Plattsburgh, New York

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Population in 2013: 19,898 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 9,221  (46.3%)
Females: 10,677  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  29.7 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12901.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,190 (it was $28,846 in 2000)
Plattsburgh:

$37,190
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,742 (it was $17,127 in 2000)

Plattsburgh city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,099 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Plattsburgh:

$149,099
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $169,841; Detached houses: $184,241; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,042; In 2-unit structures: $140,307; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $238,019; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,234; Mobile homes: $75,928

Median gross rent in 2012: $712.

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  • White alone - 17,806 (89.4%)
  • Black alone - 706 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 615 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 355 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 343 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 71 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plattsburgh: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.0%), French (16.1%), German (8.9%), English (6.6%), United States (6.2%), Italian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1815

Elevation: 135 feet

Land area: 5.05 square miles.

Population density: 3,943 people per square mile   (average).

Plattsburgh,NY real estate house value index trend

Plattsburgh, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Plattsburgh:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plattsburgh city:

  • Never married: 46.8%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1,606 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 1.8% North America, 1.0% Latin America).

This city:  8.1%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 63 registered sex offenders living in Plattsburgh, New York as of April 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plattsburgh to the number of sex offenders is 186 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,080 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,951 (2.3%)

Plattsburgh satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (132.9 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (202.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (267.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Parc, NY (1.4 miles) , Plattsburgh West, NY (1.5 miles ), Cumberland Head, NY (1.8 miles ), Morrisonville, NY (2.1 miles ), Beekmantown, NY (2.4 miles ), Schuyler Falls, NY (2.4 miles ), Grand Isle, VT (2.8 miles ), South Hero, VT (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $190,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.70 N, Longitude: 73.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,254 (+51.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,751 (67.5%)

Area code: 518

Plattsburgh household income distribution Plattsburgh home values distribution

Crime rates in Plattsburgh by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.05.20.00.00.00.05.0
Rapes 3476557684
per 100,000 15.920.836.531.226.025.835.930.841.619.9
Robberies 2268441973
per 100,000 10.610.431.341.620.820.75.146.336.414.9
Assaults 338108141817231518
per 100,000 175.141.752.141.672.893.087.1118.278.089.6
Burglaries 5893172144136113978211279
per 100,000 307.7484.7895.8748.2707.2583.5496.9421.4582.8393.4
Thefts 334413471403458521559417477459
per 100,000 1771.82152.32453.12093.92381.42690.42863.62143.22481.92286.0
Auto thefts 615161114121614127
per 100,000 31.878.283.357.272.862.082.072.062.434.9
Arson 1N/AN/AN/A70746N/A
per 100,000 5.3N/AN/AN/A36.40.035.920.631.2N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.1) 133.3141.1197.8170.3185.1181.7186.0167.4187.2155.4

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

Crime rate in Plattsburgh detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,759 (-12.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Plattsburgh, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Plattsburgh-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from Plattsburgh 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 123.9 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 18.2 miles away from the city 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 65.0 miles away from Plattsburgh center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.0 miles away from the city 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 Clinton County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plattsburgh topographic map

Birthplace of: Michael P. Anderson - (1959-2003), NASA astronaut, Bryan O'Byrne - Film actor, Janet Duprey - Politician, Jesse Boulerice - NHL player (Carolina Hurricanes, born: Aug 10, 1978), Lucretia Maria Davidson - Poet, Roman Phifer - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Mar 5, 1968), Anders Johnson (ski jumper) - Ski jumper, David Allen Sibley - Ornithologist and artist, Jean Arthur - actor, Kelly Heath - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Plattsburgh:

  • CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 75 BEEKMAN STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY INC (43 DURKEE ST, SUITE 200)
  • CVPH MEDICAL CENTER RENAL CENTER (75 BEEKMAN STREET)
  • CLINTON CO DEPT HEALTH CHHA (133 MARGARET ST)
  • CLINTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (16 FLYNN AVENUE)
  • EVERGREEN VALLEY NURSING HOME (8 BUSHEY BOULEVARD)
  • MEADOWBROOK HEALTHCARE (154 NORTH PROSPECT AVENUE)

Airports located in Plattsburgh:

See details about airports located in Plattsburgh, NY

Amtrak station:

PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Plattsburgh:

  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (Full-time enrollment: 5,934; Location: 101 Broad Street; Public; Website: www.plattsburgh.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Clinton Community College (FT enrollment: 1,485; Location: 136 Clinton Point Dr; Public; Website: www.clinton.edu)
  • Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (FT enrollment: 48; Location: 1585 Military Turnpike; Public; Website: www.cves.org)
  • CVPH Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology (FT enrollment: 38; Location: 75 Beekman St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cvph.org/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Plattsburgh:

  • Community College of Vermont (about 20 miles; Winooski, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 20 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 20 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 21 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Middlebury College (about 50 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 56 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 75 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)

Public high schools in Plattsburgh:

Private high schools in Plattsburgh:

  • SETON CATHOLIC CENTRAL (Students: 225; Location: 206 NEW YORK RD; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • LAKESHORE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 4635 RTE 9; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Plattsburgh:

Private elementary/middle schools in Plattsburgh:

  • SETON ACADEMY (Students: 189; Location: 23 ST CHARLES ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 29; Location: 164 PROSPECT AVE; Grades: KG - 9)
See full list of schools located in Plattsburgh, School District: PLATTSBURGH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Plattsburgh:

  • PLATTSBURGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $855,596; Location: 19 OAK STREET; 89,687 books; 5,197 audio materials; 2,731 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 155 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Those radio stations are US based, many Canadian stations, especially some Montreal (some Ottawa and Cornwall) are heard very strong too.
  • the city closest to plattsburgh w/ a population over 50K is not Syracuse. It\'s Montreal (100km). No one in Plattsburgh identifies w/ Syracuse but we all use Montreal as our City.

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Notable locations in Plattsburgh: City of Plattsburgh Sewage Treatment Plant (A), North Dock (B), South Dock (C), Plattsburgh Fire Department Station Number 2 (D), Plattsburgh Fire Department Station Number 1 (E), Harrington Hall (F), MacDonough Hall (G), Hawkins Hall (H), Childrens Home of Northern New York (I), City of Plattsburgh Municipal Lighting Plant (J), Champlain Theatre (K), Strand Theatre (L), Clinton County Jail (M), Clinton County Courthouse (N), Plattsburgh City Hall (O), Plattsburgh Public Library (P), Benjamin F Feinberg Library (Q), Ward Hall (R), Kehoe Administration Building (S), Center For International Studies (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plattsburgh Plaza Shopping Center (1), Skyway Corners Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plattsburgh include: Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Poerre French Roman Catholic Church (B), First Methodist Church (C), Beth Israel Synagogue (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Salvation Army (G), Saint John's Roman Catholic Church (H), Trinity Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Saint Pierce Cemetery (2), Mount Carmel Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Dead Creek (A), Saranac River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plattsburgh include: Court House Park (1), McDonough Park (2), Champlain Memorial (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Battle of Plattsburgh Interpitive Center (Museums; 41 City Hall Place), Champlain Valley Transportation Museum (6 Museum Way), Clinton County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 48 Court Street), Adirondack Limousine Service (Tours & Charters; 1275 Cumberland Head Road), Als Travel & Tours (Tours & Charters; 748 Route 3).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Plattsburgh (411 State Route 3), Beacon Motel (7431 State Route 9), Chateau Motel (7091 State Route 9), Comfort Inn & Suites (411 Route 3), Arthur Layman C & L Well Drilling (210 Cornelia Street), Baymont Inn & Suites (16 Plaza Boulevard), Best Western The Inn at Smithfield (Northway & Rt 3), Comfort Inn (411 State Route 3), Bluff Point Golf Resort (75 Bluffpoint Dr. Route 9 South).

Courts: Clinton County - Court Related- Supreme Court (36 Oak Street), Clinton County - Court Clerk's Office- County Court- Court Related- Supreme C (Govt Centre).

