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Population in 2010: 1,785. Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 

Males: 882  (49.4%)
Females: 903  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13309.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,950 (it was $29,489 in 2000)
Leyden:

$37,950
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,608

Leyden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,119 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Leyden:

$85,119
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,428; Detached houses: $115,873; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,001; In 2-unit structures: $161,580; Mobile homes: $66,747

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Leyden races chart
  • White alone - 1,758 (98.5%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leyden: 153.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (26.2%), Irish (22.2%), French (18.5%), English (10.0%), Polish (9.6%), Dutch (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 33.3 square miles.

Population density: 54 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Leyden:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leyden town:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Leyden town:  1.8% ($992)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

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+: New York, NY (210.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ), Ava, NY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 75.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Leyden household income distribution Leyden home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Paper (13%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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.


Hospitals/medical centers near Leyden:

  • SUNSET NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BOONVILLE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leyden:

  • Utica College (about 32 miles; Utica, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,258)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 34 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 40 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,527)
  • Jefferson Community College (about 43 miles; Watertown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Morrisville State College (about 48 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Le Moyne College (about 51 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • Colgate University (about 52 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,807)

Public elementary/middle school in Leyden:

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Notable locations in Leyden: Port Leyden Community Library (A), Port Leydon Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Leyden: Saint Marks Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Leyden Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: White River (A), Stucky Creek (B), Olmstead Brook (C), Moose Creek (D), Miller Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.6. This is better than average.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

0.515
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

28.3
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.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

22.9


Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.0%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

19.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leyden, NY

11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
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:

  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Leyden town (based on Lewis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.66%
Here64.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Mennonite ConferencePresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USA
Adherents67.7%10.3%8.3%2.4%2.0%
Congregations22.6%22.6%9.4%3.8%1.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.6%1.4%1.0%0.7%4.5%
Congregations7.5%3.8%3.8%1.9%22.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Lewis County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lewis County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

27.4%
New York:

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

13.4%
State:

15.6%

5.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
New York average:

5.41%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($626 average AGI)
Lewis County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, NY  1.48% ($26,923 average AGI)
from Oneida County, NY  0.73% ($33,047)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.24% ($16,619)


5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
New York average:

6.26%

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:
to Jefferson County, NY  1.22% ($24,981 average AGI)
to Oneida County, NY  0.76% ($25,591)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.23% ($26,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leyden:

  • WBRV (900 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, NY)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leyden:

  • WBRV-FM (101.3 FM; BOONVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WODZ-FM (96.1 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCR-FM (106.3 FM; ONEIDA, NY; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCK (107.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W206BH (89.1 FM; LYONS FALLS, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Leyden:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W12BZ (Channel 12; ROME, NY; Owner: KEVIN O'KANE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
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

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Leyden, NY


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • WILLIAM R FLACK, Rt 12d At West Rd (Lat: 43.513056 Lon: -75.362500), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 77.7 m
    Registrant: 3153768566, , 7606 N STATE ST
  • Rt 12d At West Rd (Lat: 43.513056 Lon: -75.362500), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 77.7 m
    Registrant: 3153768566, , 7606 N STATE ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Boonville Turin Rd (Lat: 43.508111 Lon: -75.356278), Call Sign: KEC300, Licensee ID: L00006600
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1998, Expiration Date: 05/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2003, Certifier: Chris Kelly
    Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company, Inc., 300 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (315) 428-5997, Fax: (315) 428-3132, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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