Binghamton University, New York

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Population in 2010: 6,177.
Males: 3,273  (53.0%)
Females: 2,904  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

19.6 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 13850, 13902.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,758
Binghamton University:

$47,758
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,117

Binghamton University CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,200
Binghamton University:

$114,200
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $160,922; detached houses: $156,821; townhouses or other attached units: $140,232; in 2-unit structures: $117,666; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,417; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $58,801
March 2019 cost of living index in Binghamton University: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Binghamton University, NY (2010)
    • 3,77661.1%White alone
    • 1,27720.7%Asian alone
    • 5498.9%Hispanic
    • 4106.6%Black alone
    • 1452.3%Two or more races
    • 120.2%Other race alone
    • 80.1%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Italian (5.7%), Polish (4.1%), Jamaican (2.8%), Irish (2.7%), German (2.6%), American (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

609 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This place:

9.9%
New York:

22.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (3.2 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (112.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (138.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Johnson City, NY (1.4 miles ),
Binghamton, NY (1.7 miles ),
Vestal, NY (1.8 miles ),
Union, NY (1.8 miles ),
Endwell, NY (1.9 miles ),
Dickinson, NY (2.0 miles ),
Endicott, NY (2.1 miles ),
Port Dickinson, NY (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 75.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

4.1%

Tornado activity:

Binghamton University-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Binghamton University place center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 21.3 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Binghamton University-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 152.9 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 200.8 miles away from Binghamton University 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 232.0 miles away from Binghamton University center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from Binghamton University center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 269.6 miles away from Binghamton University center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Broome County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tropical Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Binghamton University:

  • TWIN TIER HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; VESTAL, NY)
  • LOURDES AT HOME CHHA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; VESTAL, NY)
  • SUSQUEHANNA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER L L C (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, NY)
  • WILLOW POINT HRF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; VESTAL, NY)
  • WILLOW POINT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; VESTAL, NY)
  • VESTAL HEALTHCARE, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; VESTAL, NY)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BINGHAMTON, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Binghamton University:

  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 1 miles; Vestal, NY; Full-time enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 5 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 33 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • Ithaca College (about 36 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 37 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 37 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Marywood University (about 49 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)

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Notable locations in Binghamton University: Rafuse Residence Hall (A), Digman Residence Hall (B), Champlain Residence Hall (C), Whitney Residence Hall (D), Johnson Residence Hall (E), O'Connor Residence Hall (F), Palisades Residence Hall (G), Nyack Residence Hall (H), Nanticoke Residence Hall (I), Glenwood Residence Hall (J), Choconut Residence Hall (K), Hughes Residence Hall (L), Cleveland Residence Hall (M), Lehman Residence Hall (N), Rockefeller Residence Hall (O), Minnewaska Residence Hall (P), Roosevelt Residence Hall (Q), Lakeside Residence Hall (R), Smith Residence Hall (S), Keuka Residence Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Broome County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
6,177 people in college/university student housing in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Binghamton University:

Marital status in Binghamton University, NY
  • Never married: 99.4%
  • Now married: 0.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Binghamton University:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Binghamton University
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Religion statistics for Binghamton University, NY (based on Broome County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic62,22034
Mainline Protestant21,82382
Evangelical Protestant13,54184
Other4,90018
Orthodox2,2859
Black Protestant2952
None95,536-
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: 32
Here:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Broome County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Here:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 159
Broome County:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Broome County:

8.6%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Broome County:

27.0%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Broome County:

14.7%
State:

15.6%

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tioga County, NY  0.44% ($35,389 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.23% ($31,382)
from Kings County, NY  0.13% ($40,745)


4.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
New York average:

5.85%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($210 average AGI)
Broome County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tioga County, NY  0.48% ($41,673 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.22% ($36,509)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.15% ($41,496)

Strongest AM radio stations in Binghamton University:

  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYOS (1360 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Binghamton University:

  • WHRW (90.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STATE UNIV. OF N. Y. AT BINGHAMTON)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W273AB (102.5 FM; OWEGO, NY; Owner: WEBO RADIO, INC.)
  • WSQX-FM (91.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CNCL.)
  • WMRV-FM (105.7 FM; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBI (107.5 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGB-FM (92.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W221AX (92.1 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W293AC (106.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCDW (100.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: EQUINOX BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIFF (90.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W201CP (88.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPEL-FM (96.5 FM; MONTROSE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Binghamton University:

  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBGH-CA (Channel 20; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Binghamton University, NY
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Binghamton University compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Binghamton University on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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