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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 2012: $41,227 (it was $31,284 in 2000)
Oppenheim:

$41,227
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,384

Oppenheim town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,110 (it was $47,800 in 2000)
Oppenheim:

$75,110
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,787; Detached houses: $109,133; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,703; In 2-unit structures: $66,398; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,196; Mobile homes: $64,942; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,746

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Oppenheim races chart
  • White alone - 1,857 (96.5%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oppenheim: 144.3 (very high, 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).

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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:  22.6%

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+: New York, NY (169.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Average climate in Oppenheim, New York

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Tornado activity:

Oppenheim-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 56% 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 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 Oppenheim 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 the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from Oppenheim center
On 8/30/2007 at 03:47:45, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 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/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oppenheim:

  • Herkimer County Community College (about 16 miles; Herkimer, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,527)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 27 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Utica College (about 29 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 31 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 43 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Union College (about 44 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • Colgate University (about 46 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,807)

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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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oppenheim, NY

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.
  • 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



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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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.53%
Here43.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents55.6%18.6%5.1%4.1%2.5%
Congregations13.5%23.1%5.8%11.5%1.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchReformed Church in AmericaConservative Baptist Association of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.5%1.4%7.6%
Congregations1.9%1.9%3.8%1.9%34.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

4.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
New York average:

5.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, NY  1.44% ($28,757 average AGI)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.50% ($34,619)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.33% ($40,377)


5.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, NY  1.22% ($29,100 average AGI)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.44% ($34,129)
to Albany County, NY  0.32% ($38,582)

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
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $10,362,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 272
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,025

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 9

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