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 2019: $66,892 (it was $43,259 in 2000)
Fayette:

$66,892
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,716 (it was $19,186 in 2000)

Fayette town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $133,375 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Fayette:

$133,375
NY:

$338,700
March 2019 cost of living index in Fayette: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Fayette, NY (2010)
    • 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

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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, New York map

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)

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

Distribution of median household income in Fayette, NY in 2019
Fayette satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Fayette, NY
Historical housing units in Fayette, NY
Most common industries in Fayette, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Machinery (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Machinery (10.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Fayette, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

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 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 147.7 miles away from Fayette center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 195.4 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) 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 Fayette center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 346.5 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 Fayette 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Robert S. Duncanson - Artist.

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

For population 15 years and over in Fayette:

Marital status in Fayette, NY
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

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
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fayette, NY (based on Seneca County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
New York:

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

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Seneca County:

30.3%
New York:

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

16.9%
New York:

15.6%

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Ontario County, NY  1.26% ($34,427 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NY  0.58% ($34,368)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.56% ($42,740)


5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Ontario County, NY  1.23% ($36,615 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NY  0.54% ($37,887)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.43% ($35,053)

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Fayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.2mTotal length
  • $7,534,000Total costs
  • 12,859Total average daily traffic
  • 604Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,984Total future (year 2037) 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/1998, Expiration Date: 01/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2009, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2014, Expiration Date: 02/14/2024, Certifier: Kevin Benjamin, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2014, Expiration Date: 03/27/2024, Certifier: Kevin Benjamin, Registrant: 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 Zacharia, Registrant: Mci Communications Services, Inc., 2400 N. Glenville Drive, Dept/Loc 71216/107, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 13 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Fayette, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.8%), and Outside Fires (26.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fayette, NY
    • 5754.8%Structure Fires
    • 2826.9%Outside Fires
    • 1211.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 76.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fayette, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fayette, NY
  • 34.6%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 3.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fayette, NY
  • 35.5%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 3.5%Other fuel


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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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