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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 2012: $43,520 (it was $35,192 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$43,520
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,181

Charlotte town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,439 (it was $54,300 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$73,439
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,237; Detached houses: $89,302; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,096; In 2-unit structures: $847,251; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $475,447; Mobile homes: $45,359

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Charlotte races chart
  • White alone - 1,669 (96.5%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charlotte: 137.8 (high, 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).

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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:  22.6%

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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.29 N, Longitude: 79.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Tornado activity:

Charlotte-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 23% 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 below New York state average. It is 94% 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 1/26/2001 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 Charlotte center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from Charlotte center
On 6/3/2001 at 22:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Charlotte, 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: 5,406)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 13 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,816)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 40 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,031)
  • Mercyhurst College (about 44 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,674)
  • Saint Bonaventure University (about 45 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,154)
  • Erie Community College (about 45 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 9,949)
  • Gannon University (about 45 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,936)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.850. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.850
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. There were 69 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.299. This is about average. There were 64 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4


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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Charlotte, NY

Charlotte compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly 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:

  • 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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.28%
Here50.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents49.4%15.8%7.9%3.1%2.2%
Congregations12.6%23.2%6.6%4.0%3.5%
Name The Wesleyan Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.6%1.6%14.7%
Congregations2.5%1.0%4.0%4.0%38.4%
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: 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%

3.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.46%
New York average:

5.41%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($601 average AGI)
Chautauqua County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Erie County, NY  0.63% ($31,512 average AGI)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.39% ($26,697)
from Erie County, PA  0.20% ($28,938)


4.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Chautauqua County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Erie County, NY  0.67% ($27,775 average AGI)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.29% ($24,071)
to Erie County, PA  0.25% ($34,942)

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
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $24,411,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,240
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,574
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 25,969

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Charlotte, NY

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