Solvay, New York

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Population in 2017: 6,341 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 3,196  (50.4%)
Females: 3,145  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 13204.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,050 (it was $34,084 in 2000)
Solvay:

$46,050
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,171 (it was $19,441 in 2000)

Solvay village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,340 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Solvay:

$113,340
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $192,022; detached houses: $184,431; townhouses or other attached units: $175,316; in 2-unit structures: $219,953; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $393,127; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $459,806; mobile homes: $51,205

Median gross rent in 2017: $695.

March 2019 cost of living index in Solvay: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Solvay, NY (2017)
    • 4,85175.7%White alone
    • 67710.6%Hispanic
    • 6279.8%Two or more races
    • 1091.7%Black alone
    • 1081.7%Asian alone
    • 310.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Solvay, New York as of December 06, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Solvay is 918 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Solvay by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(77.8)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.9)
1
(15.8)
3
(47.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(59.3)
2
(29.9)
4
(60.4)
1
(15.4)
6
(93.3)
4
(62.8)
8
(126.6)
3
(45.4)
3
(45.3)
6
(92.5)
6
(92.8)
7
(109.0)
6
(93.8)
2
(31.6)
2
(31.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(163.0)
14
(209.4)
7
(105.7)
7
(107.5)
16
(248.9)
8
(125.5)
12
(189.9)
9
(136.1)
16
(241.7)
13
(200.4)
13
(201.0)
11
(171.3)
13
(203.3)
13
(205.4)
11
(174.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(548.4)
52
(777.7)
24
(362.3)
31
(475.9)
35
(544.4)
54
(847.5)
36
(569.8)
52
(786.2)
38
(574.0)
38
(585.8)
26
(402.0)
28
(435.9)
30
(469.2)
26
(410.8)
13
(206.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
121
(1,793)
107
(1,600)
122
(1,842)
100
(1,535)
117
(1,820)
141
(2,213)
151
(2,390)
162
(2,449)
166
(2,508)
142
(2,189)
109
(1,685)
81
(1,261)
75
(1,173)
106
(1,675)
86
(1,364)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(207.5)
9
(134.6)
9
(135.9)
9
(138.2)
10
(155.5)
9
(141.2)
10
(158.3)
2
(30.2)
9
(136.0)
6
(92.5)
8
(123.7)
3
(46.7)
9
(140.8)
10
(158.0)
9
(142.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
5
(79.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)166.2180.1173.3131.9263.3215.6236.8196.3225.4203.8173.5151.6197.4171.6162.8

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City-data.com crime index in Solvay, NY

Crime rate in Solvay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (25.4%), Irish (20.7%), American (7.5%), German (6.5%), Polish (5.9%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 3,858 people per square mile   (average).

Solvay,NY real estate house value index trend

Solvay, New York map

357 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia, 2.6% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This village:

5.6%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,841 (3.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,552 (3.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 76.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -789 (-12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 327 (10.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Solvay, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Solvay, NY in 2017
Solvay satellite photo by USGS

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 Solvay, NY residents
Average permit cost in Solvay, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Solvay, NY
Historical housing units in Solvay, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +132 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in Solvay, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Solvay, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)

Average climate in Solvay, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Solvay, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.282. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.78
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 the city 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Solvay topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in Solvay

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Solvay:

Marital status in Solvay, NY
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Solvay:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Solvay
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Solvay, NY (based on Onondaga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Onondaga County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Onondaga County:

7.9%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Onondaga County:

27.3%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Onondaga 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
Electric Power 22$126,169$68,8192$2,391
Streets and Highways 14$57,488$49,2750$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$98,377$84,3232$5,217
Solid Waste Management 6$20,298$40,5960$0
Financial Administration 3$12,623$50,4920$0
Police - Other 2$5,045$30,2701$314
Local Libraries 2$7,689$46,13414$10,199
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,937$47,2443$5,948
Other and Unallocable 1$3,109$37,3080$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,897$34,7643$2,580
Other Government Administration 1$2,954$35,44817$7,785
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 67$340,586$61,00042$34,434

Solvay government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $184,000 ($29.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($5.52)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $28,661,000 ($4519.95)
    General - Other: $1,266,000 ($199.65)
    Police Protection: $1,171,000 ($184.67)
    Regular Highways: $872,000 ($137.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $462,000 ($72.86)
    Libraries: $252,000 ($39.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $217,000 ($34.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($21.92)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($21.92)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($18.61)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($16.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $93,000 ($14.67)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($5.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $206,000 ($32.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $364,000 ($57.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $239,000 ($37.69)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($6.94)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($5.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,810,000 ($758.56)

Solvay government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $141,000 ($22.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $630,000 ($99.35)
    Other: $60,000 ($9.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $923,000 ($145.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000 ($13.72)
    Rents: $61,000 ($9.62)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.79)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $29,893,000 ($4714.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $273,000 ($43.05)
    General Local Government Support: $173,000 ($27.28)
    Highways: $133,000 ($20.97)
  • Tax - Property: $3,138,000 ($494.87)
    Other License: $82,000 ($12.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($3.78)

Solvay government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,801,000 ($1703.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,250,000 ($985.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,160,000 ($813.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $609,000 ($96.04)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $6,385,000 ($1006.94)

Solvay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,103,000 ($804.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,875,000 ($611.10)

3.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($388 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oswego County, NY  0.47% ($40,574 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.24% ($52,013)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.20% ($46,292)


4.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
New York average:

5.85%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($336 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oswego County, NY  0.42% ($38,617 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.24% ($53,865)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.17% ($42,763)

Businesses in Solvay, NY

  • Cricket Wireless: 1
  • FedEx: 1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Solvay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • $4,596,000Total costs
  • 51,866Total average daily traffic
  • 2,593Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,112Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2015, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/1991, Expiration Date: 05/31/1996, Cancellation Date: 02/14/1996, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/1991, Expiration Date: 05/31/1996, Cancellation Date: 02/14/1996, 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: 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 21920.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/2017, Expiration Date: 07/03/2027, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2017, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2008, Expiration Date: 05/09/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (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 in Solvay, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Solvay, NY - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
Fire incident types in Solvay, NY

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Solvay, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Solvay, NY
  • 72.9%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Solvay, NY
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 37.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

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  • #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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