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Population in 2010: 1,819. Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 

Males: 939  (51.6%)
Females: 880  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13140.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,567 (it was $37,857 in 2000)
Conquest:

$50,567
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,887

Conquest town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,001 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Conquest:

$94,001
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,201; Detached houses: $117,497; In 2-unit structures: $175,197; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $24,528; Mobile homes: $72,204; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,520

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Conquest races chart
  • White alone - 1,786 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Conquest: 145.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (18.4%), United States (16.6%), Irish (15.6%), German (13.1%), French (7.1%), Dutch (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 441 feet

Land area: 35.2 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Conquest:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Conquest town:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
New York:  22.6%

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

Conquest town:  1.8% ($1,123)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Conquest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (23.4 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (48.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (217.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Mentz, NY (2.2 miles ), Port Byron, NY (2.3 miles ), Cato, NY (2.4 miles ), Savannah, NY (2.4 miles ), Weedsport, NY (2.5 miles ), Montezuma, NY (2.6 miles ), Brutus, NY (2.6 miles ), Meridian, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $107,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $143,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.11 N, Longitude: 76.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Conquest-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Conquest town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 19.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Conquest-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Conquest center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Conquest center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cayuga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Conquest:

  • CAYUGA COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES CENTER FOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • AUBURN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; AUBURN, NY)

Local government website: co.cayuga.ny.us/conquest

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Conquest:

  • Cayuga County Community College (about 13 miles; Auburn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,480)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 25 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,164)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 25 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 25 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 6,666)
  • Syracuse University (about 27 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 17,074)
  • Le Moyne College (about 29 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 35 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 3,750)

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Notable locations in Conquest: Cottage Corners (A), Joyful Acres (B), Miller Farms (C), Conquest Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Conquest: Spring Lake Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Spring Lake Cemetery (1), Conquest Village Cemetery (2), Emerson Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Mud Pond (A), Slayton Pond (B), Stark Pond (C), Duck Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Lake Outlet (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Conquest: Howland Island State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cayuga 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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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.0. This is better than average.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

28.3


Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

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

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

12.4%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

4.1%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Conquest, NY

Conquest 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Conquest town (based on Cayuga County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.15%
Here48.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Conservative Baptist Association of America
Adherents68.8%10.2%3.7%3.5%2.0%
Congregations20.9%19.8%9.3%11.6%2.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchMuslim EstimateSalvation ArmyUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.0%1.5%1.0%0.8%6.3%
Congregations4.7%1.2%1.2%3.5%25.6%
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: 17
Cayuga County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Cayuga County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cayuga County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cayuga County:

25.6%
New York:

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

12.2%
State:

15.6%

4.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
New York average:

5.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Onondaga County, NY  1.11% ($40,229 average AGI)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.39% ($29,685)
from Oswego County, NY  0.29% ($28,904)


5.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
New York average:

6.26%

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:
to Onondaga County, NY  1.28% ($34,652 average AGI)
to Oswego County, NY  0.36% ($21,115)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.26% ($29,427)

Strongest AM radio stations in Conquest:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WWLF (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSFW (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAUB (1590 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WAMF (1300 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, NY; Owner: DONALD H. DEROSA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Conquest:

  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSEN-FM (92.1 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVO (89.9 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTKV (105.5 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFRW (88.1 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRH (106.5 FM; MINETTO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Conquest:

  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $7,071,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,980
Total average daily truck traffic: 272
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,014

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