For population 25 years and over in Solon:
For population 15 years and over in Solon town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (31.7 miles , pop. 147,306).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (89.6 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (164.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: McGraw, NY (1.9 miles ), Freetown, NY (2.1 miles ), Taylor, NY (2.3 miles ), Cincinnatus, NY (2.6 miles ), Cortlandville, NY (2.8 miles ), Truxton, NY (2.8 miles ), Cortland, NY (2.8 miles ), Homer, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 76.02 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Work and jobs in Solon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Solon, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Solon-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the Solon town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 10/14/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Solon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Solon center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Solon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cortland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Nathan L. Miller - Judge.
Hospitals/medical centers near Solon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Solon:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Solon compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Solon (based on Cortland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,570 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,035 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Solon:
Strongest FM radio stations in Solon:
TV broadcast stations around Solon:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $2,084,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,342
Total average daily truck traffic: 459
Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic: 7,386
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: