For population 25 years and over in Port Henry:
For population 15 years and over in Port Henry village:
67 residents are foreign born (4.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,089 (2.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (89.0 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (168.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (222.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Moriah, NY (1.3 miles ), Mineville-Witherbee, NY (2.1 miles ), Addison, VT (2.2 miles ), Crown Point, NY (2.6 miles ), Bridport, VT (2.6 miles ), Westport, NY (3.1 miles ), Panton, VT (3.1 miles ), Weybridge, VT (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 73.46 W
Area code: 518
Population change in the 1990s: -132 (-10.3%).
Work and jobs in Port Henry: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Port Henry, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Port Henry-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Port Henry village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 8/8/1983, a category F2 tornado 36.9 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Port Henry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 65% 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 44.3 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 33.1 miles away from Port Henry center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.8 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 40.2 miles away from the city 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 33.5 miles away from Port Henry center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 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 Essex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tom Tyler - Actor, Sun Daly - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Port Henry:
Amtrak station:PORT HENRY (RTE. 9 NORTH & RTE. 22) . 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Port Henry:
Public high school in Port Henry:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Port Henry:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Port Henry and their reported violations in the past:CHEEVER WATER SUPPLY (Address: 4789 NYS ROUTE 9N , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.1%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.5% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
26 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Port Henry compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Port Henry (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Port Henry (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Port Henry government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,181 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,516 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Port Henry fatal accident list:
Nov 10, 2004 11:10 AM, Sr-9n, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 2002 02:35 PM, Sr-9n, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 14, 1983 02:20 PM, Lakeside, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $4,677,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,030
Total average daily truck traffic: 737
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 11,242
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Port Henry, NY
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.