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Ancestries: German (28.8%), English (19.1%), Irish (15.6%), United States (10.4%), Polish (9.6%), Italian (4.4%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Land area: 35.4 square miles.
Population density: 33 people per square mile (very low).
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For population 25 years and over in Rushford:
High school or higher: 81.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Rushford town:
Never married: 20.4%
Now married: 60.8%
11 residents are foreign born
According to our research of New York and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rushford, New York as of July 30, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Rushford to the number of sex offenders is 1,218 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (45.1 miles , pop. 79,988).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (47.5 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (230.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rushford-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Rushford town center causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center causedbetween $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Rushford-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from the city center On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.7 miles away from Rushford center On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 224.4 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 269.5 miles away from the city center On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from Rushford 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 182.4 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)
The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (14) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10 Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Frank W. Higgins - (1856-1907), Republican governor of New York.
Hospitals and medical centers near Rushford:
ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB HOUGHTON L L C (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOUGHTON, NY)
CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC S N F (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CUBA, NY)
Allegany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rushford and their reported violations in the past:
RUSHFORD RESORT (Address: COUNTY ROAD 49 , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2011), St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011)
RUSHFORD LAKE CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2009), St Boil Water Order (SEP-16-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2009)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Rushford compared to New York state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value significantly below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
Median age above state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Renting percentage significantly 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 below state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Banks with branches in Rushford (2011 data):
Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Rushford Branch at 9013 Main Street, branch established on 1959/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
Religion statistics for Rushford town (based on Allegany County data)
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: 15
3.03 / 10,000 pop.
4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
0.40 / 10,000 pop.
0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
5.25 / 10,000 pop.
1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
8.48 / 10,000 pop.
8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,330 average adjusted gross income)
New York average:
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
Fire Station Main St (Lat: 42.392000 Lon: -78.251111), Call Sign: KTL713, Licensee ID: L00005269 Assigned Frequencies: 46.3600 MHz Grant Date: 09/10/2011, Expiration Date: 09/15/2021 Registrant: County Of Allegany, 4884 State Route 19, Belmont, NY 14813, Phone: (585) 268-5290
Mount Monroe Rd 5 Mi Sw (Lat: 42.320056 Lon: -78.283917), Call Sign: WNMH643 Assigned Frequencies: 159.375 MHz, 159.435 MHz Grant Date: 05/07/2003, Expiration Date: 08/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2012 Registrant: Fcca, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 338-1505, Fax: (717) 334-5656, Email:
Fire Station Main St (Lat: 42.392000 Lon: -78.251111), Call Sign: KTL603, Licensee ID: L00005269 Assigned Frequencies: 45.9200 MHz Grant Date: 09/10/2011, Expiration Date: 09/15/2021 Registrant: County Of Allegany, 4884 State Route 19, Belmont, NY 14813, Phone: (585) 268-5290, Fax: (585) 268-9695
9772 Hill Rd (Lat: 42.435056 Lon: -78.290583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 98 m, Call Sign: WPRI266 Assigned Frequencies: 42.1400 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 155.505 MHz Grant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 09/27/2015, Certifier: Carl W Carlton Jr Registrant: Nysp Mobile Communications Unit, Bldg. 15, Scotia-Glenville Ind. Park, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:
3 Mi. S From Rushford Via Cr 7b On Baldwin Hill Rd (Lat: 42.355000 Lon: -78.250833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPVZ712 Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.062 MHz, 851.487 MHz, 851.562 MHz, 851.687 MHz, 851.937 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.387 MHz, 852.837 MHz Grant Date: 09/20/2002, Expiration Date: 09/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
Freedom 2, 9756 Hill Rd (Lat: 42.434917 Lon: -78.290833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPNG887, Licensee ID: L00128694 Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 2115.20 MHz, 6256.54 MHz Grant Date: 03/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: AA2JI, Previous Call Sign: KA2GCL, Licensee ID: L00471025 Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022, Certifier: Duane D Tullar Registrant: Duane D Tullar, 8998 Main, Rushford, NY 14777
Call Sign: KA2IWI, Licensee ID: L00479056 Grant Date: 06/06/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022 Registrant: Ralph A Pascell, 8207 Parkside Drive, Rushford, NY 14777
Call Sign: KB2UII, Licensee ID: L00246321 Grant Date: 04/18/1995, Expiration Date: 04/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2000 Registrant: Charles P Bliss, 9173 E Centerville Rd, Rushford, NY 14777
Call Sign: AB2IL, Previous Call Sign: KB2UII, Licensee ID: L00246321 Grant Date: 04/05/2005, Expiration Date: 04/18/2015, Certifier: Charles P Bliss Registrant: Charles P Bliss, 9193 E Centerville Rd, Rushford, NY 14777
Call Sign: KC2PMR, Licensee ID: L01139103 Grant Date: 04/10/2006, Expiration Date: 04/10/2016, Certifier: Esther E Damon Registrant: Esther E Damon, 7604 Rte 243, Rushford, NY 14777
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Rushford, NY among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Rushford, NY among deceased individuals