Hamden, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,323. Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 662  (50.0%)
Females: 661  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13782.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,781 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Hamden:

$45,781
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,174 (it was $19,754 in 2000)

Hamden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $130,995 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Hamden:

$130,995
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $199,126; Detached houses: $221,688; In 2-unit structures: $119,695; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,649; Mobile homes: $103,878
Hamden races chart
  • White alone - 1,251 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 49 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamden: 170.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.6%), English (16.6%), German (16.6%), Italian (10.9%), Scottish (8.5%), United States (8.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 59.8 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Hamden,NY real estate house value index trend

Hamden, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Hamden:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamden town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

36 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This town:  2.8%
New York:  22.6%

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

Hamden town:  1.5% ($1,191)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Hamden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (52.6 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (111.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (111.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Delhi, NY (2.5 miles ), Walton, NY (2.7 miles ), Downsville, NY (3.1 miles ), Meredith, NY (3.4 miles ), Andes, NY (3.4 miles ), Bovina, NY (3.4 miles ), Franklin, NY (3.4 miles ), Bloomville, NY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.22 N, Longitude: 75.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Hamden household income distribution Hamden home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Hamden, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hamden, New York average temperatures Hamden, New York average precipitation Hamden, New York humidity Hamden, New York wind speed Hamden, New York snowfall Hamden, New York sunshine Hamden, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hamden-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Hamden town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamden-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 124.6 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 169.8 miles away from Hamden center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.1 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) earthquake occurred 141.1 miles away from the city 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 282.2 miles away from Hamden center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 194.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamden:

  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • O'CONNOR HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • DELAWARE CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DELHI, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamden:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 6 miles; Delhi, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,911)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 18 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 40 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 47 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Colgate University (about 50 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 51 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 52 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)

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Notable locations in Hamden: Rocking L Ranch (A), Lucky Dog Farm (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hamden: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Feak Hollow Cemetery (1), Feak Hollow-Jamieson Cemetery (2), Archer Cemetery (3), Hamden Cemetery (4), Bostwick Cemetery (5), Goldsmith Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crystal Brook (A), Bagley Brook (B), Mallory Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Delaware 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 Hamden and their reported violations in the past:

ROADHOUSE INN (Address: 34675 STATE HWY 10 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

10.4%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Hamden compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Hamden (2011 data):

  • The National Bank of Delaware County: Hamden Branch at 35861 State Route 10, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2007/11/19: Bank assets: $258.2 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Walton, NY, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Delaware Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (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 Hamden town (based on Delaware County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.61%
Here: 43.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Salvation ArmyAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents37.0%22.7%9.8%9.5%3.4%
Congregations6.3%22.1%18.9%5.3%6.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary AllianceEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.5%2.2%2.1%8.1%
Congregations2.1%5.3%4.2%9.5%20.0%
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: 14
Delaware County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Delaware County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

12.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.3%
New York:

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

17.0%
State:

15.6%

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
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 Otsego County, NY  0.88% ($31,302 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.42% ($22,930)
from Broome County, NY  0.29% ($32,040)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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 Otsego County, NY  0.99% ($31,408 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.41% ($30,200)
to Broome County, NY  0.37% ($35,703)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamden:

  • WDLA (1270 AM; 5 kW; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDOS (730 AM; 1 kW; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamden:

  • WDLA-FM (92.1 FM; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WSRK (103.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCDO-FM (100.9 FM; SIDNEY, NY; Owner: CDO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZOZ (103.1 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WIYN (94.7 FM; DEPOSIT, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WJFF (90.5 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: RADIO CATSKILL)
  • WKXZ (93.9 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WPDA (106.1 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGWR (88.1 FM; LIBERTY, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamden:

  • WISF-LP (Channel 15; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: RASTUS BROADCAST)
Hamden, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Hamden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $8,388,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,508
Total average daily truck traffic: 213
Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic: 4,619

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Gregory Hollow Rd 4 Mi Sw (Lat: 42.180083 Lon: -74.968778), Call Sign: KYU701
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz, 155.205 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/1998, Expiration Date: 09/29/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2003
    Registrant: O Conner Hospital, Andes Rd, Delhi, NY 13753, Phone: (607) 746-2371
  • Rt 10 Hawley Station (Lat: 42.180639 Lon: -75.013778), Call Sign: KUE234
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.0200 MHz, 48.3200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022
    Registrant: Utilities Telecom Council, Inc., 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, 5th Flr., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 833-6818, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KJ2F, Licensee ID: L00197158
    Grant Date: 06/28/2005, Expiration Date: 07/21/2015, Certifier: Albert H Heusmann
    Registrant: Albert H Heusmann, 571 Curtis Lane, Hamden, NY 13782
  • Call Sign: K2JLH, Previous Call Sign: N3ECO, Licensee ID: L00197161
    Grant Date: 03/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/11/2023, Certifier: Judith L Heusmann
    Registrant: Judith L Heusmann, 571 Curtis Lane, Hamden, NY 13782
  • Call Sign: KC2SBA, Licensee ID: L01313623
    Grant Date: 08/13/2007, Expiration Date: 08/13/2017, Certifier: Albert H Heusmann
    Registrant: Delaware County Amateur Radio Association, 571 Curtis Lane, Hamden, NY 13782

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Hamden, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1274.8 years
John668.3 years
Donald572.4 years
Robert568.4 years
Arthur484.7 years
Henry473.5 years
Barbara370.6 years
Albert368.0 years
Frank382.0 years
Harry374.7 years
Most common last names in Hamden, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1083.1 years
Terry871.4 years
Currie571.6 years
Kelly565.0 years
Delameter479.3 years
Pierce485.5 years
Tompkins472.3 years
Jones361.0 years
Aitken384.7 years
Gray378.0 years
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