Lime Lake, New York

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Population in 2010: 867.
Males: 445  (51.4%)
Females: 422  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

56.2 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 14101.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,912
Lime Lake:

$50,912
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,370

Lime Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $93,700
Lime Lake:

$93,700
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $126,322; detached houses: $136,783; mobile homes: $38,608

Median gross rent in 2019: $769.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lime Lake: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.8%
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  • Races in Lime Lake, NY (2019)
    • 79297.8%White alone
    • 50.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.5%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Italian (14.2%), Irish (10.9%), American (6.9%), Polish (6.5%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,647 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,738 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (36.0 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (37.6 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (241.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lime Lake-Machias, NY (0.7 miles ),
Machias, NY (1.4 miles ),
Delevan, NY (2.0 miles ),
Farmersville, NY (2.2 miles ),
Yorkshire, NY (2.5 miles ),
Freedom, NY (2.5 miles ),
Franklinville, NY (2.6 miles ),
West Valley, NY (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.43 N, Longitude: 78.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Distribution of median household income in Lime Lake, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lime Lake, NY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
New York:

8.1%

Tornado activity:

Lime Lake-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Lime Lake place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1961, a category F3 tornado 23.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lime Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 66% 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 118.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 149.3 miles away from Lime Lake center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 314.3 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 233.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 279.7 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) earthquake occurred 278.0 miles away from Lime Lake 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 Cattaraugus County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lime Lake:

  • BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)
  • FIDDLERS GREEN MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lime Lake:

  • St Bonaventure University (about 25 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,286)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 29 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Erie Community College (about 37 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 38 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Alfred University (about 38 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • D'Youville College (about 39 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Canisius College (about 39 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: The Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centers - Machias Campus (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lime Lake: Saint Christophers Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Frog Pond (A), Lime Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cattaraugus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

12.0%
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: 0.6% of all households
113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Lime Lake:

Marital status in Lime Lake, NY
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lime Lake:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New York average:

13.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lime Lake, NY (based on Cattaraugus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,35112
Mainline Protestant7,09049
Evangelical Protestant6,92371
Other2,84312
Black Protestant3052
None50,805-
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: 21
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cattaraugus County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Here:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

9.48 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

9.5%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
New York:

15.6%

4.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Erie County, NY  1.17% ($38,526 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.53% ($44,804)
from Chautauqua County, NY  0.48% ($31,943)


5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Erie County, NY  1.16% ($38,296 average AGI)
to Chautauqua County, NY  0.50% ($36,109)
to Allegany County, NY  0.48% ($29,972)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lime Lake:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPQ (1330 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: HAWK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lime Lake:

  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMXO (101.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • W213BC (90.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lime Lake:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.7mTotal length
  • $2,721,000Total costs
  • 6,507Total average daily traffic
  • 807Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,571Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lime Lake, NY
  • 74.1%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lime Lake, NY
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 21.3%Coal or coke
  • 16.9%Wood
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Lime Lake 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.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Lime Lake on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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