Moriah, New York

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Population in 2010: 4,798.
Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 2,461  (51.3%)
Females: 2,337  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 12974.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,376 (it was $31,903 in 2000)
Moriah:

$52,376
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,677 (it was $19,721 in 2000)

Moriah town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,624 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Moriah:

$124,624
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 Moriah: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Moriah, NY (2010)
    • 4,55895.0%White alone
    • 972.0%Hispanic
    • 771.6%Black alone
    • 400.8%Two or more races
    • 150.3%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.08%Other race alone

Races in Moriah 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 Moriah, New York as of February 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moriah is 4,798 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Moriah by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(27.0)
1
(27.6)
2
(56.4)
2
(57.7)
2
(58.3)
5
(147.1)
1
(27.6)
2
(55.5)
7
(192.9)
6
(168.0)
2
(56.0)
6
(167.4)
2
(56.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.1)
1
(28.2)
2
(57.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
1
(27.6)
1
(27.7)
3
(82.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
8
(220.4)
3
(84.6)
4
(115.3)
1
(29.1)
6
(176.5)
4
(110.5)
10
(277.3)
5
(137.8)
6
(168.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)5.420.416.620.212.838.511.924.152.140.313.235.711.30.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Moriah, NY

Crime rate in Moriah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.57
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: French (26.5%), Irish (16.1%), English (11.5%), Italian (8.7%), Polish (8.2%), United States (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 64.7 square miles.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (very low).

Moriah, New York map

65 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
New York:

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

1.9% ($1,160)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (89.4 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (170.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (222.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Port Henry, NY (1.3 miles ),
Mineville-Witherbee, NY (1.6 miles ),
Mineville, NY (1.7 miles ),
Witherbee, NY (1.7 miles ),
Addison, VT (2.4 miles ),
Crown Point, NY (2.7 miles ),
Bridport, VT (2.9 miles ),
Westport, NY (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.06 N, Longitude: 73.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Moriah, NY in 2017
Moriah satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $50,400
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $41,600
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Moriah, NY residents
Average permit cost in Moriah, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Moriah, NY
Historical housing units in Moriah, NY
Most common industries in Moriah, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Paper (8.0%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Paper (13.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Wood products (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Moriah, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Moriah, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Moriah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 43.0 miles away from Moriah 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 31.8 miles away from Moriah 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 102.0 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 31.5 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 38.9 miles away from Moriah 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 115.4 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).
Moriah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Moriah:

  • ESSEX COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SVC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, NY)
  • CLARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; VERGENNES, VT)
  • MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; TICONDEROGA, NY)
  • HERITAGE COMMONS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TICONDEROGA, NY)

Amtrak stations near Moriah:

  • 3 miles: PORT HENRY (RTE. 9 NORTH & RTE. 22) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: WESTPORT (HWY. 9 N. & D&H RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 15 miles: TICONDEROGA (RTE. 74 (FORT TICONDEROGA RD.)) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moriah:

  • Middlebury College (about 16 miles; Middlebury, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,077)
  • Champlain College (about 33 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 33 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 34 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 35 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Castleton State College (about 35 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Norwich University (about 42 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Moriah: Moriah Country Club (A), Black Watch Farm (B), Town Pier of Port Henry (C), Port Henry - Moriah Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Van Slooten Harbour Marina (E), Sherman Free Library (F), Port Henry Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Moriah include: Church of All Saints (A), Moriah United Methodist Church (B), Mount Moriah Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patrick Cemetery (1), Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (2), Spear Cemetery (3), Stevenson Cemetery (4), Union Cemetery (5), Walton Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mill Pond (A), Moriah Pond (B), Newport Pond (C), Parch Pond (D), Rockport Pond (E), Smith Pond (F), Tub Mill Pond (G), Upper Feeder Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Grove Brook (A), Stony Brook (B), Bartlett Brook (C), Newport Brook (D), Mullen Brook (E), Mill Brook (F), McKenzie Brook (G), Kenney Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Raymond R. Wright - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

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

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.2%
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: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.8%
Whole state:

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

4.4%
Whole state:

7.4%
130 people in state prisons in 2010
21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Moriah in 2000:

  • 296 people in state prisons
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Moriah:

Marital status in Moriah, NY
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Moriah:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moriah, 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
Essex County:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Essex County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

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.
New York:

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

18.99 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.6%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 Moriah:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WIPS (1250 AM; 1 kW; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: CALVIN HUGH CARR)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moriah:

  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WWFY (100.9 FM; BERLIN, VT; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, 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.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCLX (102.5 FM; WESTPORT, NY; Owner: WESTPORT BROADCASTING)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Moriah:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Moriah: Raymond R. Wright.

