For population 25 years and over in Newcomb:
For population 15 years and over in Newcomb town:
33 residents are foreign born (6.0% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (80.9 miles , pop. 60,651).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (181.7 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (216.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Minerva, NY (3.3 miles ), Indian Lake, NY (3.8 miles ), Long Lake, NY (4.5 miles ), North Hudson, NY (4.7 miles ), Schroon, NY (4.7 miles ), North Elba, NY (4.8 miles ), Harrietstown, NY (4.8 miles ), Lake Placid, NY (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.97 N, Longitude: 74.16 W
Area code: 518
Work and jobs in Newcomb: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newcomb, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newcomb-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Newcomb town center .
On 5/6/1952, a category F2 tornado 26.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newcomb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 61% 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 9.1 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 41.9 miles away from Newcomb center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 5.0 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 42.8 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 96.4 miles away from Newcomb center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Essex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Local government website: WWW.NEWCOMBNY.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newcomb:
Public high school in Newcomb:
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Public elementary/middle school in Newcomb:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newcomb and their reported violations in the past:NEWCOMB TOWN BEACH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NEWCOMB VISITORS CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NEWCOMB HOUSE (Address: 5699 STATE RT 28N , Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NORTHWOODS GENERAL STORE (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NEWCOMB SENIOR CENTER (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:TAHAWUS CLUB INC (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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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:
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Newcomb compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Newcomb (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Newcomb (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,181 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,516 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $12,406,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,040
Total average daily truck traffic: 154
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,658
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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