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Population in 2010: 4,297. Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 

Males: 2,133  (49.6%)
Females: 2,164  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13339.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,962 (it was $28,333 in 2000)
Minden:

$36,962
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,849

Minden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,223 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Minden:

$80,223
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,124; Detached houses: $113,692; Townhouses or other attached units: $144,292; In 2-unit structures: $76,490; Mobile homes: $56,460

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Minden races chart
  • White alone - 4,113 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 80 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 20 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minden: 217.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (24.9%), United States (10.8%), English (10.8%), Italian (9.7%), Dutch (8.0%), Irish (7.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 51.0 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Minden:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minden town:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

126 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This town:  3.0%
New York:  22.6%

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

Minden town:  3.1% ($1,681)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (30.5 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (149.4 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (158.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Fort Plain, NY (1.6 miles ), Nelliston, NY (1.7 miles ), St. Johnsville, NY (2.2 miles ), Palatine Bridge, NY (2.3 miles ), Canajoharie, NY (2.4 miles ), Palatine, NY (2.4 miles ), Stark, NY (2.7 miles ), Ames, NY (2.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.93 N, Longitude: 74.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Minden household income distribution Minden home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Minden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Minden town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minden-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 72.6 miles away from the city 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 20.8 miles away from Minden 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 73.5 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 36.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from Minden center
On 8/30/2007 at 03:47:45, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Minden:

  • ST JOHNSVILLE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SAINT JOHNSVILLE, NY)
  • PALATINE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PALATINE BRIDGE, NY)
  • BASSETT HEALTHCARE LITTLE FALLS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Minden, NY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minden:

  • Herkimer County Community College (about 19 miles; Herkimer, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,527)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 20 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 30 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Utica College (about 33 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 38 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • SUNY College at Oneonta (about 39 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 5,660)
  • Union College (about 39 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)

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Notable locations in Minden: Potter Farms (A), Moyers Corners (B), Ripple Corners (C), Fort Plain Free Library (D), Fort Plain Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Minden include: Holy Cross Episcopal Church (A), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (B), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), First Reformed Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fort Plain Cemetery (1), Frey Bush Cemetery (2), Mount Hope Cemetery (3), Flint Cemetery (4), Wiles Cemetery (5), Walrath Cemetery (6), Dunkel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Otsquago Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Montgomery 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:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.2%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

12.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

4.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Minden, NY

10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Minden compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Minden town (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.26%
Here70.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaReformed Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents69.5%9.2%7.3%5.6%1.6%
Congregations18.5%10.8%21.5%16.9%1.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchJewishOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%0.9%0.4%3.0%
Congregations3.1%1.5%3.1%1.5%21.5%
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: 15
Montgomery County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.1%
New York:

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

13.8%
State:

15.6%

5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
New York average:

5.41%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, NY  1.32% ($29,100 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.69% ($34,279)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.47% ($38,215)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fulton County, NY  1.54% ($28,757 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.67% ($29,939)
to Albany County, NY  0.48% ($30,255)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minden:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFH (1230 AM; 1 kW; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WIZR (930 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minden:

  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WCAN (93.3 FM; CANAJOHARIE, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WQBJ (103.5 FM; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WSKU (105.5 FM; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Minden:

  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W31BP (Channel 31; BURLINGTON, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFNY-CA (Channel 49; GLOVERSVILLE, NY; Owner: MICHAEL A. SLEEZER)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 46 meters (151ft)
Total costs: $62,293,000
Total average daily traffic: 49,928
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,356
Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic: 105,500

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 9
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 5
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Minden, NY


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Minden: 0.41 Miles From The Intersection Of Route 5s And Sanders Road Bearing 4 (Lat: 42.971194 Lon: -74.680694), Structure height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA246
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2005, Expiration Date: 05/15/2015
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FORT PLAIN, .5 Mi N Of Sanders Rd & Rte 5s (Lat: 42.972000 Lon: -74.680694), Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WMR976, Licensee ID: L00233205
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2002, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: New York Holdings, LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2000, Fax: (972) 733-2852, Email:


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