Meredith, New York

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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 2013: $51,518 (it was $38,021 in 2000)
Meredith:

$51,518
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,003 (it was $19,715 in 2000)

Meredith town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,826 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Meredith:

$146,826
NY:

$277,600
  • Races in Meredith, NY (2010)

    Meredith races chart
    • 1,44294.3%White alone
    • 291.9%Hispanic
    • 241.6%Two or more races
    • 231.5%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Black alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Meredith: 101.9 (near average, 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).

Meredith,NY real estate house value index trend

Meredith, New York map

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:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Meredith, New York as of August 29, 2015.
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+: Bronx, NY (119.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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
  • 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

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

6.3%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

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

Average climate in Meredith, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Meredith-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 62% 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 near New York state average. It is 87% 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 113.4 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 158.6 miles away from Meredith 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 22.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.4 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 186.2 miles away from Meredith 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 287.2 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 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: 13, Storms: 11, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meredith topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Meredith:

  • DELAWARE CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • O'CONNOR HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • A O FOX NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ONEONTA, NY)
  • AT HOME CARE INC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ONEONTA, NY)
  • BASSETT HEALTHCARE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ONEONTA, NY)
  • CHESTNUT PARK AND REHABILITATION NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ONEONTA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meredith:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 8 miles; Delhi, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,911)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 10 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 30 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Colgate University (about 44 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 46 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Morrisville State College (about 50 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 51 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)

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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
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%
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 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
New York average:

14.2

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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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,5389
Mainline Protestant7,32565
Evangelical Protestant2,95130
Other2,32710
Orthodox121
None26,827-
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: 14
Delaware County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

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

12.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.3%
New York:

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

17.0%
State:

15.6%

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Otsego County, NY  0.88% ($31,302 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.42% ($22,930)
from Broome County, NY  0.29% ($32,040)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Otsego County, NY  0.99% ($31,408 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.41% ($30,200)
to Broome County, NY  0.37% ($35,703)

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
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • $23,799,000Total costs
  • 9,254Total average daily traffic
  • 779Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,730Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Meredith, NY

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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