Clay, New York

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Population in 2010: 58,206.
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 28,192  (48.4%)
Females: 30,014  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13090.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,152 (it was $50,412 in 2000)
Clay:

$71,152
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,038 (it was $22,011 in 2000)

Clay town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,700 (it was $84,900 in 2000)
Clay:

$146,700
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $192,022; detached houses: $184,431; townhouses or other attached units: $175,316; in 2-unit structures: $219,953; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $393,127; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $459,806; mobile homes: $51,205
March 2019 cost of living index in Clay: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Clay, NY (2010)
    • 51,45988.4%White alone
    • 2,3984.1%Black alone
    • 1,4722.5%Hispanic
    • 1,4262.4%Asian alone
    • 1,1582.0%Two or more races
    • 2280.4%American Indian alone
    • 480.08%Other race alone
    • 170.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Clay, New York as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clay is 7,276 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Clay by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
3
(5.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(12.8)
7
(12.9)
7
(12.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(22.0)
8
(14.7)
17
(31.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(163.3)
96
(176.6)
66
(121.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
270
(495.5)
392
(721.2)
318
(587.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(42.2)
14
(25.8)
11
(20.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A4
(7.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)44.451.548.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Clay, NY

Crime rate in Clay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.31
New York average:

3.06
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Ancestries: Irish (22.8%), Italian (22.2%), German (21.6%), English (13.5%), Polish (8.0%), French (7.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1827

Land area: 48.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,212 people per square mile   (low).

Clay, New York map

2,980 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 0.6% North America).

This town:

5.1%
New York:

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

3.1% ($2,638)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (71.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (199.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Liverpool, NY (1.8 miles ),
North Syracuse, NY (1.8 miles ),
Salina, NY (1.9 miles ),
Galeville, NY (2.1 miles ),
Mattydale, NY (2.1 miles ),
Lakeland, NY (2.2 miles ),
Seneca Knolls, NY (2.2 miles ),
Cicero, NY (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.15 N, Longitude: 76.19 W

Distribution of median household income in Clay, NY in 2017
Clay satellite photo by USGS

Clay tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 87 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1998: 128 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1999: 142 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2000: 103 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2001: 106 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2002: 122 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2003: 156 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2005: 143 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2006: 156 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2008: 81 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2009: 98 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2010: 88 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2011: 83 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2012: 86 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2013: 89 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2014: 81 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2015: 100 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2016: 96 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2017: 76 buildings, average cost: $253,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, NY residents
Average permit cost in Clay, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Clay, NY
Historical housing units in Clay, NY
Most common industries in Clay, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Clay, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Clay, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clay, New York average temperatures Clay, New York average precipitation Clay, New York humidity Clay, New York wind speed Clay, New York snowfall Clay, New York sunshine Clay, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.282. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.78
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Clay-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Clay town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 7.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clay-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 108.2 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 154.3 miles away from Clay center
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) earthquake occurred 243.6 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 84.8 miles away from Clay 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 195.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 275.4 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 Onondaga County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clay:

  • ELDERWOOD HEALTH CARE AT BIRCHWOOD (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LIVERPOOL, NY)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S - SENECA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LIVERPOOL, NY)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSP HEALTH CENTER CHHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LIVERPOOL, NY)
  • ST JOSEPHS NORTH SURGERY CTR (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LIVERPOOL, NY)
  • TOOMEY RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LIVERPOOL, NY)
  • LIVERPOOL DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • HOME HEALTH PRVDERS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)

Airports located in Clay:

Amtrak station near Clay:

  • 5 miles: SYRACUSE (131 P & C PKWY.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clay:

  • Syracuse University (about 9 miles; Syracuse, NY; Full-time enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 9 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Le Moyne College (about 9 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 10 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 23 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 28 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Morrisville State College (about 35 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clay: Liverpool Golf and Country Club (A), Buckley Landing Assisted Living Facility (B), Elderwood Health Care at Birchwood (C), North Syracuse Village Hall (D), Moyers Corner Fire Department (E), Clay Fire Training Center (F), North Syracuse Fire Department (G), Clay Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Great Northern Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Clay include: Saint Johns Church (A), Christ the King Church (B), Immanuel Lutheran Church (C), Trinity Church (D), Trinity United Methodist Church (E), King of Kings Lutheran Church (F), Andrews Memorial United Methodist Church (G), Beacon Baptist Church (H), Calvary Chapel of Syracuse (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Morgan's Cemetery (1), North Syracuse Cemetery (2), Pine Plains Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Peat Swamp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Youngs Creek (A), Oneida River (B), Black Creek (C), Shaver Creek (D), Mud Creek (E), Mill Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clay: Town Park South (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

