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Population in 2010: 538. Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 

Males: 289  (53.7%)
Females: 249  (46.3%)

Median resident age:  45.0 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14846.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,199 (it was $25,875 in 2000)
Granger:

$33,199
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,179

Granger town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,295 (it was $48,900 in 2000)
Granger:

$61,295
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,895; Detached houses: $84,778; Mobile homes: $28,964

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Granger races chart
  • White alone - 529 (98.3%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Granger: 153.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (33.3%), English (23.9%), Irish (15.1%), United States (11.3%), Italian (10.7%), French (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 32.0 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Granger:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granger town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
New York:  22.6%

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

Granger town:  2.2% ($1,059)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (48.8 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (52.2 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (226.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Allen, NY (2.2 miles ), Fillmore, NY (2.3 miles ), Hunt, NY (2.3 miles) , Dalton, NY (2.4 miles ), Hume, NY (2.4 miles ), Grove, NY (2.4 miles ), Portage, NY (2.4 miles ), Genesee Falls, NY (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $24,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $226,200
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $19,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $28,400
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $41,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $32,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $23,800
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 78.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

Granger household income distribution Granger home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Granger-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Granger town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 25.4 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Granger-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Granger center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Granger center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 8, Floods: 7, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Henry M. Teller - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Granger:

  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NUNDA, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB HOUGHTON L L C (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOUGHTON, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granger:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 19 miles; Alfred, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,184)
  • SUNY at Geneseo (about 25 miles; Geneseo, NY; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • Saint Bonaventure University (about 35 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,154)
  • Genesee Community College (about 39 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 3,452)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 47 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 13,372)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 48 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 3,750)
  • Monroe Community College (about 48 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 12,159)

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Notable locations in Granger: Granger (A), Shorttract Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Weaver Settlement Cemetery (1), Short Tract Cemetery (2). 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

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

31.2%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

20.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Granger, NY

Granger 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 above 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Granger town (based on Allegany County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.73%
Here35.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God
Adherents36.2%18.9%15.7%4.4%3.8%
Congregations13.7%23.5%6.9%5.9%5.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.6%2.2%2.1%1.9%12.2%
Congregations6.9%1.0%5.9%3.9%26.5%
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: 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%

5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
New York average:

5.41%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($482 average AGI)
Allegany County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.89% ($25,436 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.63% ($30,551)
from Erie County, NY  0.38% ($36,932)


6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cattaraugus County, NY  1.09% ($21,734 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.64% ($32,356)
to Monroe County, NY  0.30% ($28,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granger:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLEA (1480 AM; 3 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WDNY (1400 AM; 1 kW; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granger:

  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKPQ (105.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCKR (92.1 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSQA (88.7 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WJQZ (103.5 FM; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WETD (90.7 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W257AX (99.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Granger:

  • W62AQ (Channel 62; FILLMORE, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $22,133,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,763
Total average daily truck traffic: 165
Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic: 2,346

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