Lackawanna, New York

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Population in 2014: 17,955 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 
Males: 8,845  (49.3%)
Females: 9,110  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 14218.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,482 (it was $29,354 in 2000)
Lackawanna:

$35,482
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,731 (it was $16,727 in 2000)

Lackawanna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,435 (it was $72,400 in 2000)
Lackawanna:

$86,435
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $92,564; Detached houses: $96,008; Townhouses or other attached units: $152,310; In 2-unit structures: $81,435; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,972; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,430; Mobile homes: $33,067

Median gross rent in 2013: $579.

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  • Races in Lackawanna, NY (2013)

    Lackawanna races chart
    • 14,22078.6%White alone
    • 1,7749.8%Hispanic
    • 1,4488.0%Black alone
    • 5162.9%Two or more races
    • 740.4%Asian alone
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 230.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lackawanna: 101.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (19.4%), German (14.5%), Italian (14.4%), Irish (12.1%), Arab (9.1%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 6.12 square miles.

Population density: 2,933 people per square mile   (average).

Lackawanna,NY real estate house value index trend

Lackawanna, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Lackawanna:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lackawanna city:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

1,458 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This city:

8.1%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,356 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,049 (2.5%)

Lackawanna satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Buffalo, NY (6.0 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (273.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Blasdell, NY (1.3 miles ), West Seneca, NY (1.9 miles ), Sloan, NY (2.3 miles ), Orchard Park, NY (2.4 miles ), Buffalo, NY (2.5 miles ), Wanakah, NY (2.5 miles ), Hamburg, NY (2.6 miles ), Cheektowaga, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $45,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2014: 48 buildings, average cost: $108,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.82 N, Longitude: 78.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,255 (-12.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,200 (16.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Lackawanna household income distribution Lackawanna home values distribution

Crime rates in Lackawanna by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 10000000011
per 100,000 5.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.65.6
Rapes 131056617106133
per 100,000 69.754.327.433.834.25.740.754.932.972.416.7
Robberies 1723143016182421171110
per 100,000 91.1124.976.8168.891.2103.2139.5115.293.361.255.8
Assaults 8178688369708499546463
per 100,000 434.1423.5373.1466.9393.2401.5488.3543.3296.4356.2351.3
Burglaries 12013412412911510412510712510086
per 100,000 643.2727.5680.4725.7655.3596.5726.7587.2686.1556.6479.6
Thefts 308343298300336344310309407398299
per 100,000 1,650.81,862.11,635.21,687.81,914.61,973.01,802.11,695.72,233.92,215.41,667.5
Auto thefts 1732313025153424323527
per 100,000 91.1173.7170.1168.8142.586.0197.7131.7175.6194.8150.6
Arson N/AN/A501004137
per 100,000 N/AN/A27.40.05.70.00.022.05.516.739.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 307.9314.0253.7311.9275.2250.7320.2315.8273.0310.9230.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lackawanna detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 54 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
New York average:

3.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,468 (-7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lackawanna, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lackawanna-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Lackawanna city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 28.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lackawanna-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 122.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 146.3 miles away from Lackawanna center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 238.6 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 117.8 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 280.4 miles away from Lackawanna center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.2 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 Erie County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lackawanna topographic map

Birthplace of: Ron Jaworski - Professional football quarterback, Lonnie Smith (jazz musician) - Jazz organist and pianist, Mike Mamula - Football player, Pat McMahon (coach) - College baseball coach, Ruben Santiago-Hudson - Actor and screenwriter, John Batorski - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lackawanna:

  • BAKER VICTORY SERVICES (170 MARTIN RD)
  • BAKER VICTORY SERVICES (790 RIDGE RD)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (55 MELROY AVENUE)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY CLOSED (55 MELROY AT RIDGE ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Lackawanna:

  • 5 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lackawanna:

