31 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamburg, NY (47.8 miles , pop. 56,259).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (55.1 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (222.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.32 N, Longitude: 78.12 W
Area code: 585
Work and jobs in Belfast: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belfast, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belfast-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Belfast town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 18.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belfast-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 93% 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 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from Belfast 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 95.5 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 59.3 miles away from the city 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 96.4 miles away from Belfast center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Miles D. McAlester - Union army general, Jesse Peterson - Politician.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belfast:
Public high school in Belfast:
Public elementary/middle schools in Belfast:
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Private elementary/middle school in Belfast:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Belfast and their reported violations in the past:BELFAST WATER DISTRICT (Address: 9 MERTON AVENUE , Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SIX-S COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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:
Belfast compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Belfast (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Belfast (based on Allegany County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.73%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,872 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($482 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,081 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 Belfast:
Strongest FM radio stations in Belfast:
TV broadcast stations around Belfast:
Belfast fatal accident list:
Jul 25, 2009 10:02 AM, Cr-26, Lat: 42.32806111, Lon: -78.09596944, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 24, 2007 10:15 PM, Sr-19, Sr-305, Lat: 42.329603, Lon: -78.111844, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Aug 15, 2006 06:28 PM, Sr-305, Lat: 42.298781, Lon: -78.152231, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Mar 27, 2004 00:30 AM, Searles Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 25, 2004 05:54 PM, Sr-305, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 2001 08:35 AM, Sr-19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Belfast, NY
Total length: 40 meters (131ft)
Total costs: $32,046,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,075
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,501
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 21,009
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belfast, NY
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.