For population 25 years and over in Colchester:
For population 15 years and over in Colchester town:
43 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (54.5 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (98.2 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (106.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Downsville, NY (2.0 miles ), Roscoe, NY (2.6 miles ), Rockland, NY (3.2 miles ), Livingston Manor, NY (3.4 miles ), Fremont, NY (3.5 miles ), Walton, NY (3.6 miles ), Hamden, NY (3.6 miles ), Andes, NY (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.03 N, Longitude: 74.97 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Crime rates in Colchester (2001):
Work and jobs in Colchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Colchester, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Colchester-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Colchester town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 35.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Colchester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 44.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Colchester center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Colchester:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colchester:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
93 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Colchester compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Colchester town (based on Delaware County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,123 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,161 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Colchester:
Strongest FM radio stations in Colchester:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 57See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Colchester, NY
Total length: 270 meters (886ft)
Total costs: $101,688,000
Total average daily traffic: 78,448
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,078
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1