Solvay, New York

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Population in 2014: 6,455 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 3,355  (52.0%)
Females: 3,100  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 13204.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,175 (it was $34,084 in 2000)
Solvay:

$40,175
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,684 (it was $19,441 in 2000)

Solvay village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $102,377 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Solvay:

$102,377
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,292; Detached houses: $162,104; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,643; In 2-unit structures: $129,630; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,384; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,453; Mobile homes: $35,094

Median gross rent in 2013: $592.

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  • Races in Solvay, NY (2013)

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    • 5,83889.0%White alone
    • 3835.8%Hispanic
    • 1322.0%Black alone
    • 1241.9%Two or more races
    • 380.6%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Solvay: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (27.5%), Irish (17.9%), German (10.1%), Ukrainian (7.4%), English (6.7%), Polish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 3,927 people per square mile   (average).

Solvay,NY real estate house value index trend

Solvay, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Solvay:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Solvay village:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

659 residents are foreign born (8.6% Europe, 3.0% Asia).

This village:

10.0%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,911 (4.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,632 (3.3%)

Solvay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (3.6 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (70.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (194.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Geddes, NY (0.5 miles ), Westvale, NY (1.0 miles ), Fairmount, NY (1.4 miles ), Galeville, NY (1.7 miles ), Lakeland, NY (1.7 miles ), Liverpool, NY (1.8 miles ), Syracuse, NY (1.9 miles ), Salina, NY (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $58,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 76.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -920 (-14.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 419 (12.3%)

Solvay household income distribution Solvay home values distribution

Crime rates in Solvay by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 20002051101N/AN/A
per 100,000 28.90.00.00.030.20.077.815.715.80.015.1N/AN/A
Robberies 5442416483366
per 100,000 72.458.859.329.960.415.493.362.8126.645.445.392.592.8
Assaults 106111477168129161313
per 100,000 144.788.2163.0209.4105.7107.5248.9125.5189.9136.1241.7200.4201.0
Burglaries 40323752243135543652383826
per 100,000 578.9470.2548.4777.7362.3475.9544.4847.5569.8786.2574.0585.8402.0
Thefts 140105121107122100117141151162166142109
per 100,000 2,026.01,542.81,793.41,600.41,841.81,535.21,819.92,212.82,390.02,449.32,507.62,189.01,685.5
Auto thefts 9614999109102968
per 100,000 130.288.2207.5134.6135.9138.2155.5141.2158.330.2136.092.5123.7
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A001110000
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.015.615.715.80.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 214.9143.0184.9188.0180.9137.7274.9225.1247.2204.9235.3225.7194.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Solvay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +132 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Solvay, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Solvay-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Solvay village center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 12.7 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Solvay-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 112.5 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 159.1 miles away from Solvay 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 239.8 miles away from the city center
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 83.3 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) earthquake occurred 188.9 miles away from Solvay center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 272.1 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 Onondaga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Solvay topographic map

Birthplace of: James Franklin Hyde - Chemist, Richard Jay-Alexander - Musical theatre actor, Leonard Bacon (poet) - Poet.

Hospitals and medical centers near Solvay:

  • ST CAMILLUS HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • ST CAMILLUS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • HOME HEALTH PRVDERS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • VNA CENTRAL NEW YORK CHHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S - CAMILLUS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CAMILLUS, NY)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • LIVERPOOL DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)

Amtrak station near Solvay:

  • 4 miles: SYRACUSE (131 P & C PKWY.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Solvay:

  • Onondaga Community College (about 4 miles; Syracuse, NY; Full-time enrollment: 8,920)
  • Syracuse University (about 5 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 5 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Le Moyne College (about 7 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 19 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 33 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 33 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)

Public high school in Solvay:

Public elementary/middle school in Solvay:

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Library in Solvay:

  • SOLVAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $323,180; Location: 615 WOODS ROAD; 24,488 books; 30 e-books; 1,156 audio materials; 1,351 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Solvay: Solvay Public Library (A), Mountain Top Hose Company (B), Solvay Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westvale Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Solvay include: Solvay Assembly of God (A), Solvay United Methodist Church (B), Saint Cecilia Roman Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Onondaga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.606. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.606
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.4% for Black residents, 10.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  55.8%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Solvay, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Solvay (2011 data):

  • Solvay Bank: at 1537 Milton Avenue, branch established on 1917/03/17; Westvale Branch at 527 Charles Avenue, branch established on 1981/08/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $620.4 mil, Deposits: $557.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Solvay Bank Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New York average:

13.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Solvay village (based on Onondaga County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic163,48859
Mainline Protestant42,255129
Evangelical Protestant25,349137
Other18,56934
Black Protestant5,69028
Orthodox4,15212
None207,523-
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: 116
Onondaga County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Onondaga County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Onondaga County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 370
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Onondaga County:

27.3%
New York:

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

13.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.6%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Solvay:

