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Population in 2010: 2,071. Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 1,039  (50.2%)
Females: 1,032  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14735.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,222 (it was $32,128 in 2000)
Hume:

$41,222
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,958

Hume town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,568 (it was $55,500 in 2000)
Hume:

$69,568
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,484; Detached houses: $86,768; Townhouses or other attached units: $45,797; In 2-unit structures: $67,059; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,528; Mobile homes: $43,189

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Hume races chart
  • White alone - 2,028 (97.9%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hume: 151.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.7%), English (19.2%), Irish (14.3%), United States (6.9%), Polish (5.6%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 37.9 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hume:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hume town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

31 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
New York:  22.6%

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

Hume town:  2.2% ($1,241)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Hume satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (44.0 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (47.1 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (231.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fillmore, NY (1.1 miles ), Houghton, NY (2.1 miles ), Pike, NY (2.3 miles ), Granger, NY (2.4 miles ), Caneadea, NY (2.5 miles ), Centerville, NY (2.5 miles ), Genesee Falls, NY (2.5 miles ), Allen, NY (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $25,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,900
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $119,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $131,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 78.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

Hume household income distribution Hume home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Average climate in Hume, New York

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Tornado activity:

Hume-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Hume town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 20.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hume-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Hume center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Hume center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hume topographic map

Birthplace of: Almond E. Fisher - Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hume: Almond E. Fisher.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hume:

  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB HOUGHTON L L C (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOUGHTON, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NUNDA, NY)
  • WYOMING CO DOH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SILVER SPRINGS, NY)

Local government website: WWW.HUMETOWN.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hume:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 24 miles; Alfred, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,184)
  • SUNY at Geneseo (about 27 miles; Geneseo, NY; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • Saint Bonaventure University (about 33 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,154)
  • Genesee Community College (about 37 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 3,452)
  • Erie Community College (about 48 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 9,949)
  • Daemen College (about 48 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 48 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 13,372)

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Notable locations in Hume: Hoffman Farms (A), Neal Family Farm (B), Riverland Dairy Farms (C), Speicher Farms (D), Mariposa Ponds Campground (E), Wide Awake Club Library (F), Hume Town Hall (G), Fillmore Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hume include: Saint Patricks Church (A), Wesleyan Church (B), First Baptist Church of Hume (C), Wiscoy Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wiscoy Cemetery (1), Hume Village Cemetery (2), Alger Cemetery (3), Pine Grove Cemetery (4), Holy Cross Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Sixtown Creek (A), Wiscoy Creek (B), Elm Creek (C), East Koy Creek (D), Rush Creek (E), Cold Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hume: Hank Miller Memorial Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Allegany 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:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

17.2%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

7.7%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hume, NY

Hume 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Hume town (based on Allegany County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.73%
Here35.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God
Adherents36.2%18.9%15.7%4.4%3.8%
Congregations13.7%23.5%6.9%5.9%5.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.6%2.2%2.1%1.9%12.2%
Congregations6.9%1.0%5.9%3.9%26.5%
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: 15
Allegany County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Allegany County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Allegany County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

25.6%
New York:

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

11.5%
State:

15.6%

5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
New York average:

5.41%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($482 average AGI)
Allegany County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.89% ($25,436 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.63% ($30,551)
from Erie County, NY  0.38% ($36,932)


6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cattaraugus County, NY  1.09% ($21,734 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.64% ($32,356)
to Monroe County, NY  0.30% ($28,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hume:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEA (1480 AM; 3 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hume:

  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, 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.)
  • WKPQ (105.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WJQZ (103.5 FM; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WCKR (92.1 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Hume:

  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W62AQ (Channel 62; FILLMORE, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • W56AV (Channel 56; RUSHFORD & HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)

Hume fatal accident list:

Sep 29, 2003 10:10 AM, Sr-19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1999 01:00 PM, Cr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 1997 03:45 PM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 65 meters (213ft)
Total costs: $34,608,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,386
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,177
Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic: 17,023

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 6
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hume, NY

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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