Black River, New York

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Population in 2019: 1,241 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 627  (50.6%)
Females: 614  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 13601, 13603, 13612.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,147 (it was $45,761 in 2000)
Black River:

$61,147
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,080 (it was $20,524 in 2000)

Black River village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $183,352 (it was $76,200 in 2000)
Black River:

$183,352
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $178,779; detached houses: $192,466; townhouses or other attached units: $220,867; in 2-unit structures: $319,082; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,563; mobile homes: $77,499

Median gross rent in 2019: $821.

March 2019 cost of living index in Black River: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.1%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Black River, NY (2019)
    • 1,06385.9%White alone
    • 816.5%Asian alone
    • 473.8%Two or more races
    • 302.4%Hispanic
    • 90.7%Black alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Black River, New York as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Black River is 602 to 1.


Crime rates in Black River by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(369.3)
2
(145.6)
2
(141.8)
1
(71.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(225.9)
1
(78.6)
2
(157.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(369.3)
2
(145.6)
12
(851.1)
2
(143.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(150.6)
5
(392.8)
2
(157.0)
8
(638.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index40.616.044.010.80.021.821.217.325.5

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Ancestries: Irish (19.9%), English (9.6%), American (7.8%), German (7.8%), French Canadian (4.5%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 685 people per square mile   (low).

Black River, New York map

104 residents are foreign born (3.3% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

This village:

8.6%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,540 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,323 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (62.8 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (108.2 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (239.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Felts Mills, NY (1.3 miles ),
Fort Drum, NY (1.6 miles ),
Calcium, NY (1.7 miles ),
Rutland, NY (1.9 miles ),
Le Ray, NY (2.1 miles ),
Great Bend, NY (2.2 miles ),
Evans Mills, NY (2.3 miles ),
Pamelia, NY (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.01 N, Longitude: 75.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Black River, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Black River, NY in 2019

Black River satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Black River, NY residents
Average permit cost in Black River, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

8.1%
Most common industries in Black River, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (15.4%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Paper (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Black River, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Financial managers (3.2%)

Average climate in Black River, New York

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Black River, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Black River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 70% 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 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 109.5 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) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from the city 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 291.5 miles away from Black River 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 212.5 miles away from the city 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 110.9 miles away from Black River 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 Jefferson County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Black River topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Black River:

  • JEFFERSON CO PUB HLTH SVS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • MERCY OF NORTHERN NEW YORK (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN KEEP NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • RENAL CARE OF NORTHERN NEW YORK, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • JEFFERSON REHAB CENTER, NYSARC, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black River:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 8 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • St Lawrence University (about 51 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 52 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 54 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Clarkson University (about 60 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 61 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • Le Moyne College (about 69 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)

Public elementary/middle school in Black River:

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Library in Black River:

  • SALLY PLOOF HUNTER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,189; Location: 101 PUBLIC WORKS DRIVE; 10,982 books; 571 audio materials; 312 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Black River Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Black River include: Black River Baptist Church (A), Black River United Methodist Church (B), Saint Paul's Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Black River that have no violations reported:

  • BLACK RIVER VILLAGE (Address: 107 Jefferson Place , Population served: 1,600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.3%
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: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Black River (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Black River Branch at 28499 Nys Route 3, branch established on 1973/12/17. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Black River:

Marital status in Black River, NY
  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Black River:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
New York average:

13.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Black River, NY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,19423
Mainline Protestant10,12473
Evangelical Protestant4,88843
Other3,1768
Orthodox1401
Black Protestant161
None76,691-
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: 28
Jefferson County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jefferson County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Jefferson County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Jefferson County:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
New York:

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

10.1%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Black River:

46.4%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Black River:

28.8
New York:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Black River:

11.9%
New York:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Black River:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Black River:

57.0%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Black River, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$19,780$59,3400$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,918$35,50821$2,777
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$541
Totals for Government 6$25,698$51,39623$3,318

Black River government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $303,000 ($244.16)
    Sewerage: $296,000 ($238.52)
    General - Other: $181,000 ($145.85)
    Central Staff Services: $87,000 ($70.10)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($46.74)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($39.48)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($26.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($23.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($18.53)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($15.31)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($14.50)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($9.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($4.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($4.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($4.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($91.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $44,000 ($35.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($14.50)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $350,000 ($282.03)

Black River government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $119,000 ($95.89)
    Other: $8,000 ($6.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($4.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $256,000 ($206.29)
    Other: $87,000 ($70.10)
    Highways: $23,000 ($18.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $17,000 ($13.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $290,000 ($233.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000 ($41.10)
    Other: $20,000 ($16.12)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($8.06)
  • Tax - Property: $549,000 ($442.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000 ($17.73)
    Other License: $11,000 ($8.86)

