Oneonta, New York

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Population in 2017: 14,057 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 6,102  (43.4%)
Females: 7,955  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

22.1 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 13820.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,781 (it was $24,671 in 2000)
Oneonta:

$42,781
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,170 (it was $12,640 in 2000)

Oneonta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,787 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Oneonta:

$157,787
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,270; detached houses: $197,331; townhouses or other attached units: $212,957; in 2-unit structures: $222,195; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,524

Median gross rent in 2017: $882.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oneonta: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.6%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.1% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oneonta, NY (2017)
    • 11,36481.4%White alone
    • 1,1458.2%Hispanic
    • 5193.7%Black alone
    • 3942.8%Asian alone
    • 3812.7%Two or more races
    • 330.2%Other race alone
    • 130.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Oneonta, New York as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oneonta is 479 to 1.


Crime rates in Oneonta by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.6)
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)
2
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.6)
8
(60.4)
5
(37.8)
6
(45.4)
4
(30.3)
3
(23.5)
1
(7.2)
3
(21.7)
8
(57.3)
7
(50.6)
8
(57.7)
7
(50.1)
9
(64.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(83.9)
10
(75.5)
6
(45.3)
5
(37.8)
5
(37.9)
5
(39.1)
8
(57.3)
11
(79.6)
5
(35.8)
6
(43.4)
7
(50.5)
2
(14.3)
2
(14.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(213.4)
33
(249.2)
25
(188.8)
37
(279.8)
54
(408.9)
67
(524.1)
60
(429.7)
7
(50.6)
13
(93.1)
11
(79.6)
16
(115.5)
16
(114.6)
22
(156.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
70
(533.6)
82
(619.3)
87
(657.1)
84
(635.2)
104
(787.6)
84
(657.0)
106
(759.1)
69
(499.1)
45
(322.3)
62
(448.4)
57
(411.3)
50
(358.0)
43
(305.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
233
(1,776)
263
(1,986)
253
(1,911)
235
(1,777)
226
(1,711)
259
(2,026)
281
(2,012)
238
(1,722)
202
(1,447)
197
(1,425)
208
(1,501)
183
(1,310)
146
(1,037)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(106.7)
11
(83.1)
7
(52.9)
8
(60.5)
4
(30.3)
10
(78.2)
5
(35.8)
4
(28.9)
1
(7.2)
4
(28.9)
4
(28.9)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A1
(7.6)
4
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(30.3)
4
(31.3)
2
(14.3)
3
(21.7)
6
(43.0)
3
(21.7)
5
(36.1)
2
(14.3)
2
(14.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)206.1250.3208.2224.0243.4268.6245.4157.5156.2160.1175.6174.0150.7

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City-data.com crime index in Oneonta, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (18.4%), Irish (13.9%), German (7.9%), English (6.1%), American (5.2%), Polish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 1085 feet

Land area: 4.38 square miles.

Population density: 3,207 people per square mile   (average).

Oneonta, New York map

788 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

5.6%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,535 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,613 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (45.1 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (127.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West End, NY (1.4 miles ),
Laurens, NY (2.3 miles ),
Davenport, NY (2.7 miles ),
Davenport Center, NY (2.7 miles ),
Otego, NY (2.7 miles ),
Meredith, NY (2.9 miles ),
Franklin, NY (3.1 miles ),
Milford, NY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 75.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,892 (+35.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,838 (64.7%)

Area code: 607

Distribution of median household income in Oneonta, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oneonta, NY in 2017
Oneonta satellite photo by USGS

Oneonta tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $235,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Oneonta, NY residents
Average permit cost in Oneonta, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Oneonta, NY
Historical housing units in Oneonta, NY
Most common industries in Oneonta, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (25.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (23.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.3%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.4%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.9%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Oneonta, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Oneonta, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oneonta-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Oneonta city center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.5 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oneonta-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 109.7 miles away from Oneonta 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 155.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.0 miles away from Oneonta center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.5 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 282.2 miles away from Oneonta center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 189.5 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 Otsego County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oneonta topographic map

