Danube, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,039. Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 557  (53.6%)
Females: 482  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13365.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,880 (it was $31,815 in 2000)
Danube:

$41,880
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,955 (it was $13,572 in 2000)

Danube town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,895 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Danube:

$66,895
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,158; Detached houses: $98,623; Townhouses or other attached units: $878,700; In 2-unit structures: $91,385; Mobile homes: $44,509
Danube races chart
  • White alone - 1,019 (98.1%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.10%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Danube: 146.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (22.5%), Irish (10.3%), Italian (9.2%), French (9.0%), Polish (8.2%), English (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 29.4 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (very low).

Danube,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Danube:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Danube town:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

25 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This town:  2.3%
New York:  22.6%

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

Danube town:  2.3% ($1,143)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (23.0 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (142.4 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (155.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Little Falls, NY (2.2 miles ), Stark, NY (2.3 miles ), Manheim, NY (2.3 miles ), St. Johnsville, NY (2.5 miles ), Minden, NY (2.8 miles ), Dolgeville, NY (2.8 miles ), Oppenheim, NY (2.9 miles ), Warren, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $89,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.99 N, Longitude: 74.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Danube household income distribution Danube home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Metal and metal products (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Chemicals (9%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Danube: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Danube-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Danube town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Danube-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 70.6 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 117.0 miles away from Danube 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 25.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Danube 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 304.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Herkimer County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: William Sickles - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Danube: William H. Sickles.

Hospitals and medical centers near Danube:

  • BASSETT HEALTHCARE LITTLE FALLS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • ALPINE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • ST JOHNSVILLE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAINT JOHNSVILLE, NY)
  • FAXTON ST. LUKE'S HEALTHCARE - HERKIMER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HERKIMER, NY)
  • FOLTS HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HERKIMER, NY)
  • HERKIMER CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HERKIMER, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Danube:

  • Herkimer County Community College (about 11 miles; Herkimer, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,774)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 22 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Utica College (about 25 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 26 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 28 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 39 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)
  • Colgate University (about 39 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)

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Notable locations in Danube: Little Falls Toll Plaza (A), Iroquois Westbound Rest Area (B), Indian Castle Eastbound Rest Area (C), Walking Clover Farms (D), Davys Corners (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Danube: Indian Castle Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Cemetery (1), Indian Castle Church Cemetery (2), Gardner Cemetery (3), Walrath Cemetery (4), Haupt Cemetery (5), Herkimer Cemetery (6), Hess Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ohisa Creek (A), Nowadaga Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Herkimer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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

18.4%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

6.1%
Whole state:

7.4%

Danube 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)

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 Danube town (based on Herkimer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.46%
Here: 54.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents67.1%12.3%4.7%4.4%2.1%
Congregations14.5%26.3%6.6%9.2%5.3%
NameReformed Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaUkranian Orthodox Church of the USAOther
Adherents2.0%1.7%0.8%0.6%4.3%
Congregations2.6%5.3%2.6%1.3%26.3%
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
Herkimer County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Herkimer County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Herkimer County:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Herkimer County:

24.5%
New York:

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

13.7%
State:

15.6%

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oneida County, NY  1.56% ($35,737 average AGI)
from Otsego County, NY  0.26% ($31,734)
from Fulton County, NY  0.19% ($29,532)


4.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oneida County, NY  1.60% ($32,228 average AGI)
to Fulton County, NY  0.15% ($24,946)
to Montgomery County, NY  0.14% ($28,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Danube:

  • WLFH (1230 AM; 1 kW; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WNRS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Danube:

  • WSKU (105.5 FM; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • W262AC (100.3 FM; LITTLE FALLS, ETC., NY; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WQBJ (103.5 FM; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WXUR (92.7 FM; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WCAN (93.3 FM; CANAJOHARIE, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRCK (107.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)

TV broadcast stations around Danube:

  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W31BP (Channel 31; BURLINGTON, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTR (Channel 20; UTICA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W59AU (Channel 59; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CING.COUNCIL,CENTRAL N. Y.)
  • WPNY-LP (Channel 11; UTICA, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W53AM (Channel 53; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W04AE (Channel 4; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 88 meters (289ft)
Total costs: $89,913,000
Total average daily traffic: 87,007
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,896

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Danube, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Danube)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi W Int Firery Hill Rd & Klock Rd South Side Of Firery Hill Rd (Lat: 42.958417 Lon: -74.791250), Call Sign: KAN217, Licensee ID: L00022377
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/2001, Expiration Date: 11/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2012
    Registrant: Ladd Electronics, Nelliston, NY 13410, Phone: (518) 993-4418

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