Schroon, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,654. Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 789  (47.7%)
Females: 865  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12870.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,009 (it was $29,054 in 2000)
Schroon:

$46,009
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,595 (it was $15,302 in 2000)

Schroon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $171,427 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Schroon:

$171,427
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
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  • Races in Schroon, NY (2010)

    Schroon races chart
    • 1,58495.8%White alone
    • 231.4%Two or more races
    • 231.4%Hispanic
    • 90.5%American Indian alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Schroon: 102.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.5%), Irish (23.8%), German (22.9%), French (18.9%), Italian (6.6%), Dutch (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 133.2 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Schroon,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Schroon:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schroon town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

47 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.0% North America).

This town:

2.7%
New York:

20.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Schroon town:  1.4% ($1,180)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (72.5 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 (207.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Schroon Lake, NY (0.7 miles ), Pottersville, NY (2.9 miles ), Horicon, NY (3.1 miles ), North Hudson, NY (3.3 miles ), Chestertown, NY (3.7 miles ), Hague, NY (3.7 miles ), Minerva, NY (3.7 miles ), Ticonderoga, NY (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $193,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.85 N, Longitude: 73.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Paper (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Schroon, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Schroon-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 30.1 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 44.4 miles away from Schroon 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 110.5 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 44.7 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 26.0 miles away from Schroon 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 96.0 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:

  • ADIRONDACK TRI COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NORTH CREEK, NY)
  • MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; TICONDEROGA, NY)
  • HERITAGE COMMONS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TICONDEROGA, NY)

Amtrak stations near Schroon:

  • 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.
  • 20 miles: PORT HENRY (RTE. 9 NORTH & RTE. 22) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schroon:

  • 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 35 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Champlain College (about 52 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 52 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Skidmore College (about 53 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 54 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

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

Lakes and swamps: Marion Pond (A), Marsh Pond (B), Muller Pond (C), North Pond (D), Oliver Pond (E), Oxshoe Pond (F), Peaked Hill Pond (G), Pyramid Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Paradox Creek (A), Paragon Brook (B), Burnt Mill Brook (C), Wilson Brook (D), Platt Brook (E), East Branch Trout Brook (F), Pyramid Brook (G), Alder Creek (H), Rogers Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
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: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.0%
Whole state:

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

3.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
18 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
New York average:

14.2

Schroon travel time to work - commute Schroon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Schroon town (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:

  • 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:

  • 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)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXAL-FM (93.7 FM; ADDISON, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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:

  • W07BI (Channel 7; SCHROON LAKE, NY; Owner: TOWN OF SCHROON)
  • W09BB (Channel 9; SCHROON LAKE, NY; Owner: TOWN OF SCHROON)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 90m295ftTotal length
  • $52,024,000Total costs
  • 86,538Total average daily traffic
  • 13,828Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Schroon, NY

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC2QHK, Licensee ID: L01202140, Grant Date: 10/13/2006, Expiration Date: 10/13/2016, Certifier: Raymond C Rogers, Registrant: Raymond C Rogers, 2005 Rt 9, Schroon, NY 12870

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

ON THE RIVER CAMPGROUND (Address: 144 NYS ROUTE 74 , Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (10%)

Schroon 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 significantly above 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 below state average.
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