Hornellsville, New York

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Population in 2010: 4,151. Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 1,963  (47.3%)
Females: 2,188  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14843.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,973 (it was $36,932 in 2000)
Hornellsville:

$48,973
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,862 (it was $20,803 in 2000)

Hornellsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,468 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Hornellsville:

$90,468
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $117,615; Detached houses: $122,396; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,428; In 2-unit structures: $85,594; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,366; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $47,840; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $91,600
  • Races in Hornellsville, NY (2010)

    Hornellsville races chart
    • 4,04797.5%White alone
    • 300.7%Asian alone
    • 310.7%Two or more races
    • 300.7%Hispanic
    • 80.2%Black alone
    • 40.10%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hornellsville: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.6%), Irish (21.6%), English (17.9%), United States (11.1%), Italian (9.9%), Dutch (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Land area: 43.5 square miles.

Population density: 95 people per square mile   (very low).

Hornellsville,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Hornellsville:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hornellsville town:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

107 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

2.6%
New York:

22.3%

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

Hornellsville town:  2.5% ($1,562)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (56.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (209.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: North Hornell, NY (0.8 miles ), Hornell, NY (1.3 miles ), Arkport, NY (1.9 miles ), Almond, NY (1.9 miles ), Canisteo, NY (2.5 miles ), Hartsville, NY (2.6 miles ), Howard, NY (2.8 miles ), Burns, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $265,600
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.35 N, Longitude: 77.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Hornellsville, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hornellsville-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Hornellsville town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/21/2003, a category F3 tornado 32.3 miles away from the town center caused $200,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hornellsville-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 152.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 201.5 miles away from Hornellsville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 186.5 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 247.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.3 miles away from Hornellsville 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) earthquake occurred 162.8 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 Steuben County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hornellsville:

  • ST. JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; HORNELL, NY)
  • ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; HORNELL, NY)
  • HORNELL GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HORNELL, NY)
  • NICHOLAS H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; DANSVILLE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hornellsville:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 9 miles; Alfred, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,483)
  • Alfred University (about 9 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY College at Geneseo (about 33 miles; Geneseo, NY; FT enrollment: 5,520)
  • Corning Community College (about 35 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 43 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 46 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 49 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,826)

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Notable locations in Hornellsville: Twin Hickory Golf Club (A), Blueberry Hill Farm (B), Hornell Country Club (C), Hornell City Wastewater Pollution Control Point (D), North Hornell Village Hall (E), Erie Building (F), Hornell City Hall (G), Hornell Children's Home (H), Majestic Theatre (I), Hornell Public Library (J), Updyke's Willow Ridge Quality Care Facility (K), McAuley Manor at Mercycare (L), Hornell Gardens (M), Arkport Fire Department (N), Hornell City Ambulance Service (O), Hornell Fire Department (P), North Hornell Fire Department (Q), South Hornell Fire Company (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hornellsville include: Spencer Methodist Church (A), Arkport United Methodist Church (B), Bishopville United Methodist Church (C), Rehoboth Deliverance Ministries (D), Canisteo Valley Assembly of God (E), Hillside Baptist Church (F), Hornell Church of Christ (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Saint Paul's United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Robinson Cemetery (1), Arkport Cemetery (2), Rural Cemetery (3), Saint Anns Cemetery (4), Nicholson Cemetery (5), East Pennsylvania Hill Cemetery (6), West Pennsylvania Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Canisteo Reservoir (A), Almond Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crosby Creek (A), Big Creek (B), Chauncey Run (C), Seeley Creek (D), Canacadea Creek (E), Lime Kiln Creek (F), Honey Run (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hornellsville include: Maple City Park (1), Union Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Steuben County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.4%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.7%
Whole state:

7.4%
119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Hornellsville in 2000:

  • 119 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New York average:

14.2

Hornellsville travel time to work - commute Hornellsville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hornellsville town (based on Steuben County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,96311
Mainline Protestant10,65270
Evangelical Protestant9,27272
Other8578
Orthodox651
None64,181-
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: 24
Steuben County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Steuben County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Steuben County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Steuben County:

28.3%
New York:

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

14.2%
State:

15.6%

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
New York average:

5.06%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,299 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chemung County, NY  0.66% ($42,923 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.27% ($29,059)
from Monroe County, NY  0.27% ($38,250)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chemung County, NY  0.68% ($44,280 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.33% ($30,146)
to Livingston County, NY  0.26% ($30,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hornellsville:

  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WLEA (1480 AM; 3 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDNY (1400 AM; 1 kW; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLSV (790 AM; 1 kW; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hornellsville:

  • WCKR (92.1 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKPQ (105.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AX (99.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSQA (88.7 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCIK (103.1 FM; BATH, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WETD (90.7 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIN-FM (98.3 FM; BATH, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES MASS MEDIA, NA CORP.)
  • WJQZ (103.5 FM; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Hornellsville:

  • W16BE (Channel 16; HORNELL, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W60AD (Channel 60; SAVONA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W06AR (Channel 6; HORNELL, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 157m515ftTotal length
  • $61,416,000Total costs
  • 153,620Total average daily traffic
  • 21,776Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hornellsville, NY

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Hornellsville 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Hornellsville on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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