Hopkinton, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,077. Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 551  (51.2%)
Females: 526  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12980.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,223 (it was $31,750 in 2000)
Hopkinton:

$41,223
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,401 (it was $13,901 in 2000)

Hopkinton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,327 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Hopkinton:

$71,327
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $77,746; Detached houses: $83,322; Townhouses or other attached units: $67,503; In 2-unit structures: $76,158; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,394; Mobile homes: $52,157
Hopkinton races chart
  • White alone - 1,045 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hopkinton: 138.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (22.5%), English (18.4%), Irish (13.4%), German (11.0%), United States (9.8%), French Canadian (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 795 feet

Land area: 185.4 square miles.

Population density: 5.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Hopkinton,NY real estate house value index trend

Hopkinton, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Hopkinton:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hopkinton town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
New York:  22.6%

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

Hopkinton town:  1.7% ($797)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Hopkinton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (109.8 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (176.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (265.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Parishville, NY (2.7 miles ), St. Regis Falls, NY (2.9 miles ), Stockholm, NY (3.3 miles ), Winthrop, NY (3.4 miles ), Brasher Falls-Winthrop, NY (3.4 miles ), Brasher Falls, NY (3.5 miles ), Hannawa Falls, NY (3.6 miles ), Colton, NY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $23,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.64 N, Longitude: 74.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

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

7.9%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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

Average climate in Hopkinton, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hopkinton-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 92% 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 50.8 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 49.9 miles away from Hopkinton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city 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 52.7 miles away from Hopkinton center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.2 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)
Hopkinton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hopkinton:

  • CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; POTSDAM, NY)
  • POTSDAM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; POTSDAM, NY)
  • HEALTH SERVICES OF NORTHERN NEW YORK INC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; POTSDAM, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopkinton:

  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 14 miles; Potsdam, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,307)
  • Clarkson University (about 15 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • St Lawrence University (about 23 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 24 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 62 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Champlain College (about 76 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 76 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)

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Notable locations in Hopkinton: Birchland Farm (A), Norco Farms (B), Cuttings Camp (C), Cooperage Club (D), Center Camp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hopkinton: First Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Fort Jackson Hopkinton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Slough Pond (A), Thirtyfive Pond (B), Twin Ponds (C), Weller Pond (D), Whitney Pond (E), Wilson Pond (F), Amber Lake (G), Arquett Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weller Pond Outlet (A), Potter Brook (B), Willis Brook (C), Thomas Brook (D), Thirtyfive Outlet (E), The Bog Outlet (F), Sucker Brook (G), Santimaw Brook (H), Rosenbarker Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 18.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.02. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.02
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 6.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

17.6%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.9%
Whole state:

7.4%

Hopkinton compared to New York 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.
  • 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Wood (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hopkinton town (based on St. Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.12%
Here: 46.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents67.9%11.3%4.5%3.1%2.0%
Congregations21.1%21.1%11.8%6.2%4.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%1.1%0.9%5.5%
Congregations5.0%5.6%0.6%2.5%21.7%
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: 28
St. Lawrence County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Lawrence County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
New York:

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

13.3%
State:

15.6%

3.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.28%
New York average:

5.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,793 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.10%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.37% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.31% ($34,568)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.14% ($50,173)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
New York average:

5.46%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.11%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.38% ($28,681 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.26% ($24,920)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.17% ($34,576)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hopkinton:

  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WPDM (1470 AM; 1 kW; POTSDAM, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYBG (1050 AM; 1 kW; MASSENA, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSA (1340 AM; 1 kW; MASSENA, NY; Owner: SEAWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hopkinton:

  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRCD (101.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER INC.)
  • WYSI (96.7 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER, INC.)
  • WSLO (90.9 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVNV (96.5 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSLU (89.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • W261CJ (100.1 FM; POTSDAM, ETC., NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO)
  • WSNN (99.3 FM; POTSDAM, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hopkinton:

  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W14BU (Channel 14; MASSENA, NY; Owner: DAVID WELCH)
  • W25BX (Channel 25; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NELLIE GAJESKI)
  • W36BN (Channel 36; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NELLIE GAJESKI)
  • W65CR (Channel 65; MASSENA, NY; Owner: ROBERT G. JUILLERAT)
  • WNYF-LP (Channel 28; MASSENA, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W20BA (Channel 20; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $11,030,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,222
Total average daily truck traffic: 303
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 4,504

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi Se Parishville On White Hill (Lat: 44.596111 Lon: -74.771944), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 3153868763, Tccsrog@northnet.Org, 7266 COUNTY RT 27

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Whites Hill Rd (Lat: 44.594500 Lon: -74.772972), Call Sign: KCY544
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.545 MHz, 153.545 MHz, 153.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/2005, Expiration Date: 07/10/2015, Certifier: Chris Kelly
    Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company, 300 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (781) 907-3409, Fax: (781) 907-5715, Email:
  • Lat: 44.599500 Lon: -74.772694, Call Sign: WQDU713, Licensee ID: L00050013
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2005, Expiration Date: 11/02/2015, Certifier: Erling Svendsen
    Registrant: Erling Svendsen, 994 Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, Phone: (518) 563-3746, Fax: (518) 563-6810

Hopkinton on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #23 (12980) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French (except Basque) first ancestries"
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