Herkimer, New York

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Population in 2017: 7,380 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 3,431  (46.5%)
Females: 3,949  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 13350.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,625 (it was $24,762 in 2000)
Herkimer:

$42,625
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,778 (it was $16,498 in 2000)

Herkimer village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,910 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Herkimer:

$87,910
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,426; detached houses: $149,123; townhouses or other attached units: $486,460; in 2-unit structures: $133,123; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,454; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $479,147; mobile homes: $61,334; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $76,629

Median gross rent in 2017: $738.

March 2019 cost of living index in Herkimer: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.8%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.5% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Herkimer, NY (2017)
    • 6,53288.5%White alone
    • 2263.1%Black alone
    • 2162.9%Two or more races
    • 1482.0%Hispanic
    • 1041.4%Asian alone
    • 500.7%Other race alone
    • 200.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Herkimer, New York as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Herkimer is 215 to 1.


Crime rates in Herkimer by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(150.6)
14
(192.2)
5
(70.3)
6
(86.0)
9
(130.2)
2
(29.3)
3
(38.6)
4
(51.6)
9
(117.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(79.4)
11
(147.1)
1
(13.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(136.9)
5
(68.7)
2
(28.1)
5
(71.7)
7
(101.2)
6
(87.9)
10
(128.6)
2
(25.8)
3
(39.0)
8
(104.6)
3
(39.7)
5
(66.9)
2
(27.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
70
(958.2)
69
(947.4)
67
(941.4)
76
(1,090)
62
(896.6)
66
(967.2)
51
(655.7)
54
(697.2)
41
(533.0)
47
(614.7)
38
(502.7)
38
(508.2)
47
(634.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
68
(930.9)
65
(892.5)
51
(716.6)
49
(702.7)
45
(650.8)
49
(718.1)
65
(835.7)
52
(671.4)
49
(636.9)
32
(418.5)
29
(383.6)
29
(387.8)
29
(391.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
459
(6,283)
362
(4,970)
357
(5,016)
340
(4,876)
409
(5,915)
305
(4,470)
298
(3,831)
336
(4,338)
330
(4,290)
358
(4,682)
328
(4,339)
302
(4,039)
295
(3,981)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(54.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
2
(28.7)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
1
(12.9)
2
(25.8)
1
(13.0)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)674.1625.2504.8554.9597.1472.3412.3409.0428.1370.9380.6428.1332.4

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City-data.com crime index in Herkimer, NY

Crime rate in Herkimer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 20 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
New York average:

2.87
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Ancestries: American (21.1%), Italian (19.0%), Irish (11.9%), German (7.2%), English (6.1%), European (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1807

Elevation: 407 feet

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 3,058 people per square mile   (average).

Herkimer, New York map

268 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 0.7% Africa).

This village:

3.6%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,944 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,759 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (13.1 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (132.7 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (161.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Mohawk, NY (1.2 miles ),
German Flatts, NY (1.4 miles ),
Ilion, NY (1.7 miles ),
Frankfort, NY (2.0 miles ),
Little Falls, NY (2.6 miles ),
Schuyler, NY (2.7 miles ),
Fairfield, NY (2.7 miles ),
Columbia, NY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.03 N, Longitude: 74.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,498 (+20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,217 (38.7%)

Area code: 315

Distribution of median household income in Herkimer, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Herkimer, NY in 2017
Herkimer satellite photo by USGS

Herkimer tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Herkimer, NY residents
Average permit cost in Herkimer, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Herkimer, NY
Historical housing units in Herkimer, NY
Most common industries in Herkimer, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Herkimer, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Herkimer, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Herkimer, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.22
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Herkimer-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Herkimer village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Herkimer-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 71.9 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 119.4 miles away from the city 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 31.7 miles away from Herkimer center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from Herkimer 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 296.3 miles away from Herkimer center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 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 Herkimer County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Herkimer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Herkimer:

  • SUE CAMPAGNA HOSPICE OF HERKIMER CO (267 N MAIN STREET)
  • FOLTS HOME (104 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET)
  • VALLEY HEALTH SERVICES INC (690 WEST GERMAN STREET)
  • FAXTON ST. LUKE'S HEALTHCARE - HERKIMER (201 EAST STATE STREET)
  • HERKIMER CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (301 NORTH WASHINGTON ST SUITE 2300)

Airports located in Herkimer:

Amtrak station near Herkimer:

  • 13 miles: UTICA (321 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Herkimer:

  • Herkimer County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,774; Location: 100 Reservoir Rd; Public; Website: www.herkimer.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Herkimer:

