For population 25 years and over in Harmony:
For population 15 years and over in Harmony town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (32.8 miles , pop. 103,717).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (65.9 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (265.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Panama, NY (1.6 miles ), North Harmony, NY (2.3 miles ), Bear Lake, PA (2.4 miles) , Busti, NY (2.5 miles ), Lakewood, NY (2.6 miles ), Sugar Grove borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Bemus Point, NY (2.8 miles ), Clymer, NY (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 79.44 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 716
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Harmony: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Harmony-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Harmony town center .
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Harmony-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% 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 63.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Harmony 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 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from Harmony center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chautauqua County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Harmony:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harmony:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Harmony compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Harmony town (based on Chautauqua County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 37
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,171 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($601 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,407 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harmony, NY
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $23,254,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,310
Total average daily truck traffic: 585
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 10,015