Rossie, New York

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Population in 2010: 877.
Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 437  (49.8%)
Females: 440  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13679.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,875 (it was $27,566 in 2000)
Rossie:

$42,875
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,917 (it was $14,205 in 2000)

Rossie town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,057 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
Rossie:

$81,057
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $143,771; detached houses: $137,205; townhouses or other attached units: $442,838; in 2-unit structures: $248,667; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,240; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $830,595; mobile homes: $58,125; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $603,335
March 2019 cost of living index in Rossie: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Rossie, NY (2010)
    • 86598.6%White alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: United States (17.7%), English (13.5%), French (11.4%), German (9.4%), Irish (8.9%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 283 feet

Land area: 38.1 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (very low).

Rossie, New York map

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Rossie town:

1.8% ($906)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (86.7 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (128.1 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (257.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Oxbow, NY (1.8 miles),
Gouverneur, NY (2.8 miles ),
Hammond, NY (2.9 miles ),
Hailesboro, NY (3.0 miles ),
Redwood, NY (3.0 miles ),
Antwerp, NY (3.0 miles ),
Macomb, NY (3.1 miles ),
Fowler, NY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.33 N, Longitude: 75.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Rossie, NY in 2017

Rossie satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Rossie, NY residents
Average permit cost in Rossie, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Rossie, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.4%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Paper (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.6%)
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Paper (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.5%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Rossie, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (16.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)

Average climate in Rossie, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Rossie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 68.8 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 94.7 miles away from the city 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 208.6 miles away from Rossie 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 72.8 miles away from Rossie 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 96.1 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 311.5 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)
Rossie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rossie:

  • EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSPITAL OF GOUVERNEUR Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GOUVERNEUR, NY)
  • RIVER HOSPITAL, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rossie:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 29 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 29 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • St Lawrence University (about 29 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Clarkson University (about 39 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 40 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 77 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Utica College (about 88 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

Points of interest:

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Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Saint Patricks Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Yellow Lake (A), Grass Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Grass Creek (A), Dodds Creek (B), Bostwick Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

20.6%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.4%

For population 15 years and over in Rossie:

Marital status in Rossie, NY
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Rossie:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rossie, NY (based on St. Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,47832
Mainline Protestant8,07572
Evangelical Protestant5,36455
Other2,09311
Black Protestant1791
None71,755-
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: 28
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Lawrence County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
St. Lawrence County:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Lawrence County:

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
New York:

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

13.3%
State:

15.6%

3.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
New York average:

4.90%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,467 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.34% ($30,811 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($34,226)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.11% ($56,128)


4.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
New York average:

5.85%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($673 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.39% ($35,826 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.25% ($35,348)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.19% ($43,408)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rossie:

  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, 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.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rossie:

  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WNCQ-FM (102.9 FM; MORRISTOWN, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRCD (101.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER INC.)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • W220CR (91.9 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Rossie:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.7mTotal length
  • $12,459,000Total costs
  • 2,156Total average daily traffic
  • 168Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,175Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rossie, NY
  • 64.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.3%Wood
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rossie, NY
  • 66.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Wood
  • 16.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rossie compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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