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Population in 2010: 973. Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 

Males: 505  (51.9%)
Females: 468  (48.1%)

Median resident age:  49.0 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12122.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,931 (it was $32,368 in 2000)
Broome:

$44,931
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,883

Broome town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,217 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Broome:

$120,217
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,207; Detached houses: $145,408; In 2-unit structures: $94,727; Mobile homes: $101,903

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Broome races chart
  • White alone - 909 (93.4%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (3.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Broome: 167.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (22.9%), Irish (19.1%), Italian (15.5%), United States (9.5%), English (6.5%), Dutch (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 47.8 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Broome:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Broome town:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

20 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).

This town:  2.1%
New York:  22.6%

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

Broome town:  1.9% ($1,375)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (28.0 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (122.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (126.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Middleburgh, NY (2.5 miles ), Preston-Potter Hollow, NY (2.6 miles ), Conesville, NY (2.7 miles ), Rensselaerville, NY (2.7 miles ), Gilboa, NY (3.1 miles ), Blenheim, NY (3.1 miles ), Medusa, NY (3.2 miles ), Schoharie, NY (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 74.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Broome household income distribution Broome home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Chemicals (3%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Broome-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Broome town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 45.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broome-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 99.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from Broome 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 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 11.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Broome center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schoharie County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Broome: Luman L. Cadwell.


Hospitals/medical centers near Broome:

  • EDEN PARK HEALTH CARE CENTRE INC COBLESKILL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COBLESKILL, NY)
  • COBLESKILL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; COBLESKILL, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broome:

  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 15 miles; Cobleskill, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,558)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 28 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 14,693)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 28 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Union College (about 29 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 29 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • Siena College (about 32 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 35 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 7,928)

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Notable locations in Broome: Highwinds Farm (A), Broome Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Broome include: Scott Patent Church (A), East Hill Church (B), Gates Hill Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Franklinton Cemetery (1), Borthwick Cemetery (2), Bates Hollow Church Cemetery (3), Livingston Presbyterian Cemetery (4), Livingstonville Cemetery (5), Scott Patent Cemetery (6), Ellis Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: The Vlaie (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Lake Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

8.4%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

4.1%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Broome, NY

Broome compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Broome town (based on Schoharie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.82%
Here38.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaReformed Church in AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents31.5%24.7%20.9%5.8%3.9%
Congregations5.6%40.7%11.1%9.3%3.7%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.8%2.5%2.4%1.5%3.9%
Congregations1.9%1.9%7.4%1.9%16.7%
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: 2
Schoharie County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Schoharie County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Schoharie County:

24.3%
New York:

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

13.2%
State:

15.6%

5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
New York average:

5.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Albany County, NY  0.63% ($37,104 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.51% ($39,685)
from Delaware County, NY  0.41% ($34,432)


5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
New York average:

6.26%

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:
to Schenectady County, NY  0.83% ($29,787 average AGI)
to Albany County, NY  0.76% ($26,827)
to Montgomery County, NY  0.49% ($36,811)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broome:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WXBH (1190 AM; 1 kW; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: NY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broome:

  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Broome:

  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $18,855,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,168
Total average daily truck traffic: 338
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 5,825

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 2
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