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Ancestries: French (25.9%), Irish (23.1%), English (16.7%), German (15.1%), Italian (8.2%), Scottish (5.6%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Land area: 81.7 square miles.
Population density: 14 people per square mile (very low).
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For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown:
High school or higher: 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown town:
Never married: 20.0%
Now married: 54.8%
19 residents are foreign born
According to our research of New York and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elizabethtown, New York as of August 30, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Elizabethtown to the number of sex offenders is 1,223 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (97.4 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (180.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (231.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elizabethtown-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 40.7 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from Elizabethtown 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 110.4 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 21.2 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 37.0 miles away from Elizabethtown 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 121.0 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)
The number of natural disasters in Essex County (12) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8 Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Arto Monaco - Artist, Augustus Noble Hand - (1869-1954), judge.
Hospitals and medical centers in Elizabethtown:
ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 75 PARK STREET)
CVPH SATELLITE DIALY CTR-ELIZABETHTOWN COMM HOSP (PARK STREET ROUTE 9N)
ESSEX COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SVC CHHA (132 WATER STREET)
8 miles: WESTPORT (HWY. 9 N. & D&H RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
13 miles: PORT HENRY (RTE. 9 NORTH & RTE. 22) . 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.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethtown:
Middlebury College (about 25 miles; Middlebury, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,077)
Champlain College (about 28 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
University of Vermont (about 28 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
Community College of Vermont (about 30 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
Saint Michael's College (about 30 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 36 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
Castleton State College (about 46 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
ELIZABETHTOWN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $32,959; Location: 8256 RIVER STREET; 5,951 books; 2,986 audio materials; 457 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Elizabethtown: Cobble Hill Golf Course (A), Horace Nye Nursing Home (B), Elizabethtown Library (C), Elizabethtown Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
People in group quarters in Elizabethtown in 2000:
118 people in nursing homes
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Elizabethtown 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.
Median age significantly above 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.
Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Elizabethtown (2011 data):
Champlain National Bank: at 7558 Us Route 9, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/22: Bank assets: $224.9 mil, Deposits: $191.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Champlain Bank Corporation
Religion statistics for Elizabethtown town (based on Essex County data)
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: 24
6.33 / 10,000 pop.
4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
0.26 / 10,000 pop.
0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
1.32 / 10,000 pop.
0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
6.07 / 10,000 pop.
1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
18.99 / 10,000 pop.
8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,852 average adjusted gross income)
New York average:
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:
Er & Ccu In Hospital Park St (Lat: 44.214778 Lon: -73.595972), Call Sign: KED218 Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz Grant Date: 03/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/04/2022 Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
Court House (Lat: 44.214778 Lon: -73.596528), Call Sign: KNHD257 Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHz Grant Date: 06/17/1998, Expiration Date: 08/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2003 Registrant: Elizabethtown Lewis Emergency Squad, Elizabethtown, NY 12932, Phone: (518) 873-6418
Park St (Lat: 44.215056 Lon: -73.595972), Call Sign: WZM516 Assigned Frequencies: 461.025 MHz Grant Date: 09/01/2004, Expiration Date: 04/17/2014 Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
7551 Court Street (Lat: 44.214778 Lon: -73.594861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQDS597 Assigned Frequencies: 45.5600 MHz, 42.1400 MHz Grant Date: 10/20/2005, Expiration Date: 10/20/2015, Certifier: Lawrence R Mitchell Registrant: New York State Emergency Management Office, 1220 Washington Ave, Bldg 22, Suite 101, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 292-2268, Fax: (518) 457-1567, Email:
FCC Registered Paging Towers:
Elizabethtown Community Hospital Park Street (Lat: 44.216694 Lon: -73.595389), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KQZ790 Assigned Frequencies: 152.090 MHz Grant Date: 04/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Kathy M Paskevich Registrant: Jkl Communications LLC, 1150 Airport Drive, Suite 105, South Burlington, VT 05403, Phone: (802) 860-0000, Fax: (802) 860-5037, Email:
Aircraft: GENTILE MIDGET MUSTANG MM-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 243BG , Serial Number: 375, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/2001 Registrant (Individual): Bernard Gentile, Po Box 606, Elizabethtown, NY 12932
Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 7378T , Serial Number: 46978, Year manufactured: 1959 Registrant (Corporation): Schless Robert A & Co Inc, , Elizabethtown, NY 12932
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: