For population 25 years and over in Leyden:
For population 15 years and over in Leyden town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (31.8 miles , pop. 60,651).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (116.2 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (201.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Port Leyden, NY (1.6 miles ), Constableville, NY (1.9 miles ), Boonville, NY (2.2 miles ), Lyonsdale, NY (2.2 miles ), Lyons Falls, NY (2.2 miles ), West Turin, NY (2.4 miles ), Turin, NY (2.5 miles ), Boonville, NY (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 75.36 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 315
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Leyden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Leyden, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leyden-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Leyden town center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/23/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Leyden-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 90% 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 58.1 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 72.2 miles away from Leyden 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 61.7 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 89.6 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) earthquake occurred 5.4 miles away from Leyden center
On 8/30/2007 at 03:47:45, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Samuel H. Starr - Mexican War of 1848, Clinton L. Merriam - Politician, Joe Kiefer - Baseball player, Samuel D. Burchard - Politician.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leyden:
See full list of schools located in Leyden
Public elementary/middle school in Leyden:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.515. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 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:
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Leyden compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Leyden (based on Lewis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,988 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($626 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,789 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Leyden, NY
Total length: 35 meters (115ft)
Total costs: $15,781,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,490
Total average daily truck traffic: 989
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 11,586
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: