Schroon Lake, New York

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Population in 2010: 833.
Males: 380  (45.7%)
Females: 453  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
New York median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 12870.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,144
Schroon Lake:

$55,144
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,243

Schroon Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $152,203
Schroon Lake:

$152,203
NY:

$302,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $211,963; Detached houses: $216,935; Townhouses or other attached units: $287,674; In 2-unit structures: $187,517; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $252,822; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $484,396; Mobile homes: $88,836

Median gross rent in 2016: $683.

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  • Races in Schroon Lake, NY (2010)

    Schroon Lake races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Schroon Lake: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.7%), Irish (10.9%), German (8.2%), Italian (6.1%), European (4.1%), Guyanese (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 867 feet

Schroon Lake,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Schroon Lake:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%

For population 15 years and over in Schroon Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

35 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America).

This place:

7.2%
New York:

22.6%



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 22, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Schroon Lake is 243 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,163 (1.0%)

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

Schroon Lake household income distribution Schroon Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)

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

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 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 44.9 miles away from Schroon Lake 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 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)

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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 7.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.2%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
New York average:

13.7

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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.
New York:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

18.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

22.6%
New York:

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

16.0%
State:

15.6%

5.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
New York average:

5.06%

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:
from Clinton County, NY  0.82% ($34,537 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.61% ($37,236)
from Warren County, NY  0.26% ($25,132)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, NY  1.11% ($31,622 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.56% ($35,940)
to Warren County, NY  0.36% ($32,849)

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: 43.88207, Lon: -73.72970, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 2011 10:44 AM, I-87, Lat: 43.87874, Lon: -73.75154, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Nov 20, 2011 07:20 AM, I-87, Lat: 43.94805, Lon: -73.74048, 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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/02/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022Registrant: 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 CowperRegistrant: 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 CowperRegistrant: 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:

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

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 17

Incident types - Schroon Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Schroon Lake, NY

Businesses in Schroon Lake, NY

  • U-Haul: 1

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.

Schroon Lake on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #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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