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Population in 2010: 1,410. Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 

Males: 725  (51.4%)
Females: 685  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  46.4 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12093.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,585 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$48,585
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,333

Jefferson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,008 (it was $80,100 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$136,008
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $153,565; Detached houses: $174,579; Townhouses or other attached units: $193,759; In 2-unit structures: $129,173; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,491; Mobile homes: $70,173
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  • White alone - 1,338 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jefferson: 173.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.7%), German (14.5%), Italian (14.0%), United States (12.4%), English (10.9%), Dutch (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1873 feet

Land area: 43.3 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson town:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

41 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 0.4% Oceania).

This town:  3.2%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Jefferson, New York as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jefferson to the number of sex offenders is 408 to 1.


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

Jefferson town:  2.2% ($1,734)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Jefferson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (40.2 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (123.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (129.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Summit, NY (2.3 miles ), Blenheim, NY (2.3 miles ), Harpersfield, NY (2.4 miles ), Stamford, NY (2.5 miles ), Gilboa, NY (2.9 miles ), Worcester, NY (3.0 miles ), Hobart, NY (3.1 miles ), Richmondville, NY (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 42.50 N, Longitude: 74.60 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Jefferson town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Jefferson center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schoharie County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jefferson topographic map

Birthplace of: Adam Klein (tenor) - Operatic tenor, Ted Chiang - Science fiction writer, Tim Cummings - Actor, Sam Ryan - Sportscaster, Anthony Gelsomino - Actor, Bob Samuelson - Volleyball player, Stephanie Taylor - Artist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Jefferson:

  • ROBINSON TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STAMFORD, NY)
  • COBLESKILL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; COBLESKILL, NY)
  • EDEN PARK HEALTH CARE CENTRE INC COBLESKILL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COBLESKILL, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Jefferson, NY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:

  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 14 miles; Cobleskill, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,558)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 23 miles; Delhi, NY; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • SUNY College at Oneonta (about 25 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 5,660)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 40 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Union College (about 41 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 42 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 14,693)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 43 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,527)

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Public elementary/middle school in Jefferson:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Melanie Connors lives in Jefferson, NY.
  • 1 restaurant/bar; 1 gas station with convenience store, 2 United Methodist Churches and 1 Baptist Church, horse boarding facilities, campground, active community center

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Notable locations in Jefferson: Baird Corners (A), Buck Hill Farm (B), Jefferson Town Hall (C), Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Jefferson: Trinity Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: West Jefferson Cemetery (1), Jefferson Old Village Cemetery (2), Maynard Cemetery (3), Potter Hill Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5), Cowley Cemetery (6), Holy Cross Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Wharton Hollow Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Backstage Bed and Breakfast (107 Tuttle Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Schoharie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 4.72. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.72
U.S.:

14.55
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 12.2. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

12.7

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jefferson and their reported violations in the past:

SAND TRAP GRILLE (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LITTLE LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
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: 1.0% of all households

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

9.9%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

4.1%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jefferson, NY

Jefferson compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • 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. (68%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jefferson town (based on Schoharie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.82%
Here38.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaReformed Church in AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents31.5%24.7%20.9%5.8%3.9%
Congregations5.6%40.7%11.1%9.3%3.7%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.8%2.5%2.4%1.5%3.9%
Congregations1.9%1.9%7.4%1.9%16.7%
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: 2
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Schoharie County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Schoharie County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Schoharie County:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
New York:

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

13.2%
New York:

15.6%

5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
New York average:

5.41%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Albany County, NY  0.63% ($37,104 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.51% ($39,685)
from Delaware County, NY  0.41% ($34,432)


5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 Schenectady County, NY  0.83% ($29,787 average AGI)
to Albany County, NY  0.76% ($26,827)
to Montgomery County, NY  0.49% ($36,811)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXBH (1190 AM; 1 kW; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: NY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WSRK (103.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDLA-FM (92.1 FM; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $8,421,000
Total average daily traffic: 574
Total average daily truck traffic: 36
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 470


FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Knack Hill 2.6 Mi Wnw (Lat: 41.793972 Lon: -74.980722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPLY441
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.935 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/1998, Expiration Date: 04/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2007, Certifier: Jeanne Killian
    Registrant: 301 Benton Hollow Road, Livingston, NY 12758, Phone: (914) 292-4282

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Jefferson Town Square (Lat: 42.479250 Lon: -74.612083), Call Sign: KEF987
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2011, Expiration Date: 08/08/2021
    Registrant: Town Of Jefferson, Jefferson, NY 12093, Phone: (518) 295-2282, Fax: (518) 295-2277, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BROWNVILLE 2, 24278 Ny State Route 12 (Lat: 44.020528 Lon: -75.918472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 110.6 m, Overall height: 115.5 m, Call Sign: WMQ893
    Assigned Frequencies: 6590.00 MHz, 6600.00 MHz, 17960.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms:a-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jefferson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Jefferson, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1673.3 years
William1278.0 years
Richard867.9 years
Mary878.8 years
Anna779.7 years
Elizabeth779.3 years
Frank781.0 years
James765.9 years
Joseph771.4 years
Walter673.0 years
Most common last names in Jefferson, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith682.2 years
Burnett474.3 years
Moseman477.8 years
Schmidt487.3 years
Ruland479.5 years
Anderson475.5 years
Miller471.8 years
Merwin476.0 years
Stannard456.3 years
Treadwell477.0 years
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