Ogdensburg, New York

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Population in 2017: 10,687 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.6%
 
Males: 6,000  (56.1%)
Females: 4,687  (43.9%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
New York median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 13669.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,030 (it was $27,954 in 2000)
Ogdensburg:

$41,030
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,304 (it was $16,650 in 2000)

Ogdensburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,233 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Ogdensburg:

$68,233
NY:

$302,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $147,835; detached houses: $74,792; townhouses or other attached units: $908,797; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $413,009; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $41,945

Median gross rent in 2016: $595.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ogdensburg: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.3%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.6% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.1% for American Indian residents, 73.3% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ogdensburg, NY (2016)
    • 9,05683.9%White alone
    • 7587.0%Hispanic
    • 6976.5%Black alone
    • 2582.4%Two or more races
    • 860.8%Asian alone
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 171 registered sex offenders living in Ogdensburg, New York as of October 16, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ogdensburg is 63 to 1.


Crime rates in Ogdensburg by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.1)
3
(27.3)
4
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.8)
1
(9.0)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.4)
2
(18.5)
1
(9.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(8.3)
4
(33.7)
4
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.8)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.1)
3
(27.7)
2
(17.9)
3
(26.9)
5
(45.2)
2
(18.2)
2
(18.4)
8
(73.8)
5
(46.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(24.9)
2
(16.9)
8
(69.6)
4
(34.9)
7
(62.4)
17
(154.1)
18
(163.7)
23
(212.7)
24
(214.7)
20
(179.1)
17
(153.5)
17
(154.7)
30
(276.7)
17
(156.8)
22
(205.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(696.5)
140
(1,181)
142
(1,235)
91
(794.6)
80
(713.5)
108
(979.0)
74
(673.2)
95
(878.5)
125
(1,118)
80
(716.6)
72
(650.3)
72
(655.1)
62
(571.7)
87
(802.6)
70
(655.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
378
(3,134)
443
(3,737)
490
(4,260)
436
(3,807)
500
(4,459)
454
(4,115)
331
(3,011)
455
(4,208)
350
(3,131)
369
(3,305)
321
(2,899)
359
(3,267)
262
(2,416)
267
(2,463)
306
(2,864)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(165.8)
16
(135.0)
19
(165.2)
15
(131.0)
8
(71.3)
17
(154.1)
10
(91.0)
14
(129.5)
3
(26.8)
4
(35.8)
4
(36.1)
3
(27.3)
3
(27.7)
2
(18.5)
5
(46.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A1
(8.7)
3
(26.8)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
2
(17.9)
1
(9.0)
2
(18.1)
5
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.5)
2
(18.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)215.9256.4311.8260.3254.5293.5232.1339.1254.0257.8215.9240.6214.5224.4245.6

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City-data.com crime index in Ogdensburg, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
New York average:

2.87
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Ancestries: American (12.9%), French (12.7%), French Canadian (10.4%), Irish (9.4%), English (6.6%), German (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1817

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 5.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,109 people per square mile   (low).

Ogdensburg,NY real estate house value index trend

Ogdensburg, New York map

515 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.2% North America, 0.9% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.8%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,682 (3.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,988 (3.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (111.6 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (150.1 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (278.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Oswegatchie, NY (2.3 miles ),
Heuvelton, NY (2.6 miles ),
Lisbon, NY (2.8 miles ),
Rensselaer Falls, NY (3.3 miles ),
De Peyster, NY (3.3 miles ),
Morristown, NY (3.4 miles ),
DeKalb Junction, NY (4.0 miles ),
Canton, NY (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.70 N, Longitude: 75.48 W

Ogdensburg nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Maple City, The New York of the North

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,667 (+24.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,270 (61.0%)

Area code: 315

Distribution of median household income in Ogdensburg, NY in 2016
Distribution of house value in Ogdensburg, NY in 2016
Ogdensburg satellite photo by USGS

Ogdensburg tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $39,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Ogdensburg, NY residents
Average permit cost in Ogdensburg, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Ogdensburg, NY
Historical housing units in Ogdensburg, NY
Most common industries in Ogdensburg, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (15.9%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.5%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Ogdensburg, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Ogdensburg, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ogdensburg-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 92% 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 76.5 miles away from Ogdensburg 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 88.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Ogdensburg center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 209.9 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 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 332.9 miles away from Ogdensburg 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)
Ogdensburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ogdensburg:

  • CLAXTON-HEPBURN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 214 KING STREET)
  • ST LAWRENCE PSYCH CENTER (ONE CHIMNEY POINT DRIVE)
  • ST LAWRENCE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (STATION A)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (168 HIGH ST)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (10 SPRUCE ST)
  • RIVER LEDGE HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (8101 STATE HIGHWAY 68)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOME (950 LINDEN STREET)
  • UNITED HELPERS CEDARS NURSING (6695 STATE HIGHWAY 37)
  • DR RAVINDER N AGARWAL (124 FORD AVENUE)

