Leicester, New York

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Population in 2013: 459 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 238  (52.0%)
Females: 221  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 14481.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,190 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Leicester:

$60,190
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,052 (it was $18,752 in 2000)

Leicester village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,428 (it was $78,400 in 2000)
Leicester:

$105,428
NY:

$277,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $687.

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  • Races in Leicester, NY (2010)

    Leicester races chart
    • 45497.0%White alone
    • 61.3%Asian alone
    • 51.1%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Leicester: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Leicester, NY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (23.5%), English (16.0%), Irish (15.7%), Italian (14.1%), Polish (5.4%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1850

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,290 people per square mile   (low).

Leicester,NY real estate house value index trend

Leicester, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Leicester:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leicester village:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.8%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Leicester, New York as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Leicester to the number of sex offenders is 436 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,034 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,109 (2.1%)

Leicester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (30.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (239.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cuylerville, NY (1.1 miles ), Wadsworth, NY (1.8 miles) , Mount Morris, NY (1.9 miles ), Greigsville, NY (2.0 miles ), Retsof, NY (2.1 miles ), Piffard, NY (2.1 miles ), Geneseo, NY (2.2 miles ), York, NY (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 77.90 W

Area code: 585

Leicester household income distribution Leicester home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Leicester, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Leicester, New York average temperatures Leicester, New York average precipitation Leicester, New York humidity Leicester, New York wind speed Leicester, New York snowfall Leicester, New York sunshine Leicester, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Leicester-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the Leicester village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the village center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leicester-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 155.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 196.5 miles away from Leicester center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 185.8 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 240.4 miles away from the city 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 194.3 miles away from Leicester 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) earthquake occurred 159.2 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 Livingston County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leicester topographic map

Main business address for: CPAC INC (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers near Leicester:

  • LIVINGSTON CO DOH HHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MOUNT MORRIS, NY)
  • LIVINGSTON COUNTY CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT MORRIS, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PERRY, NY)
  • CONESUS LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LIVONIA, NY)
  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • EAST SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • MANOR OAK SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES WARSAW (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WARSAW, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leicester:

  • SUNY College at Geneseo (about 5 miles; Geneseo, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,520)
  • Genesee Community College (about 21 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 4,290)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 25 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,177)
  • Monroe Community College (about 28 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,295)
  • University of Rochester (about 28 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 10,201)
  • Nazareth College (about 30 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • SUNY College at Brockport (about 31 miles; Brockport, NY; FT enrollment: 7,398)

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Notable locations in Leicester: Leicester Town Hall (A), Elijah House of Leicester Assisted Living Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leicester include: Leicester Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Thomas Aquinas Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leicester and their reported violations in the past:

CREEKSIDE PARK (Address: 2561 Kingston Rd. , Population served: 133, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2006)
EMPIRE RACEWAY (Address: 2011 New Rd , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Leicester compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
New York average:

13.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leicester village (based on Livingston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,9166
Mainline Protestant6,20440
Evangelical Protestant4,30831
Other4386
None39,527-
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: 13
Livingston County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Livingston County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Livingston County:

27.5%
New York:

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

13.9%
State:

15.6%
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 0$0 1$1,666
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,740
Totals for Government 0$0 9$4,406

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $161,000 ($350.76)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($50.11)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($37.04)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($32.68)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($28.32)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($19.61)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($17.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($13.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($17.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($8.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $118,000 ($257.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($8.71)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($89.32)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $185,000 ($403.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($39.22)
    General Support: $7,000 ($15.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($15.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $231,000 ($503.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($10.89)
    General Support: $2,000 ($4.36)
  • Tax - Property: $70,000 ($152.51)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($21.79)
    NEC: $4,000 ($8.71)

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

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $382,000 ($832.24)
    End of Fiscal Year: $250,000 ($544.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $252,000 ($549.02)

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, NY  1.68% ($41,494 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.41% ($30,031)
from Ontario County, NY  0.29% ($32,899)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
New York average:

5.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($178 average AGI)
Livingston County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, NY  1.92% ($35,083 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.41% ($28,173)
to Wyoming County, NY  0.32% ($33,442)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leicester:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leicester:

  • 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.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRMM-FM (101.3 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZA (98.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WDKX (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • WMJQ (105.5 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZXV (99.7 FM; PALMYRA, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WVOR-FM (100.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDCZ-FM (102.7 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCMF-FM (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leicester:

  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBXO-LP (Channel 15; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • Leicester, New York
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count149
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents209
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons31
  • Fatalities159
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents32
See more detailed statistics of Leicester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 126 Main St (Lat: 42.750056 Lon: -77.901111), Call Sign: KAV723
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1600 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/1996, Expiration Date: 10/21/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2002
    Registrant: County Of Livingston, 6 Cover St Rm B-10, Genesco, NY 14454, Phone: (716) 243-7160
  • LEICESTER, 126 Main Street (Lat: 42.771944 Lon: -77.899389), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQAL906
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 06/30/2014, Certifier: John M York
    Registrant: Livingston County Sheriff\'s Office, 4 Court Street, Geneseo, NY 14454, Phone: (585) 243-7145, Fax: (585) 243-7104, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC2EZL, Licensee ID: L00223241
    Grant Date: 02/09/2009, Expiration Date: 04/28/2019, Certifier: James L Cochrane
    Registrant: James L Cochrane, 20 Market St, Leicester, NY 14481
  • Call Sign: N2MNF, Licensee ID: L00327963
    Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 05/21/2011
    Registrant: Scott J Koch, 2310 Peoria Rd, Leicester, NY 14481
  • Call Sign: WA2JSA, Licensee ID: L01212697
    Grant Date: 11/15/2006, Expiration Date: 01/21/2017
    Registrant: David R Manchester, 4817 Caledonia Road, Leicester, NY 14481
  • Call Sign: KC2KQL, Licensee ID: L00610429
    Grant Date: 09/24/2012, Expiration Date: 12/19/2022, Certifier: R Bruce Perry
    Registrant: R Bruce Perry, 4538 Caledonia Rd, Leicester, NY 14481
  • Call Sign: KC2VAX, Licensee ID: L01485791
    Grant Date: 04/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/24/2019, Certifier: Rodney P Rickard
    Registrant: Rodney P Rickard, 2172 Perry Rd, Leicester, NY 14481

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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