Lorraine, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,037. Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 
Males: 528  (50.9%)
Females: 509  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13605.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,742 (it was $38,523 in 2000)
Lorraine:

$52,742
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,135 (it was $14,471 in 2000)

Lorraine town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,310 (it was $55,200 in 2000)
Lorraine:

$107,310
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $112,297; Detached houses: $125,750; Townhouses or other attached units: $49,154; Mobile homes: $81,725
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Lorraine races chart
  • White alone - 1,013 (97.7%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.10%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lorraine: 149.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (17.0%), Irish (12.6%), United States (10.4%), French (9.8%), German (9.0%), Dutch (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 998 feet

Land area: 39.0 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

Lorraine,NY real estate house value index trend

Lorraine, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Lorraine:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lorraine town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
New York:  22.6%

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

Lorraine town:  2.2% ($1,211)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Lorraine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (43.1 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (91.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (228.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Pierrepont Manor, NY (2.1 miles ), Adams, NY (2.1 miles ), Mannsville, NY (2.3 miles ), Worth, NY (2.4 miles ), Boylston, NY (2.6 miles ), Belleville, NY (2.7 miles ), Rodman, NY (2.7 miles ), Adams Center, NY (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 43.75 N, Longitude: 75.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

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

7.1%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Lorraine, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lorraine-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 82.7 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from Lorraine center
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) earthquake occurred 273.9 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 101.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 219.8 miles away from Lorraine 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 86.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lorraine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lorraine:

  • RENAL CARE OF NORTHERN NEW YORK, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN KEEP NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • MERCY OF NORTHERN NEW YORK (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lorraine:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 17 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 36 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Le Moyne College (about 50 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Syracuse University (about 50 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 51 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 53 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Utica College (about 58 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

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Jefferson 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

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

ROOSTER'S TAVERN (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

15.5%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

7.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

Lorraine 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lorraine town (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.14%
Here: 44.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents62.8%13.6%4.3%3.2%2.8%
Congregations16.9%25.0%8.1%7.4%6.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.5%1.4%1.3%7.2%
Congregations3.7%2.2%5.1%1.5%23.5%
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: 28
Jefferson County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jefferson County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Jefferson County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
New York:

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

10.1%
State:

15.6%

12.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.08%
New York average:

5.06%

0.92% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,447 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.92%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lewis County, NY  0.35% ($31,542 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.33% ($28,681)
from Bell County, TX  0.22% ($34,656)


12.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.31%
New York average:

5.46%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,116 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.78%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.32% ($29,655 average AGI)
to Lewis County, NY  0.28% ($32,870)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.27% ($43,967)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lorraine:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lorraine:

  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WOTT (100.7 FM; HENDERSON, NY; Owner: JEFFERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WVOA-FM (103.9 FM; MEXICO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Lorraine:

  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WNYF-CA (Channel 25; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $16,376,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,970
Total average daily truck traffic: 154
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,653

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lorraine)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cty Rt 92 (Lat: 43.764500 Lon: -75.957972), Call Sign: KNDG618
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/1997, Expiration Date: 08/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2002
    Registrant: Lorraine Vol Fire Co Inc, Cty Rt 92, Lorraine, NY 13659, Phone: (315) 232-4108
  • 20876 County Route 189 (Lat: 43.766722 Lon: -75.954000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KNED365
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/11/2022
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA2PYM
    Grant Date: 04/07/1998, Expiration Date: 04/07/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2010
    Registrant: Maynard L Cobb, County Rt 93, Lorraine, NY 13659
  • Call Sign: N2QLM, Licensee ID: L00455573
    Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022, Certifier: Randy P Hanson
    Registrant: Randy P Hanson, 21037 Co Rt 93, Lorraine, NY 13659-3181
  • Call Sign: KC2JVU, Licensee ID: L00534304
    Grant Date: 04/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022, Certifier: David M Paradis
    Registrant: David M Paradis, 3724 County Route 95, Lorraine, NY 13659

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85333 , Serial Number: 7AC-4072, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas R Youngs, Box 920, Lorraine, NY 13659

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Lorraine

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lorraine, NY
Most common first names in Lorraine, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John474.2 years
Richard469.5 years
Donald375.0 years
George377.3 years
Mary386.0 years
Paul371.0 years
Carl268.9 years
Carrie281.5 years
Albert282.1 years
Frances231.4 years
Most common last names in Lorraine, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moreton582.2 years
Pooler564.2 years
Shelmidine576.6 years
Chereshnoski480.8 years
Greenley476.0 years
Piddock473.5 years
Robarge464.3 years
Bice375.1 years
Hayes377.7 years
Macklen378.0 years
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