For population 25 years and over in Panama:
For population 15 years and over in Panama village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,197 (2.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (30.4 miles , pop. 103,717).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (65.9 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (268.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Harmony, NY (1.6 miles ), North Harmony, NY (2.2 miles ), Bear Lake, PA (2.4 miles) , Clymer, NY (2.4 miles ), Sherman, NY (2.6 miles ), Bemus Point, NY (2.8 miles ), Sherman, NY (2.8 miles ), Busti, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 79.49 W
Area code: 716
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+5.8%).
Work and jobs in Panama: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Panama, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Panama-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Panama village center .
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Panama-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Panama center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from Panama center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chautauqua County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Panama:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panama:
Public high school in Panama:
Public elementary/middle schools in Panama:
See full list of schools located in Panama
Private elementary/middle schools in Panama:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Panama that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.4%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Panama compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Panama (based on Chautauqua County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 37
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Panama government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,171 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($601 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,407 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Panama:
Strongest FM radio stations in Panama:
TV broadcast stations around Panama:
Panama fatal accident list:
Sep 20, 2007 05:29 PM, Carpenter-Pringle Rd, Lat: 42.123661, Lon: -79.427308, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 2004 03:29 AM, Sr-474, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 4, 1998 05:50 AM, Cr-58, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1997 09:50 PM, 33, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,359,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 207
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,640
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Panama)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0368.00
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.