Charlotte, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,729. Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 
Males: 887  (51.3%)
Females: 842  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14782.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,507 (it was $35,192 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$42,507
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,608 (it was $15,733 in 2000)

Charlotte town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,219 (it was $54,300 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$74,219
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
  • Races in Charlotte, NY (2010)

    Charlotte races chart
    • 1,66996.5%White alone
    • 352.0%Hispanic
    • 120.7%Two or more races
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Charlotte: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.1%), English (20.7%), Irish (12.1%), Swedish (10.0%), Polish (8.2%), United States (8.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 36.5 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Charlotte,NY real estate house value index trend

Charlotte, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Charlotte:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charlotte town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
New York:

22.3%

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

Charlotte town:  3.3% ($1,771)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Charlotte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (44.6 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (46.7 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (265.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sinclairville, NY (1.6 miles ), Gerry, NY (2.2 miles ), Cassadaga, NY (2.2 miles ), Stockton, NY (2.4 miles ), Arkwright, NY (2.6 miles ), Cherry Creek, NY (2.7 miles ), Ellington, NY (2.9 miles ), Villenova, NY (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $25,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.29 N, Longitude: 79.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Charlotte household income distribution Charlotte home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Charlotte, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Charlotte-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Charlotte town center .

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlotte-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 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 109.7 miles away from Charlotte 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 83.7 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 272.6 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 316.2 miles away from Charlotte 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 214.9 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).
Charlotte topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Charlotte:

  • LUTHERAN RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOMES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • HOSPICE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MAYVILLE, NY)
  • BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; DUNKIRK, NY)
  • BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; DUNKIRK, NY)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DUNKIRK, NY)
  • JAMESTOWN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)

Amtrak station near Charlotte:

  • 14 miles: DUNKIRK (108 E. 4TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlotte:

  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 12 miles; Fredonia, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,523)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 13 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 41 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 42 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 42 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 44 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Erie Community College (about 45 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)

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Notable locations in Charlotte: Pickett Corners (A), C and W Farm (B), Sinclairville Free Library (C), Charlotte Town Hall (D), Sinclairville Volunteer Fire Company 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Charlotte include: Open Door Baptist Church (A), Sinclairville Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pickett Cemetery (1), Charlotte Center Cemetery (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3), Luce Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations 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 80.2. This is about average.

City:

80.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.972. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.972
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 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 14.1 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 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

11.7%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

4.9%
Whole state:

7.4%

Charlotte 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
New York average:

14.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Charlotte 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 Charlotte:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJTN (1240 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WDOE (1410 AM; 1 kW; DUNKIRK, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSN (1340 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlotte:

  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W205BA (88.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WMHU (101.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WKZA (106.9 FM; LAKEWOOD, NY; Owner: CROSS COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQFX-FM (103.1 FM; RUSSELL, PA; Owner: SOUTHBRIDGE RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W203AW (88.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Charlotte:

  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W46BA (Channel 46; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W10BH (Channel 10; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62AG (Channel 62; SINCLAIRVILLE, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • W62AE (Channel 62; CHERRY CREEK, ETC., NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $24,411,000Total costs
  • 19,240Total average daily traffic
  • 2,574Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,969Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
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