Gowanda, New York

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Population in 2013: 2,671 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 1,165  (43.6%)
Females: 1,506  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  47.9 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 14070.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,531 (it was $29,565 in 2000)
Gowanda:

$37,531
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,950 (it was $16,323 in 2000)

Gowanda village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,576 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Gowanda:

$73,576
NY:

$277,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $588.

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  • Races in Gowanda, NY (2013)

    Gowanda races chart
    • 2,28890.5%White alone
    • 1104.4%American Indian alone
    • 672.7%Black alone
    • 481.9%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Two or more races
    • 20.08%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gowanda: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.3%), Irish (15.3%), Polish (12.3%), English (9.1%), Italian (5.3%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1848

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,666 people per square mile   (low).

Gowanda,NY real estate house value index trend

Gowanda, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Gowanda:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gowanda village:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

63 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This village:

2.5%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 94 registered sex offenders living in Gowanda, New York as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gowanda to the number of sex offenders is 28 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,731 (4.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,191 (2.7%)

Gowanda satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Buffalo, NY (30.9 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (260.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Persia, NY (1.4 miles ), Collins, NY (1.6 miles ), Perrysburg, NY (1.8 miles ), Dayton, NY (2.4 miles ), Otto, NY (2.9 miles ), North Collins, NY (3.0 miles ), South Dayton, NY (3.0 miles ), Cattaraugus, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 78.94 W

Area code: 716

Gowanda household income distribution Gowanda home values distribution

Crime rates in Gowanda by Year
Type 2001 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 030200000N/A
per 100,000 0.0107.50.073.40.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 1000110110
per 100,000 35.10.00.00.037.538.40.036.836.90.0
Assaults 23541016555
per 100,000 70.2107.5181.2146.9375.438.4232.7183.8184.4187.8
Burglaries 47161632291217511
per 100,000 140.5250.8579.9587.61,201.21,112.8465.5624.8184.4413.1
Thefts 1910511756909360321016
per 100,000 667.43,762.14,240.72,056.63,378.43,568.72,327.41,176.0368.9600.8
Auto thefts 1202000302
per 100,000 35.171.70.073.40.00.00.0110.30.075.1
Arson N/AN/AN/A01010N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A0.037.50.038.80.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.2) 66.5292.8256.5226.3318.0249.6179.3153.478.7100.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gowanda detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -228 (-7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Gowanda, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gowanda-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Gowanda village center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 13.9 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gowanda-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 100.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from Gowanda center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.2 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 296.9 miles away from Gowanda center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.7 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 Cattaraugus County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gowanda topographic map

Birthplace of: Albertus W. Catlin - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Gowanda: Albertus Wright Catlin.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gowanda:

  • TLC HEALTH NETWORK (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 100 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • GOWANDA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (100 MILLER STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gowanda:

  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB EDEN L L C (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EDEN, NY)
  • FIDDLERS GREEN MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)
  • BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)

Airports located in Gowanda:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gowanda:

  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 21 miles; Fredonia, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,523)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 25 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 29 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • Erie Community College (about 30 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)
  • D'Youville College (about 31 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Canisius College (about 33 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 33 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)

Public high school in Gowanda:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gowanda:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gowanda:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 71 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 40 S CHAPEL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Gowanda

Library in Gowanda:

  • GOWANDA FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $90,753; Location: 56 WEST MAIN STREET; 24,022 books; 999 audio materials; 1,563 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gowanda: Gowanda Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Gowanda Nursing Home (B), Gowanda Fire Department (C), Village of Gowanda Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gowanda include: Saint Mary's Episcopal Church (A), United Methodist Church of Gowanda (B), Trinity United Church of Christ (C), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Gowanda Free Methodist Church (G), Immanuel Lutheran Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maltbie Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Grannis Creek (A), Thatcher Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cattaraugus 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 Gowanda that have no violations reported:

  • DRAGONFLY BAKING (Address: 10129 MALTBIE RD. , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.2%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  56.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Gowanda in 2000:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Gowanda, New York environmental map by EPA

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Gowanda compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Gowanda (2011 data):

  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Gowanda Branch at 76 West Main Street, branch established on 1955/04/01. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Community Bank, National Association: Gowanda Branch at 37 West Main Street, branch established on 1978/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New York average:

