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Population in 2010: 1,529. Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 

Males: 763  (49.9%)
Females: 766  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  46.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13757.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,291 (it was $38,021 in 2000)
Meredith:

$49,291
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,125

Meredith town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,128 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Meredith:

$144,128
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $207,540; Detached houses: $225,999; Townhouses or other attached units: $276,380; In 2-unit structures: $211,298; Mobile homes: $82,416

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Meredith races chart
  • White alone - 1,442 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 29 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Meredith: 173.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (24.3%), Irish (19.2%), English (13.9%), Dutch (9.4%), United States (8.6%), Italian (8.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 58.2 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Meredith:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meredith town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

60 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).

This town:  3.8%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Meredith, New York as of July 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Meredith to the number of sex offenders is 741 to 1.


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

Meredith town:  1.3% ($1,150)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Meredith satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (52.2 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (119.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (127.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Davenport, NY (2.3 miles ), Davenport Center, NY (2.3 miles ), Delhi, NY (2.6 miles ), Bloomville, NY (2.7 miles ), Kortright, NY (2.8 miles ), Oneonta, NY (2.9 miles ), West End, NY (3.1 miles ), Bovina, NY (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $116,700
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $173,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.37 N, Longitude: 74.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Meredith-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Meredith town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meredith-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 22.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from Meredith center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meredith topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Meredith:

  • DELAWARE CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • O'CONNOR HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 8 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DELHI, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Meredith, NY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meredith:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 8 miles; Delhi, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,609)
  • SUNY College at Oneonta (about 10 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 5,660)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 31 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Colgate University (about 44 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 46 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,527)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 51 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Morrisville State College (about 51 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,971)

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Notable locations in Meredith: West Wind Farm (A), Slope Farms (B), Hanford Mills Museum (C), Meridale Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Meredith include: Meredith Baptist Church (A), East Meredith Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Benedict Cemetery (1), West Meredith Cemetery (2), Pine Grove Cemetery (3), Meredith Square Cemetery (4), East Meredith Cemetery (5), Mertins Cemetery (6), Post Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Spring Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MEREDITH INN (Address: MEREDITH SQUARE , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.5%
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

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

14.2%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Meredith, NY

23 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Meredith compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Meredith town (based on Delaware County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.61%
Here43.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Salvation ArmyAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents37.0%22.7%9.8%9.5%3.4%
Congregations6.3%22.1%18.9%5.3%6.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary AllianceEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.5%2.2%2.1%8.1%
Congregations2.1%5.3%4.2%9.5%20.0%
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: 14
Delaware County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Delaware County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

12.09 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.3%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Delaware County:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
New York average:

5.41%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Otsego County, NY  1.00% ($28,455 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.42% ($24,942)
from Broome County, NY  0.30% ($29,000)


6.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Otsego County, NY  1.27% ($29,338 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.65% ($31,093)
to Broome County, NY  0.47% ($30,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meredith:

  • WDOS (730 AM; 1 kW; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDLA (1270 AM; 5 kW; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meredith:

  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WSRK (103.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WZOZ (103.1 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WDLA-FM (92.1 FM; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WCDO-FM (100.9 FM; SIDNEY, NY; Owner: CDO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXZ (93.9 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Meredith:

  • WISF-LP (Channel 15; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: RASTUS BROADCAST)
  • W63AE (Channel 63; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $23,799,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,254
Total average daily truck traffic: 779
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 12,730

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 5
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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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