Main business address for: Wilber CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Oneonta:

  • AURELIA OSBORN FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, ONE NORTON AVENUE)
  • CATSKILL AREA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE INC (1 BIRCHWOOD DRIVE)
  • A O FOX NH (1 NORTON AVE)
  • CHESTNUT PARK AND REHABILITATION NURSING CENTER (330 CHESTNUT STREET)
  • BASSETT HEALTHCARE (1 ASSOCIATE DRIVE)
  • AT HOME CARE INC CHHA (297 MAIN STREET)

Airports located in Oneonta:

Colleges/Universities in Oneonta:

  • SUNY Oneonta (Full-time enrollment: 6,081; Location: Ravine Parkway; Public; Website: www.oneonta.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Hartwick College (Full-time enrollment: 1,545; Location: One Hartwick Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hartwick.edu/)
  • Otsego Area BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (Full-time enrollment: 59; Location: 31 Center Street 3rd floor; Public; Website: www.oncboces.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Oneonta:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 15 miles; Delhi, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,911)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 32 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Colgate University (about 35 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 40 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Morrisville State College (about 41 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 44 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Utica College (about 46 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

Public high school in Oneonta:

Private high schools in Oneonta:

  • ONEONTA COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 68, Location: 158 RIVER ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 50, Location: 12 GROVE ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oneonta:

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Library in Oneonta:

  • HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $653,209; Location: 62 CHESTNUT STREET; 54,854 books; 2,432 audio materials; 372 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 146 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oneonta: Oneonta Water Treatment Plant (A), Wright Stadium (B), Schines Oneonta Theatre (C), Oneonta Municipal Building (D), Huntington Memorial Public Library (E), Binder Physical Education Center (F), Golisano Hall (G), Leitzell Hall (H), Hilltops House (I), Oyaron House (J), Wright Observatory (K), Clark Hall (L), Dewar Union - Campus Center (M), Holmes Hall (N), Saxton Hall (O), Wilder Hall (P), Anderson Center for the Arts (Q), Johnstone Science Center (R), Van Ess Hall (S), Ritchie Quad (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Oneonta: Wilber CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oneonta include: Lutheran Church of Atonement (A), Shineman Chapel House (B), Community Gospel Church (C), River Street Baptist Church (D), Pilgrim Holiness Church (E), First United Presbyterian Church (F), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Saint James Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glenwood Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Oneonta Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Oneonta include: Elmore Field (1), Table Rock Fields (2), Strawberry Fields (3), Frisbee Field (4), Neahwa Park (5), Red Dragon Soccer Field (6), Damaschke Field (7), Huntington Memorial Park (8), Wilbur Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Clarion Hotel (55 Market Street), Clarion Hotel Oneonta (55 Market Street), Broad Street Grill (55 Market Street), Budget Inn (5059 State Highway 23), Cooperstown Baseball Campus (Route 23), Celtic Motel (112 Oneida Street), Econo Lodge (318 Main Street).

Court: New York State - Supreme Court Chambers (242 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Sherman Fairchild - Inventor, Bill Oakley (artist) - Artist, James L. Seward (New York) - Politician, Mark May - College football player, George Winthrop Fairchild - Politician, Lee Patrick (saxophonist) - Classical musician, Abby Rubenfeld - Lawyer, Clay Bellinger - Baseball player, Henry Huntington - (1850-1927), railroad executive and art collector, Ken Chase - Baseball player.

