Ischua, New York

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Population in 2010: 859. Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 462  (53.8%)
Females: 397  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14743.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,201 (it was $34,926 in 2000)
Ischua:

$42,201
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,203 (it was $14,414 in 2000)

Ischua town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,932 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Ischua:

$76,932
NY:

$277,600
  • Races in Ischua, NY (2010)

    Ischua races chart
    • 83397.0%White alone
    • 121.4%Black alone
    • 50.6%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ischua: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.6%), Irish (17.2%), English (11.4%), Polish (8.9%), United States (7.9%), Dutch (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 32.4 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

Ischua,NY real estate house value index trend

Ischua, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Ischua:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ischua town:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
New York:

22.3%

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

Ischua town:  2.1% ($1,125)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Ischua satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (50.3 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (51.8 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (229.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lyndon, NY (2.1 miles ), Hinsdale, NY (2.2 miles ), Cuba, NY (2.4 miles ), Humphrey, NY (2.7 miles ), Franklinville, NY (2.8 miles ), New Hudson, NY (3.0 miles ), Clarksville, NY (3.2 miles ), Olean, NY (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $10,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,100
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 78.39 W

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

6.2%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Bus drivers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Ischua, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ischua-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Ischua town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1961, a category F3 tornado 11.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ischua-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% 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 115.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 149.4 miles away from Ischua center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 236.1 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.7 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 281.5 miles away from Ischua center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.8 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 Cattaraugus County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ischua topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ischua:

  • CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC S N F (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CUBA, NY)
  • OLEAN GENERAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; OLEAN, NY)
  • OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; OLEAN, NY)
  • HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; OLEAN, NY)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; OLEAN, NY)
  • ST JOSEPHS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OLEAN, NY)
  • THE PINES HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CTR OLEAN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OLEAN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ischua:

  • St Bonaventure University (about 12 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,286)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 31 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Alfred University (about 31 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 43 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 44 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • SUNY College at Geneseo (about 49 miles; Geneseo, NY; FT enrollment: 5,520)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 51 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)

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

Church in Ischua: Ischua Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Ischua Cemetery (1), Abbotts Cemetery (2), Bristol Cemetery (3), Fitch Cemetery (4), Union Hill Cemetery (5), Maple Grove Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cattaraugus 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:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.9%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

14.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.9%
Whole state:

7.4%

Ischua 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
New York average:

14.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • 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 Ischua town (based on Cattaraugus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,35112
Mainline Protestant7,09049
Evangelical Protestant6,92371
Other2,84312
Black Protestant3052
None50,805-
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: 21
Cattaraugus County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cattaraugus County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Cattaraugus County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

9.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cattaraugus County:

28.5%
New York:

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

16.7%
State:

15.6%

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Erie County, NY  1.02% ($34,748 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.49% ($24,633)
from Chautauqua County, NY  0.44% ($28,489)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
New York average:

5.46%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($838 average AGI)
Cattaraugus County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Erie County, NY  1.17% ($28,680 average AGI)
to Chautauqua County, NY  0.54% ($33,098)
to Allegany County, NY  0.34% ($22,941)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ischua:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOEN (1360 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WHDL (1450 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLSV (790 AM; 1 kW; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ischua:

  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WMXO (101.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W213BC (90.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WJQZ (103.5 FM; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WQRM (106.3 FM; SMETHPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHKS (94.9 FM; PORT ALLEGANY, PA; Owner: L-COM INC.)
  • WBRR (100.1 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)

TV broadcast stations around Ischua:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W30BW (Channel 30; OLEAN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WONS-LP (Channel 25; OLEAN, NY; Owner: CHOICE OLEAN TELEVISION STATION, INC.)
  • W20AB (Channel 20; OLEAN, NY; Owner: CHOICE OLEAN TELEVISION STATION, INC.)
  • W60AJ (Channel 60; CUBA, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $17,910,000Total costs
  • 16,631Total average daily traffic
  • 1,625Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,076Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 2Before 1900
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ischua, NY

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Olean Municipal Airport (Lat: 42.241389 Lon: -78.373056), Type: Building, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KYG3
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2006, Expiration Date: 01/17/2016
    Registrant: City Of Olean, Olean, NY 14760, Phone: (716) 376-5650, Fax: (716) 376-5644, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W1CYA, Previous Call Sign: KC2CYA, Licensee ID: L01019202
    Grant Date: 05/12/1999, Expiration Date: 05/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2011, Certifier: Robert E Wesolowski
    Registrant: Robert E Wesolowski, 4864 Rt 16, Ischua, NY 14743

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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