Clarendon, New York

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Population in 2010: 3,648.
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 1,781  (48.8%)
Females: 1,867  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 14470.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,089 (it was $46,667 in 2000)
Clarendon:

$68,089
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,555 (it was $18,553 in 2000)

Clarendon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,567 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Clarendon:

$116,567
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $134,068; detached houses: $131,887; townhouses or other attached units: $404,597; in 2-unit structures: $127,152; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,444; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,826; mobile homes: $45,237
March 2019 cost of living index in Clarendon: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Clarendon, NY (2010)
    • 3,48495.5%White alone
    • 832.3%Hispanic
    • 340.9%Black alone
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 140.4%Asian alone
    • 110.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (21.3%), English (20.0%), Italian (12.9%), United States (6.8%), Polish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 35.2 square miles.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (very low).

Clarendon, New York map

14 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clarendon town:

3.2% ($2,526)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (22.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (266.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Holley, NY (1.9 miles ),
Murray, NY (2.3 miles ),
Sweden, NY (2.5 miles ),
Brockport, NY (2.5 miles ),
Byron, NY (2.6 miles ),
Barre, NY (2.8 miles ),
Clarkson, NY (2.8 miles ),
Bergen, NY (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 78.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

Distribution of median household income in Clarendon, NY in 2019
Clarendon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $190,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Clarendon, NY residents
Average permit cost in Clarendon, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Clarendon, NY
Historical housing units in Clarendon, NY
Most common industries in Clarendon, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (11.2%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Clarendon, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Clarendon, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Clarendon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% 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 167.0 miles away from Clarendon center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 193.7 miles away from Clarendon center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from Clarendon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.3 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) earthquake occurred 234.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 364.2 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 Orleans County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarendon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clarendon:

  • LAKESIDE BEIKIRCH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BROCKPORT, NY)
  • LIFETIME ASSISTANCE, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BROCKPORT, NY)
  • LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BROCKPORT, NY)
  • ARNOLD GREGORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ALBION, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF ORLEANS , INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ALBION, NY)
  • LIFETIME ASSISTANCE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHURCHVILLE, NY)
  • WEDGEWOOD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SPENCERPORT, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarendon:

  • SUNY College at Brockport (about 6 miles; Brockport, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,398)
  • Genesee Community College (about 12 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 4,290)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 20 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,177)
  • University of Rochester (about 22 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 10,201)
  • Monroe Community College (about 24 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,295)
  • Saint John Fisher College (about 28 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 3,373)
  • Nazareth College (about 28 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,632)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clarendon: Maple Grove Farm (A), Christopher Farm (B), Sixth Day Farm (C), Clarendon Volunteer Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clarendon include: Disciples United Methodist Church (A), Old Paths Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Robinson Burying Ground (1), Glidden Burying Ground (2), Root Cemetery (3), Hillside Cemetery (4), Manning Cemetery (5), Holy Cross Cemetery (6), Maplewood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Carl Akeley - Taxidermist.

Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clarendon and their reported violations in the past:

CLARENDON TOWN WDS (Population served: 2,482, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2013)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.6%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.0%
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: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.4%

For population 15 years and over in Clarendon:

Marital status in Clarendon, NY
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Clarendon:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clarendon, NY (based on Orleans County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,11827
Catholic6,8194
Evangelical Protestant2,16321
Black Protestant3593
Other322
None26,392-
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: 9
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Orleans County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

26.2%
State:

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

17.5%
New York:

15.6%

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, NY  1.78% ($39,705 average AGI)
from Niagara County, NY  0.78% ($36,107)
from Genesee County, NY  0.49% ($35,171)


5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,042 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monroe County, NY  2.10% ($35,613 average AGI)
to Niagara County, NY  0.71% ($30,793)
to Genesee County, NY  0.52% ($39,780)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarendon:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WASB (1590 AM; 1 kW; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: DAVID L. WOLFE)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WBTA (1490 AM; 1 kW; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: BRO-BEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarendon:

  • WMJQ (105.5 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBSU (89.1 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WJCA (102.1 FM; ALBION, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRMM-FM (101.3 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBZA (98.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WDCZ-FM (102.7 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDKX (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCMF-FM (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXI-FM (91.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • DW208AM (89.5 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGCC-FM (90.7 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W238AB (95.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZNE (94.1 FM; BRIGHTON, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WPXY-FM (97.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clarendon:

  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBXO-LP (Channel 15; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBGT-LP (Channel 40; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WBGT, LLC)
  • WUHF (Channel 31; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WUHF LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOKR (Channel 13; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
Clarendon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Clarendon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.2mTotal length
  • $604,000Total costs
  • 1,281Total average daily traffic
  • 51Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,293Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clarendon)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Dept E Lee Rd (Lat: 43.192833 Lon: -78.063917), Call Sign: KQS738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 11/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2016, Registrant: Orleans County Emergency Management, 14064 W. County House Road, Albion, NY 14411, Phone: (585) 589-4414, Fax: (589) 585-7671, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K2HYP, Licensee ID: L00961563, Grant Date: 03/11/2015, Expiration Date: 03/21/2025, Certifier: George A Strabel, Registrant: George A Strabel, 16324 Four Section Rd, Clarendon, NY 14429-0008
  • Call Sign: KB2BBH, Grant Date: 09/18/1996, Expiration Date: 09/18/2006, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2008, Registrant: Gary F Krieger, 4565 Holley Byron Rd, Clarendon, NY 14429
  • Call Sign: KD2AVN, Licensee ID: L01662971, Grant Date: 09/22/2011, Expiration Date: 09/22/2021, Certifier: James A Deyoung, Registrant: James A Deyoung, Clarendon, NY 14429

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 20 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clarendon, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.7%), and Outside Fires (38.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clarendon, NY
    • 6041.7%Structure Fires
    • 5538.2%Outside Fires
    • 2416.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarendon, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarendon, NY
  • 46.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 36.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Electricity
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarendon, NY
  • 52.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 36.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.0%Electricity


Clarendon 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.
  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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