Otsego County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

NEPTUNE DINER (Address: 5001 STATE HWY 23 , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
I-88 REST AREA UNADILLA (EAST) (Address: Lower Oneida St. , Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HOLIDAY INN (ONEONTA) (Address: 5206 STATE HIGHWAY 23 , Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
HENDERSON SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
I-88 REST AREA EAST WORCESTER (WEST) (Address: Lower Oneida St. , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PINE LAKE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER (Address: 1894 CHARLOTTE CREEK ROAD , Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOREYS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
DENNYS RESTAURANT (Address: 4979 State Hwy 23 , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • SABATINIS LITTLE ITALY (Address: 4158 STATE HWY 23 , Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PIZZA HUT RESTAURANT (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHARLOTTE CREEK MHP (Address: 151 Attila Road , Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

42.3%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Oneonta in 2010:

  • 4,171 people in college/university student housing
  • 205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Oneonta in 2000:

  • 3,536 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 209 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 209 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Oneonta (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Wilber National Bank Branch, Oneonta Plains Branch, Oneonta Branch, Fox Care Center. 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: Oneonta Southside Branch, Oneonta Wall Street Branch, Oneonta Oneida Street Branch. 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: Oneonta Branch at 202 Main Street, branch established on 1964/10/05; Oneonta West Branch at 426 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1957/10/21. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Oneonata Branch at 5054 State Highway 23, branch established on 2008/05/31. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Oneonta/Price Chopper Branch at 1000 Main Street, branch established on 2003/06/27. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Oneonta:

Marital status in Oneonta, NY
  • Never married: 63.5%
  • Now married: 25.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Oneonta:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.6%
  • Unemployed: 29.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
New York average:

13.6

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

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Religion statistics for Oneonta, NY (based on Otsego County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,5996
Mainline Protestant9,63769
Evangelical Protestant1,82926
Other1,0949
Orthodox251
None38,075-
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: 18
Otsego County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Otsego County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Otsego County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Otsego County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
This county:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.7%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Otsego County:

24.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oneonta:

50.9%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oneonta:

52.1%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oneonta:

19.5%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oneonta:

10.0%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oneonta:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oneonta:

29.1%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Oneonta:

60.6%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oneonta, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 28$141,289$60,55211$9,250
Police Protection - Officers 27$130,387$57,9500$0
Streets and Highways 20$67,239$40,3430$0
Local Libraries 9$26,189$34,9194$3,465
Financial Administration 9$34,720$46,2930$0
Transit 9$33,622$44,82929$36,471
Other and Unallocable 7$24,896$42,6796$3,618
Parks and Recreation 7$24,941$42,7562$294
Other Government Administration 6$30,786$61,57210$6,897
Police - Other 5$11,506$27,6144$1,931
Sewerage 5$17,765$42,6360$0
Water Supply 5$15,959$38,3021$567
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,262$51,1440$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,693
Totals for Government 138$563,561$49,00569$66,186

Oneonta government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,756,000 ($124.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,069,000 ($76.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $552,000 ($39.27)
    Air Transportation: $358,000 ($25.47)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($22.12)
    Water Utilities: $246,000 ($17.50)
    Police Protection: $135,000 ($9.60)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($6.97)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.00)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,092,000 ($219.96)
    Police Protection: $2,866,000 ($203.88)
    General - Other: $2,572,000 ($182.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,476,000 ($105.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,338,000 ($95.18)
    Sewerage: $1,300,000 ($92.48)
    Libraries: $719,000 ($51.15)
    Central Staff Services: $710,000 ($50.51)
    Financial Administration: $659,000 ($46.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $537,000 ($38.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $402,000 ($28.60)
    General Public Buildings: $267,000 ($18.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $252,000 ($17.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000 ($13.02)
    Air Transportation: $94,000 ($6.69)
    Parking Facilities: $54,000 ($3.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($3.70)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($0.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $727,000 ($51.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $107,000 ($7.61)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $1,511,000 ($107.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $201,000 ($14.30)
    General - Other: $127,000 ($9.03)
    Regular Highways: $126,000 ($8.96)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($8.68)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($7.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000 ($6.40)
    General Public Building: $82,000 ($5.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($4.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($2.92)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($2.77)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($2.42)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($0.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.07)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,599,000 ($540.58)

