North Creek, New York

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Population in 2010: 616.
Males: 295  (48.0%)
Females: 321  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

57.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12853.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,541
North Creek:

$60,541
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,310

North Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,200
North Creek:

$194,200
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $175,614; detached houses: $209,467; mobile homes: $26,174

Median gross rent in 2017: $687.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Creek: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in North Creek, NY (2010)
    • 59496.4%White alone
    • 142.3%Hispanic
    • 30.5%Other race alone
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in North Creek, New York as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in North Creek is 253 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (29.1%), Irish (16.3%), Italian (14.3%), English (11.4%), German (4.9%), Hungarian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1028 feet

8 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,680 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,169 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (61.9 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (174.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (197.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Johnsburg, NY (2.0 miles ),
Pottersville, NY (2.9 miles ),
Chestertown, NY (3.1 miles ),
Minerva, NY (3.2 miles ),
Horicon, NY (3.5 miles ),
Thurman, NY (3.6 miles ),
Schroon Lake, NY (3.9 miles ),
Schroon, NY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.70 N, Longitude: 73.99 W

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in North Creek, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in North Creek, NY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

4.1%

Earthquake activity:

North Creek-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 25.0 miles away from North Creek 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 56.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from North Creek 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 22.0 miles away from North Creek 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 56.7 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 81.7 miles away from North Creek 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 Warren County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in North Creek:

  • ADIRONDACK TRI COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (112 SKI BOWL ROAD)

Airports located in North Creek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Creek:

  • Adirondack Community College (about 30 miles; Queensbury, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Castleton State College (about 41 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Skidmore College (about 44 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Middlebury College (about 46 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 52 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)
  • Union College (about 61 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)

Public high school in North Creek:

See full list of schools located in North Creek

Library in North Creek:

  • TOWN OF JOHNSBURG LIBRARY (Operating income: $84,279; Location: 219 MAIN STREET; 22,425 books; 4,740 audio materials; 3,024 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in North Creek: Adirondack Tri - County Health Care Center (A), Town of Johnsburg Library (B), North Creek Fire House (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint James Catholic Cemetery (1), North Creek Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Roaring Brook (A), North Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Black MT Ski Lodge & Motel Inc (2999 State Route 8).

Court: Town of Johnsburg - Justice Court (Ski Bowl Road).

Warren 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 North Creek that have no violations reported:

  • GARNET LAKE LODGE (Address: 10 OSBORNE STREET , Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.2%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in North Creek (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: North Creek Branch at 244 Main Street, branch established on 1967/08/01. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in North Creek:

Marital status in North Creek, NY
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in North Creek:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - North Creek
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Creek, NY (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,54610
Mainline Protestant4,87830
Evangelical Protestant2,64622
Other1,2097
Black Protestant1131
None42,315-
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: 31
This county:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Warren County:

20.64 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.4%
New York:

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

13.2%
New York:

15.6%

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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 Saratoga County, NY  1.86% ($49,608 average AGI)
from Washington County, NY  1.73% ($35,436)
from Albany County, NY  0.26% ($69,384)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Saratoga County, NY  1.93% ($43,985 average AGI)
to Washington County, NY  1.52% ($32,725)
to Albany County, NY  0.20% ($45,614)

Businesses in North Creek, NY

  • Rite Aid: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in North Creek:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Creek:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Creek:

  • W07BH (Channel 7; NORTH CREEK, ETC., NY; Owner: TOWN OF JOHNSBURG)
  • W11AW (Channel 11; NORTH CREEK, ETC., NY; Owner: TOWN OF JOHNSBURG)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in North Creek, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Gore Mountain 4 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 43.672833 Lon: -74.047333), Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: KZF32,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.500 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2018, Expiration Date: 11/18/2028, Phone: (518) 457-3914
  • STATION, Gore Mountain (Lat: 43.672833 Lon: -74.047333), Structure height: 20.1 m, Call Sign: WIR44,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6583.75 MHz, 6601.25 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 04/19/2020, Registrant: New York State Police Mobile Communications Unit, Bldg. 15, Glenville Business & Technology Park West, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in North Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MEYERS OTW-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: KINNER R5 SERIES (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34355 , Serial Number: 99, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 10/08/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Richard G Kropp, Po Box 372, North Creek, NY 12853
  • Aircraft: KROPP MATTHEW M PITTS S1-C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-A2B (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 415MR , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Matthew M Kropp, Po Box 372, North Creek, NY 12853, Other Owners: Richard G Kropp
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42948 , Serial Number: 15307, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1954, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Richard G Kropp, Po Box 372, North Creek, NY 12853
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/15/1983, Exported to: South Africa
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6296K , Serial Number: 15077629, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Lachlan Mclean, 69 Ridge St, North Creek, NY 12853
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7728U , Serial Number: 17251728, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 03/13/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Richard G Kropp, Po Box 372, North Creek, NY 12853
  • Aircraft: LATHAM PITTS SPECIAL S-1C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-A2B (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 430PL , Serial Number: 645H, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard Kropp, Po Box 372, North Creek, NY 12853, Other Owners: Matthew Kropp
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/19/2017

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 16 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in North Creek, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.8%), and Structure Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in North Creek, NY
    • 5140.8%Outside Fires
    • 4838.4%Structure Fires
    • 1713.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 97.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Creek, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Creek, NY
  • 76.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 3.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Creek, NY
  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 24.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


North Creek compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.

North Creek on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (population 500+)"
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Frederick W. Meade (4)
  • Edward W. Kiewra (2)
  • Audrey Robinson (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.