Pottersville, New York

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Population in 2010: 424.
Males: 301  (71.2%)
Females: 123  (28.8%)
Median resident age:

30.5 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12860.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,541
Pottersville:

$60,541
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,310

Pottersville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,200
Pottersville:

$194,200
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $113,766; detached houses: $153,179; mobile homes: $65,783

Median gross rent in 2017: $825.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pottersville: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.8%
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  • Races in Pottersville, NY (2010)
    • 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



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 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pottersville is 48 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (77.3%), German (10.6%), European (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 822 feet

8 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.4% Africa).

This place:

2.8%
New York:

22.7%

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

Distribution of median household income in Pottersville, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pottersville, NY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

4.1%

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 Pottersville 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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Pottersville:

Marital status in Pottersville, NY
  • Never married: 56.0%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

For population 25 years and over in Pottersville:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
New York average:

13.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pottersville, NY (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

20.64 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
New York:

15.6%

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Saratoga County, NY  1.86% ($49,608 average AGI)
from Washington County, NY  1.73% ($35,436)
from Albany County, NY  0.26% ($69,384)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Saratoga County, NY  1.93% ($43,985 average AGI)
to Washington County, NY  1.52% ($32,725)
to Albany County, NY  0.20% ($45,614)

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 count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count18222
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26981
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4658
  • Fatalities19685
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents46121
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4443
See more detailed statistics of Pottersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 51.2mTotal length
  • $21,123,000Total costs
  • 47,625Total average daily traffic
  • 7,246Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,494Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pottersville, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pottersville, NY

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2015, Expiration Date: 10/02/2025, Registrant: Warren County Sheriff\'s Office, 1400 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845, Phone: (518) 232-4639, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/1996, Expiration Date: 08/13/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2001, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2002, Expiration Date: 08/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper, Registrant: 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:

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 20 took place in 2002, and the least - 4 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Pottersville, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.5%), and Outside Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pottersville, NY
    • 7051.5%Structure Fires
    • 4029.4%Outside Fires
    • 1712.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 96.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pottersville, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pottersville, NY
  • 48.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 7.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pottersville, NY
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


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 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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