De Kalb, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,434. Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 1,240  (50.9%)
Females: 1,194  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13630.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,071 (it was $33,173 in 2000)
De Kalb:

$43,071
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,167 (it was $13,742 in 2000)

De Kalb town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,810 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
De Kalb:

$74,810
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $78,956; Detached houses: $85,544; Townhouses or other attached units: $51,926; In 2-unit structures: $76,158; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $76,158; Mobile homes: $43,218
De Kalb races chart
  • White alone - 2,359 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in De Kalb: 139.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.9%), United States (12.8%), Irish (11.5%), German (10.8%), French (9.8%), French Canadian (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 82.5 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

De Kalb,NY real estate house value index trend

De Kalb, New York map

For population 25 years and over in De Kalb:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in De Kalb town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

34 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
New York:  22.6%

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

De Kalb town:  1.8% ($868)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
De Kalb satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (95.3 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (144.4 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (261.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: DeKalb Junction, NY (2.0 miles ), Richville, NY (2.1 miles ), Hermon, NY (2.5 miles ), De Peyster, NY (2.7 miles ), Rensselaer Falls, NY (2.9 miles ), Heuvelton, NY (3.2 miles ), Gouverneur, NY (3.3 miles ), Macomb, NY (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $21,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $49,100
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.47 N, Longitude: 75.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

De Kalb household income distribution De Kalb home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in De Kalb, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

De Kalb-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 89% 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 61.6 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 80.7 miles away from De Kalb center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 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 65.3 miles away from De Kalb 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 328.0 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)
De Kalb topographic map

Birthplace of: Clarence Page Townsley - US Military Academy superintendent, Ozora P. Stearns - Judge.

Hospitals and medical centers near De Kalb:

  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; RENSSELAER FALLS, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HEUVELTON, NY)
  • EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSPITAL OF GOUVERNEUR Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; GOUVERNEUR, NY)
  • ST LAWRENCE CO PUB HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CANTON, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LISBON, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Kalb:

  • St Lawrence University (about 13 miles; Canton, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 13 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • Clarkson University (about 22 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 23 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • Jefferson Community College (about 45 miles; Watertown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 93 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 95 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)

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Notable locations in De Kalb: Kendrew Corners (A), Gebarton Acres (B), Richville Free Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in De Kalb include: Richville Christian Fellowship (A), Richville United Church (B), Richville Baptist Chapel (C), Welch Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kendrew Cemetery (1), Maple Grove Cemetery (2), Wayside Cemetery (3), East DeKalb Cemetery (4), Union Cemetery (5), Old DeKalb Cemetery (6), Saint Henrys Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Osborn Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Boland Creek (A), White Creek (B), South Branch Beaver Creek (C), Merrill Creek (D), Indian Creek (E), Bonney Creek (F), Barter Creek (G), Anderson Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 24.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 6.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
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: 0.6% of all households

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

15.7%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

7.2%
Whole state:

7.4%
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

De Kalb 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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. (68%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for De Kalb town (based on St. Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.12%
Here: 46.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents67.9%11.3%4.5%3.1%2.0%
Congregations21.1%21.1%11.8%6.2%4.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%1.1%0.9%5.5%
Congregations5.0%5.6%0.6%2.5%21.7%
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: 28
St. Lawrence County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Lawrence County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
New York:

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

13.3%
State:

15.6%

3.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.28%
New York average:

5.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,793 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.10%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.37% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.31% ($34,568)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.14% ($50,173)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
New York average:

5.46%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.11%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.38% ($28,681 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.26% ($24,920)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.17% ($34,576)

Strongest AM radio stations in De Kalb:

  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLB (1400 AM; 1 kW; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WPDM (1470 AM; 1 kW; POTSDAM, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Kalb:

  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WNCQ-FM (102.9 FM; MORRISTOWN, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRCD (101.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER INC.)
  • W289AE (105.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WYSI (96.7 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER, INC.)
  • WSLU (89.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBDB (92.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WYSX (98.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around De Kalb:

  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

De Kalb, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

De Kalb fatal accident list:

Jul 6, 2010 07:00 PM, Cr-17, Lat: 44.50425, Lon: -75.28544, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 30, 2009 09:15 AM, Sr-11, Lat: 44.20091, Lon: -75.61518, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 2008 02:07 AM, Cr-20, Lat: 44.41714, Lon: -75.34941, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 29, 2005 11:35 PM, River Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 15, 2002 03:30 PM, Kelly Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 2000 09:10 AM, Sr-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 2000 09:00 AM, Sr-11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 40 meters (131ft)
Total costs: $33,552,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,870
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,195
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 13,567

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for De Kalb, NY
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