Scipio, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,713. Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 
Males: 883  (51.5%)
Females: 830  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13147.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,525 (it was $44,491 in 2000)
Scipio:

$59,525
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,480 (it was $17,705 in 2000)

Scipio town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $128,017 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Scipio:

$128,017
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $136,418; Detached houses: $145,920; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,547; In 2-unit structures: $91,354; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,984; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $743,158; Mobile homes: $49,765
  • Races in Scipio, NY (2010)

    Scipio races chart
    • 1,61494.2%White alone
    • 643.7%Hispanic
    • 120.7%Two or more races
    • 110.6%Asian alone
    • 70.4%Black alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scipio: 100.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (28.3%), German (19.8%), Irish (19.5%), United States (10.3%), Italian (7.5%), French (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 36.7 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Scipio,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Scipio:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scipio town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

20 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
New York:

22.3%

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

Scipio town:  2.1% ($1,673)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (27.4 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (58.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (194.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Fleming, NY (2.2 miles ), Ledyard, NY (2.4 miles ), Venice, NY (2.5 miles ), Union Springs, NY (2.6 miles ), Springport, NY (2.6 miles ), Owasco, NY (2.6 miles ), Aurora, NY (2.8 miles ), Melrose Park, NY (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $133,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $133,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.80 N, Longitude: 76.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Scipio, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scipio-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Scipio town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 32.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scipio-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 137.4 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 184.3 miles away from Scipio center
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) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 249.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from Scipio 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 97.0 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cayuga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Henry Farnam - Railroad executive.

Hospitals and medical centers near Scipio:

  • AUBURN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • MERCY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER N H INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • CAYUGA COUNTY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • UNIV DIALYSIS CTR @ AUBURN (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • AUBURN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES CENTER FOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • CAYUGA COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AUBURN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scipio:

  • Cayuga County Community College (about 10 miles; Auburn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,141)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 22 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 24 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 25 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Cornell University (about 26 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 26 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • Ithaca College (about 27 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)

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Notable locations in Scipio: Kings Corners (A), Number One (B), Covey Corners (C), Botsford Corners (D), Bolts Corners (E), Scipio Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Scipio: Saint Bernard's Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Scipio Rural Cemetery (1), Saint Bernard Cemetery (2), Saint Bernard's Old Catholic Cemetery (3), Sherwood Cemetery (4), Gould-Akin Cemetery (5), Bolts Corners Cemetery (6), Manchester Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Glenwood Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cayuga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.8%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

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:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

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

3.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
New York average:

14.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Scipio town (based on Cayuga County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,93710
Mainline Protestant6,46238
Evangelical Protestant2,88631
Other5025
Orthodox1501
Black Protestant1191
None45,970-
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: 17
Cayuga County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Cayuga County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cayuga County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cayuga County:

25.6%
New York:

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

12.2%
State:

15.6%

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
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 Onondaga County, NY  0.99% ($41,027 average AGI)
from Oswego County, NY  0.29% ($29,965)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.29% ($28,894)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 Onondaga County, NY  1.01% ($35,413 average AGI)
to Oswego County, NY  0.33% ($28,776)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.26% ($29,747)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scipio:

  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WAUB (1590 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWLF (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC)
  • WSFW (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scipio:

  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXHC (101.5 FM; HOMER, NY; Owner: EVES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WWHT (107.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Scipio:

  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W20BT (Channel 20; ITHACA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W69AN (Channel 69; UNION SPRINGS, ETC., NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $639,000Total costs
  • 2,174Total average daily traffic
  • 195Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,044Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Gordon Ichikawa, Approx 2 Mi Se (Lat: 42.762222 Lon: -76.527500), Type: 76.0, Overall height: 74 m, Registrant: 6103264000, , 224 MAUGERS MILL RD
  • Approx 2 Mi Se (Lat: 42.762222 Lon: -76.527500), Type: 76.0, Overall height: 74 m, Registrant: 6103264000, , 224 MAUGERS MILL RD

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Jct Of Sherwood Rd & Geiger Rd (Lat: 42.764778 Lon: -76.538528), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEX213
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/1998, Expiration Date: 12/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2009Registrant: Phone: (315) 253-1308
  • Scipio TP2A, Lat: 42.782056 Lon: -76.599778, Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: WQJU320
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/06/2009, Expiration Date: 01/06/2019, Certifier: Joseph M LalleyRegistrant: Clarity Connect, Inc., 200 Pleasant Grove Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 227-5500, Email:
  • Scipio TP4, Lat: 42.785056 Lon: -76.506167, Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: WQJU320
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/06/2009, Expiration Date: 01/06/2019, Certifier: Joseph M LalleyRegistrant: Clarity Connect, Inc., 200 Pleasant Grove Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 227-5500, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Scipio 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.
  • 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.
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