  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 13 miles; Utica, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,693)
  • Utica College (about 16 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Colgate University (about 32 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • Morrisville State College (about 33 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 36 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 36 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 39 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)

Public high schools in Herkimer:

  • HERKIMER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 563, Location: 801 W GERMAN ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • HERKIMER-FULTON-HAMILTON-OTSEGO BOCES (Location: 352 GROS BLVD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Herkimer:

See full list of schools located in Herkimer

Library in Herkimer:

  • FRANK J. BASLOE LIBRARY OF HERKIMER, NEW YORK (Operating income: $238,594; Location: 245 NORTH MAIN STREET; 40,991 books; 1,359 e-books; 1,359 audio materials; 1,556 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Herkimer: Wehrum Stadium (A), Herkimer Toll Plaza (B), Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Herkimer Sub-Station (C), Herkimer Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Herkimer County Community College Library (E), Johnson Hall (F), Robert McLaughlin College Center (G), Folts - Clayton Manor Assisted Living Center (H), Ukrainian National Home (I), Village of Herkimer Highway Department Garage (J), Herkimer County Historical Society (K), Herkimer Municipal Hall (L), Liberty Theatre (M), Richmond Theatre (N), Herkimer Free Library (O), Herkimer County Jail (P), Herkimer County Office Building (Q), Herkimer County Court House (R), Frank J Basloe Library (S), Valley Health Services (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Herkimer include: Saint Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Ukrainian Evangelical Assemblies of God Church (C), Saint Anthony Italian Roman Catholic Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), Free Methodist Church (F), Saint Francis De Sales Roman Catholic Church (G), Temple Beth Joseph (H), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Mirror Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Herkimer include: Brookwood Park (1), Myers Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn Motel (715 Mohawk Street), Bellinger Rose Bed & Breakfast (611 West German Street).

Courts: Herkimer County - Supreme Court- Court Clerk (301 North Washington Street), Herkimer County - Supreme Court- Stenographer (301 North Washington Street).

Birthplace of: Marc Butler - Politician.

Herkimer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Herkimer and their reported violations in the past:

NYS-NICKS LAKE STATE PARK (Address: 225 NORTH MAIN ST. , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HERKIMER DIAMOND MINES (Address: 800 MOHAWK STREET , Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MOHAWK VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB (FAIRWAYS) (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
NYS-HINCKLEY DAY USE AREA (Address: 225 NORTH MAIN ST. , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CRYSTAL CHANDELIER/ DIAMOND MINES CG (Address: 5661 STATE RTE. 5 , Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY MANOR (Address: SUITE 2110 , Population served: 100, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2006)
HOLLAND HEIGHTS GOLF COURSE (Address: 1228 STEUBEN HILL ROAD , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
NYS-FOURTH LAKE PICNIC AREA (Address: 225 NORTH MAIN ST. , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • MAPLE CREST GOLF CLUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

51.6%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.7%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Herkimer in 2010:

  • 542 people in college/university student housing
  • 353 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Herkimer in 2000:

  • 317 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Herkimer (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Herkimer Branch at 103 North Caroline Street, branch established on 2008/05/31. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Herkimer Branch at 399 East Albany Street, branch established on 1999/11/13. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Herkimer Branch at 324 Prospect Street, branch established on 1987/10/31. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Adirondack Bank: Herkimer Branch at 214 North Washington Street, branch established on 2003/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $580.7 mil, Deposits: $477.2 mil, headquarters in Utica, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Adirondack Bancorp, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: North Herkimer Branch at 319 North Main Street, branch established on 1969/07/24. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Herkimer:

Marital status in Herkimer, NY
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Herkimer:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Herkimer
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Herkimer, NY (based on Herkimer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,42512
Mainline Protestant7,13542
Evangelical Protestant1,46122
Other4505
Orthodox3344
None39,714-
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: 17
Herkimer County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Herkimer County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Herkimer County:

9.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Herkimer County:

24.5%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Herkimer County:

13.7%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Herkimer:

47.4%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Herkimer:

28.5
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Herkimer:

18.5%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Herkimer:

10.1%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Herkimer, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$95,779$57,4670$0
Firefighters 17$73,784$52,0830$0
Streets and Highways 10$38,108$45,7300$0
Financial Administration 4$12,345$37,0351$299
Sewerage 3$10,704$42,8160$0
Water Supply 3$13,450$53,8002$773
Other Government Administration 1$4,803$57,6368$4,087
Judicial and Legal 1$3,133$37,5964$5,179
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$423
Police - Other 0$0 3$963
Totals for Government 59$252,106$51,27619$11,724

