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Population in 2010: 1,389. Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 

Males: 696  (50.1%)
Females: 693  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  50.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12815.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,428 (it was $36,481 in 2000)
Horicon:

$50,428
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,472

Horicon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $177,960 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Horicon:

$177,960
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $233,974; Detached houses: $252,205; Townhouses or other attached units: $348,617; Mobile homes: $127,877

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Horicon races chart
  • White alone - 1,338 (96.3%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Horicon: 190.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (15.3%), Irish (14.9%), German (13.2%), United States (10.7%), French (10.1%), Italian (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 66.1 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Horicon:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Horicon town:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

31 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:  2.1%
New York:  22.6%

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

Horicon town:  1.3% ($1,194)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (63.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (164.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (207.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Pottersville, NY (2.1 miles ), Chestertown, NY (2.2 miles ), Schroon Lake, NY (3.1 miles ), Schroon, NY (3.1 miles ), Bolton, NY (3.3 miles ), Hague, NY (3.3 miles ), Bolton Landing, NY (3.3 miles ), North Creek, NY (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 43.70 N, Longitude: 73.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Horicon household income distribution Horicon home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Horicon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Horicon town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F2 tornado 32.5 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Horicon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 72% 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 34.8 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 54.1 miles away from Horicon center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.0 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 54.3 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) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from Horicon 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 69.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Horicon:

  • ADIRONDACK TRI COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NORTH CREEK, NY)

Amtrak station near Horicon:

  • 20 miles: WHITEHALL (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Horicon:

  • Adirondack Community College (about 25 miles; Queensbury, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,319)
  • Middlebury College (about 35 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Skidmore College (about 43 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 44 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 4,933)
  • Champlain College (about 60 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • University of Vermont (about 60 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,405)
  • Norwich University (about 62 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 3,269)

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Notable location: Horicon Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Horicon include: Brant Lake Wesleyan Church (A), Horicon Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Underwood Cemetery (1), South Horicon Cemetery (2), Elbow Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Island Pond (A), Lily Pond (B), Long Pond (C), Round Pond (D), Schroon Lake (E), Sherman Lake (F), Smith Pond (G), Streeter Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolf Pond Brook (A), Pharoah Lake Brook (B), Red Fin Brook (C), Desolate Brook (D), Spuytenduivel Brook (E), Chester Creek (F), Mill Brook (G), Lily Pond Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
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: 1.1% of all households

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

9.7%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Horicon, NY

Horicon 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.
  • Median age significantly 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 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:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Horicon town (based on Warren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.36%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents67.8%9.2%6.1%3.6%2.7%
Congregations17.2%20.3%9.4%6.3%14.1%
NameJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.7%1.1%3.2%
Congregations1.6%7.8%1.6%1.6%20.3%
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: 31
Warren County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Warren County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Warren County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

20.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

24.4%
New York:

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

13.2%
State:

15.6%

7.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
New York average:

5.41%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Saratoga County, NY  2.01% ($36,567 average AGI)
from Washington County, NY  1.72% ($26,520)
from Albany County, NY  0.25% ($46,862)


7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($258 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Saratoga County, NY  1.86% ($34,700 average AGI)
to Washington County, NY  1.69% ($32,276)
to Albany County, NY  0.24% ($33,641)

Strongest AM radio stations in Horicon:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIPS (1250 AM; 1 kW; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: CALVIN HUGH CARR)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Horicon:

  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXAL-FM (93.7 FM; ADDISON, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $10,588,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,898
Total average daily truck traffic: 202
Total future (year 2003) average daily traffic: 4,021


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Kory Fretto, 3407 East Schroon River Road (Lat: 43.690806 Lon: -73.792222), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE,. SUITE 160
  • Curtis L Miller, 3407 East Schroon River Road (Lat: 43.690806 Lon: -73.792222), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 9417575010, , 1001 3RD AVENUE W, SUITE 420
  • Curtis L Miller, 3407 East Schroon River Road (Lat: 43.690806 Lon: -73.792222), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 9417575010, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, 1001 3RD AVENUE W, SUITE 420
  • Curtis L Miller, Ny1013 Horicon West - 3428 E Schroon River Rd (Lat: 43.690611 Lon: -73.792278), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 9417575010, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, 1001 3RD AVENUE W, SUITE 420
  • Todd J Bowman, Ny1013 Horicon West - 3428 E Schroon River Rd (Lat: 43.690611 Lon: -73.792278), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 9417575010, , 1001 3RD AVENUE W, SUITE 420


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

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