Clinton 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 2012 was 44.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.301. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.301
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.48
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.88
U.S.:

9.14

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

CADYVILLE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 843, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CLIFF HAVEN WD (Population served: 735, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-07-2006), St Boil Water Order (SEP-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
MARINE VILLAGE COTTAGES (Address: 82 DICKSON POINT ROAD , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
BLUFF POINT WATER (Population served: 222, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2007)
NPE-ELLENBURG (Address: 45 VETERANS LANE , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
IROQUOIS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY SKY MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 8 University Place , Population served: 162, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MOONEY BAY MARINA (Address: 15 Mooney Bay Drive , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.9% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.4% for American Indian residents, 48.1% for other race residents, 33.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.8%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Plattsburgh in 2010:

  • 2,702 people in college/university student housing
  • 427 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Plattsburgh in 2000:

  • 2,278 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 467 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Plattsburgh, New York environmental map by EPA

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Plattsburgh compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena. Plattsburgh State University.

Banks with branches in Plattsburgh (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Plattsburgh Price Chopper Branch, Plattsburgh 9 Margaret Branch, Plattsburgh Walmart Branch, Plattsburgh Route 3 Branch. 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.
  • Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company: Plattsburgh Branch, U.S. Avenue Branch, Cornelia Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,674.3 mil, Deposits: $1,391.0 mil, headquarters in Glens Falls, NY, positive income, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Arrow Financial Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Skyway Branch, Plattsburgh West Branch, Plattsburgh Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Champlain National Bank: West Plattsburgh Branch at 500 Nys Route 3, branch established on 1999/08/24; Plattsburgh Branch at 32 Cornelia Street, branch established on 1992/09/09. Info updated 2008/12/22: Bank assets: $224.9 mil, Deposits: $191.5 mil, headquarters in Elizabethtown, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Champlain Bank Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Downtown Branch at 136 Margaret Street, branch established on 1988/10/17; Plattsburgh Branch at 714 State Route 3, branch established on 1971/11/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Plattsburgh Branch at 468 Route 3, branch established on 1980/12/03. 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
  • Adirondack Bank: Plattsburgh Branch at 448 Route 3, branch established on 1993/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $580.7 mil, Deposits: $477.2 mil, headquarters in Utica, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Adirondack Bancorp, Inc.
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Plattsburgh Branch at 83 Margaret Street, branch established on 1972/04/08. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Plattsburgh, New York:

  • Days's Inn, 587 Cornelia St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 561-0403
  • Econo Lodge, 610 Upper Cornelia St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 561-1500
  • Super 8 Motel Plattsburgh, 7129 Rte 9 N, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 562-8888, Fax: (518) 562-8896
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 411 Rt 3, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 562-2730, Fax: (518) 563-1562
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Of Plattsburgh, 528 Rt 3, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 561-1500, Fax: (518) 563-3142
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 19 Booth Dr, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 563-0222, Fax: (518) 563-5807
  • Laquinta Inn & Suites, 16 Plaza Blvd, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 562-4000, Fax: (518) 561-3234
  • The Inn At Smithfield By Best Western, 446 Cornelia St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 , Phone: (518) 561-7750, Fax: (518) 561-9431
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Plattsburgh, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Plattsburgh city (based on Clinton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.31%
Here: 69.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents87.8%4.0%2.0%1.4%0.8%
Congregations39.4%18.3%9.9%5.6%2.8%
NameChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodJewishChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents0.5%0.5%0.5%0.4%2.0%
Congregations2.8%2.8%1.4%1.4%15.5%
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: 24
Clinton County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Clinton County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Clinton County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

25.4%
New York:

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

13.4%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$39,427$52,5690$0
Other Government Administration 17$75,289$53,1458$23,664
Judicial and Legal 1$5,815$69,7800$0
Police Protection - Officers 50$275,701$66,1680$0
Police - Other 8$33,045$49,5688$6,967
Firefighters 36$164,754$54,9180$0
Fire - Other 2$11,095$66,5700$0
Streets and Highways 21$82,698$47,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 19$74,305$46,9290$0
Sewerage 4$16,427$49,2810$0
Parks and Recreation 12$31,202$31,2029$5,306
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$6,453$38,7180$0
Water Supply 13$62,657$57,8370$0
Electric Power 26$169,245$78,1130$0
Local Libraries 12$34,161$34,1615$6,342
Totals for Government 232$1,082,274$55,98030$42,279