47.1%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Solvay:

21.3%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Solvay:

11.8%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Solvay:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Solvay:

34.3%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.9%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Solvay, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,623$50,4920$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,954$35,44817$7,785
Judicial and Legal 1$2,897$34,7643$2,580
Police Protection - Officers 14$98,377$84,3232$5,217
Police - Other 2$5,045$30,2701$314
Streets and Highways 14$57,488$49,2750$0
Solid Waste Management 6$20,298$40,5960$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,937$47,2443$5,948
Electric Power 22$126,169$68,8192$2,391
Local Libraries 2$7,689$46,13414$10,199
Other and Unallocable 1$3,109$37,3080$0
Totals for Government 67$340,586$61,00042$34,434

Solvay government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $60,000 ($9.30)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,912,000 ($1690.47)
    General - Other: $906,000 ($140.36)
    Police Protection: $845,000 ($130.91)
    Regular Highways: $683,000 ($105.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $445,000 ($68.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $238,000 ($36.87)
    Libraries: $195,000 ($30.21)
    Sewerage: $192,000 ($29.74)
    Central Staff Services: $142,000 ($22.00)
    General Public Buildings: $116,000 ($17.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($14.25)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($2.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($1.86)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($37.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $207,000 ($32.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $69,000 ($10.69)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.62)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,133,000 ($330.44)

Solvay government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $103,000 ($15.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($2.32)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $975,000 ($151.05)
    All Other: $52,000 ($8.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $559,000 ($86.60)
    Property Sale Other: $110,000 ($17.04)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($4.49)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,266,000 ($1900.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $178,000 ($27.58)
    General Support: $137,000 ($21.22)
    Highways: $62,000 ($9.60)
  • Tax - Property: $1,733,000 ($268.47)
    Public Utilities: $52,000 ($8.06)
    NEC: $44,000 ($6.82)

Solvay government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $4,023,000 ($623.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,455,000 ($535.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $3,641,000 ($564.06)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,005,000 ($465.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $450,000 ($69.71)
    Electric Utilities: $382,000 ($59.18)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $86,000 ($13.32)
    Beginning: $46,000 ($7.13)

Solvay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $163,000 ($25.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,185,000 ($648.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $369,000 ($57.16)

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($577 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oswego County, NY  0.48% ($33,473 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.23% ($42,663)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.17% ($35,413)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($567 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oswego County, NY  0.45% ($35,449 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.24% ($47,495)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.16% ($41,027)

Strongest AM radio stations in Solvay:

  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOLF (1490 AM; 1 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIV (1540 AM; 3 kW; E. SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CRAM COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WTLA (1200 AM; 1 kW; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Solvay:

  • WLTI (105.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W256AC (99.1 FM; SOLVAY, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W267AL (101.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WAQX-FM (95.7 FM; MANLIUS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAER (88.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W243AB (96.5 FM; WESTVALE, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WRVD (90.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W237AY (95.3 FM; DEWITT, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRL-FM (100.9 FM; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W249BC (97.7 FM; MATTYDALE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSEN-FM (92.1 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Solvay:

  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; 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.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • 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.)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WMBO-LP (Channel 60; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WNDR-LP (Channel 18; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W40BJ (Channel 40; DEWITT, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W38CY (Channel 38; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W07BA (Channel 7; SYRACUSE-DEWITT, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
Solvay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Solvay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Solvay)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Solvay, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SOLVAY, 117 Southview Road (Lat: 43.050694 Lon: -76.218083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 31.1 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WMI794
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 6798.75 MHz, 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2015, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • STATION, Willis Ave Gate Entrance (Lat: 43.061722 Lon: -76.204361), Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WNTJ882
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/1991, Expiration Date: 05/31/1996, Cancellation Date: 02/14/1996Registrant: Phone: (315) 487-4004
  • STATION, Willis Ave Guard Station (Lat: 43.065333 Lon: -76.200472), Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WNTJ883
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/1991, Expiration Date: 05/31/1996, Cancellation Date: 02/14/1996Registrant: Phone: (315) 487-4004
  • NY-SYR005D, Southview Ave (Lat: 43.050556 Lon: -76.218056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQHD377
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21920.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2007, Expiration Date: 07/03/2017, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Solvay, Southview Ave (Lat: 43.050556 Lon: -76.218056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQIT597
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2008, Expiration Date: 05/09/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Solvay)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$99,46732$80,75045$77,51117$30,8241$101,00011$59,636
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$115,5002$59,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$102,0003$53,66724$104,0428$14,3750$04$87,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$89,0001$69,00014$114,5003$15,0000$01$64,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$73,0005$80,2001$121,0000$01$65,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0129.00 , 0130.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$100,0002$74,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$49,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0129.00 , 0130.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 46

Incident types - Solvay

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Solvay, NY

  • Cricket Wireless: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Solvay compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

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  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Belarus (population 500+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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