Friendship, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,218. Population change since 2000: +3.6%
Males: 612  (50.3%)
Females: 606  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 14739.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,436 (it was $25,524 in 2000)
Friendship:

$28,436
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,953 (it was $11,182 in 2000)

Friendship CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,037 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Friendship:

$54,037
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $93,605; Detached houses: $94,493; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,457; In 2-unit structures: $91,411; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $367,914; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $413,072; Mobile homes: $59,476; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $70,592

Median gross rent in 2013: $600.

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  • Races in Friendship, NY (2010)

    Friendship races chart
    • 1,17496.4%White alone
    • 221.8%Hispanic
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Friendship: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.4%), Irish (19.3%), English (13.4%), United States (10.8%), Italian (7.8%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1514 feet

Land area: 2.75 square miles.

Population density: 443 people per square mile   (low).

Friendship,NY real estate house value index trend

Friendship, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Friendship:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Friendship CDP:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Friendship, New York as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Friendship to the number of sex offenders is 364 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,845 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,919 (3.8%)

Friendship satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (58.1 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (60.3 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (218.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Belmont, NY (2.4 miles ), Amity, NY (2.4 miles ), Wirt, NY (2.5 miles ), Cuba, NY (2.6 miles ), Clarksville, NY (2.7 miles ), Belfast, NY (2.8 miles ), Scio, NY (2.8 miles ), Richburg, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $13,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $15,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.21 N, Longitude: 78.14 W

Area code: 585

Friendship household income distribution Friendship home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.53
New York average:

3.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Friendship, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Friendship-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Friendship place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 18.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Friendship-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from Friendship center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 226.6 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 272.6 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 169.7 miles away from Friendship center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.9 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 Allegany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Friendship topographic map

Birthplace of: J. A. Chapman - Mayor of Portland, Rube Kroh - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Hospitals and medical centers near Friendship:

  • CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC S N F (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CUBA, NY)
  • WELLSVILLE MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WELLSVILLE, NY)
  • HIGHLAND PARK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WELLSVILLE, NY)
  • JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WELLSVILLE, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB HOUGHTON L L C (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HOUGHTON, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friendship:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 19 miles; Alfred, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,483)
  • Alfred University (about 19 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 20 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)
  • SUNY College at Geneseo (about 44 miles; Geneseo, NY; FT enrollment: 5,520)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 52 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Corning Community College (about 56 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 56 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)

Public high school in Friendship:

Public elementary/middle schools in Friendship:

Private elementary/middle school in Friendship:

  • WHITE CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 5981 COUNTY ROUTE 17; Grades: 1 - 7)
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Library in Friendship:

  • FRIENDSHIP FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $87,583; Location: 40 WEST MAIN STREET; 14,719 books; 349 audio materials; 5,250 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Friendship: Friendship Free Library (A), Friendship Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Maple Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Branch Van Campen Creek (A), Moss Brook (B), West Branch Van Campen Creek (C), North Branch Van Campen Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Friendship that have no violations reported:

  • I-86 REST AREA - FRIENDSHIP (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.0%
(34.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.8%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.7%
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: 0.9% of all households

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Friendship compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
New York average:

13.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Friendship CDP (based on Allegany County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,88146
Mainline Protestant4,79839
Catholic4,31310
Other2444
None34,710-
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: 15
Allegany County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Allegany County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Allegany County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

25.6%
New York:

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

11.5%
State:

15.6%

4.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
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 Cattaraugus County, NY  0.62% ($22,941 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.51% ($28,181)
from Erie County, NY  0.44% ($30,113)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Cattaraugus County, NY  0.90% ($24,633 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.62% ($29,059)
to Monroe County, NY  0.36% ($29,138)

Strongest AM radio stations in Friendship:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WLSV (790 AM; 1 kW; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WOEN (1360 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLEA (1480 AM; 3 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHDL (1450 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Friendship:

  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJQZ (103.5 FM; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WMXO (101.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W213BC (90.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHKS (94.9 FM; PORT ALLEGANY, PA; Owner: L-COM INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WKPQ (105.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WQRM (106.3 FM; SMETHPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WETD (90.7 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WFRM-FM (96.7 FM; COUDERSPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSQA (88.7 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WCKR (92.1 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Friendship:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W62AS (Channel 62; FRIENDSHIP & BELMONT, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • W30BW (Channel 30; OLEAN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W60AJ (Channel 60; CUBA, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)

Friendship fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2010 07:00 PM, Pigtail Rd, Lat: 42.23203, Lon: -78.11214, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 26, 2005 07:51 AM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 2001 08:53 PM, Cr-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 1998 03:12 AM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Friendship)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Friendship, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FRIENDSHIP, NY, Lat: 42.219444 Lon: -78.131944, Call Sign: WPWF375
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/04/2022, Certifier: John Krupcale
    Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company Inc, 300 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (781) 907-3409, Fax: (781) 907-5715, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Friendship)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Friendship, NY

  • Subway: 1
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