Oppenheim, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,924. Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 1,002  (52.1%)
Females: 922  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13329.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,697 (it was $31,284 in 2000)
Oppenheim:

$40,697
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,190 (it was $13,504 in 2000)

Oppenheim town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,222 (it was $47,800 in 2000)
Oppenheim:

$77,222
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $143,749; Detached houses: $147,218; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,553; In 2-unit structures: $189,516; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,412; Mobile homes: $72,682
  • Races in Oppenheim, NY (2010)

    Oppenheim races chart
    • 1,85796.5%White alone
    • 271.4%Hispanic
    • 140.7%Black alone
    • 120.6%Two or more races
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oppenheim: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.4%), Irish (12.7%), Dutch (9.1%), English (7.8%), United States (7.0%), Italian (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 56.3 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Oppenheim,NY real estate house value index trend

Oppenheim, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Oppenheim:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oppenheim town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

33 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Oppenheim town:  2.7% ($1,293)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Oppenheim satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (26.8 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (147.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (160.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Dolgeville, NY (2.0 miles ), Manheim, NY (2.2 miles ), St. Johnsville, NY (2.4 miles ), Stratford, NY (2.7 miles ), Danube, NY (2.9 miles ), Little Falls, NY (2.9 miles ), Ephratah, NY (2.9 miles ), Minden, NY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.08 N, Longitude: 74.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Oppenheim household income distribution Oppenheim home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Leather and allied products (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Oppenheim: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oppenheim, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oppenheim-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Oppenheim town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.6 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oppenheim-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 62.9 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 108.9 miles away from Oppenheim 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 31.3 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) earthquake occurred 158.8 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 64.0 miles away from Oppenheim 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 311.4 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 Fulton County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oppenheim topographic map

Birthplace of: Mahlon Loomis - Inventor, Eben Jenks Loomis - Astronomer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Oppenheim:

  • ST JOHNSVILLE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAINT JOHNSVILLE, NY)
  • ALPINE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • BASSETT HEALTHCARE LITTLE FALLS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • PALATINE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PALATINE BRIDGE, NY)
  • FAXTON ST. LUKE'S HEALTHCARE - HERKIMER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; HERKIMER, NY)
  • FOLTS HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HERKIMER, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oppenheim:

  • Herkimer County Community College (about 16 miles; Herkimer, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,774)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 22 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 27 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Utica College (about 29 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 31 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 43 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • Union College (about 44 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)

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Notable locations in Oppenheim: Phipps Corners (A), Crystal Grove Diamond Mine Campground (B), Hilltop Volunteer Fire Company (C), Oppenheim Volunteer Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Cemetery (1), Brown Cemetery (2), Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery (3), Saint Bridgett's Cemetery (4), Clemmons Cemetery (5), Chatsey Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Phipps Brook (A), Sprite Creek (B), Klock Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.4%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.4%
39 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
31 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Oppenheim compared to New York state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
New York average:

14.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oppenheim town (based on Fulton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,9634
Mainline Protestant4,26422
Evangelical Protestant1,35120
Other7934
Black Protestant1562
Orthodox301
None40,974-
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: 10
Fulton County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Fulton County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Fulton County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

25.7%
New York:

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

14.6%
State:

15.6%

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, NY  1.31% ($29,071 average AGI)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.48% ($36,637)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.29% ($39,180)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, NY  1.22% ($29,103 average AGI)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.41% ($41,899)
to Albany County, NY  0.27% ($36,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oppenheim:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLFH (1230 AM; 1 kW; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WIZR (930 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD 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.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNRS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oppenheim:

  • WSKU (105.5 FM; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WQBJ (103.5 FM; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • W262AC (100.3 FM; LITTLE FALLS, ETC., NY; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WCAN (93.3 FM; CANAJOHARIE, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WRCK (107.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WXUR (92.7 FM; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oppenheim:

  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUTR (Channel 20; UTICA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W31BP (Channel 31; BURLINGTON, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPNY-LP (Channel 11; UTICA, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W59AU (Channel 59; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CING.COUNCIL,CENTRAL N. Y.)
  • WFNY-CA (Channel 49; GLOVERSVILLE, NY; Owner: MICHAEL A. SLEEZER)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $10,362,000Total costs
  • 4,600Total average daily traffic
  • 272Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,025Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 9
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