13.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • No fuel used (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 Gowanda village (based on Cattaraugus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,35112
Mainline Protestant7,09049
Evangelical Protestant6,92371
Other2,84312
Black Protestant3052
None50,805-
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: 21
Cattaraugus County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cattaraugus County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Cattaraugus County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

9.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cattaraugus County:

28.5%
New York:

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

16.7%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$8,943
Other Government Administration 1$4,727$56,7248$6,962
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 18$38,322
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,513
Streets and Highways 4$27,869$83,6070$0
Sewerage 6$37,223$74,4460$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 11$3,628
Water Supply 4$18,807$56,4210$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$4,113
Totals for Government 15$88,626$70,90145$63,481

Gowanda government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $186,000 ($69.64)
    Sewerage: $144,000 ($53.91)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($17.97)
    General: $29,000 ($10.86)
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000 ($4.87)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $374,000 ($140.02)
    Regular Highways: $261,000 ($97.72)
    Police Protection: $208,000 ($77.87)
    Water Utilities: $190,000 ($71.13)
    General - Other: $186,000 ($69.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $164,000 ($61.40)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($31.82)
    Fire Protection: $78,000 ($29.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($17.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($7.86)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($7.86)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($7.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($2.62)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.25)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.37)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($12.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($3.00)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.50)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.12)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $646,000 ($241.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($29.58)

Gowanda government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $140,000 ($52.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($21.71)
    All Other: $25,000 ($9.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $396,000 ($148.26)
    General Support: $300,000 ($112.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $80,000 ($29.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($19.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $319,000 ($119.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $121,000 ($45.30)
    Highways: $13,000 ($4.87)
  • Tax - Property: $812,000 ($304.01)
    Public Utilities: $53,000 ($19.84)
    NEC: $16,000 ($5.99)

Gowanda government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,315,000 ($492.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $575,000 ($215.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,261,000 ($472.11)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $525,000 ($196.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($20.22)
    Other, NEC: $50,000 ($18.72)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $123,000 ($46.05)
    End of Fiscal Year: $94,000 ($35.19)

Gowanda government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,007,000 ($377.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,544,000 ($578.06)

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
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 Erie County, NY  1.02% ($34,748 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.49% ($24,633)
from Chautauqua County, NY  0.44% ($28,489)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
New York average:

5.46%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($838 average AGI)
Cattaraugus County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Erie County, NY  1.17% ($28,680 average AGI)
to Chautauqua County, NY  0.54% ($33,098)
to Allegany County, NY  0.34% ($22,941)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gowanda:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPQ (1330 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: HAWK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gowanda:

  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W205BA (88.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Gowanda:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W46BA (Channel 46; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
Gowanda fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Gowanda fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $31,590,000Total costs
  • 35,688Total average daily traffic
  • 1,030Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gowanda, NY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gowanda)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3635E , Serial Number: 11AC-1831, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Karen M Kenngott, 223 Buffalo St, Gowanda, NY 14070
  • Aircraft: EAGLE BALLOONS CORP SUNDANCER AX-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 6074X , Serial Number: E82735X
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph P Butera, 10961 Miller Rd, Gowanda, NY 14070
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 6378Q , Serial Number: RX8-3141, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Karen M Kenngott, 223 Buffalo St, Gowanda, NY 14070
  • Aircraft: EAGLE BALLOONS CORP C-7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7002J , Serial Number: E81717, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 12/30/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph P Butera, Miller Rd Rd 2 Box 246a, Gowanda, NY 14070, Other Owners: Betsey B Butera

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$60,3102$56,3256$53,0022$18,4450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$69,7800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$58,8205$48,6480$01$34,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$74,7680$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$114,6400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0160.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$75,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$58,820
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0160.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Gowanda

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gowanda, NY
Most common first names in Gowanda, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7682.1 years
John6674.5 years
William4375.8 years
Robert4170.0 years
Joseph3976.7 years
Helen3678.6 years
Charles3474.5 years
Margaret3079.9 years
Frank2978.4 years
George2774.1 years
Most common last names in Gowanda, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2376.4 years
Brown1571.8 years
Miller1372.8 years
Gabel1377.2 years
Mohawk1270.6 years
Allen1183.8 years
Johnson1178.5 years
Jimerson1172.2 years
Peters1079.2 years
Scott972.7 years
Businesses in Gowanda, NY
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Lane Furniture1Subway1
McDonald's1Tim Hortons1
Nike1U-Haul1
RadioShack1
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