For population 25 years and over in Jefferson:
For population 15 years and over in Jefferson town:
41 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 0.4% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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
Work and jobs in Jefferson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jefferson, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
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.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 12.2. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jefferson and their reported violations in the past:SAND TRAP GRILLE (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LITTLE LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Jefferson compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Jefferson town (based on Schoharie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,539 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,142 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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: