Busti, New York

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Population in 2010: 7,351. Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 3,645  (49.6%)
Females: 3,706  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14750.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,066 (it was $41,450 in 2000)
Busti:

$50,066
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,605 (it was $22,602 in 2000)

Busti town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,469 (it was $75,700 in 2000)
Busti:

$103,469
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $112,029; Detached houses: $117,318; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,255; In 2-unit structures: $83,872; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,084; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,576; Mobile homes: $40,489; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $20,862
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  • Races in Busti, NY (2010)

    Busti races chart
    • 7,06496.1%White alone
    • 791.1%Asian alone
    • 701.0%Two or more races
    • 711.0%Hispanic
    • 400.5%Black alone
    • 220.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Busti: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Busti, NY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Swedish (25.5%), German (22.3%), English (17.4%), Irish (14.1%), Italian (11.3%), Polish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1368 feet

Land area: 47.8 square miles.

Population density: 154 people per square mile   (very low).

Busti,NY real estate house value index trend

Busti, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Busti:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Busti town:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

85 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
New York:

22.3%

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

Busti town:  2.8% ($2,142)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Busti satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (38.7 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (61.8 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (261.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lakewood, NY (1.1 miles ), Jamestown West, NY (1.6 miles ), Celoron, NY (1.7 miles ), Jamestown, NY (2.1 miles ), Ellicott, NY (2.2 miles ), Harmony, NY (2.5 miles ), Bemus Point, NY (2.6 miles ), Ellery, NY (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $261,000
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $220,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 79.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Busti household income distribution Busti home values distribution

Crime rates in Busti by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01011000110N/A
per 100,000 0.013.00.013.113.20.00.00.013.713.50.0N/A
Robberies 011131003011
per 100,000 0.013.013.013.139.513.40.00.041.20.013.613.7
Assaults 231122401120
per 100,000 25.539.013.013.126.326.854.40.013.713.527.20.0
Burglaries 45312292322822212523
per 100,000 51.164.939.1157.3381.7308.5299.1108.8302.5284.4339.7315.9
Thefts 751408459146194254229248195260316
per 100,000 957.41,818.21,095.0773.31,921.62,602.33,453.03,113.53,409.92,640.83,532.64,340.7
Auto thefts 000004455382
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.053.754.468.068.740.6108.727.5
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A010000N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A0.013.40.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 48.2101.954.460.5134.6143.0178.8141.2194.1146.0188.1207.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Busti detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Machinery (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Busti: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Busti, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Busti-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Busti town center .

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Busti-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% 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 68.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from Busti 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 76.6 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 283.1 miles away from the city 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 209.6 miles away from Busti 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 327.5 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 Chautauqua County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Busti topographic map

Birthplace of: George Stoneman - Union Army general and governor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Busti:

  • MANOR OAK SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES JAMESTOWN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • JAMESTOWN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • HERITAGE PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOC. HOSP. (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • LUTHERAN RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Busti:

  • Jamestown Community College (about 6 miles; Jamestown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,384)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 26 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 35 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 38 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Gannon University (about 40 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,760)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 44 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 44 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)

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Notable locations in Busti: Hazeltine Public Library (A), Busti Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Busti include: Living Waters Open Bible Church (A), Busti Church of God (B), Busti Federated Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.1. This is about average.

City:

82.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.76. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.76
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

6.2%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

7.4%
26 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Busti 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New York average:

14.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Busti town (based on Chautauqua County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,91213
Mainline Protestant18,65986
Evangelical Protestant11,175105
Other2,88419
Orthodox2302
Black Protestant1201
None80,925-
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: 37
Chautauqua County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Chautauqua County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Chautauqua County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Here:

11.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chautauqua County:

29.3%
New York:

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

12.4%
State:

15.6%

2.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.97%
New York average:

5.06%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Chautauqua County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Erie County, NY  0.51% ($32,576 average AGI)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.34% ($33,098)
from Erie County, PA  0.17% ($33,578)


3.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
New York average:

5.46%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Chautauqua County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Erie County, NY  0.66% ($30,755 average AGI)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.27% ($28,489)
to Erie County, PA  0.25% ($41,850)

Strongest AM radio stations in Busti:

  • WJTN (1240 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WKSN (1340 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Busti:

  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WKZA (106.9 FM; LAKEWOOD, NY; Owner: CROSS COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W205BA (88.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMHU (101.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQFX-FM (103.1 FM; RUSSELL, PA; Owner: SOUTHBRIDGE RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRRN (92.3 FM; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKNB (104.3 FM; CLARENDON, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WOGM-LP (105.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Busti:

  • W46BA (Channel 46; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W10BH (Channel 10; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
Busti fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Busti fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • $46,582,000Total costs
  • 42,950Total average daily traffic
  • 2,818Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,325Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Busti, NY
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