Moriah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Moriah fatal accident list:

Oct 12, 2013 01:40 PM, Cr-4 Ensign Pond Rd, Lat: 44.036439, Lon: -73.587083, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 2010 04:00 AM, Dugway Rd, Lat: 44.053575, Lon: -73.490511, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 2006 09:34 AM, Cr-4, Broad St, Lat: 44.057440, Lon: -73.495250, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 2005 00:54 AM, I-87, Lat: 44.100580, Lon: -73.624960, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 2003 02:50 PM, Cr-70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 9, 1998 06:05 PM, S. Moriah Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.8mTotal length
  • $5,565,000Total costs
  • 9,064Total average daily traffic
  • 536Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,152Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Belfry Mountain Cell Site 2.5 Miles Sw Of Dalton Hill And Lincoln Pond Road (Lat: 44.100333 Lon: -73.548750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KNKQ287
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Belfry Mountain Road (163744) (Lat: 44.099194 Lon: -73.547972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN864
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 2643 Center Rd (Lat: 44.050000 Lon: -73.507778), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQAD430, Licensee ID: L00670872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.500 MHz, 455.500 MHz, 161.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2004, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Certifier: Elliott R Morgan, Registrant: Champlain Music Appreciation Society, Inc., 560 Lake Street, Bridport, VT 05734, Phone: (802) 758-5002, Fax: (802) 758-7000, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Belfry Mountain (Lat: 44.101444 Lon: -73.547917), Call Sign: WZC682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2024, Registrant: Wells Communication Service, Inc., 221 N. Greenbush Rd, Troy, NY 12180, Phone: (518) 283-2735, Fax: (518) 283-0901, Email:
  • Moriah Correctional Facility (Lat: 44.105889 Lon: -73.031778), Call Sign: WNLQ865,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 05/11/2023, Registrant: New York State Department Of Corrections And Community Supervision, 1134 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY 12208, Phone: (518) 489-9072, Email:
  • 600 Dalton Hill Rd (Lat: 44.098556 Lon: -73.547667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQKD206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4960.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2019, Expiration Date: 04/03/2029, Certifier: Daniel L Palmer, Registrant: Essex County Emergency Services, 702 Stowersville Rd., Lewis, NY 12950, Phone: (518) 873-3900, Fax: (518) 873-3963, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Belfry Mtn (Lat: 44.098361 Lon: -73.548167), Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WNTM287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2183.20 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2002, Expiration Date: 09/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2011, Registrant: Essex County Emergency Services, 702 Stowersville Rd, Lewis, NY 12950, Phone: (518) 873-3900, Fax: (518) 873-3963, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC2GOA, Licensee ID: L00260654, Grant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 06/20/2020, Certifier: Neil W Rancour, Registrant: Neil W Rancour, 2499 Moriah Rd, Moriah, NY 12960
  • Call Sign: KC2TOH, Licensee ID: L01409065, Grant Date: 06/06/2018, Expiration Date: 06/17/2028, Certifier: Michael D Blaise, Registrant: Michael D Blaise, 2679 Center Rd., Moriah, NY 12960
  • Call Sign: KD2HZU, Licensee ID: L01923562, Grant Date: 02/19/2015, Expiration Date: 02/19/2025, Certifier: Daniel F Alger Sr, Registrant: Daniel F Alger Sr, 311 Windy Hill Rd, Moriah, NY 12960
  • Call Sign: KD2PPN, Licensee ID: L02179682, Grant Date: 04/19/2018, Expiration Date: 04/19/2028, Certifier: Donald S Jaquish, Registrant: Donald S Jaquish, Moriah, NY 12960
  • Call Sign: KD2PWM, Licensee ID: L02030298, Grant Date: 05/18/2018, Expiration Date: 05/18/2028, Certifier: Gabriel L Jaquish, Registrant: Gabriel L Jaquish, 2717 Center Rd, Moriah, NY 12960

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Service Call: 1
Most common first names in Moriah, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary880.9 years
James774.1 years
William772.6 years
John784.7 years
Elizabeth667.5 years
Marjorie669.5 years
Helen683.0 years
George572.0 years
Thomas571.2 years
Raymond569.8 years
Most common last names in Moriah, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith774.7 years
Genier677.2 years
Pepper682.7 years
Putnam669.9 years
Helms579.4 years
Baker580.0 years
Sprague587.4 years
Cutting463.8 years
Pattison473.3 years
Whitford478.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moriah, NY
  • 89.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moriah, NY
  • 73.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.4%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Wood


Moriah compared to New York 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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