Parma, New York

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Population in 2010: 15,633. Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 7,764  (49.7%)
Females: 7,869  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14468.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,565 (it was $53,189 in 2000)
Parma:

$64,565
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,735 (it was $22,431 in 2000)

Parma town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $143,974 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Parma:

$143,974
NY:

$302,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $170,216; Detached houses: $171,703; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,095; In 2-unit structures: $160,853; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,942; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,326; Mobile homes: $24,452
  • Races in Parma, NY (2010)

    Parma races chart
    • 14,88995.2%White alone
    • 3102.0%Hispanic
    • 1791.1%Black alone
    • 1480.9%Two or more races
    • 740.5%Asian alone
    • 230.1%American Indian alone
    • 90.06%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Parma: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.9%), Irish (21.0%), English (20.4%), Italian (19.9%), Polish (6.2%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 42.0 square miles.

Population density: 373 people per square mile   (very low).

Parma,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Parma:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parma town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

396 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

2.7%
New York:

20.4%

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

Parma town:  2.8% ($2,723)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (12.1 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (262.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Hilton, NY (1.0 miles ), Spencerport, NY (2.4 miles ), Ogden, NY (2.6 miles ), Greece, NY (2.6 miles ), Hamlin, NY (2.6 miles ), Clarkson, NY (2.7 miles ), Brockport, NY (2.9 miles ), North Gates, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $152,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.27 N, Longitude: 77.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Machinery (16%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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

Average climate in Parma, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Parma-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 179.3 miles away from the city 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 181.2 miles away from Parma 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 220.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 206.9 miles away from the city 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 178.5 miles away from Parma center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 223.0 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 Monroe County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Parma:

  • MARY CARIOLA CHILDREN'S CENTER, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WEDGEWOOD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SPENCERPORT, NY)
  • LIFETIME ASSISTANCE, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SPENCERPORT, NY)
  • HAMILTON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • EDNA TINA WILSON LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • LATTA ROAD NURSING HOME A (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • LATTA ROAD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, NY)

Amtrak station near Parma:

  • 13 miles: ROCHESTER (320 CENTRAL AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Parma:

  • 13 miles: R.E. Ginna in Rochester, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parma:

  • SUNY College at Brockport (about 9 miles; Brockport, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,398)
  • University of Rochester (about 14 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 10,201)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 15 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,177)
  • Monroe Community College (about 16 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,295)
  • Saint John Fisher College (about 18 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 3,373)
  • Nazareth College (about 19 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Genesee Community College (about 25 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 4,290)

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Notable locations in Parma: Braemar Country Club (A), Zarpentine Farms (B), Spencerport Waterworks (C), Bolton Farms (D), Buttonwood Farms (E), Cobble Creek Farm (F), Deconinck Farms (G), Mariah Meadows Farm (H), North Ridge Farms (I), Sweeney Farms (J), Gioia Farms (K), Kelly Farm (L), Burch Farm (M), Twin Hills Golf Course (N), Hilton Village Hall (O), Hilton East Assisted Living Facility (P), Hilton Community and Senior Center (Q), Parma Public Library (R), Hilton Village Offices (S), Parma Town Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Parma include: Victory Community Church (A), Hilton Methodist Church (B), Saint Leo's Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Hilton Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Parma Union Cemetery (1), Atchinson Family Pioneer Cemetery (2), Castle Family Pioneer Cemetery (3), Hilton Village Cemetery (4), Hoosic Hill Pioneer Cemetery (5), Parma Corners Cemetery (6), Smith Family Pioneer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Brush Creek (A), East Creek (B), Otis Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.9. This is better than average.

City:

55.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.195. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.195
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 8.16. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.963. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.963
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
28 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
143 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
21 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
New York average:

14.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Parma town (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic191,11265
Evangelical Protestant60,385240
Mainline Protestant53,463151
Other28,55074
Black Protestant9,45930
Orthodox2,03811
None399,337-
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: 175
Monroe County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 70
Monroe County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 170
Monroe County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 552
Here:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

26.4%
New York:

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

13.4%
State:

15.6%

3.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.32%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($578 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wayne County, NY  0.26% ($37,263 average AGI)
from Ontario County, NY  0.21% ($42,240)
from Erie County, NY  0.17% ($37,071)


3.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
New York average:

5.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wayne County, NY  0.24% ($42,810 average AGI)
to Ontario County, NY  0.23% ($60,528)
to Erie County, NY  0.17% ($32,012)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parma:

  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WASB (1590 AM; 1 kW; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: DAVID L. WOLFE)
  • WROC (950 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parma:

  • WRMM-FM (101.3 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBZA (98.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMJQ (105.5 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCZ-FM (102.7 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDKX (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • WKGS (106.7 FM; IRONDEQUOIT, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGMC (90.1 FM; GREECE, NY; Owner: GREECE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WCMF-FM (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXXI-FM (91.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WRUR-FM (88.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER B/CAST CORP.)
  • W238AB (95.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZNE (94.1 FM; BRIGHTON, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPXY-FM (97.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBEE-FM (92.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WBSU (89.1 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBBF-FM (93.3 FM; FAIRPORT, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJCA (102.1 FM; ALBION, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Parma:

  • WBXO-LP (Channel 15; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBGT-LP (Channel 40; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WBGT, LLC)
  • WUHF (Channel 31; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WUHF LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOKR (Channel 13; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WHEC-TV (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WHEC-TV, LLC)
  • W42CO (Channel 42; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WROC-TV (Channel 8; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ROCHESTER, LLC)
  • WXXI-TV (Channel 21; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WGCE-CA (Channel 6; GREECE/ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: SALVATORE J. CATERINO)
  • WAWW-LP (Channel 38; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WROH-LP (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • $11,477,000Total costs
  • 45,481Total average daily traffic
  • 2,535Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,942Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Parma, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • 1086ogden-Parma Towline Road (98763) (Lat: 43.212722 Lon: -77.859167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: KNKA317
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Parma Cell Site; Curtis Road (Lat: 43.310000 Lon: -77.783889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA297
    Assigned Frequencies: 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 05/15/2025Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 1086 Ogden Parma Townline Road (Lat: 43.212056 Lon: -77.860333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34.7 m, Overall height: 37.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA297
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 05/15/2025Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 852 Manitou Rd Sta 71 (Lat: 43.278667 Lon: -77.750833), Call Sign: WCH893
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2011, Expiration Date: 01/10/2022Registrant: Utilities Telecom Council, Inc., 1129 20th Street, Nw Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (203) 833-6818, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Parma compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Parma on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Richard H. Berg (3)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2019.