For population 25 years and over in Roxbury:
For population 15 years and over in Roxbury town:
86 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (46.6 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (106.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Stamford, NY (2.6 miles ), Prattsville, NY (2.7 miles ), Hobart, NY (2.8 miles ), Halcott, NY (2.8 miles) , Stamford, NY (2.9 miles ), Middletown, NY (3.1 miles ), Gilboa, NY (3.1 miles ), Fleischmanns, NY (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.30 N, Longitude: 74.55 W
Roxbury tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Roxbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Roxbury, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Roxbury-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Roxbury town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Roxbury-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 23.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.5 miles away from Roxbury center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Burroughs - Essayist, Jay Gould - (1836-1892), entrepreneur, Frank E. Wilson - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Roxbury:
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Public high school in Roxbury:
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Public elementary/middle school in Roxbury:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.717. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Roxbury and their reported violations in the past:SKI PLATTEKILL (Address: 469 PLATTEKILL MTN ROAD , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:STRATTON FALLS CAMPSITE (Address: STRATTON FALLS ROAD , Population served: 184, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:T BAR RESTAURANT (Address: ROUTE 30 , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SHEPARD HILLS GOLF ASSOC. I (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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:
15 people in other group homes in 2000
Roxbury compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Roxbury (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Roxbury (based on Delaware County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,123 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,161 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Roxbury:
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Roxbury, New York:
Roxbury fatal accident list:
May 15, 2008 09:42 PM, Sr-23, Lat: 42.360939, Lon: -74.477961, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Sep 18, 2007 03:02 AM, Sr-23, Lat: 42.377000, Lon: -74.518036, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Dec 1, 1999 12:15 AM, Sr-23, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1998 11:00 AM, Sr-23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1997 10:10 AM, 30, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Aug 24, 1996 08:20 PM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Roxbury, NY
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $28,681,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,062
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 17,631
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.