Lyon Mountain, New York

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Population in 2010: 423. Population change since 2000: -7.6%
Males: 203  (48.1%)
Females: 220  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  56.9 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12935, 12952.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,136 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Lyon Mountain:

$36,136
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,996 (it was $16,776 in 2000)

Lyon Mountain CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,405 (it was $26,000 in 2000)
Lyon Mountain:

$42,405
NY:

$277,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $423.

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  • Races in Lyon Mountain, NY (2010)

    Lyon Mountain races chart
    • 40395.3%White alone
    • 61.4%Black alone
    • 61.4%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Other race alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lyon Mountain: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (30.0%), Irish (26.9%), English (11.2%), United States (6.1%), Italian (4.7%), German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (very low).

Lyon Mountain,NY real estate house value index trend

Lyon Mountain, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Lyon Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyon Mountain CDP:

  • Never married: 5.9%
  • Now married: 79.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

28 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe, 3.8% North America).

This place:

7.7%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lyon Mountain, New York as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lyon Mountain to the number of sex offenders is 141 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,077 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $655 (1.6%)

Lyon Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (130.8 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (213.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (268.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Ellenburg, NY (2.9 miles ), Saranac, NY (2.9 miles ), Dannemora, NY (3.1 miles ), Redford, NY (3.1 miles ), Bellmont, NY (3.1 miles ), Chateaugay, NY (4.0 miles ), Altona, NY (4.1 miles ), Black Brook, NY (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 73.91 W

Area code: 518

Lyon Mountain household income distribution Lyon Mountain home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Community and social service occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (44%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Lyon Mountain, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lyon Mountain, New York average temperatures Lyon Mountain, New York average precipitation Lyon Mountain, New York humidity Lyon Mountain, New York wind speed Lyon Mountain, New York snowfall Lyon Mountain, New York sunshine Lyon Mountain, New York clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Lyon Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.2 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 57.8 miles away from Lyon Mountain center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.7 miles away from the city 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 56.6 miles away from Lyon Mountain 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 22.7 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 Clinton County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: William Fuller Brown, Jr. - Physicist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lyon Mountain:

  • CITIZEN ADVOCATES D/B/A NORTH STAR INDUSTRIES, INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CHATEAUGAY, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyon Mountain:

  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 22 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,934)
  • Champlain College (about 39 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 39 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 40 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 41 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 53 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • Clarkson University (about 54 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)

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Notable location: Lyon Mountain Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brandy Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clinton 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 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.668. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.668
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 8.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.50
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.7%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Lyon Mountain compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
New York average:

13.9

Lyon Mountain travel time to work - commute Lyon Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lyon Mountain CDP (based on Clinton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,69531
Mainline Protestant3,03821
Evangelical Protestant2,41721
Other2,2667
None46,712-
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: 24
Clinton County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Clinton County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Clinton County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

25.4%
New York:

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

13.4%
State:

15.6%

3.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.40%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($744 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NY  0.53% ($31,622 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($30,389)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.10% ($31,906)


4.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
New York average:

5.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($911 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NY  0.39% ($34,537 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.22% ($36,188)
to Albany County, NY  0.17% ($39,566)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyon Mountain:

  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WIRY (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HOMETOWN RADIO INC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyon Mountain:

  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVNV (96.5 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WKOL (105.1 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLO (90.9 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lyon Mountain:

  • WCFE-TV (Channel 57; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKE PUBLIC TELEVISION COUNCIL)
  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W49BI (Channel 49; ELLENBURG, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • W66AJ (Channel 66; LYON MOUNTAIN, ETC., NY; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWBI-LP (Channel 27; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Nr Top Of Averill Peak 3 Mi Se (Lat: 44.695278 Lon: -73.883056), Type: 135.9, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 5185639770, , ONE SESAME ST

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Nr Top Of Averill Peak 3 Mi Se (Lat: 44.695278 Lon: -73.883056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 135.9 m, Call Sign: WQPE619, Licensee ID: L01632795
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022, Certifier: Kathy M Paskevich
    Registrant: Jkl Communications LLC, 1150 Airport Drive S105, South Burlington, VT 05403, Phone: (802) 860-0000, Fax: (802) 860-5037, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lyon Mountain Correctional Facility (Lat: 44.731167 Lon: -73.908750), Call Sign: KNJK371
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014
    Registrant: New State Department Of Corrections And Community Supervision, 1134 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY 12208, Phone: (518) 489-9072, Fax: (518) 489-9072, Email:
  • Nr Top Averill Peak 3 Mi Se Villag (Lat: 44.695333 Lon: -73.882917), Call Sign: WRG846, Licensee ID: L00002981
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.1400 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014
    Registrant: State Of New York, Bldg 22 State Campus, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 457-6710
  • Lyon Mountain Summit 2.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 44.702833 Lon: -73.863750), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNJI322
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2005, Expiration Date: 08/08/2015, Certifier: John M Kenty
    Registrant: Fcca, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 338-1505, Fax: (717) 334-5656, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Between Averill Peak And Lyon Mountain (Lat: 44.695306 Lon: -73.882917), Structure height: 134.4 m, Call Sign: WPNK721, Licensee ID: L00032599
    Assigned Frequencies: 6925.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/1987, Expiration Date: 06/01/2015
    Registrant: Mountain Lake Public Telecommunications Council, 1 Sesame Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N2SZH
    Grant Date: 12/22/1992, Expiration Date: 12/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2004
    Registrant: David G Bushey, 639 Phillips Ct, Lyon Mountain, NY 12952
  • Call Sign: KC2MQZ, Licensee ID: L00828602
    Grant Date: 03/11/2004, Expiration Date: 03/11/2014, Certifier: Victoria M Siskavitch
    Registrant: Victoria M Siskavitch, Lyon Mountain, NY 12952

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Lyon Mountain, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1680.8 years
Bernard973.3 years
John968.6 years
Joseph974.3 years
Anna883.3 years
Anthony871.1 years
Robert870.2 years
William775.4 years
George779.1 years
Florence685.7 years
Most common last names in Lyon Mountain, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lapoint871.5 years
Wilson771.3 years
Charland770.3 years
Petrashune783.3 years
Bingel681.2 years
Leclair671.9 years
Pageau676.8 years
Gonyea670.3 years
Chase577.2 years
Bushey569.4 years
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