For population 25 years and over in Broome:
For population 15 years and over in Broome town:
20 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Broome: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
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:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broome:
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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:
Broome compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Broome town (based on Schoharie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,539 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,142 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 Broome:
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TV broadcast stations around Broome:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Broome, NY
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
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.