Oxbow, New York

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Population in 2010: 108.
Males: 56  (52.3%)
Females: 52  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
New York median age:

38.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,101
Oxbow:

$47,101
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,356

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,300
Oxbow:

$148,300
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $123,192; detached houses: $120,026

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,923.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oxbow: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Oxbow, NY (2010)
    • 10698.1%White alone
    • 21.9%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Irish (23.3%), American (20.9%), French (18.6%), French Canadian (4.6%), Polish (4.6%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 351 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,929 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $748 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (83.6 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (126.1 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (254.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rossie, NY (1.8 miles ),
Antwerp, NY (2.5 miles ),
Gouverneur, NY (2.9 miles ),
Redwood, NY (3.0 miles ),
Hailesboro, NY (3.0 miles ),
Theresa, NY (3.1 miles ),
Fowler, NY (3.2 miles ),
Philadelphia, NY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.29 N, Longitude: 75.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Oxbow, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oxbow, NY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Oxbow-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 89% 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 67.7 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 95.2 miles away from Oxbow center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from Oxbow 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 71.8 miles away from Oxbow center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from Oxbow 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 309.6 miles away from Oxbow 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 Jefferson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Oxbow:

  • EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSPITAL OF GOUVERNEUR Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GOUVERNEUR, NY)
  • RIVER HOSPITAL, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxbow:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 27 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 31 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • St Lawrence University (about 31 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Clarkson University (about 41 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 42 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 74 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Utica College (about 85 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

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Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

88.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

16.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Oxbow:

Marital status in Oxbow, NY
  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Oxbow:

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
New York average:

13.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oxbow, NY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,19423
Mainline Protestant10,12473
Evangelical Protestant4,88843
Other3,1768
Orthodox1401
Black Protestant161
None76,691-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Jefferson County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jefferson County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Jefferson County:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

7.3%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

10.1%
New York:

15.6%

9.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.64%
New York average:

4.90%

0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,767 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.68%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lewis County, NY  0.37% ($33,252 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.34% ($35,826)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.25% ($86,514)


13.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
New York average:

5.85%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,290 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.67%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lewis County, NY  0.35% ($35,195 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.34% ($46,052)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.29% ($30,811)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxbow:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxbow:

  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WNCQ-FM (102.9 FM; MORRISTOWN, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • W220CR (91.9 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oxbow:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.6mTotal length
  • $3,462,000Total costs
  • 1,757Total average daily traffic
  • 164Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,772Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA2MHZ, Licensee ID: L00611000, Grant Date: 11/17/2017, Expiration Date: 01/23/2028, Certifier: William H Papineau Jr, Registrant: William H Papineau Jr, 37433 Main Street, Oxbow, NY 13671
  • Call Sign: N2UVK, Grant Date: 05/18/1993, Expiration Date: 05/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2005, Registrant: Douglas S Walrath, Oxbow Rd, Oxbow, NY 13671

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oxbow, NY
  • 57.1%Wood
  • 37.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Oxbow compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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