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 2013: $44,821 (it was $32,115 in 2000)
Macomb:

$44,821
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,339 (it was $12,526 in 2000)

Macomb town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,780 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Macomb:

$72,780
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $120,123; Detached houses: $120,363; Townhouses or other attached units: $397,003; In 2-unit structures: $289,493; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,972; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $499,036; Mobile homes: $39,061
  • Races in Macomb, NY (2010)

    Macomb races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Macomb: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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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).

Macomb,NY real estate house value index trend

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

For population 15 years and over in Macomb town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
New York:

22.3%

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.47 N, Longitude: 75.58 W

Area code: 315

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

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 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 92.0 miles away from Macomb 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 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 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 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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

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)

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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%

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

Macomb travel time to work - commute Macomb mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
St. Lawrence County:

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.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Lawrence 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.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
New York:

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

13.3%
State:

15.6%

3.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.28%
New York average:

5.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,793 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.10%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.37% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.31% ($34,568)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.14% ($50,173)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
New York average:

5.46%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.11%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.38% ($28,681 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.26% ($24,920)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.17% ($34,576)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $1,173,000Total costs
  • 761Total average daily traffic
  • 68Total average daily truck traffic
  • 904Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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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