Denmark, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,860.
Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 1,443  (50.5%)
Females: 1,417  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13367.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,650 (it was $38,696 in 2000)
Denmark:

$64,650
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,406 (it was $14,960 in 2000)

Denmark town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $135,930 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Denmark:

$135,930
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $159,858; detached houses: $148,517; townhouses or other attached units: $282,644; in 2-unit structures: $527,932; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $557,979; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,264; mobile homes: $59,080
March 2019 cost of living index in Denmark: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Denmark, NY (2010)
    • 2,72895.4%White alone
    • 612.1%Hispanic
    • 230.8%Two or more races
    • 190.7%Black alone
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (24.6%), Irish (18.3%), French (17.8%), English (11.6%), United States (11.4%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 50.6 square miles.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (very low).

Denmark, New York map

54 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.0%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Denmark town:

2.0% ($1,320)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (58.6 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (112.6 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (228.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Copenhagen, NY (1.8 miles ),
Castorland, NY (2.2 miles ),
West Carthage, NY (2.3 miles ),
Carthage, NY (2.4 miles ),
Harrisburg, NY (2.5 miles ),
Champion, NY (2.5 miles ),
Wilna, NY (2.9 miles ),
Herrings, NY (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 43.90 N, Longitude: 75.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Denmark, NY in 2019
Denmark satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Denmark, NY
Historical housing units in Denmark, NY
Most common industries in Denmark, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.0%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Paper (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.3%)
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Paper (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Denmark, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)

Average climate in Denmark, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Denmark, New York average temperatures Denmark, New York average precipitation Denmark, New York humidity Denmark, New York wind speed Denmark, New York snowfall Denmark, New York sunshine Denmark, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Denmark-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 70% 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 63.1 miles away from Denmark center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 103.7 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) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from the city 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 294.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from Denmark 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 Lewis County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Denmark topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Denmark:

  • CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CARTHAGE, NY)
  • THE COUNTRY MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CARTHAGE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY PUB HEALTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • RENAL CARE OF NORTHERN NEW YORK, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denmark:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 18 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • St Lawrence University (about 53 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 54 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 57 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Utica College (about 59 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 61 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Clarkson University (about 61 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Denmark: Cedars Golf Course (A), Deer River Station (B), Riverjack Ranch (C), Moserdale Farm (D), Happy Hollow Campground (E), Cameron Corners (F), Copenhagen Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (G), Castorland Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (H), Copenhagen Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Denmark include: River of Life Fellowship (A), United Church of Copenhagen (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bent Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Plank Cemetery (3), Hillside Cemetery (4), Swinburne Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Stony Creek (A), Deer River (B), Negro Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

5.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
24 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
24 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Denmark:

Marital status in Denmark, NY
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Denmark:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Denmark, NY (based on Lewis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,44317
Evangelical Protestant2,69321
Mainline Protestant2,15525
Other1151
None15,681-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lewis County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

27.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lewis County:

13.4%
New York:

15.6%

4.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, NY  1.52% ($35,195 average AGI)
from Oneida County, NY  0.55% ($31,125)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.27% ($29,926)


5.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, NY  1.56% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Oneida County, NY  0.69% ($31,700)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.33% ($43,206)

Strongest AM radio stations in Denmark:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denmark:

  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WOTT (100.7 FM; HENDERSON, NY; Owner: JEFFERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W240AN (95.9 FM; COPENHAGEN, ETC., NY; Owner: COPENHAGEN CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • W201CB (88.1 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • W220BO (91.9 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: BLACK RIVER VALLEY GOSPEL RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Denmark:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYF-CA (Channel 25; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
Denmark fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Denmark fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 2008 05:45 PM, East Rd, Lat: 43.893440, Lon: -75.554270, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.9mTotal length
  • $11,778,000Total costs
  • 6,219Total average daily traffic
  • 622Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,279Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Denmark)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hayes Rd (Lat: 43.879778 Lon: -75.719361), Structure height: 305 m, Call Sign: KPH957,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Registrant: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., 545 E. John Carpenter Frwy, Suite 700, Irving, TX 75062, Phone: (972) 373-8800, Fax: (972) 373-8888, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • COP 1, Hayes Rd (Lat: 43.879806 Lon: -75.719444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 305 m, Call Sign: WQVB882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2014, Expiration Date: 12/19/2024, Certifier: Cheryl A Lalonde, Registrant: Lewis County Sheriff\'s Department, 5252 Outer Stowe Street, Lowville, NY 13367, Phone: (315) 377-2031, Email:
  • WWTI Xmtr Site, Hayes Rd (Lat: 43.879722 Lon: -75.719722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 305 m, Call Sign: WLO834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6987.50 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/1989, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Registrant: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., 545 E. John Carpenter Frwy, Suite 700, Irving, TX 75062, Phone: (972) 373-8800, Fax: (972) 373-8888, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Denmark, NY
  • 64.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.6%Wood
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Denmark, NY
  • 47.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 20.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas


Denmark 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.

Denmark on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
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