  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 4 miles; Orchard Park, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • Erie Community College (about 5 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)
  • D'Youville College (about 7 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Canisius College (about 8 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 8 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Buffalo State SUNY (about 9 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 10,439)
  • Daemen College (about 11 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,365)

Public high schools in Lackawanna:

Private high school in Lackawanna:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lackawanna:

Private elementary/middle school in Lackawanna:

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Library in Lackawanna:

  • LACKAWANNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $330,089; Location: 560 RIDGE ROAD; 30,107 books; 2,181 audio materials; 2,801 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lackawanna: South Side Light (A), Lackawanna Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), South Park Stadium (C), Lackawanna Fire Department (D), Lackawanna Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Abbott Road Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lackawanna include: Saint Michaels Church (A), Abundant Life Enlightenment Church (B), Bethel Assembly of God Lackawanna (C), Bethel Presbyterian Church (D), Croatian Roman Catholic Church (E), Ebenezer Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (H), Lackawanna Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: South Branch Smoke Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.323. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.48
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.39. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.39
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.09
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00542. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00542
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.2%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 52.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.5% for other race residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lackawanna in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Lackawanna in 2000:

  • 149 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 33 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Lackawanna, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lackawanna (2011 data):

  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Lackawanna Branch at 703 Ridge Road, branch established on 1935/01/02; Abbott Road Plaza Branch at 1248 Abbott Road, branch established on 1951/10/15. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
New York average:

13.9

Lackawanna travel time to work - commute Lackawanna mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lackawanna city (based on Erie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic352,894111
Mainline Protestant62,675212
Evangelical Protestant49,435209
Other34,07679
Black Protestant24,19269
Orthodox4,1039
None391,665-
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: 236
Erie County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
Erie County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 228
Erie County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 740
Here:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

26.9%
New York:

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

13.4%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lackawanna:

46.4%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Lackawanna:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lackawanna:

33.6%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Lackawanna:

55.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lackawanna, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$33,059$44,0795$3,288
Other Government Administration 12$53,127$53,12712$14,413
Judicial and Legal 3$13,160$52,6400$0
Police Protection - Officers 46$253,680$66,1770$0
Police - Other 7$24,496$41,9935$3,542
Firefighters 50$242,353$58,1650$0
Streets and Highways 20$70,724$42,4340$0
Welfare 0$0 4$2,601
Solid Waste Management 12$41,105$41,1050$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,595$51,57013$7,032
Housing and Community Development(Local) 25$109,489$52,55513$10,911
Other and Unallocable 2$7,085$42,5104$2,347
Totals for Government 188$856,873$54,69456$44,134

Lackawanna government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,111,000 ($61.88)
    General: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,000,000 ($278.47)
    Police Protection: $3,157,000 ($175.83)
    Fire Protection: $2,810,000 ($156.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,699,000 ($94.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $905,000 ($50.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $627,000 ($34.92)
    Financial Administration: $469,000 ($26.12)
    General Public Buildings: $405,000 ($22.56)
    Central Staff Services: $370,000 ($20.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $136,000 ($7.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $964,000 ($53.69)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $103,000 ($5.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $325,000 ($18.10)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($5.96)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($3.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($1.67)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($1.67)
    Fire Protection: $24,000 ($1.34)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,044,000 ($503.70)

Lackawanna government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $150,000 ($8.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $53,000 ($2.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $420,000 ($23.39)
    Highways: $300,000 ($16.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,741,000 ($208.35)
    All Other: $24,000 ($1.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,230,000 ($68.50)
    General Revenue, NEC: $522,000 ($29.07)
    Property Sale Other: $140,000 ($7.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,978,000 ($221.55)
    Highways: $694,000 ($38.65)
    All Other: $338,000 ($18.82)
  • Tax - Property: $6,420,000 ($357.56)
    Public Utilities: $443,000 ($24.67)
    NEC: $173,000 ($9.64)

