For population 25 years and over in Pomfret:
For population 15 years and over in Pomfret town:
350 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamburg, NY (34.3 miles , pop. 56,259).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (42.3 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Fredonia, NY (1.4 miles ), Dunkirk, NY (1.8 miles ), Brocton, NY (2.3 miles ), Cassadaga, NY (2.4 miles ), Arkwright, NY (2.4 miles ), Portland, NY (2.5 miles ), Sheridan, NY (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 79.35 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 716
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Pomfret: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pomfret, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pomfret-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Pomfret town center .
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pomfret-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% 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 83.6 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 81.3 miles away from Pomfret center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 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 98.8 miles away from Pomfret center
On 6/3/2001 at 22:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 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).
Birthplace of: Justus Smith Stearns - Businessman.
Hospitals/medical centers near Pomfret:
Amtrak station near Pomfret:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pomfret:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 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 15.0 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 15.0 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Pomfret in 2010:
People in group quarters in Pomfret in 2000:
Pomfret compared to New York state average:
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Religion statistics for Pomfret (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:
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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 30See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pomfret, NY
Total length: 112 meters (367ft)
Total costs: $54,283,000
Total average daily traffic: 147,435
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,743
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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