Oneonta government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,279,000 ($162.13)
    Sewerage: $1,791,000 ($127.41)
    Air Transportation: $70,000 ($4.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($2.70)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $408,000 ($29.02)
    Highways: $337,000 ($23.97)
    Other: $6,000 ($0.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,243,000 ($301.84)
    Other: $1,037,000 ($73.77)
    Sewerage: $388,000 ($27.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $589,000 ($41.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $330,000 ($23.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $246,000 ($17.50)
    Rents: $28,000 ($1.99)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($1.28)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,031,000 ($144.48)
    Transit Utilities: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,232,000 ($158.78)
    Highways: $1,171,000 ($83.30)
    Other: $968,000 ($68.86)
  • Tax - Property: $4,992,000 ($355.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $245,000 ($17.43)
    Other License: $169,000 ($12.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $35,000 ($2.49)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.07)

Oneonta government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,970,000 ($851.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,255,000 ($800.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $715,000 ($50.86)

Oneonta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,011,000 ($214.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,569,000 ($965.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,000 ($1.49)

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Delaware County, NY  0.93% ($34,389 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.59% ($34,962)
from Herkimer County, NY  0.32% ($31,556)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Delaware County, NY  0.88% ($35,289 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.58% ($30,409)
to Herkimer County, NY  0.33% ($38,227)
Businesses in Oneonta, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Maurices1
AT&T2McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Applebee's1Nike5
Arby's1Nissan1
Audi1OfficeMax1
Bath & Body Works1Payless1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Clarion1Rite Aid3
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts3Starbucks1
FedEx2Subaru1
Ford1Subway1
GNC3Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
Honda1UPS8
Hyundai1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless3
KFC1Volkswagen1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oneonta:

  • WDOS (730 AM; 1 kW; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDLA (1270 AM; 5 kW; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oneonta:

  • WSRK (103.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WZOZ (103.1 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WRHO (89.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: HARTWICK COLLEGE)
  • W205AJ (88.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WONY (90.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W232AS (94.3 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WCDO-FM (100.9 FM; SIDNEY, NY; Owner: CDO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WKXZ (93.9 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WDLA-FM (92.1 FM; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • W213BL (90.5 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Oneonta:

  • WISF-LP (Channel 15; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: RASTUS BROADCAST)
  • W63AE (Channel 63; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W29BJ (Channel 29; BURLINGTON, NY; Owner: KEVIN O'KANE)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Oneonta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 466ft / 142mTotal length
  • $104,729,000Total costs
  • 206,908Total average daily traffic
  • 23,166Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Oneonta, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 221970-1979
  • 51980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oneonta, NY
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oneonta)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oneonta, NY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oneonta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Oneonta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fires - 70 took place in 2009, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Oneonta, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.4%), and Outside Fires (22.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oneonta, NY
    • 36453.4%Structure Fires
    • 15122.1%Outside Fires
    • 10815.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 598.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oneonta, NY

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

  • Town House Motor Inn, 318 Main St, Oneonta, New York 13820 , Phone: (607) 432-1313, Fax: (607) 432-5726
  • Hampton Inn, 225 River St, Oneonta, New York 13820 , Phone: (607) 433-9000, Fax: (607) 433-9001
  • Courtyard By Marriott Oneonta, 116 Courtyard Dr, Oneonta, New York 13820 , Phone: (607) 432-2200, Fax: (607) 432-5500
  • Super 8 Oneonta, 4973 State Hwy 23, Oneonta, New York 13820 , Phone: (607) 432-9505, Fax: (607) 432-9505
  • Holiday Inn Express, 141 Courtyard Dr, Oneonta, New York 13820 , Phone: (607) 684-2000
  • Quality Inn - Oneonta, 5206 Rt 23, Oneonta, New York 13820 , Phone: (607) 433-2250, Fax: (607) 432-7028
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oneonta, New York
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oneonta, NY
  • 79.5%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oneonta, NY
  • 43.7%Electricity
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Oneonta compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Oneonta on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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