Downsville, New York

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Population in 2010: 617.
Males: 319  (51.8%)
Females: 298  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

48.4 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 13755, 13782.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,164
Downsville:

$52,164
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,484

Downsville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $150,401
Downsville:

$150,401
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $104,874; detached houses: $115,849; mobile homes: $48,649

Median gross rent in 2019: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Downsville: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.2%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.5% for two or more races residents)
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According to our research of New York and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Downsville, New York as of October 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Downsville is 615 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (22.0%), Scottish (18.6%), Italian (16.1%), German (13.6%), Slovak (12.7%), Latvian (10.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

12 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This place:

2.3%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,318 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,291 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (52.7 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (102.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (103.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Colchester, NY (2.0 miles ),
Walton, NY (3.0 miles ),
Hamden, NY (3.1 miles ),
Roscoe, NY (3.3 miles ),
Andes, NY (3.6 miles ),
Tompkins, NY (3.6 miles ),
Rockland, NY (3.7 miles ),
Delhi, NY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 75.00 W

Area code: 607

Distribution of median household income in Downsville, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Downsville, NY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
New York:

8.1%

Tornado activity:

Downsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Downsville place center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 31.5 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Downsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 67% 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 133.7 miles away from Downsville center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from Downsville 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 178.4 miles away from Downsville center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 327.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.7 miles away from Downsville 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 41.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (36) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 15, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Downsville:

  • ROSCOE REGIONAL REHAB AND RESIDENTIAL H C F (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROSCOE, NY)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • O'CONNOR HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • DELAWARE CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; DELHI, NY)

Airports located in Downsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downsville:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 14 miles; Delhi, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,911)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 27 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 48 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 48 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 48 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 51 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 53 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)

Public high school in Downsville:

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Notable location: Downsville Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Paige Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tub Mill Brook (A), Wilson Hollow Brook (B), Downs Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Downsville and their reported violations in the past:

PEACEFUL VALLEY CAMPSITES (Address: 485 Banker Road , Population served: 740, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
COOKS FALLS WATER DISTRICT (Address: 72 TANNERY ROAD , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2010)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DOWNSVILLE MOTEL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NYCDEP DOWNSVILLE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Downsville that have no violations reported:

  • CORBETT COMMUNITY CORP. (Population served: 93, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
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: 0.4% of all households
3 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Downsville (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Downsville Branch at 15229 State Highway 30, branch established on 1905/08/22. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Downsville:

Marital status in Downsville, NY
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Downsville:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
New York average:

13.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Downsville, NY (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,5389
Mainline Protestant7,32565
Evangelical Protestant2,95130
Other2,32710
Orthodox121
None26,827-
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: 14
Delaware County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Delaware County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Delaware County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Delaware County:

12.09 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Delaware County:

8.2%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.3%
New York:

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

17.0%
State:

15.6%

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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 Otsego County, NY  1.17% ($35,289 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.51% ($31,563)
from Broome County, NY  0.35% ($27,233)


5.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Otsego County, NY  1.23% ($34,389 average AGI)
to Broome County, NY  0.43% ($28,919)
to Chenango County, NY  0.39% ($34,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Downsville:

  • WDLA (1270 AM; 5 kW; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Downsville:

  • WDLA-FM (92.1 FM; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJFF (90.5 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: RADIO CATSKILL)
  • WPDA (106.1 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WGWR (88.1 FM; LIBERTY, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WIYN (94.7 FM; DEPOSIT, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCDO-FM (100.9 FM; SIDNEY, NY; Owner: CDO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WSRK (103.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WIFF (90.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZOZ (103.1 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • Downsville, New York
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count11014
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16574
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2635
  • Fatalities11849
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26810
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3594
See more detailed statistics of Downsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Main St (Lat: 42.080639 Lon: -74.995444), Call Sign: KWX529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Registrant: Delaware County, 280 Phoebe Lane Suite 3, Delhi, NY 13753, Phone: (607) 746-9600, Fax: (607) 746-8988, Email:
  • Money Point N (Lat: 42.101750 Lon: -74.997111), Call Sign: KNJC927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.730 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2014, Expiration Date: 05/15/2024, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • Hc 89 Box 250 (Lat: 42.077861 Lon: -74.980167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WCP352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.830 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2011, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Certifier: Paul H Peterson, Registrant: Delaware County, 280 Phoebe Lane Suite 3, Delhi, NY 13753, Phone: (607) 746-9600, Fax: (607) 746-8988, Email:
  • DOWNSVILLE, 534 Money Point Rd (Lat: 42.101500 Lon: -74.997194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WRAU511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.537 MHz, 453.562 MHz, 460.462 MHz, 460.150 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2018, Expiration Date: 03/06/2028, Certifier: Steve Hood, Registrant: Blue Wing Services, Inc, 329 Laurel Dr, Trappe, PA 19426, Phone: (610) 624-1801, Email:
  • Lat: 42.078806 Lon: -74.997917, Call Sign: WRCF425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2018, Expiration Date: 09/17/2028, Certifier: Ryan Vogler, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2327, Fax: (262) 248-0061, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DOWNSVLLE MP, End Of Money Point Rd (Lat: 42.101611 Lon: -74.996917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WRBR988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 06/04/2018, Expiration Date: 06/04/2028, Certifier: Steven Hood, Registrant: Creative Electronics, 828 County Hwy 11, Oneonta, NY 13820, Phone: (607) 643-4080, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Downsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 758EE, N758EE, N-758EE, Serial Number: R1723030, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Kcm Construction Inc, 400 Banker Rd Ste 2, Downsville, NY 13755

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Downsville, NY
  • 62.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.4%Wood
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Downsville, NY
  • 85.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.5%Electricity


Downsville compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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