Airports located in Ogdensburg:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ogdensburg:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 16 miles; Canton, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,411)
  • St Lawrence University (about 18 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Clarkson University (about 24 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 25 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • Jefferson Community College (about 55 miles; Watertown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 100 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 102 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)

Public high schools in Ogdensburg:

  • OGDENSBURG FREE ACADEMY (Students: 779, Location: 1100 STATE ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • SAINT LAWRENCE CHILDREN & YOUTH SERVICES (Location: 1 CHIMNEY POINT DR, Grades: 1-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ogdensburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Ogdensburg:

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Library in Ogdensburg:

  • OGDENSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $536,462; Location: 312 WASHINGTON STREET; 54,050 books; 2,722 audio materials; 3,416 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 212 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ogdensburg: Ogdensburg Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Ogdensburg Marina (B), Cubbys Marina (C), Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority Marine Terminal (D), Ogdensburg City Water Works (E), Ogdensburg Fire Station Number 4 (F), Ogdensburg Fire Station Number 2 (G), Ogdensburg Fire Department (H), United Helpers Orphan's Home (I), Saint Joseph's Home (J), Frederick Remington Memorial Art Galleries (K), Ogdensburg City Hall (L), Strand Theatre (M), Star Theatre (N), Ogdensburg Public Library (O), Saint Joseph's Nursing Home (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ogdensburg include: Notre Dame De La Victoire Roman Catholic Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Wesleyan Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), Saint Mary's Cathedral (F), Sacred Heart Convent (G), Saint John's Episcopal Church (H), Temple Anshe Zophen (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ford Cemetery (1), State Hospital Cemetery (2), Old State Hospital Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Oswegatchie River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ogdensburg include: Library Park (1), Morissette Park (2), Crescent Park (3), Hamilton Park (4), Mansion Square (5), Grove Park (6), Winter Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Days Inn (1200 Patterson Street).

Birthplace of: Brenda Brathwaite - Video game designer and developer, Jimmy Howard - Ice hockey goaltender, Robert Emmet Odlum - Diver, M. Emmet Walsh - Actor, Mark Valley - Actor, Preston King - Politician, Alaric B. Chapin - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Denis O'Brien (New York politician) - Judge.

St. Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

RIVER MYST WINERY (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVER LANE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
INN ON THE GREENS (Address: 904 COUNTY ROUTE 4 , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PARKWAY EXPRESS - MORRISTOWN (Address: 9890 STATE HIGHWAY 37 , Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
RUBYS ROADSIDE GRILL (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HOUMIEL CAMPSITE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PARKWAY EXPRESS - RAYMONDVILLE (Address: 9890 STATE HIGHWAY 37 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 54 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ogdensburg that have no violations reported:

  • QUALITY INN GRAN VIEW (Address: 6733 STATE HIGHWAY 37 , Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PCP BBQ CATERING (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARKWAY COUNTRY STORE (Address: 9890 STATE HIGHWAY 37 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Ogdensburg in 2010:

  • 1,226 people in state prisons
  • 144 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Ogdensburg in 2000:

  • 2,074 people in state prisons
  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Ogdensburg (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Ogdensburg - Ford Street Branch at 320 Ford Street, branch established on 1829/01/01; Ogdensburg - State Street Branch at 825 State Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. 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.
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Ogdensburg Branch at 2800 Ford Street Extension, branch established on 1999/07/12. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Ogdensburg Branch at 333 Ford Street, branch established on 1984/05/14. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The North Country Savings Bank: Greene And Caroline Streets Branch at Greene And Caroline Streets, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $232.4 mil, Deposits: $187.1 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Ogdensburg:

Marital status in Ogdensburg, NY
  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ogdensburg:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
New York average:

13.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Ogdensburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ogdensburg, NY (based on St. Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,47832
Mainline Protestant8,07572
Evangelical Protestant5,36455
Other2,09311
Black Protestant1791
None71,755-
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: 28
St. Lawrence County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
This county:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

13.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ogdensburg:

49.9%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ogdensburg:

47.0%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ogdensburg:

19.3%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.5%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ogdensburg:

80.2%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ogdensburg, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 29$127,224$52,6440$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$127,029$56,4570$0
Streets and Highways 20$80,691$48,4150$0
Sewerage 12$44,658$44,6580$0
Other Government Administration 11$17,050$18,6001$631
Water Supply 9$33,416$44,5550$0
Other and Unallocable 7$21,011$36,0196$4,234
Financial Administration 7$30,411$52,1330$0
Parks and Recreation 7$16,485$28,2603$1,364
Local Libraries 6$15,857$31,7147$2,956
Police - Other 5$15,547$37,3131$647
Fire - Other 3$12,382$49,5280$0
Health 1$1,147$13,7640$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 144$542,908$45,24218$9,832

Ogdensburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,189,000 ($111.26)
    General - Other: $461,000 ($43.14)
    Electric Utilities: $275,000 ($25.73)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($23.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($3.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,081,000 ($288.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,915,000 ($272.76)
    Sewerage: $1,645,000 ($153.93)
    Water Utilities: $1,425,000 ($133.34)
    General - Other: $1,338,000 ($125.20)
    Regular Highways: $1,042,000 ($97.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $972,000 ($90.95)
    Central Staff Services: $791,000 ($74.02)
    Libraries: $773,000 ($72.33)
    Financial Administration: $543,000 ($50.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $208,000 ($19.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($14.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $101,000 ($9.45)
    General Public Buildings: $84,000 ($7.86)
    Health - Other: $40,000 ($3.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $238,000 ($22.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $404,000 ($37.80)
    Regular Highways: $322,000 ($30.13)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($15.07)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($11.98)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($11.60)
    Libraries: $105,000 ($9.83)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($5.05)
    General Public Building: $40,000 ($3.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($2.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.94)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($0.75)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,651,000 ($715.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($1.78)

Ogdensburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,235,000 ($209.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $124,000 ($11.60)
    Other: $123,000 ($11.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,205,000 ($112.75)
    Health and Hospitals: $132,000 ($12.35)
    Other: $106,000 ($9.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $563,000 ($52.68)
    Highways: $39,000 ($3.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $416,000 ($38.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $343,000 ($32.10)
    Rents: $69,000 ($6.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000 ($5.61)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.47)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,682,000 ($157.39)
    Electric Utilities: $70,000 ($6.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,709,000 ($159.91)
    Other: $1,703,000 ($159.35)
    Highways: $251,000 ($23.49)
    Health and Hospitals: $9,000 ($0.84)
  • Tax - Property: $4,508,000 ($421.82)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,654,000 ($248.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $347,000 ($32.47)
    Other License: $138,000 ($12.91)

Ogdensburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,020,000 ($469.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,680,000 ($437.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000 ($31.81)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,100,000 ($196.50)
    Beginning: $2,000,000 ($187.14)

Ogdensburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $653,000 ($61.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,044,000 ($752.69)

3.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
New York average:

4.90%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,467 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.34% ($30,811 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($34,226)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.11% ($56,128)


4.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
New York average:

5.85%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($673 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.39% ($35,826 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.25% ($35,348)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.19% ($43,408)
Businesses in Ogdensburg, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lowe's1
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Fashion Bug1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ogdensburg:

  • WSLB (1400 AM; 1 kW; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPDM (1470 AM; 1 kW; POTSDAM, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WYBG (1050 AM; 1 kW; MASSENA, NY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ogdensburg:

  • WBDB (92.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WYSX (98.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNCQ-FM (102.9 FM; MORRISTOWN, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W289AE (105.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRCD (101.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER INC.)
  • WYSI (96.7 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER, INC.)
  • WSLU (89.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ogdensburg:

  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Ogdensburg: Alaric B. Chapin.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ogdensburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 869ft / 265mTotal length
  • $351,240,000Total costs
  • 18,247Total average daily traffic
  • 824Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ogdensburg)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ogdensburg, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (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)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ogdensburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51977 , Serial Number: T421509, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Corporation): St Lawrence Flight Svc, Muni Arpt, Ogdensburg, NY 13669
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 789GR , Serial Number: 10982, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/2013
    Registrant (LLC): H Richardson & Sons LLC, 5770a State Highway 37, Ogdensburg, NY 13669
  • Aircraft: FRASER IAN TEENIE TWO (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6111X , Serial Number: 15-2816, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Ian Fraser, 937 Lafayette St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/20/2017

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 10
Fire incident types in Ogdensburg, NY

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ogdensburg, NY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ogdensburg, New York:

  • Wishing Wells Motel, 1200 New York Ave, Ogdensburg, New York 13669 , Phone: (315) 393-6309
  • Quality Inn Gran View, 6765 State Hwy 37, Ogdensburg, New York 13669 , Phone: (315) 393-4550, Fax: (315) 393-3520
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ogdensburg, New York
Most common first names in Ogdensburg, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary24280.3 years
William19675.1 years
John18773.8 years
George13876.0 years
James12874.1 years
Helen12579.9 years
Robert12368.6 years
Joseph11874.9 years
Margaret11681.8 years
Charles11374.4 years
Most common last names in Ogdensburg, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6275.9 years
Brown5876.1 years
Johnson4073.7 years
Ashley3970.0 years
Ward3474.0 years
Montroy3476.4 years
Murphy3281.2 years
Lalonde3174.7 years
Wright3181.7 years
Miller3078.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ogdensburg, NY
  • 90.1%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ogdensburg, NY
  • 74.2%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 4.4%Other fuel
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood


Ogdensburg compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Ogdensburg on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #72 (13669) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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