Riverside, New York

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Population in 2013: 491 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 
Males: 236  (48.2%)
Females: 255  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14830.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,696 (it was $34,659 in 2000)
Riverside:

$33,696
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,244 (it was $17,697 in 2000)

Riverside village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,626 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Riverside:

$74,626
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $65,176; Detached houses: $68,728; Mobile homes: $18,999

Median gross rent in 2012: $582.

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Riverside races chart
  • White alone - 466 (93.8%)
  • Black alone - 15 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Riverside: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.9%), English (16.9%), Irish (12.6%), Italian (10.0%), United States (9.2%), Polish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,732 people per square mile   (low).

Riverside,NY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Riverside:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverside village:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.7%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,742 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,571 (2.3%)

Riverside satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (54.3 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (74.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (180.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Painted Post, NY (0.9 miles ), Corning, NY (1.1 miles ), Gang Mills, NY (1.5 miles ), Erwin, NY (1.5 miles ), South Corning, NY (1.8 miles ), Coopers Plains, NY (1.9 miles ), Hornby, NY (2.4 miles ), Campbell, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Latitude: 42.16 N, Longitude: 77.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Riverside household income distribution Riverside home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-4.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Riverside, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Riverside-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Riverside village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 22.3 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Riverside-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 186.0 miles away from the city 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 177.0 miles away from Riverside 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 233.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from Riverside center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.2 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 Steuben County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverside:

  • CORNING HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CORNING, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB THREE RIVERS L L C (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PAINTED POST, NY)
  • PATHWAYS, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PAINTED POST, NY)
  • PATHWAYS, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CORNING, NY)
  • PATHWAYS, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PAINTED POST, NY)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS CORNING (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CORNING, NY)
  • SOUTHERN TIER HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CORNING, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:

  • Corning Community College (about 3 miles; Corning, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,036)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Ithaca College (about 36 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 37 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Alfred University (about 38 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 38 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 48 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)

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Notable locations in Riverside: Evan K Griffing Center (A), Suffolk County Jail (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Riverside include: Goodwill African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A), Galilee Church of God in Christ (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Sweezy Pond (A), Cedar Pond (B), Cheney Pond (C), Cedar Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Little River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Steuben County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.25
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.387. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.387
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.3%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Riverside compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Riverside travel time to work - commute Riverside mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Wood (0%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Riverside village (based on Steuben County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
Here: 42.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents47.9%16.4%7.6%5.4%4.8%
Congregations11.7%23.4%5.1%10.9%8.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents4.0%1.8%1.4%1.3%9.4%
Congregations4.4%4.4%5.1%1.5%25.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Steuben County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Steuben County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Steuben County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Steuben County:

28.3%
New York:

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

14.2%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,745
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$332
Other and Unallocable 1$2,657$31,8841$1,063
Totals for Government 1$2,657$31,8847$3,140

Riverside government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $53,000 ($107.94)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($75.36)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($71.28)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($67.21)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($40.73)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($24.44)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($18.33)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($14.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($8.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($8.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($6.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($18.33)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($14.26)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($10.18)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $52,000 ($105.91)

Riverside government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $38,000 ($77.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $74,000 ($150.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $94,000 ($191.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($6.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($81.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($40.73)
    General Support: $5,000 ($10.18)
  • Tax - Property: $46,000 ($93.69)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($18.33)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.07)

Riverside government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $33,000 ($67.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $16,000 ($32.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($34.62)

Riverside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,561,000 ($3179.23)

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
New York average:

5.06%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,299 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chemung County, NY  0.66% ($42,923 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.27% ($29,059)
from Monroe County, NY  0.27% ($38,250)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chemung County, NY  0.68% ($44,280 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.33% ($30,146)
to Livingston County, NY  0.26% ($30,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverside:

  • WCBA (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, NY)
  • WCLI (1450 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverside:

  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W236AK (95.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNKI (106.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • W202BN (88.3 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W208BC (89.5 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • W214AA (90.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGZ (104.9 FM; MONTOUR FALLS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • W273AC (102.5 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WNBQ (92.3 FM; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCEB (91.9 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W201CO (88.1 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPGI (100.9 FM; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riverside:

  • WYDC (Channel 48; CORNING, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W26BF (Channel 26; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W21BW (Channel 21; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • W60AD (Channel 60; SAVONA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W20BL (Channel 20; BATH, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total costs: $24,706,000
Total average daily traffic: 204,401
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,167

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 13
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Riverside, NY
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