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Population in 2010: 1,214. Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 

Males: 626  (51.6%)
Females: 588  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  49.2 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12134.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,667 (it was $39,762 in 2000)
Edinburg:

$53,667
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,018

Edinburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $181,790 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Edinburg:

$181,790
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $212,960; Detached houses: $229,830; Townhouses or other attached units: $358,125; In 2-unit structures: $300,825; Mobile homes: $99,169; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $338,343

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Edinburg races chart
  • White alone - 1,196 (98.5%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.08%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Edinburg: 188.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.1%), United States (16.0%), Irish (12.4%), English (10.5%), Dutch (8.5%), French (7.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 60.1 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Edinburg:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edinburg town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

28 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This town:  2.0%
New York:  22.6%

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

Edinburg town:  1.0% ($864)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Edinburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (30.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (164.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (174.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Northville, NY (2.0 miles ), Day, NY (2.6 miles ), Hope, NY (2.9 miles ), Providence, NY (2.9 miles ), Benson, NY (3.1 miles ), Mayfield, NY (3.5 miles ), Broadalbin, NY (3.5 miles ), Hadley, NY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $89,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.22 N, Longitude: 74.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Edinburg household income distribution Edinburg home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Chemicals (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Paper (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bus drivers (5%)

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Average climate in Edinburg, New York

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Tornado activity:

Edinburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the Edinburg town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edinburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 85% 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 52.1 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 89.5 miles away from Edinburg 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 50.5 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 50.9 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 90.0 miles away from Edinburg center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.1 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 Saratoga County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Edinburg topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Edinburg:

  • ADIRONDACK REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; CORINTH, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Edinburg, NY

Airports located in Edinburg:

Amtrak stations near Edinburg:

  • 18 miles: SARATOGA SPRINGS (WEST AVE. & STATION LN.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: AMSTERDAM (RAILROAD & W. MAIN STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.EDINBURGNY.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edinburg:

  • Skidmore College (about 19 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,591)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 19 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 4,933)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 24 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 30 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Union College (about 30 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • Siena College (about 39 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 40 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 14,693)

Public elementary/middle schools in Edinburg:

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Notable location: Edinburg Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Edinburg include: Edinburg Church (A), Batchellerville Presbyterian Church (B), Edinburg Bible Chapel (C), Edinburg United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brooks Cemetery (1), Partridge Cemetery (2), Edinburg Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Johnnycake Lake (A), Little Lake (B), Miner Mill Vly (C), Old Pond (D), Palmer Lake (E), Rice Pond (F), Albia Pond (G), Greenfield Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Gordons Creek (A), Burnt Mill Creek (B), Batcheller Creek (C), Randall Creek (D), Deming Creek (E), Sand Creek (F), Little Hans Creek (G), Beecher Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Saratoga 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:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.2%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
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: 0.4% of all households

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

8.3%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

2.9%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Edinburg, NY

Edinburg 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 significantly above 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Edinburg town (based on Saratoga County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.66%
Here40.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents65.9%12.7%4.8%2.1%2.1%
Congregations8.6%19.8%7.8%2.6%7.8%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAReformed Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.6%1.2%1.0%6.7%
Congregations2.6%6.0%3.4%0.9%40.5%
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: 31
Saratoga County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Saratoga County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 86
Saratoga County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Saratoga County:

25.2%
New York:

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

14.2%
State:

15.6%

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
New York average:

5.41%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($461 average AGI)
Saratoga County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Albany County, NY  1.27% ($49,530 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.70% ($49,152)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.60% ($40,801)


7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
New York average:

6.26%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Saratoga County:

0.08%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Albany County, NY  1.14% ($40,884 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.70% ($45,352)
to Warren County, NY  0.63% ($36,567)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edinburg:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, 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.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edinburg:

  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSSK (89.7 FM; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Edinburg:

  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFNY-CA (Channel 49; GLOVERSVILLE, NY; Owner: MICHAEL A. SLEEZER)
  • W47CM (Channel 47; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 99 meters (325ft)
Total costs: $87,008,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,090
Total average daily truck traffic: 471
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 8,261


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • North Shore Rd Cr 4 (Lat: 43.220917 Lon: -74.103750), Call Sign: KBG383
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2001, Expiration Date: 09/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2011
    Registrant: Saratoga County Office Of Emergency Services, 25 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 885-2232, Fax: (518) 884-4707, Email:
  • Main Street (Lat: 43.269083 Lon: -74.083361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPTR312, Licensee ID: L00005651
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.012 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 866.587 MHz, 867.137 MHz, 867.775 MHz, 868.762 MHz, 866.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2001, Expiration Date: 11/28/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2009, Certifier: Michael R Pratt
    Registrant: County Of Saratoga, 25 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 885-2232, Fax: (518) 884-4707, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD3EQ
    Grant Date: 11/16/1998, Expiration Date: 11/16/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2010
    Registrant: Harold I Heinbach Jr, 44 Oakes Rd, Edinburg, NY 12134

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: TL ULTRALIGHT SRO STINGSPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 808SS , Serial Number: TLUSA 147, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Herbert L Dudley, 662 S Shore Rd, Edinburg, NY 12134
  • Aircraft: TIGER AIRCRAFT LLC AG-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 965TE , Serial Number: 10244, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Russell C Filbey, 47 Jensen Rd, Edinburg, NY 12134


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Edinburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Edinburg, NY
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