Minerva, New York

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Population in 2010: 809.
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 414  (51.2%)
Females: 395  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

46.1 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 12851.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,734 (it was $30,903 in 2000)
Minerva:

$50,734
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,735 (it was $15,531 in 2000)

Minerva town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,573 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Minerva:

$153,573
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $222,462; detached houses: $219,439; townhouses or other attached units: $161,712; in 2-unit structures: $390,268; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $711,616; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $472,384; mobile homes: $83,427
March 2019 cost of living index in Minerva: 100.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Minerva, NY (2010)
    • 77595.8%White alone
    • 202.5%Two or more races
    • 91.1%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Minerva, New York as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Minerva is 809 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (36.1%), French (21.5%), English (16.0%), German (11.7%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1388 feet

Land area: 158.6 square miles.

Population density: 5.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Minerva, New York map

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Minerva town:

1.5% ($1,113)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (72.0 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (182.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (207.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Creek, NY (3.2 miles ),
Newcomb, NY (3.3 miles ),
Pottersville, NY (3.6 miles ),
Indian Lake, NY (3.7 miles ),
Schroon Lake, NY (3.7 miles ),
Johnsburg, NY (3.7 miles ),
Schroon, NY (3.7 miles ),
Chestertown, NY (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 74.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Minerva, NY in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $266,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Minerva, NY residents
Average permit cost in Minerva, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Minerva, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Minerva, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (11.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Minerva, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Minerva, New York average temperatures Minerva, New York average precipitation Minerva, New York humidity Minerva, New York wind speed Minerva, New York snowfall Minerva, New York sunshine Minerva, New York clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Minerva-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 17.0 miles away from Minerva 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 47.4 miles away from Minerva 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 124.2 miles away from Minerva 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 13.2 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 48.1 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) earthquake occurred 89.8 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minerva topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Minerva:

  • ADIRONDACK TRI COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NORTH CREEK, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minerva:

  • Adirondack Community College (about 39 miles; Queensbury, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Middlebury College (about 45 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Castleton State College (about 46 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Skidmore College (about 54 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 55 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Champlain College (about 61 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 61 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Minerva Central School is the school in Minerva, New York K-12

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Minerva: Balfour Lake Camp (A), Gooley Club (B), Moose Pond Club (C), Camp Che-na-wah (D), Camp Baco (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Minerva include: Saint Marys Church (A), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Federal Flat Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Rankin Pond (A), Little Sherman Pond (B), Lonesome Pond (C), Lost Pond (D), Minerva Lake (E), Mink Pond (F), Moxham Pond (G), Mud Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Brook (A), Wolf Pond Brook (B), Bullhead Pond Brook (C), Nate Pond Brook (D), Falls Brook (E), Brant Brook (F), Powers Brook (G), Stony Pond Brook (H), Boreas River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

MORNINGSIDE CAMPS & COTTAGES (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.2%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.6%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.8%
Whole state:

7.4%
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Minerva:

Marital status in Minerva, NY
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Minerva:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Minerva, NY (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,46717
Mainline Protestant3,36033
Evangelical Protestant1,19713
Other3284
None26,018-
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: 24
This county:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Essex County:

18.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.6%
New York:

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

16.0%
State:

15.6%

5.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clinton County, NY  0.99% ($39,190 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.83% ($37,524)
from Warren County, NY  0.26% ($38,769)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clinton County, NY  1.11% ($34,645 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.83% ($37,984)
to Warren County, NY  0.41% ($32,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minerva:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minerva:

  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WXAL-FM (93.7 FM; ADDISON, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W250AD (97.9 FM; LONG LAKE, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO INC.)

Minerva fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2007 01:30 PM, Blue Ridge Rd., Sr-28n, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1999 06:00 PM, Cr-30, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.4mTotal length
  • $8,553,000Total costs
  • 5,237Total average daily traffic
  • 416Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,286Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic
New bridges in Minerva, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Minerva, NY

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/4 Mi E Of Cty Rt 30 (Lat: 43.787278 Lon: -73.967639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KNDL310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.040 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2012, Expiration Date: 09/15/2022, Registrant: Adirondack Two Way Radio, Inc., 291 Fort Edward Rd., South Glen Falls, NY 12803, Phone: (518) 792-8449, Fax: (518) 792-0353, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC2GBF, Licensee ID: L00219039, Grant Date: 03/17/2000, Expiration Date: 03/17/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2000, Certifier: John R Chambers, Registrant: John R Chambers, 996 14th Rd, Minerva, NY 12851
  • Call Sign: WA2FLI, Previous Call Sign: KC2GBF, Licensee ID: L00219039, Grant Date: 02/11/2010, Expiration Date: 04/14/2020, Certifier: John R Chambers, Registrant: John R Chambers, 996 14th Road, Minerva, NY 12851
  • Call Sign: KC2YVO, Licensee ID: L01578880, Grant Date: 06/25/2010, Expiration Date: 06/25/2020, Certifier: Daniel E Lynn, Registrant: Daniel E Lynn, 37 Lynn Rd, Minerva, NY 12851
  • Call Sign: KD2CXA, Licensee ID: L01740180, Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 10/16/2022, Certifier: Keith R Palmer, Registrant: Keith R Palmer, Minerva, NY 12851

Most common first names in Minerva, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John875.8 years
William778.9 years
Margaret674.8 years
Frank474.5 years
Arthur473.3 years
Anna392.0 years
Edward364.3 years
Elizabeth376.0 years
Harold376.4 years
Edna270.5 years
Most common last names in Minerva, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gallagher474.0 years
Plumley465.5 years
Jones387.7 years
Mason383.3 years
Mather375.7 years
Butler288.0 years
Francisco283.5 years
Collard259.5 years
Frazier269.5 years
Jugon286.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Minerva, NY
  • 69.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.0%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Minerva, NY
  • 68.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.0%Wood
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Electricity


Minerva compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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.
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