Pottersville, New York

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Population in 2010: 424.
Males: 273  (64.6%)
Females: 151  (35.4%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
New York median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 12860.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,061
Pottersville:

$58,061
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,098

Pottersville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $197,300
Pottersville:

$197,300
NY:

$302,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,766; Detached houses: $200,148; Mobile homes: $58,581

Median gross rent in 2016: $863.

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  • Races in Pottersville, NY (2010)

    Pottersville races chart
    • 41297.2%White alone
    • 40.9%Asian alone
    • 40.9%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pottersville: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (50.8%), American (11.7%), German (10.2%), Hungarian (7.0%), English (5.5%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 822 feet

Pottersville,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Pottersville:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Pottersville CDP:

  • Never married: 52.6%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

21 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 2.4% Africa).

This place:

7.3%
New York:

22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Pottersville, New York as of July 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pottersville is 48 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (64.4 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (169.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (199.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Horicon, NY (2.1 miles ), Chestertown, NY (2.3 miles ), Schroon Lake, NY (2.8 miles ), Schroon, NY (2.9 miles ), North Creek, NY (2.9 miles ), Johnsburg, NY (3.3 miles ), Minerva, NY (3.6 miles ), Bolton, NY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 43.73 N, Longitude: 73.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Pottersville household income distribution Pottersville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (67%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (44%)
  • Other services, except public administration (42%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (45%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (44%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (42%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Pottersville-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 89% 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 30.2 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 52.5 miles away from Pottersville 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 112.3 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 26.5 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 52.9 miles away from Pottersville center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 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 Warren County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pottersville:

  • ADIRONDACK TRI COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORTH CREEK, NY)

College/University in Pottersville:

  • Word of Life Bible Institute (Full-time enrollment: 497; Location: 4200 Glendale Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wordoflife.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pottersville:

  • Adirondack Community College (about 28 miles; Queensbury, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Castleton State College (about 34 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Middlebury College (about 38 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Skidmore College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 46 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 57 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)
  • Champlain College (about 60 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)

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Cemeteries: New Pottersville Cemetery (1), Old Pottersville Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Andrew Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fuller Brook (A), Marshall Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 49.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 40.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
20 people in college/university student housing in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.8
New York average:

13.7

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pottersville CDP (based on Warren County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,54610
Mainline Protestant4,87830
Evangelical Protestant2,64622
Other1,2097
Black Protestant1131
None42,315-
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: 31
Warren County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Warren County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Warren County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

20.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

24.4%
New York:

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

13.2%
State:

15.6%

6.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saratoga County, NY  1.67% ($37,897 average AGI)
from Washington County, NY  1.64% ($29,869)
from Albany County, NY  0.21% ($51,831)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($761 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saratoga County, NY  1.73% ($36,555 average AGI)
to Washington County, NY  1.65% ($26,057)
to Albany County, NY  0.20% ($35,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pottersville:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pottersville:

  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WXAL-FM (93.7 FM; ADDISON, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • Pottersville, New York
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count153
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents215
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons32
  • Fatalities163
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents400
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents33
See more detailed statistics of Pottersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 77m253ftTotal length
  • $22,574,000Total costs
  • 34,061Total average daily traffic
  • 4,161Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 19 Across From School E Of Rt 9 (Lat: 43.830333 Lon: -73.830139), Call Sign: WGL412
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.880 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2015, Expiration Date: 10/02/2025Registrant: Warren County Sheriff\'s Office, 1400 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845, Phone: (518) 743-2504, Fax: (518) 743-2519, Email:
  • N On River Rd 1 Mi From Int Rt 8 (Lat: 43.681722 Lon: -73.786250), Call Sign: KNAW799
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0600 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/1996, Expiration Date: 08/13/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2001Registrant: North Country Towing & Repairs, Chestertown, NY 12817, Phone: (518) 494-3048
  • 3 Mi. W From Pottersville, Ny Via Us 9 On Cr 19 (Olmstedville Rd) (Lat: 43.740833 Lon: -73.854167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPVX534
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.837 MHz, 855.787 MHz, 855.287 MHz, 855.087 MHz, 854.787 MHz, 855.212 MHz, 855.312 MHz, 855.337 MHz, 855.462 MHz, 855.737 MHz, 855.837 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2002, Expiration Date: 08/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J CowperRegistrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:

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

NATURAL STONE BRIDGE & CAVES (Address: 535 STONE BRIDGE ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
IDEAL TRAILER PARK CAMPSITE (Address: 115 VALLEY FARM ROAD , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LEES CORNER MOTEL (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pottersville that have no violations reported:

  • N ON MT SPRING LAKE, THE (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Pottersville compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Pottersville on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
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