Schroon Lake, New York

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Population in 2010: 833.
Males: 396  (47.7%)
Females: 437  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

55.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12870.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,170
Schroon Lake:

$57,170
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,147

Schroon Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,679
Schroon Lake:

$157,679
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $222,462; detached houses: $219,439; townhouses or other attached units: $161,712; in 2-unit structures: $390,268; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $711,616; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $472,384; mobile homes: $83,427

Median gross rent in 2017: $590.

March 2019 cost of living index in Schroon Lake: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.8%
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  • Races in Schroon Lake, NY (2010)
    • 79595.4%White alone
    • 161.9%Two or more races
    • 101.2%Hispanic
    • 50.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.5%Black alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Schroon Lake, New York as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Schroon Lake is 243 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), English (17.4%), German (16.1%), European (11.4%), Russian (7.4%), American (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 867 feet

15 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe).

This place:

2.9%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,800 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,185 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (72.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (171.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (207.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Schroon, NY (0.7 miles ),
Pottersville, NY (2.8 miles ),
Horicon, NY (3.1 miles ),
North Hudson, NY (3.3 miles ),
Chestertown, NY (3.6 miles ),
Minerva, NY (3.7 miles ),
Hague, NY (3.7 miles ),
North Creek, NY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 73.76 W

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in Schroon Lake, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Schroon Lake, NY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

4.1%

Earthquake activity:

Schroon Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 30.0 miles away from Schroon Lake 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 44.9 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 110.6 miles away from the city 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 45.2 miles away from the city 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 25.9 miles away from Schroon Lake center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Schroon Lake 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Schroon Lake:

  • ADIRONDACK TRI COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NORTH CREEK, NY)

Airports located in Schroon Lake:

Amtrak station near Schroon Lake:

  • 19 miles: TICONDEROGA (RTE. 74 (FORT TICONDEROGA RD.)) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schroon Lake:

  • Middlebury College (about 32 miles; Middlebury, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,077)
  • Castleton State College (about 34 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 34 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Skidmore College (about 52 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Champlain College (about 52 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 53 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 53 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)

Public high school in Schroon Lake:

Private high school in Schroon Lake:

See full list of schools located in Schroon Lake

Library in Schroon Lake:

  • SCHROON LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $71,746; Location: 15 LELAND AVENUE; 19,673 books; 3,563 audio materials; 1,775 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Schroon Lake: Schroon Lake Municipal Golf Course (A), Schroon Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Schroon Lake Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Schroon Lake include: Our Lady of Lourdes Church (A), Schroon Lake Community Church (B), Word of Life Fellowship (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rogers Brook (A), Horseshoe Pond Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Chamlar Lodge & Cottages Inc (East Street).

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Schroon Lake and their reported violations in the past:

MEDCALF ACRES CAMPSITE (Address: 231 RIVER ROAD , Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

55.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Schroon Lake (2011 data):

  • Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company: Schroon Lake Branch at Route 9, branch established on 1962/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,674.3 mil, Deposits: $1,391.0 mil, headquarters in Glens Falls, NY, positive income, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Arrow Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Schroon Lake:

Marital status in Schroon Lake, NY
  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.2%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Schroon Lake:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.6%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Schroon Lake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Schroon Lake, NY (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,46717
Mainline Protestant3,36033
Evangelical Protestant1,19713
Other3284
None26,018-
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: 24
Essex County:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Essex County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Essex County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Essex County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Essex County:

18.99 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

16.0%
New York:

15.6%

5.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clinton County, NY  0.99% ($39,190 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.83% ($37,524)
from Warren County, NY  0.26% ($38,769)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clinton County, NY  1.11% ($34,645 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.83% ($37,984)
to Warren County, NY  0.41% ($32,548)

Businesses in Schroon Lake, NY

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Schroon Lake:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIPS (1250 AM; 1 kW; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: CALVIN HUGH CARR)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Schroon Lake:

  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WXAL-FM (93.7 FM; ADDISON, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Schroon Lake:

  • W07BI (Channel 7; SCHROON LAKE, NY; Owner: TOWN OF SCHROON)
  • W09BB (Channel 9; SCHROON LAKE, NY; Owner: TOWN OF SCHROON)

Schroon Lake fatal accident list:

Aug 29, 2014 08:58 PM, Shore Rd, Lat: 43.882069, Lon: -73.729703, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 2011 10:44 AM, I-87, Lat: 43.878744, Lon: -73.751536, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Nov 20, 2011 07:20 AM, I-87, Lat: 43.948047, Lon: -73.740483, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 2001 03:45 PM, I-87, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 2001 03:56 PM, I-87, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 2000 06:50 PM, Cr-24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 11, 1992 04:30 PM, I87, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 31, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Schroon Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rest Area Rte 87 South Marker 82 (Lat: 43.790333 Lon: -73.795972), Call Sign: KNCS294,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.1400 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.565 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022, Registrant: Nysp Communications Technology Support, Bldg. 15, Glenville Business & Technology Park West, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:
  • SP NWAY, 10 Mi. S From Schroon Lake, Ny Via Us 9-Sr 74 On I 87 (Adirondack Northway) (Lat: 43.790278 Lon: -73.796389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: WPVC561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.087 MHz, 855.212 MHz, 855.237 MHz, 855.287 MHz, 855.312 MHz, 855.337 MHz, 855.462 MHz, 855.487 MHz, 855.512 MHz, 855.712 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 06/18/2002, Expiration Date: 06/18/2012, 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:
  • RS8 BlueRidge, 16 Mi Nw Fr Schroon Lake Via Us9, Sr 74, I-87 On Boreas Rd (Lat: 43.960000 Lon: -73.849167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPVC790,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.237 MHz, 855.287 MHz, 855.312 MHz, 855.337 MHz, 855.462 MHz, 855.487 MHz, 855.512 MHz, 855.712 MHz, 855.737 MHz, 855.787 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 06/19/2002, Expiration Date: 06/19/2012, 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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Schroon Lake)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 18 took place in 2004, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Schroon Lake, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.7%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Schroon Lake, NY
    • 8852.7%Structure Fires
    • 5231.1%Outside Fires
    • 2515.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Schroon Lake, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Schroon Lake, NY
  • 42.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.4%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 7.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Schroon Lake, NY
  • 51.9%Electricity
  • 27.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 3.7%Utility gas


Schroon Lake compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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