Huron, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,118.
Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 
Males: 1,098  (51.8%)
Females: 1,020  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 14590.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,109 (it was $41,389 in 2000)
Huron:

$48,109
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,553 (it was $19,648 in 2000)

Huron town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,013 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
Huron:

$129,013
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,278; detached houses: $150,777; townhouses or other attached units: $103,395; in 2-unit structures: $959,131; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $879,029; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $416,829; mobile homes: $37,835
March 2019 cost of living index in Huron: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Huron, NY (2010)
    • 1,95292.2%White alone
    • 964.5%Hispanic
    • 452.1%Black alone
    • 130.6%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (22.3%), English (19.1%), Irish (16.7%), Dutch (12.3%), Italian (8.4%), United States (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 390 feet

Land area: 39.5 square miles.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (very low).

Huron, New York map

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Huron town:

2.4% ($2,052)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Irondequoit, NY (34.4 miles , pop. 52,354).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (36.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (226.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Rose, NY (1.9 miles ),
Wolcott, NY (2.0 miles ),
Sodus Point, NY (2.3 miles ),
Rose, NY (2.3 miles ),
Butler, NY (2.7 miles ),
Sodus, NY (2.9 miles ),
Red Creek, NY (2.9 miles ),
Clyde, NY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 76.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Huron, NY in 2017
Huron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $232,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Huron, NY residents
Average permit cost in Huron, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Huron, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.9%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.0%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Machinery (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Food (3.4%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Huron, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.5%)

Average climate in Huron, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Huron-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 137.0 miles away from Huron 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 180.3 miles away from the city 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 216.0 miles away from Huron center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 245.5 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 206.1 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 119.9 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 Wayne County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Huron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Huron:

  • BLOSSOM VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SODUS, NY)
  • WAYNE COMMUNITY NURSING CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LYONS, NY)
  • WAYNE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LYONS, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huron:

  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 23 miles; Oswego, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,550)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 27 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 28 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 32 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)
  • Saint John Fisher College (about 33 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 3,373)
  • Nazareth College (about 33 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Monroe Community College (about 38 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,295)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Huron: Thorpe Vineyard (A), Sodus Bay Yacht Club (B), Skippers Landing Marina (C), Lake Bluff Campground (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Huron include: Saint Johns Chapel (A), Huron Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Huron Evergreen Cemetery (1), York Settlement Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Root Swamp (A), Brush Marsh (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Third Creek (B), Sodus Creek (C), Mudge Creek (D), Clark Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Crescent Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.0%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.6%
Whole state:

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

5.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Huron in 2010:

  • 20 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Huron in 2000:

  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

For population 15 years and over in Huron:

Marital status in Huron, NY
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Huron:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Huron, NY (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,4228
Mainline Protestant10,25957
Evangelical Protestant4,74344
Other1,2545
Black Protestant-2
None62,094-
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: 16
Wayne County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Here:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

25.4%
New York:

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

14.0%
New York:

15.6%

4.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
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 Monroe County, NY  2.16% ($47,028 average AGI)
from Ontario County, NY  0.83% ($35,267)
from Seneca County, NY  0.19% ($37,887)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Monroe County, NY  1.88% ($46,294 average AGI)
to Ontario County, NY  0.93% ($41,236)
to Seneca County, NY  0.20% ($34,368)

Strongest AM radio stations in Huron:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Huron:

  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFRW (88.1 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUUF (103.5 FM; SODUS, NY; Owner: WAYNCO RADIO)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVO (89.9 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WTKV (105.5 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WBEE-FM (92.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZXV (99.7 FM; PALMYRA, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WVOR-FM (100.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKRH (106.5 FM; MINETTO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Huron:

  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBGT-LP (Channel 40; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WBGT, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.2mTotal length
  • $14,121,000Total costs
  • 17,291Total average daily traffic
  • 1,891Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,462Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Station 217, Wilson St Rd Near Corner Of Brown Rd. (Lat: 43.211806 Lon: -76.868444), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPXU761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 06/13/2023, Certifier: Donald H Regoord, Registrant: Utilities Telecom Council, Inc., 1129 20th Street, Nw Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (203) 833-6818, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Huron, NY
  • 38.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Wood
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Huron, NY
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 24.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 3.1%Utility gas


Huron 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Huron on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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