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Population in 2010: 846. Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 

Males: 435  (51.4%)
Females: 411  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13648.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,067 (it was $30,089 in 2000)
Pitcairn:

$39,067
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,554

Pitcairn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,667 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Pitcairn:

$59,667
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,715; Detached houses: $104,797; Townhouses or other attached units: $62,311; Mobile homes: $36,527

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Pitcairn races chart
  • White alone - 820 (96.9%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pitcairn: 132.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.8%), French (18.0%), Irish (12.8%), English (8.0%), German (7.3%), French Canadian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 782 feet

Land area: 59.0 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pitcairn:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pitcairn town:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
New York:  22.6%

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

Pitcairn town:  2.6% ($1,029)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Pitcairn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (76.8 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (136.7 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (252.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Harrisville, NY (2.0 miles ), Diana, NY (2.8 miles ), Edwards, NY (2.9 miles ), Fowler, NY (2.9 miles ), Fine, NY (3.1 miles ), Hailesboro, NY (3.3 miles ), Gouverneur, NY (3.5 miles ), Star Lake, NY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $32,100
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $32,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $137,500
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 75.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Paper (10%)
  • Machinery (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Pitcairn-area historical earthquake activity is above New York state average. It is 81% 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 50.1 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 80.0 miles away from Pitcairn center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city 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 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from Pitcairn center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 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)

Pitcairn topographic map

Birthplace of: Lucy Bacon - Artist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Pitcairn:

  • CLIFTON FINE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; STAR LAKE, NY)
  • EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSPITAL OF GOUVERNEUR (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; GOUVERNEUR, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pitcairn:

  • St Lawrence University (about 28 miles; Canton, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,297)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 29 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Clarkson University (about 35 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,129)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 36 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,011)
  • Jefferson Community College (about 36 miles; Watertown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Utica College (about 77 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 79 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)

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Notable location: Camp Trefoil (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: East Pitcairn Cemetery (1), Garrison Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Pine Hill Pond (A), Portaferry Lake (B), Shiner Pond (C), Snyder Lake (D), Toothaker Pond (E), Twin Ponds (F), Bullhead Pond (G), Goose Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yellow Creek (A), Toothaker Creek (B), Meadow Brook (C), Jenny Creek (D), Gulf Stream (E), Greenwood Creek (F), Cold Spring Creek (G), Clear Creek (H), Black Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
St. Lawrence 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 town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.5%
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: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.7%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

5.7%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pitcairn, NY

Pitcairn 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 significantly below 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pitcairn town (based on St. Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.12%
Here46.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents67.9%11.3%4.5%3.1%2.0%
Congregations21.1%21.1%11.8%6.2%4.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%1.1%0.9%5.5%
Congregations5.0%5.6%0.6%2.5%21.7%
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: 28
St. Lawrence County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Lawrence County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
New York:

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

13.3%
State:

15.6%

4.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
New York average:

5.41%

0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,270 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.39%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.45% ($29,287 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.32% ($28,873)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.12% ($27,767)


4.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
New York average:

6.26%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($942 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.13%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.42% ($30,758 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($27,648)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.23% ($27,894)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pitcairn:

  • 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.)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pitcairn:

  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCD (101.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER INC.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WYSI (96.7 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pitcairn:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $12,465,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,040
Total average daily truck traffic: 443
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,592


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • On Cooper Hill 2 Mi N Rt 3 (Lat: 44.205556 Lon: -75.294167), Type: 118.3, Overall height: 112.8 m
    Registrant: 9146816220, Wmiller@ip3gate.Usa.Com, 123 MAIN ST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Cooper Hill (Lat: 44.205611 Lon: -75.294083), Overall height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: WNEK635
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 09/06/2020
    Registrant: Power Authority Of The State Of New York, 123 Main St, White Plains, NY 10601, Phone: (914) 681-6225, Fax: (914) 681-6805, Email:


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