For population 25 years and over in New Scotland:
For population 15 years and over in New Scotland town:
216 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (8.3 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (122.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Voorheesville, NY (1.4 miles ), Delmar, NY (2.2 miles ), Guilderland, NY (2.4 miles ), Bethlehem, NY (2.4 miles ), Westmere, NY (2.4 miles ), Altamont, NY (2.8 miles ), Albany, NY (2.9 miles ), Colonie, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 73.93 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 518
Work and jobs in New Scotland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Scotland, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Scotland-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the New Scotland town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 29.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Scotland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% 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 94.4 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 37.8 miles away from New Scotland 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 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.7 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) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from New Scotland center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.4 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 Albany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near New Scotland:
Amtrak stations near New Scotland:
Local government website: www.townofnewscotland.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Scotland:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.339. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.43. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
New Scotland compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for New Scotland (based on Albany County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 75
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,646 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,910 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in New Scotland:
Strongest FM radio stations in New Scotland:
TV broadcast stations around New Scotland:
New Scotland, New York:
See more detailed statistics of New Scotland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Scotland, NY
Total length: 35 meters (115ft)
Total costs: $16,347,000
Total average daily traffic: 61,810
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,562
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Scotland)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Scotland, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: