Owego, New York

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Population in 2014: 3,774 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 1,804  (47.8%)
Females: 1,970  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 13827.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,102 (it was $31,742 in 2000)
Owego:

$51,102
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,456 (it was $17,068 in 2000)

Owego village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,446 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Owego:

$90,446
NY:

$277,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $588.

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  • Races in Owego, NY (2013)

    Owego races chart
    • 3,35286.3%White alone
    • 2917.5%Hispanic
    • 621.6%Black alone
    • 581.5%Two or more races
    • 431.1%American Indian alone
    • 360.9%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Owego: 100.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.1%), German (14.5%), English (12.1%), Italian (5.8%), United States (3.7%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 817 feet

Land area: 2.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,512 people per square mile   (low).

Owego,NY real estate house value index trend

Owego, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Owego:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Owego village:

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

104 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe).

This village:

2.7%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,162 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,394 (3.7%)

Owego satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (12.4 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (100.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (150.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Tioga, NY (2.3 miles ), Apalachin, NY (2.4 miles ), Nichols, NY (2.8 miles ), Newark Valley, NY (3.0 miles ), Candor, NY (3.1 miles ), Little Meadows borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Endicott, NY (3.3 miles ), Endwell, NY (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $362,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $211,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 76.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,840 (+47.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 699 (35.9%)

Area code: 607

Owego household income distribution Owego home values distribution

Crime rates in Owego by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 124021100013
per 100,000 25.352.0104.80.052.626.627.20.00.00.026.279.1
Robberies 010001002422
per 100,000 0.026.00.00.00.026.60.00.051.1102.352.452.7
Assaults 166365836166
per 100,000 25.3156.0157.278.6157.7133.0217.681.4153.325.6157.2158.1
Burglaries 94138373822343924
per 100,000 228.0104.0340.7209.678.9186.281.6217.0562.1869.31,021.5632.6
Thefts 60294282012151653119156116
per 100,000 1,519.8754.21,100.6209.6525.8319.1408.1434.01,354.13,042.74,085.93,057.5
Auto thefts 320000002445
per 100,000 76.052.00.00.00.00.00.00.051.1102.3104.8131.8
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A00100N/AN/A0
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.027.20.00.0N/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.3) 90.3102.1153.032.483.668.272.940.8119.9189.2260.1240.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Owego detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -546 (-12.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Owego, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Owego-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Owego village center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 7.1 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owego-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 160.6 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 208.7 miles away from Owego 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 217.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 254.6 miles away from Owego center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tioga County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Owego topographic map

Birthplace of: Amos Humiston - Union Army soldier, Spencer Pumpelly (baseball) - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Owego: Benjamin F. Tracy.

Main business address for: BRIDGE STREET FINANCIAL INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Owego:

  • TIOGA COUNTY HOSPICE (231 MAIN ST)
  • TIOGA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CHHA (1062 STATE ROUTE 38, PO BOX 120)
  • RIVERVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (510 FIFTH AVENUE)

Heliports located in Owego:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owego:

  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 16 miles; Vestal, NY; Full-time enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 19 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Ithaca College (about 26 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 27 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 28 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 34 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Corning Community College (about 42 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)

Public high school in Owego:

Public elementary/middle schools in Owego:

  • OWEGO-APALACHIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 519, Location: 3 SHELDON GUILE BLVD, Grades: 6-8)
  • OWEGO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1 CHRSTA MCALFF LN, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Owego:

  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 309 FRONT ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 38, Location: 3917 WAVERLY RD, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Owego

Library in Owego:

  • COBURN FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,430; Location: 275 MAIN STREET; 31,561 books; 953 audio materials; 1,255 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Owego: Owego Village Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Tioga County Court House (B), Coburn Free Library (C), Riverview Manor Nursing Home (D), Owego Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Owego include: Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (A), Saint Patrick's Church (B), Reformed Presbyterian Church (C), Heart of God's Fellowship Church (D), Gospel Chapel (E), First Presbyterian Union Church (F), First Baptist Church of Owego (G), Bridge of Hope Ministries (H), Gospel Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Presbyterian Union Church Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph's Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Owego Creek (A), Pumpelly Creek (B), Huntington Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Owego include: Marvin Park (1), Hyde Park (2), Livingston Park (3), Draper Park (4), Boland Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 58.7. This is better than average.

City:

58.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  55.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Owego in 2010:

  • 71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Owego in 2000:

  • 76 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Owego, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Owego (2011 data):

  • Tioga State Bank: Owego Fifth Avenue Branch at 923 State Route 17c, branch established on 1968/09/16; Upper North Avenue Branch at 1387 State Route 96, branch established on 1987/11/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $385.3 mil, Deposits: $303.8 mil, headquarters in Spencer, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Tsb Services, Inc.
  • Chemung Canal Trust Company: Tioga Branch at 1054 State Route 17c, branch established on 1958/05/19; 203 Main Street Branch at 203 Main Street, branch established on 1883/06/01. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,213.6 mil, Deposits: $1,000.4 mil, headquarters in Elmira, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Chemung Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Owego Branch at 195 Front Street, branch established on 1999/09/25. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Owego Branch at 18 Lake Street, branch established on 1896/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Community Bank, National Association: Owego Branch at 50 West Main Street, branch established on 1998/01/20. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
New York average:

13.9

Owego travel time to work - commute Owego mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Owego village (based on Tioga County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,11536
Catholic5,8312
Evangelical Protestant2,67330
Other3664
None35,140-
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: 13
Tioga County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Tioga County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Tioga County:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tioga County:

27.6%
New York:

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

14.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Owego:

54.0%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Owego:

52.4%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Owego:

11.0%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Owego:

60.1%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Owego:

79.1%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Owego, 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
Financial Administration 5$13,512$32,4290$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,652
Judicial and Legal 1$2,214$26,5682$2,050
Police Protection - Officers 6$28,565$57,1305$5,929
Firefighters 2$9,410$56,4600$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,957$41,8713$4,251
Sewerage 4$13,984$41,9520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,475$29,7000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,162$37,9440$0
Totals for Government 24$87,279$43,64017$13,882

Owego government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $255,000 ($67.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $106,000 ($28.09)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($9.54)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($5.03)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $681,000 ($180.45)
    Police Protection: $498,000 ($131.96)
    Regular Highways: $478,000 ($126.66)
    Sewerage: $395,000 ($104.66)
    Fire Protection: $213,000 ($56.44)
    Housing & Community Development: $152,000 ($40.28)
    Financial Administration: $111,000 ($29.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($18.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000 ($15.37)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($6.09)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($4.77)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($3.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($1.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($1.32)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.79)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($13.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $302,000 ($80.02)
    Fire Protection: $65,000 ($17.22)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($10.86)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($3.18)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($2.91)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,126,000 ($298.36)

Owego government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $590,000 ($156.33)
    All Other: $39,000 ($10.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $180,000 ($47.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $223,000 ($59.09)
    All Other: $145,000 ($38.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $471,000 ($124.80)
    Interest Earnings: $133,000 ($35.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $249,000 ($65.98)
    Highways: $45,000 ($11.92)
    General Support: $27,000 ($7.15)
  • Tax - Property: $1,623,000 ($430.05)
    Public Utilities: $87,000 ($23.05)
    NEC: $19,000 ($5.03)

Owego government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $685,000 ($181.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $580,000 ($153.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $105,000 ($27.82)

Owego government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $580,000 ($153.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,590,000 ($421.30)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Broome County, NY  1.55% ($38,602 average AGI)
from Bradford County, PA  0.63% ($26,750)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.55% ($31,545)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 Broome County, NY  1.60% ($33,632 average AGI)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.47% ($26,442)
to Bradford County, PA  0.42% ($27,698)

Strongest AM radio stations in Owego:

  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYOS (1360 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owego:

  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSQX-FM (91.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CNCL.)
  • WMRV-FM (105.7 FM; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBI (107.5 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W273AB (102.5 FM; OWEGO, NY; Owner: WEBO RADIO, INC.)
  • WKGB-FM (92.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVR (102.3 FM; WAVERLY, NY; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCDW (100.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: EQUINOX BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W221AX (92.1 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Owego:

  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBGH-CA (Channel 20; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Owego fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Owego fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 97m318ftTotal length
  • $24,689,000Total costs
  • 73,824Total average daily traffic
  • 7,614Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Owego)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Owego, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Owego)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Owego)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$100,05315$107,46723$93,7396$34,5004$49,5002$48,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$40,5001$10,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$76,0003$95,00015$73,86714$11,1432$3,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$94,20010$78,4001$150,0001$33,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$76,0001$60,0004$88,5000$01$60,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$61,0001$190,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

NYSDOT-EAST NICHOLS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NYSDOT WEST OWEGO (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OWEGO SOFT SERVE (Address: 65 Route 96 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PHEASANT HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PARADISE CAFE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LOYAL ORDER OF THE MOOSE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
AIRWAYS MHP (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-02-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • METROS RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAWLERS BUSYMART (Address: 1423 State Rt. 96 , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE RIDGE RANCH (Population served: 99, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEEP WELL MOTEL (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 25

Incident types - Owego

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Owego, NY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Decora Cabinetry2Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Tim Hortons1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1

Owego 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 30 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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