For population 25 years and over in Keene:
For population 15 years and over in Keene town:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (98.0 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (188.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (243.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Elizabethtown, NY (3.1 miles ), Lake Placid, NY (3.3 miles ), Wilmington, NY (3.5 miles ), Jay, NY (3.5 miles ), North Elba, NY (3.5 miles ), Lewis, NY (3.6 miles ), Witherbee, NY (3.9 miles ), North Hudson, NY (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.22 N, Longitude: 73.79 W
Area code: 518
Work and jobs in Keene: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Keene, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Keene-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 56% 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 33.0 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 19.0 miles away from Keene center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 19.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from Keene center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 20.6 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 Essex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Keene:
Airports located in Keene:
Amtrak stations near Keene:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keene:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.645. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 8.48. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
46 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000
Keene compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Keene (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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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 Keene town (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,181 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:
6.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,516 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Keene:
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TV broadcast stations around Keene:
Keene fatal accident list:
Apr 16, 2009 06:24 AM, Sr-9n, Hurricane Rd., Lat: 44.22506389, Lon: -73.75186111, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 2006 09:40 PM, Bartlett Road, Lat: 44.275375, Lon: -73.816378, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 10, 2006 07:51 AM, Sr-73, Lat: 44.253411, Lon: -73.963656, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 2002 11:37 AM, Sr-73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 17, 2000 06:14 PM, Sr-73, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Keene, NY
Total length: 60 meters (197ft)
Total costs: $51,628,000
Total average daily traffic: 51,380
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,454
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Keene)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Keene, NY
Keene on our top lists:
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.