Minden, New York

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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 2013: $38,515 (it was $28,333 in 2000)
Minden:

$38,515
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,877 (it was $15,099 in 2000)

Minden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,621 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Minden:

$82,621
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $123,970; Detached houses: $131,498; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,727; In 2-unit structures: $85,196; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,848; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,300; Mobile homes: $51,222
  • Races in Minden, NY (2010)

    Minden races chart
    • 4,11395.7%White alone
    • 801.9%Hispanic
    • 521.2%Two or more races
    • 200.5%Black alone
    • 220.5%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Minden: 94.9 (less than average, 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).

Minden,NY real estate house value index trend

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:

22.3%

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+: Bronx, NY (149.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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
  • 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
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 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 June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Minden-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 67% 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 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 117.8 miles away from Minden 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 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 159.9 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 73.5 miles away from Minden 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 193.2 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 Montgomery County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • ALPINE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • JOHNSTOWN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, NY)
  • WELLS NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minden:

  • Herkimer County Community College (about 19 miles; Herkimer, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,774)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 20 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 21 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 30 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Utica College (about 33 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 38 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 38 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)

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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%
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 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.
  • 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 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New York average:

14.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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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)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,94612
Mainline Protestant5,90536
Evangelical Protestant1,95420
Other1375
None28,277-
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: 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%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
New York average:

5.06%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, NY  1.33% ($29,103 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.59% ($35,923)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.41% ($35,000)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($74 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, NY  1.41% ($29,071 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.55% ($29,055)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.47% ($38,074)

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
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • $62,293,000Total costs
  • 49,928Total average daily traffic
  • 9,356Total average daily truck traffic
  • 105,500Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 91930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2012
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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