Black River government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,806,000 ($2261.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,643,000 ($2129.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,000 ($131.35)

Black River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $684,000 ($551.17)

9.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.64%
New York average:

4.90%

0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,767 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.68%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lewis County, NY  0.37% ($33,252 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.34% ($35,826)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.25% ($86,514)


13.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
New York average:

5.85%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,290 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.67%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lewis County, NY  0.35% ($35,195 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.34% ($46,052)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.29% ($30,811)

Businesses in Black River, NY

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Black River:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Black River:

  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WOTT (100.7 FM; HENDERSON, NY; Owner: JEFFERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMHI (94.7 FM; CAPE VINCENT, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY INC)
  • W211AR (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W281AA (104.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY - MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Black River:

  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WNYF-CA (Channel 25; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)

Black River fatal accident list:

Sep 25, 2015 06:35 PM, Cr-143, Lat: 44.006092, Lon: -75.736611, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 15, 1999 09:42 PM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 28, 1989 07:05 AM, 3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1977 07:38 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.1mTotal length
  • $6,810,000Total costs
  • 10,153Total average daily traffic
  • 529Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,498Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Black River)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Miser Hill Rd 1/2 Mi N Of Ny Rt 126 (Lat: 43.962556 Lon: -75.806861), Call Sign: WNNH846, Licensee ID: L00127648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 863.937 MHz, 864.387 MHz, 864.837 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2009, Expiration Date: 09/07/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2019, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Nextel West Corp.

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 43.962556 Lon: -75.806861, Call Sign: KNGY668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.775 MHz, 155.265 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHz, 453.012 MHz, 453.637 MHz, 453.862 MHz, 458.637 MHz, 458.862 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2021, Expiration Date: 02/21/2031, Certifier: Charmaine G Wright, Registrant: Ewa 2012050323, 17750 Creamery Road, Suite B10, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, Phone: (703) 797-5142, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • BRH-2, .36 Km East Of 37852 Nys Route 3 (Lat: 43.999639 Lon: -75.808750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQSY444,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.525 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2013, Expiration Date: 12/09/2023, Certifier: Atlas Adams, Registrant: Mobiletech Communications, 2365 Fire Hall Road, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 393-0180, Fax: (585) 396-2388, Email:
  • KMG-4, .52 Km Ese Of 100washington Street (Lat: 44.011056 Lon: -75.790028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQSY445,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.550 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2013, Expiration Date: 12/09/2023, Certifier: Atlas Adams, Registrant: Mobiletech Communications, 2365 Fire Hall Road, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 393-0180, Fax: (585) 396-2388, Email:
  • Lat: 44.008056 Lon: -75.801056, Call Sign: WRFH947,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.781 MHz, 466.781 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2020, Expiration Date: 03/06/2030, Certifier: Charlie Montelongo, Registrant: Master Meter Inc., 101 Regency Parkway, Mansfield, TX 76063-5093, Phone: (817) 842-8000, Fax: (817) 842-8030, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Miser Hill, 20381 Miser Road (Lat: 43.962556 Lon: -75.806861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WPTR993,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2001, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Certifier: Kathryn L Mullaney, Registrant: North Country Public Radio, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, Phone: (315) 229-5356, Fax: (315) 229-5373, Email:
  • FORT DRUM, 29560 Hadley Rd (Lat: 43.998139 Lon: -75.779778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 65 m, Call Sign: WQIE324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10637.5 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2008, Expiration Date: 01/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2014, Certifier: Thomas Weber, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • RUTLAND, 20777 Miser Road (Lat: 43.967944 Lon: -75.805889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQRK985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2013, Expiration Date: 06/10/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Black River)
Most common first names in Black River, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1875.8 years
William1774.6 years
Robert1572.3 years
George1480.9 years
Grace1285.1 years
Helen1283.6 years
Margaret1178.2 years
Mary1174.7 years
Charles1077.4 years
Edward1072.2 years
Most common last names in Black River, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark1178.9 years
Williams777.4 years
Gardner668.5 years
Young658.1 years
Smith669.2 years
Brown582.8 years
Martin582.6 years
Porter573.8 years
Henderson479.8 years
Jones479.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Black River, NY
  • 82.2%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Black River, NY
  • 49.0%Utility gas
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Wood


Black River compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

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  • #24 (13603) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #71 (13603) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #86 (13603) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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