For population 25 years and over in Lenox:
For population 15 years and over in Lenox town:
160 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (20.0 miles , pop. 147,306).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (93.8 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (183.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Canastota, NY (1.1 miles ), Wampsville, NY (1.6 miles ), Lincoln, NY (2.0 miles ), Oneida, NY (2.3 miles ), Oneida Castle, NY (2.5 miles ), Sullivan, NY (2.5 miles ), Chittenango, NY (2.6 miles ), Sylvan Beach, NY (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.10 N, Longitude: 75.76 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 315
Work and jobs in Lenox: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lenox, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lenox-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Lenox town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lenox-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 96% 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 92.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from Lenox 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 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Lenox center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Madison County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lenox:
Amtrak station near Lenox:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lenox:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.439. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
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:
14 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Lenox compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lenox (based on Madison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,427 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,814 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Lenox, New York:
See more detailed statistics of Lenox fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lenox, NY
Total length: 87 meters (285ft)
Total costs: $30,017,000
Total average daily traffic: 229,795
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,448