For population 25 years and over in Laurens:
For population 15 years and over in Laurens village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,526 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (39.8 miles , pop. 60,651).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (132.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Oneonta, NY (2.0 miles ), West End, NY (2.3 miles ), Oneonta, NY (2.3 miles ), Milford, NY (2.4 miles ), New Lisbon, NY (2.7 miles ), Morris, NY (2.8 miles ), Milford, NY (2.9 miles ), Morris, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 75.09 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-17.8%).
Work and jobs in Laurens: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Laurens, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Laurens-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Laurens village center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.1 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Laurens-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% 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 22.0 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 49.6 miles away from Laurens center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 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 Otsego County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurens:
Public high school in Laurens:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Laurens that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.3%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Laurens compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Laurens (based on Otsego County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Laurens government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,149 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,261 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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Laurens fatal accident list:
Feb 17, 2006 06:15 AM, Cr-11, New Rd., Lat: 42.520306, Lon: -75.104575, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 24, 2005 11:59 PM, Sr-205, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 16, 2005 01:55 PM, Sr-205, Airport Road, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1997 09:45 AM, 23, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $62,000
Total average daily traffic: 290
Total average daily truck traffic: 17
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 246
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laurens)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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