Herkimer government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,560,000 ($211.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,007,000 ($136.45)
    Regular Highways: $114,000 ($15.45)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,139,000 ($289.84)
    Police Protection: $1,497,000 ($202.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,067,000 ($144.58)
    Regular Highways: $815,000 ($110.43)
    Water Utilities: $784,000 ($106.23)
    Sewerage: $716,000 ($97.02)
    Libraries: $217,000 ($29.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $166,000 ($22.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000 ($16.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000 ($11.38)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($10.43)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($6.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000 ($5.69)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($5.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($3.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($2.44)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.68)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.41)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($4.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $46,000 ($6.23)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($4.74)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($2.44)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($1.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.54)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,889,000 ($526.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.14)

Herkimer government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $750,000 ($101.63)
    Other: $192,000 ($26.02)
    Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($4.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $93,000 ($12.60)
    Other: $40,000 ($5.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $520,000 ($70.46)
    Other: $30,000 ($4.07)
    Highways: $4,000 ($0.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $258,000 ($34.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $228,000 ($30.89)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($3.66)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($2.03)
    Rents: $14,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $905,000 ($122.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,082,000 ($146.61)
    General Local Government Support: $132,000 ($17.89)
    Highways: $121,000 ($16.40)
  • Tax - Property: $4,789,000 ($648.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $202,000 ($27.37)
    Other License: $41,000 ($5.56)

Herkimer government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,707,000 ($231.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,620,000 ($219.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000 ($11.79)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,956,000 ($671.54)
    Beginning: $695,000 ($94.17)

Herkimer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $554,000 ($75.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,805,000 ($244.58)

4.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oneida County, NY  1.91% ($37,702 average AGI)
from Otsego County, NY  0.31% ($38,227)
from Fulton County, NY  0.27% ($29,422)


5.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oneida County, NY  1.87% ($39,811 average AGI)
to Otsego County, NY  0.30% ($31,556)
to Fulton County, NY  0.23% ($32,582)
Businesses in Herkimer, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Subway1
Dennys1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts2Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
Goodwill11UPS2
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Herkimer:

  • WNRS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFH (1230 AM; 1 kW; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WUTQ (1550 AM; 1 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Herkimer:

  • WXUR (92.7 FM; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSKU (105.5 FM; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVHC (91.5 FM; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: HERKIMER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WRCK (107.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • W262AC (100.3 FM; LITTLE FALLS, ETC., NY; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRG-FM (104.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WODZ-FM (96.1 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WQBJ (103.5 FM; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Herkimer:

  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W31BP (Channel 31; BURLINGTON, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUTR (Channel 20; UTICA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W59AU (Channel 59; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CING.COUNCIL,CENTRAL N. Y.)
  • WPNY-LP (Channel 11; UTICA, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W53AM (Channel 53; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W51CV (Channel 51; UTICA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W27BJ (Channel 27; UTICA, NY; Owner: SOUL'S HARBOR PENTECOSTAL CHURCH)
  • W04AE (Channel 4; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
Herkimer fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Herkimer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 256ft / 78.1mTotal length
  • $56,767,000Total costs
  • 159,247Total average daily traffic
  • 16,827Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Herkimer, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Herkimer, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Herkimer)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Herkimer, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Herkimer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MARTIN LYNN P RAF 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 102LM , Serial Number: 259-72-5217, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Lynn P Martin, 424 N Caroline St, Herkimer, NY 13350
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/03/1990, Exported to: Aruba
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1488E , Serial Number: 7AC-5051, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 09/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Alexander A Fasolilli, 229 Folts Street, Herkimer, NY 13350
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 200MD , Serial Number: 28-7305431, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2009
    Registrant (LLC): Arvelu LLC, 197 Main Rd, Herkimer, NY 13350

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$65,4804$72,55313$62,14311$19,6321$31,6501$21,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$68,7900$01$4,3601$68,7900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$64,7231$30,5506$69,74210$13,1971$32,1000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$56,7901$53,8501$123,9300$01$45,2200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$58,1600$00$01$45,2200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Herkimer, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Herkimer, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 39. The highest number of fire incidents - 71 took place in 2007, and the least - 26 in 2009. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Herkimer, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (37.9%), and Outside Fires (27.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Herkimer, NY
    • 25037.9%Structure Fires
    • 18027.3%Outside Fires
    • 14121.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 8813.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Herkimer, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Herkimer, NY
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Herkimer, NY
  • 73.6%Utility gas
  • 24.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Herkimer 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Herkimer on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 (13350) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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