Preston-Potter Hollow, New York

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Population in 2010: 366.
Population change since 2000: -2.1%
Males: 160  (44.0%)
Females: 206  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

49.7 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12469.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,076 (it was $33,929 in 2000)
Preston-Potter Hollow:

$52,076
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,993 (it was $16,679 in 2000)

Preston-Potter Hollow CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,251 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Preston-Potter Hollow:

$152,251
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,916; detached houses: $260,735; townhouses or other attached units: $223,744; in 2-unit structures: $183,529; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,081; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $344,823; mobile homes: $86,539
March 2019 cost of living index in Preston-Potter Hollow: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY (2010)
    • 35296.2%White alone
    • 51.4%Black alone
    • 51.4%Two or more races
    • 30.8%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Asian alone

Races in Preston-Potter Hollow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (30.3%), Irish (13.9%), European (5.5%), English (4.6%), Czech (4.2%), German (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Preston-Potter Hollow, New York map

42 residents are foreign born (9.4% Europe, 1.8% Oceania).

This place:

12.3%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,268 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,999 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (27.5 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (111.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rensselaerville, NY (2.1 miles ),
Medusa, NY (2.2 miles ),
Durham, NY (2.3 miles ),
Conesville, NY (2.5 miles ),
Broome, NY (2.6 miles ),
Windham, NY (2.9 miles ),
Greenville, NY (3.3 miles ),
Westerlo, NY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.43 N, Longitude: 74.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY in 2017
Preston-Potter Hollow satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Chemicals (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Chemicals (12.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (10.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.5%)
  • Chemicals (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
Most common occupations in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Food processing workers (6.6%)

Average climate in Preston-Potter Hollow, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Preston-Potter Hollow, New York average temperatures Preston-Potter Hollow, New York average precipitation Preston-Potter Hollow, New York humidity Preston-Potter Hollow, New York wind speed Preston-Potter Hollow, New York snowfall Preston-Potter Hollow, New York sunshine Preston-Potter Hollow, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Preston-Potter Hollow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Preston-Potter Hollow place center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 41.0 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Preston-Potter Hollow-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 105.4 miles away from Preston-Potter Hollow 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 144.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from Preston-Potter Hollow center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from Preston-Potter Hollow center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from Preston-Potter Hollow center
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) earthquake occurred 324.0 miles away from Preston-Potter Hollow 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 Albany County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Preston-Potter Hollow topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Preston-Potter Hollow:

  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 22 miles; Cobleskill, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • Excelsior College (about 27 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 27 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 28 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 31 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • Union College (about 31 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Siena College (about 32 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Heather Ridge Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Brookside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Fox Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Preston-Potter Hollow:

Marital status in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Preston-Potter Hollow:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
New York average:

13.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Preston-Potter Hollow, NY (based on Albany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic85,26729
Mainline Protestant17,18878
Evangelical Protestant15,87372
Other14,47231
Black Protestant2,73911
Orthodox2,0259
None166,640-
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: 75
Albany County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Albany County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Albany County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Albany County:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Albany County:

14.0%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Preston-Potter Hollow:

48.3%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

13.0%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Preston-Potter Hollow:

23.1%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

11.7%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Preston-Potter Hollow:

57.4%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Preston-Potter Hollow:

87.8%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Preston-Potter Hollow, NY Residents

6.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.20% ($44,282 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.79% ($49,068)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.73% ($61,303)


6.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.30% ($42,780 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.85% ($47,980)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.85% ($60,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Preston-Potter Hollow:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Preston-Potter Hollow:

  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Preston-Potter Hollow:

  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$126,8904$148,8381$71,9700$01$119,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$76,0500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$163,4170$01$103,1400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$175,2800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$186,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY
  • 64.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.0%Wood
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 4.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Preston-Potter Hollow, NY
  • 66.7%Wood
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Preston-Potter Hollow compared to New York 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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