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,668,000 ($184.34)
    Sewerage: $376,000 ($18.90)
    General: $150,000 ($7.54)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($1.06)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($0.60)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $12,194,000 ($612.83)
    General - Other: $4,650,000 ($233.69)
    Sewerage: $4,630,000 ($232.69)
    Police Protection: $2,871,000 ($144.29)
    Fire Protection: $2,492,000 ($125.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,284,000 ($64.53)
    Water Utilities: $1,078,000 ($54.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $763,000 ($38.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $685,000 ($34.43)
    Libraries: $625,000 ($31.41)
    Financial Administration: $479,000 ($24.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $388,000 ($19.50)
    Central Staff Services: $335,000 ($16.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $204,000 ($10.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $163,000 ($8.19)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($1.71)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($1.36)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $271,000 ($13.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($7.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $239,000 ($12.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $295,000 ($14.83)
    Police Protection: $229,000 ($11.51)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($1.91)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($1.51)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $13,000 ($0.65)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($0.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($0.35)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.25)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.20)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,939,000 ($600.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($1.86)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,480,000 ($225.15)
    All Other: $936,000 ($47.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $531,000 ($26.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $78,000 ($3.92)
    Parking Facilities: $78,000 ($3.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $68,000 ($3.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $664,000 ($33.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,049,000 ($153.23)
    All Other: $792,000 ($39.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,391,000 ($120.16)
    Interest Earnings: $1,475,000 ($74.13)
    Property Sale Other: $232,000 ($11.66)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,894,000 ($748.52)
    Water Utilities: $1,814,000 ($91.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,865,000 ($93.73)
    All Other: $612,000 ($30.76)
    Highways: $44,000 ($2.21)
  • Tax - Property: $3,100,000 ($155.79)
    NEC: $278,000 ($13.97)
    Public Utilities: $206,000 ($10.35)
    Total General Sales: $6,000 ($0.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $4,513,000 ($226.81)
    Water Utilities: $625,000 ($31.41)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,442,000 ($122.73)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $14,485,000 ($727.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,390,000 ($773.44)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $4,021,000 ($202.08)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $500,000 ($25.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,537,000 ($77.24)
    Electric Utilities: $492,000 ($24.73)
    Water Utilities: $125,000 ($6.28)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,020,000 ($101.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,438,000 ($675.34)

3.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.40%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($744 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NY  0.53% ($31,622 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($30,389)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.10% ($31,906)


4.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
New York average:

5.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($911 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NY  0.39% ($34,537 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.22% ($36,188)
to Albany County, NY  0.17% ($39,566)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plattsburgh:

  • WIRY (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HOMETOWN RADIO INC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJOY (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plattsburgh:

  • W206AQ (89.1 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WQKE (93.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WKOL (105.1 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOKO (98.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXXX (95.5 FM; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plattsburgh:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFE-TV (Channel 57; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKE PUBLIC TELEVISION COUNCIL)
  • WWBI-LP (Channel 27; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Plattsburgh fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $18,472,000
Total average daily traffic: 66,909
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,210
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plattsburgh)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Plattsburgh, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (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: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plattsburgh)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Plattsburgh)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 132
  • Hazardous Condition: 249
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Plattsburgh

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plattsburgh, NY
Most common first names in Plattsburgh, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21581.6 years
John19373.7 years
William17475.9 years
Robert15368.8 years
George13875.8 years
Charles13373.8 years
Dorothy12279.9 years
Margaret11979.7 years
Joseph11873.3 years
James11770.7 years
Most common last names in Plattsburgh, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7278.8 years
Brown6275.1 years
Baker5977.5 years
Provost4875.4 years
Rock4776.1 years
Martin4374.7 years
Miller4273.5 years
Collins4275.2 years
Ryan4178.1 years
Bushey3971.7 years
Businesses in Plattsburgh, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's2
AT&T1Microtel1
Advance Auto Parts1Motherhood Maternity1
Aeropostale1New York & Co1
Applebee's1Nike2
Ashley Furniture1Nissan1
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Pac Sun1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King3Penske1
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1Quiznos2
Deb1RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts4Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx9Starbucks1
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
GameStop2T-Mobile2
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Target1
Hollister Co.1Tim Hortons1
Honda1Toyota1
Hyundai1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
Journeys1UPS12
KFC1Vans2
Kmart1Verizon Wireless3
La Quinta1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets6YMCA1
Maurices1
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