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Wyoming County

Population in July 2009: 1,313. Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 

Males: 669  (51.0%)
Females: 644  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  40.9 years
New York median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 14525

Estimated median household income in 2011: $50,463 (it was $40,446 in 2000)
Covington:

$50,463
New York:

$55,246
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $19,168

Covington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $93,303 (it was $75,100 in 2000)
Covington:

$93,303
New York:

$285,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,515; Detached houses: $127,904; Townhouses or other attached units: $152,090; In 2-unit structures: $131,504; Mobile homes: $49,280

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Covington races chart
  • White alone - 1,312 (96.7%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Covington: 160.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.9%), English (22.6%), Irish (19.6%), United States (12.2%), Polish (4.8%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1107 feet

Land area: 26.1 square miles.

Population density: 50 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Covington:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Covington town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
New York:  21.4%

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

Covington town:  2.4% ($1,799)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Covington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (30.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (246.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wyoming, NY (2.0 miles ), Pavilion, NY (2.1 miles ), York, NY (2.5 miles ), Middlebury, NY (2.5 miles ), Perry, NY (2.6 miles ), Leicester, NY (2.7 miles ), Perry, NY (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 78.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Covington, New York

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Tornado activity:

Covington-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Covington town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the town center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Covington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 85% 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 7.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from Covington 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 68.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 46.5 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 60.3 miles away from Covington 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 60.6 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 Wyoming County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Covington topographic map

Birthplace of: Wallace M. Fay - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Covington:

  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • UNITED MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; BATAVIA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covington:

  • SUNY at Geneseo (about 11 miles; Geneseo, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Genesee Community College (about 15 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 3,452)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 25 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 13,372)
  • SUNY College at Brockport (about 26 miles; Brockport, NY; FT enrollment: 6,845)
  • Monroe Community College (about 27 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 12,159)
  • University of Rochester (about 28 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 7,898)
  • Nazareth College (about 31 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,555)

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Notable locations in Covington: Bennetts Corners (A), Orrs Corners (B), Bell Farms (C), Bow Hill Farms (D), Armson Farms (E), Quinlan Corners (F), Ridge Corners (G), Boyds Corners (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Covington include: Covington Church (A), Covington United Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Nash Cemetery (1), Lagrange Cemetery (2), Covington Center Pioneer Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pearl Creek (A), Kelly Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.640
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 19.3. This is better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.3
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% 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:

1.0%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Covington, NY

Covington 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.
  • Median age 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 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 (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Covington (based on Wyoming County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.29%
Here46.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Conservative Baptist Association of America
Adherents64.7%9.7%8.5%4.4%2.2%
Congregations24.2%12.9%17.7%8.1%6.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaFree Methodist Church of North AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.4%1.1%3.8%
Congregations4.8%1.6%3.2%4.8%16.1%
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: 9
Wyoming County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wyoming County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Wyoming County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wyoming County:

26.3%
New York:

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

13.6%
State:

15.6%

5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Erie County, NY  1.47% ($31,351 average AGI)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.74% ($26,973)
from Genesee County, NY  0.71% ($30,426)


6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Erie County, NY  1.39% ($30,330 average AGI)
to Genesee County, NY  0.88% ($24,200)
to Livingston County, NY  0.52% ($28,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Covington:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBTA (1490 AM; 1 kW; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: BRO-BEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Covington:

  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, 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.)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • DW208AM (89.5 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRMM-FM (101.3 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMJQ (105.5 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBZA (98.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WDKX (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • WDCZ-FM (102.7 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGCC-FM (90.7 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCMF-FM (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Covington:

  • 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.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBXO-LP (Channel 15; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $4,507,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,063
Total average daily truck traffic: 365
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 6,858

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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