CLAY WDS (Address: 4401 ROUTE 31 , Population served: 16,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.6%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

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

2.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Clay in 2010:

  • 162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Clay in 2000:

  • 119 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Clay (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Taft Road Branch, Great Northern Branch, Bayberry (Liverpool) Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Great Northern Branch at 3935 Route 31, branch established on 1990/12/06. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

For population 15 years and over in Clay:

Marital status in Clay, NY
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Clay:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 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 Clay, NY (based on Onondaga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic163,48859
Mainline Protestant42,255129
Evangelical Protestant25,349137
Other18,56934
Black Protestant5,69028
Orthodox4,15212
None207,523-
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: 116
Here:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Onondaga County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Onondaga County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 370
Onondaga County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Onondaga County:

13.7%
New York:

15.6%

3.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($388 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oswego County, NY  0.47% ($40,574 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.24% ($52,013)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.20% ($46,292)


4.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
New York average:

5.85%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($336 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oswego County, NY  0.42% ($38,617 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.24% ($53,865)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.17% ($42,763)
Businesses in Clay, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Motherhood Maternity1
AT&T1New York & Co1
Aeropostale1Nike1
American Eagle Outfitters1Old Navy1
Arby's1Olive Garden1
Bath & Body Works1Payless1
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports1
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts2Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Finish Line1Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&M1Tim Hortons1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
Journeys1UPS1
Justice1Vans2
Kroger1Verizon Wireless4
La-Z-Boy1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
LensCrafters1Wet Seal1
Macy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clay:

  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLA (1200 AM; 1 kW; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOLF (1490 AM; 1 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSIV (1540 AM; 3 kW; E. SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CRAM COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMF (1300 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, NY; Owner: DONALD H. DEROSA)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clay:

  • WKRL-FM (100.9 FM; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WLTI (105.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAQX-FM (95.7 FM; MANLIUS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEN-FM (92.1 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBXL (90.5 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BALDWINSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DIST.)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • W256AC (99.1 FM; SOLVAY, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W267AL (101.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAER (88.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WWHT (107.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKW (99.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W237AY (95.3 FM; DEWITT, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clay:

  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMBO-LP (Channel 60; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WNDR-LP (Channel 18; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W40BJ (Channel 40; DEWITT, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W38CY (Channel 38; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Clay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 83.2mTotal length
  • $77,017,000Total costs
  • 303,164Total average daily traffic
  • 9,709Total average daily truck traffic
  • 225,525Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clay, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clay, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clay)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clay, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22340 , Serial Number: C3429, Year manufactured: 1939, Certificate Issue Date: 03/17/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Rycke Harold P De, 4444 Rt 31, Clay, NY 13041
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-17 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4595H , Serial Number: 17-13, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Branagh, 8181 Mantova Dr, Clay, NY 13041
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83716 , Serial Number: 7AC-2394, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond S Ii Florczyk, 4885 Verplank Rd, Clay, NY 13041
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6186P , Serial Number: 24-1288, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2001
    Registrant (Partnership): Frederick Jr Smith, 8267 Lawton Rd, Clay, NY 13041, Other Owners: Vicki Smith
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/14/2017

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 31. The highest number of fires - 75 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clay, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.0%), and Outside Fires (29.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clay, NY
    • 25649.0%Structure Fires
    • 15529.7%Outside Fires
    • 5911.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5210.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clay, NY
Most common first names in Clay, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4972.3 years
William4872.4 years
Mary4775.2 years
Robert4370.1 years
Charles4072.6 years
Helen2975.9 years
Edward2970.5 years
George2872.4 years
Joseph2871.0 years
Anna2581.1 years
Most common last names in Clay, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1379.5 years
Brown978.2 years
Miller981.0 years
Sotherden884.0 years
Williams871.9 years
Murphy779.1 years
Anderson685.4 years
Davis670.2 years
Johnson671.2 years
Gardner666.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clay, NY
  • 88.4%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clay, NY
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood


Clay compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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 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.

Clay on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: special education teachers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food and beverage stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: carpenters (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: printing and related support activities (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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