Bliss, New York

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Population in 2010: 527.
Males: 254  (48.3%)
Females: 273  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 14024.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,340
Bliss:

$57,340
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,642

Bliss CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,462
Bliss:

$116,462
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,818; detached houses: $94,925; mobile homes: $71,448

Median gross rent in 2017: $425.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bliss: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
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  • Races in Bliss, NY (2010)
    • 51697.9%White alone
    • 61.1%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Bliss 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 Bliss, New York as of January 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bliss is 300 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (22.8%), European (19.2%), Italian (12.9%), Irish (12.6%), American (12.0%), English (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 746 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,810 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,878 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (34.6 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (37.8 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (240.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Eagle, NY (0.8 miles ),
Pike, NY (2.3 miles ),
Wethersfield, NY (2.3 miles ),
Centerville, NY (2.6 miles ),
Gainesville, NY (2.7 miles ),
Java, NY (2.9 miles ),
Freedom, NY (3.0 miles ),
Hume, NY (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 78.25 W

Area code: 585

Distribution of median household income in Bliss, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bliss, NY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
New York:

4.1%

Tornado activity:

Bliss-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Bliss place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 tornado 20.6 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bliss-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 133.3 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 218.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 163.7 miles away from Bliss 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 262.9 miles away from Bliss center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from Bliss center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the city 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 Wyoming County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bliss:

  • WYOMING CO DOH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SILVER SPRINGS, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB HOUGHTON L L C (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOUGHTON, NY)
  • EAST SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • MANOR OAK SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES WARSAW (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 16 miles away; PERRY, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 16 miles away; NUNDA, NY)

Airports located in Bliss:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bliss:

  • SUNY College at Geneseo (about 27 miles; Geneseo, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,520)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 31 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Genesee Community College (about 31 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 4,290)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 33 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Alfred University (about 33 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 37 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)
  • Erie Community College (about 38 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)

Public high schools in Bliss:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bliss:

See full list of schools located in Bliss

Library in Bliss:

  • EAGLE FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,977; Location: 3413 SCHOOL STREET; 11,884 books; 67 audio materials; 508 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bliss: Davis Valley Farm (A), Bliss Fire Department Eagle Hose Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lyonsburg Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: North Branch Wiscoy Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wyoming County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bliss and their reported violations in the past:

BLISS WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
EJS COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2013)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.0%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Bliss:

Marital status in Bliss, NY
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bliss:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
New York average:

13.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bliss, NY (based on Wyoming County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,9685
Mainline Protestant4,71630
Evangelical Protestant1,16824
Black Protestant3541
Other2492
None27,700-
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: 9
Wyoming County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Wyoming County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.3%
New York:

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

13.6%
New York:

15.6%

4.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
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 Erie County, NY  1.33% ($40,795 average AGI)
from Genesee County, NY  1.03% ($45,302)
from Livingston County, NY  0.48% ($34,270)


5.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
New York average:

5.85%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Erie County, NY  1.22% ($43,106 average AGI)
to Genesee County, NY  0.79% ($36,374)
to Livingston County, NY  0.47% ($43,342)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bliss:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bliss:

  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bliss:

  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)

Bliss fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2003 06:57 PM, Sr-39, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 30, 2003 08:35 PM, Centerville Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2002 04:34 PM, Telegraph Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1979 11:28 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.7mTotal length
  • $900,000Total costs
  • 231Total average daily traffic
  • 13Total average daily truck traffic
  • 233Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bliss)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bliss, NY
  • 35.7%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.3%Wood
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.8%Coal or coke
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 2.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bliss, NY
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 30.0%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Bliss compared to New York state average:

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