Lackawanna government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $13,185,000 ($734.34)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $62,000 ($3.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $910,000 ($50.68)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,100,000 ($61.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,152,000 ($64.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,436,000 ($748.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $659,000 ($36.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($0.56)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $862,000 ($48.01)
    End of Fiscal Year: $518,000 ($28.85)

Lackawanna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $784,000 ($43.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,743,000 ($264.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,436,000 ($748.32)

2.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.69%
New York average:

5.06%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($36,008 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($32,012)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($28,680)


3.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.10%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($862 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($38,661 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($37,071)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.08% ($34,748)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lackawanna:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lackawanna:

  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBNY (91.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W297AB (107.3 FM; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lackawanna:

  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lackawanna fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 93m305ftTotal length
  • $33,138,000Total costs
  • 401,505Total average daily traffic
  • 20,342Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lackawanna, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lackawanna)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lackawanna, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Reddon, 2960 South Park Avenue (Lat: 42.818611 Lon: -78.821556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQEN439
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2006, Expiration Date: 03/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2007, Certifier: Richard A CraigRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION 11A, 1951 Hamburg Turnpike (Lat: 42.818139 Lon: -78.852056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQOQ213, Licensee ID: L00006600
    Assigned Frequencies: 11153.1 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/16/2021, Certifier: Robert TillerRegistrant: National Grid Usa Service Company, Inc., 300 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (315) 428-6372, Fax: (315) 428-6689, Email:
  • OLV, Baker Alley (Lat: 42.826917 Lon: -78.821500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 38 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQRJ470
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+16 more)Grant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: Scott A BasistaRegistrant: Transwave Communication Systems, Inc., 9020 Wehrle Dr, Clarence, NY 14031, Phone: (716) 626-9020, Fax: (716) 626-4991, Email:
  • BUF-38 Lackawanna, 120 Brown Street (Lat: 42.812833 Lon: -78.818639), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQVL404
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz... (+26 more)Grant Date: 03/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/18/2025, Certifier: Brian GelfandRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • LACKAWANNA, Brown St. (Lat: 42.812833 Lon: -78.818639), Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WHT350, Licensee ID: L00219539
    Assigned Frequencies: 6330.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2002, Certifier: Heather B GoldRegistrant: Intermedia Service LLC, 3625 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619, Phone: (813) 829-2400, Fax: (813) 663-2312

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lackawanna)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: KEVIN D'ANGELO SEAREY (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914 (SERIES) (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 115KB , Serial Number: 1LK588C, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Fly Away Inc, 1497 Abbott Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2310U , Serial Number: 17249910, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 1540 Abbott Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 2368E , Serial Number: 38-78A0450
    Registrant (Individual): John R Tomasik, 745 Willet Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29022 , Serial Number: 21059783, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Unifly Inc, 1497 Abbott Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218
  • Aircraft: INGLUT ROBERT M SONERAI IIL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89BA , Serial Number: 01410L, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Inglut, 218 Maryknoll Drive, Lackawanna, NY 14218

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$79,30959$92,03465$70,89222$11,7272$130,00013$49,6150$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$84,0005$113,6008$56,3752$34,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$58,4299$50,77840$65,95034$15,4120$07$49,8571$12,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$57,0002$49,00035$79,2290$00$03$60,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$46,00012$87,9170$00$01$46,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0121.00 , 0122.00, 0123.00, 0124.00, 0125.01, 0125.02, 0126.00, 0127.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$77,5001$83,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$138,6671$73,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$75,3331$82,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$78,5001$83,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0121.00 , 0122.00, 0123.00, 0124.00, 0125.01, 0125.02, 0126.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 111
  • Hazardous Condition: 54
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Lackawanna

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lackawanna, NY

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Lackawanna, NY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless3Subway1
Dairy Queen1Tim Hortons2
GNC1Walgreens1
H&R Block1

Lackawanna compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

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  • #42 (14218) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #83 (14218) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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