Fayette, New York

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Population in 2010: 3,929. Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 
Males: 1,937  (49.3%)
Females: 1,992  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13165.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,404 (it was $43,259 in 2000)
Fayette:

$60,404
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,026 (it was $19,186 in 2000)

Fayette town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,634 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Fayette:

$119,634
NY:

$302,400
  • Races in Fayette, NY (2010)

    Fayette races chart
    • 3,79296.5%White alone
    • 621.6%Hispanic
    • 300.8%Two or more races
    • 240.6%Black alone
    • 170.4%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fayette: 99.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.6%), Irish (23.8%), English (19.8%), Italian (18.5%), French (6.6%), Dutch (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 613 feet

Land area: 55.2 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (very low).

Fayette,NY real estate house value index trend

Fayette, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Fayette:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fayette town:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

64 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
New York:

20.4%

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

Fayette town:  2.1% ($1,710)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Fayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (38.6 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (43.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (207.1 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Waterloo, NY (1.9 miles ), Seneca Falls, NY (2.2 miles ), Varick, NY (2.3 miles ), Geneva, NY (2.6 miles ), Cayuga, NY (2.9 miles ), Union Springs, NY (2.9 miles ), Springport, NY (3.0 miles ), Romulus, NY (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.85 N, Longitude: 76.86 W

Area code: 315

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Machinery (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
  • Machinery (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Fayette, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fayette-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Fayette town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 tornado 36.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fayette-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 147.7 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 193.6 miles away from Fayette 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 204.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 236.6 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 179.6 miles away from Fayette 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 111.9 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 Seneca County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fayette topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert S. Duncanson - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fayette:

  • HUNTINGTON LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WATERLOO, NY)
  • SENECA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WATERLOO, NY)
  • SENECA FALLS HOSP (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SENECA FALLS, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GENEVA, NY)
  • GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; GENEVA, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES VNS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GENEVA, NY)
  • GENEVA NURSING HOME CLOSED (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GENEVA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fayette:

  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 7 miles; Geneva, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,476)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 18 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 20 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)
  • Cornell University (about 35 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Ithaca College (about 36 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 36 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Nazareth College (about 38 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,632)

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Notable locations in Fayette: Cassim Farm (A), Newland Vineyard (B), Seneca Yacht Club (C), Barretts Marina (D), Silver Creek Golf Club (E), Yost Corners (F), Waterloo Sewage Treatment Plant (G), Peterman Farms (H), Seneca County Home (I), Canoga Volunteer Fire Department (J), Fayette Volunteer Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fayette include: Grace Church (A), Christadelphian Chapel (B), Fayette Mennonite Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Waterloo Baptist Church (F), W Fayette Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rural Cemetery (1), West Fayette Cemetery (2), Willowdale Cemetery (3), Burgh Cemetery (4), Fayette Church Cemetery (5), Bear Cemetery (6), Bachman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silver Creek (A), Wilson Creek (B), White Spring Brook (C), Kendig Creek (D), Canoga Creek (E), Burroughs Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fayette include: Seneca Park (1), Seneca Lake State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Seneca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.4%
23 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
23 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
New York average:

14.2

Fayette travel time to work - commute Fayette mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Fayette town (based on Seneca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,17818
Evangelical Protestant1,89319
Catholic9432
Other5063
Orthodox--
None29,731-
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: 10
Seneca County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Seneca County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Seneca County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Seneca County:

30.3%
New York:

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

16.9%
State:

15.6%

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
New York average:

5.06%

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:
from Ontario County, NY  1.30% ($26,912 average AGI)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.52% ($43,691)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.43% ($27,411)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,642 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ontario County, NY  1.11% ($28,669 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NY  0.48% ($28,565)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.44% ($30,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fayette:

  • WSFW (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WGVA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, NY; Owner: GENEVA BROADCASTING INC)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WAUB (1590 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLF (850 AM; 1 kW; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: M B COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fayette:

  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEOS (89.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGES OF THE SENECA)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W220CJ (91.9 FM; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFRW (88.1 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZXV (99.7 FM; PALMYRA, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • W212BA (90.3 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGES OF THE SENECA)

TV broadcast stations around Fayette:

  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • W69AN (Channel 69; UNION SPRINGS, ETC., NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
Fayette fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $6,022,000Total costs
  • 12,058Total average daily traffic
  • 1,338Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,121Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fayette)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, County Home County House Rd (Lat: 42.879778 Lon: -76.818278), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNTU301
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.500 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/1998, Expiration Date: 01/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2009Registrant: Phone: (315) 252-9478
  • WATERLOO, 3754 Kime Beach Rd (Lat: 42.842583 Lon: -76.942806), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQTJ350
    Assigned Frequencies: 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/14/2014, Expiration Date: 02/14/2024, Certifier: Kevin BenjaminRegistrant: Integrated Systems, 7588 Main St. Fishers, Victor, NY 14564, Phone: (585) 324-8670, Email:
  • Waterloo Telrad, Lat: 42.842583 Lon: -76.942778, Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQTR264
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/27/2014, Expiration Date: 03/27/2024, Certifier: Kevin BenjaminRegistrant: City Of Geneva, 79 Geneva Street, Geneva, NY 14456, Phone: (315) 789-6966, Fax: (315) 789-7505, Email:
  • FAYETTE, 2.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 42.824778 Lon: -76.844111), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WGW485
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+16 more)Grant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2008, Certifier: Karen ZachariaRegistrant: Mci Communications Services, Inc., 2400 N. Glenville Drive, Dept/Loc 71216/107, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Fayette

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Fayette 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
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