Macomb, New York

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Population in 2010: 906.
Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 
Males: 488  (53.9%)
Females: 418  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13646.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,950 (it was $32,115 in 2000)
Macomb:

$49,950
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,327 (it was $12,526 in 2000)

Macomb town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,290 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Macomb:

$83,290
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $143,771; detached houses: $137,205; townhouses or other attached units: $442,838; in 2-unit structures: $248,667; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,240; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $830,595; mobile homes: $58,125; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $603,335
March 2019 cost of living index in Macomb: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Macomb, NY (2010)
    • 89198.3%White alone
    • 70.8%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (15.4%), English (14.5%), French (11.1%), United States (8.5%), French Canadian (4.5%), German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 61.2 square miles.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (very low).

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Macomb town:

1.4% ($753)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (96.0 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (135.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (265.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hammond, NY (2.4 miles ),
De Peyster, NY (2.8 miles ),
Morristown, NY (3.0 miles ),
Rossie, NY (3.1 miles ),
Richville, NY (3.2 miles ),
Gouverneur, NY (3.3 miles ),
De Kalb, NY (3.4 miles ),
Oswegatchie, NY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.47 N, Longitude: 75.58 W

Area code: 315

Distribution of median household income in Macomb, NY in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $27,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $17,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Macomb, NY residents
Average permit cost in Macomb, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Macomb, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Paper (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Macomb, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Macomb, New York

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Earthquake activity:

Macomb-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 89% 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 71.0 miles away from Macomb 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 92.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 209.1 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 93.4 miles away from Macomb 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 74.8 miles away from Macomb 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 318.8 miles away from Macomb 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)

Hospitals and medical centers near Macomb:

  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OGDENSBURG, NY)
  • EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSPITAL OF GOUVERNEUR Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; GOUVERNEUR, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CEDARS NURSING (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OGDENSBURG, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HEUVELTON, NY)
  • RIVER LEDGE HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OGDENSBURG, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; RENSSELAER FALLS, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; OGDENSBURG, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macomb:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 22 miles; Canton, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,411)
  • St Lawrence University (about 23 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Clarkson University (about 32 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 33 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • Jefferson Community College (about 38 miles; Watertown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 85 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Utica College (about 97 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Macomb: Stark School Corner (A), Pierces Corners (B), Oak Ridge Farm (C), Tulley Farm (D), Harmar Farm (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Macomb: Macomb Community Wesleyan Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Lake Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2), Woodworth Cemetery (3), Oldsville Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Pleasant Lake (A), Hickory Lake (B), Mud Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Indian River (A), Birch Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

14.4%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

20.2%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

For population 15 years and over in Macomb:

Marital status in Macomb, NY
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Macomb:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Macomb, NY (based on St. Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,47832
Mainline Protestant8,07572
Evangelical Protestant5,36455
Other2,09311
Black Protestant1791
None71,755-
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: 28
Here:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
St. Lawrence County:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

13.3%
New York:

15.6%

3.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
New York average:

4.90%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,467 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.34% ($30,811 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($34,226)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.11% ($56,128)


4.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
New York average:

5.85%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($673 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.39% ($35,826 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.25% ($35,348)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.19% ($43,408)

Strongest AM radio stations in Macomb:

  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WSLB (1400 AM; 1 kW; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, 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.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Macomb:

  • WNCQ-FM (102.9 FM; MORRISTOWN, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WBDB (92.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • W289AE (105.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WRCD (101.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER INC.)
  • WYSX (98.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WYSI (96.7 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER, INC.)
  • WSLU (89.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Macomb:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Macomb: Charles H. Houghton.

  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.7mTotal length
  • $1,186,000Total costs
  • 977Total average daily traffic
  • 74Total average daily truck traffic
  • 986Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Macomb, NY
  • 65.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.8%Wood
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Macomb, NY
  • 64.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.8%Wood
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Electricity


Macomb 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 below state average.
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