Enfield, New York

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Population in 2010: 3,512. Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 
Males: 1,713  (48.8%)
Females: 1,799  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14850.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,947 (it was $36,538 in 2000)
Enfield:

$48,947
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,621 (it was $16,795 in 2000)

Enfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $132,899 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Enfield:

$132,899
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $135,218; Detached houses: $162,566; In 2-unit structures: $259,482; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $998,008; Mobile homes: $73,763
Enfield races chart
  • White alone - 3,233 (92.1%)
  • Two or more races - 99 (2.8%)
  • Hispanic - 80 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 67 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Enfield: 167.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Enfield, NY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (19.5%), Irish (17.3%), German (16.9%), Italian (9.4%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 36.9 square miles.

Population density: 95 people per square mile   (very low).

Enfield,NY real estate house value index trend

Enfield, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Enfield:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Enfield town:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

103 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  3.1%
New York:  22.6%

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

Enfield town:  2.5% ($1,820)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Enfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (38.1 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (71.1 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (179.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Northwest Ithaca, NY (2.2 miles ), Newfield Hamlet, NY (2.3 miles ), Newfield, NY (2.4 miles ), Ulysses, NY (2.4 miles ), Ithaca, NY (2.5 miles ), South Hill, NY (2.7 miles ), Cayuga Heights, NY (2.7 miles ), Trumansburg, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $51,600
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $283,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 76.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Enfield household income distribution Enfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Enfield, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Enfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Enfield town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 28.2 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Enfield-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 155.8 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 203.6 miles away from Enfield 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 204.5 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 148.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 239.9 miles away from Enfield 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 100.2 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 Tompkins County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Enfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Curry Hicks - Football coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Enfield:

  • CAYUGA RIDGE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • CAYUGA MEDICAL CENTER AT ITHACA Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • ITHACA DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • BEECHTREE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • OAK HILL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • HOSPICARE AND PALLIATIVE SVCS OF TOMPKINS CO INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ITHACA, NY)
  • KENDAL AT ITHACA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ITHACA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Enfield:

  • Ithaca College (about 7 miles; Ithaca, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 8 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 18 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 25 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Corning Community College (about 32 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 35 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 36 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)

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Notable locations in Enfield: Millers Corners (A), Black Oaks Corners (B), Hillendale Golf Course (C), Pinecreek Campground (D), Enfield Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Enfield include: Agape Bible Church (A), Enfield United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Enfield (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rolfe Cemetery (1), Budd Cemetery (2), Rumsey Hill Cemetery (3), Christian Cemetery (4), Presbyterian Cemetery (5), Woodward Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fish Kill (A), Fivemile Creek (B), Enfield Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Enfield: Robert H Treman State park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

13.5%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

Enfield 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.
  • 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Enfield town (based on Tompkins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.54%
Here: 26.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents39.5%14.0%7.8%5.8%4.5%
Congregations7.6%17.7%6.3%7.6%7.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents4.2%3.0%2.4%2.4%16.4%
Congregations3.8%1.3%5.1%1.3%41.8%
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: 19
Tompkins County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Tompkins County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Tompkins County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Here:

10.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tompkins County:

25.3%
New York:

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

12.8%
State:

15.6%

7.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
New York average:

5.06%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Tompkins County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cortland County, NY  0.47% ($35,000 average AGI)
from Tioga County, NY  0.28% ($26,442)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.23% ($29,747)


9.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.42%
New York average:

5.46%

0.33% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Tompkins County:

0.33%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cortland County, NY  0.48% ($29,871 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.46% ($43,277)
to Tioga County, NY  0.33% ($31,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Enfield:

  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Enfield:

  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WVBR-FM (93.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CORNELL RADIO GUILD, INC.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • W242AB (96.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNGZ (104.9 FM; MONTOUR FALLS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICB (91.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: ITHACA COLLEGE)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Enfield:

  • W16AX (Channel 16; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • W20BT (Channel 20; ITHACA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W07BJ (Channel 7; ITHACA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W21BW (Channel 21; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $16,383,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,513
Total average daily truck traffic: 492
Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic: 7,405

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Enfield, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Enfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6150 Slack Rd. (Lat: 42.471306 Lon: -76.645056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQHA201
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.937 MHz, 856.687 MHz, 857.687 MHz, 858.687 MHz, 859.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2007, Expiration Date: 06/07/2017, Certifier: Lee Shurtleff
    Registrant: Tompkins County Department Of Emergency Response, 91 Brown Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 257-3888, Fax: (607) 257-2314, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ITHACA, Off Bostwick Rd & Int Cole Grove Rd (Lat: 42.416917 Lon: -76.578250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 111.3 m, Call Sign: WML744
    Assigned Frequencies: 6780.00 MHz, 6721.25 MHz, 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

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