Jerusalem, New York

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Population in 2010: 4,469.
Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 2,015  (45.1%)
Females: 2,454  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 14478.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,458 (it was $38,488 in 2000)
Jerusalem:

$59,458
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,825 (it was $18,099 in 2000)

Jerusalem town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,853 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Jerusalem:

$169,853
NY:

$314,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Jerusalem: 100.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Jerusalem, NY (2010)
    • 4,27595.7%White alone
    • 721.6%Hispanic
    • 511.1%Black alone
    • 320.7%Two or more races
    • 280.6%Asian alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: English (25.7%), German (18.5%), Irish (15.2%), Italian (8.2%), French (5.8%), Dutch (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 58.9 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (very low).

169 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

3.7%
New York:

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

1.9% ($1,788)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (44.6 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (207.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Keuka Park, NY (1.6 miles ),
Penn Yan, NY (2.3 miles ),
Milo, NY (2.5 miles ),
Pulteney, NY (2.6 miles ),
Barrington, NY (2.7 miles ),
Potter, NY (2.7 miles ),
Italy, NY (2.9 miles ),
Benton, NY (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 77.14 W

Distribution of median household income in Jerusalem, NY in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $298,900
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $313,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Jerusalem, NY residents
Average permit cost in Jerusalem, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Jerusalem, NY
Historical housing units in Jerusalem, NY
Most common industries in Jerusalem, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.7%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.9%)
  • Health care (24.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Jerusalem, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Jerusalem, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jerusalem-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Jerusalem town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jerusalem-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 168.5 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 184.4 miles away from Jerusalem 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 214.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from Jerusalem 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 168.5 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 125.5 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 Yates County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Jerusalem:

  • YATES COUNTY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PENN YAN, NY)
  • PENN YAN MANOR NURSING HOME IN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PENN YAN, NY)
  • SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL E C U (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PENN YAN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jerusalem:

  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 18 miles; Canandaigua, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,732)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 19 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Corning Community College (about 35 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Ithaca College (about 36 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 36 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • SUNY College at Geneseo (about 37 miles; Geneseo, NY; FT enrollment: 5,520)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 38 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jerusalem: Apple Barrel Orchards (A), Hunt Country Vineyards (B), Wigwam Keuka Lake Campground (C), Darby Corners (D), Simmons Vineyard (E), Everspring Farm (F), Penn Yan Municipal Pumping Station (G), Modeste Bedient Memorial Library (H), Jerusalem Town Hall (I), Branchport - Keuka Park Fire District (J), Branchport - Keuka Park Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jerusalem include: Garrett Memorial Chapel (A), Bluff Point United Methodist Church (B), Friend United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Friend's Burial Ground (1), Branchport Cemetery (2), Keuka Park Cemetery (3), Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery (4), Lake View Cemetery (5), Old Fort Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: West Branch Keuka Lake (A), Jubertown Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Jerusalem: Keuka Lake State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Frank Herman Schofield - Navy admiral and Navy Cross recipient.

Yates 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:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.4%
Whole state:

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

4.2%
Whole state:

7.4%
820 people in college/university student housing in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Jerusalem in 2000:

  • 567 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

For population 15 years and over in Jerusalem:

Marital status in Jerusalem, NY
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Jerusalem:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jerusalem, NY (based on Yates County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,22930
Catholic2,8704
Evangelical Protestant4329
Other1872
None17,630-
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: 12
Yates County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Yates County:

24.1%
State:

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

15.6%
State:

15.6%

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Ontario County, NY  1.50% ($33,539 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.51% ($40,542)
from Monroe County, NY  0.44% ($59,024)


5.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Ontario County, NY  1.76% ($41,599 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.54% ($47,843)
to Monroe County, NY  0.42% ($40,825)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jerusalem:

  • WYLF (850 AM; 1 kW; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: M B COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WGVA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, NY; Owner: GENEVA BROADCASTING INC)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jerusalem:

  • W220CJ (91.9 FM; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, 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.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEOS (89.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGES OF THE SENECA)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIK (103.1 FM; BATH, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Jerusalem:

  • W60AD (Channel 60; SAVONA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W20BL (Channel 20; BATH, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.1mTotal length
  • $5,965,000Total costs
  • 4,801Total average daily traffic
  • 355Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,846Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Jerusalem)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sherman Hollow Rd .3km W Of Town Line Rd (Lat: 42.668111 Lon: -77.090250), Call Sign: KRR902, Licensee ID: L00004625,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, 151.985 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2001, Expiration Date: 10/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2003, Registrant: Verizon Ny, 395 Flatbush Ave Ext, Rm 506, Brooklyn, NY 11201, Phone: (718) 237-5337

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jerusalem, NY
  • 30.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Wood
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 2.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jerusalem, NY
  • 29.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Wood


Jerusalem compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 above state average.
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