For population 25 years and over in Riga:
For population 15 years and over in Riga town:
183 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greece, NY (14.1 miles , pop. 94,141).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (14.4 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (256.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Churchville, NY (0.9 miles ), Bergen, NY (1.8 miles ), Wheatland, NY (2.6 miles ), Ogden, NY (2.6 miles ), Chili, NY (2.6 miles ), Spencerport, NY (2.8 miles ), Scottsville, NY (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.09 N, Longitude: 77.88 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 585
Work and jobs in Riga: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Riga, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Riga-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1972, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Riga town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1998, a category F2 tornado 30.2 miles away from the town center caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Riga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from Riga center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from Riga center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Riga:
Amtrak station near Riga:
Operable nuclear power plant near Riga:
Local government website: WWW.TOWNOFRIGA.ORG
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riga:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.416. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.55. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
14 people in homes for the mentally ill
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Riga compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Riga (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 175
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 70
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 170
Number of full-service restaurants: 552
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($786 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,386 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Riga:
Strongest FM radio stations in Riga:
TV broadcast stations around Riga:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Riga, NY
Total length: 91 meters (299ft)
Total costs: $34,919,000
Total average daily traffic: 163,950
Total average daily truck traffic: 33,466
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Riga)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: