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Median resident age:  35.9 years
New York median age:  35.9 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,963 (it was $55,039 in 2000)
Staten Island:

$70,963
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,939

Staten Island borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $434,000 (it was $216,600 in 2000)
Staten Island:

$434,000
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $538,672; Detached houses: $605,969; Townhouses or other attached units: $417,785; In 2-unit structures: $623,790; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $510,487; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $285,074; Mobile homes: $261,596; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $389,490

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  • White alone - 316,316 (71.3%)
  • Hispanic - 53,550 (12.1%)
  • Black alone - 39,704 (8.9%)
  • Asian alone - 24,786 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 7,797 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 857 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 599 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 119 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Staten Island: 405.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 154 registered sex offenders living in Staten Island, New York as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Staten Island to the number of sex offenders is 3,124 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Staten Island borough:  0.7% ($1,418)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bayonne, NJ (6.0 miles , pop. 61,842).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jersey City, NJ (10.5 miles , pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (14.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Carteret borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Port Reading, NJ (2.4 miles ), Bayonne, NJ (2.4 miles ), Elizabeth, NJ (2.6 miles ), Sewaren, NJ (2.6 miles ), Linden, NJ (2.6 miles ), Avenel, NJ (2.7 miles ), Rahway, NJ (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 74.14 W

Staten Island household income distribution Staten Island home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Staten Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Staten Island borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 33.8 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Staten Island-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from Staten Island center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 18.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Christina Aguilera - (born 1980), singer, Joan Baez - (born 1941), singer-songwriter, Theodore Sturgeon - (1918-1985), science fiction author, Frank Menechino - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, born: Jan 7, 1971), Jason Marquis - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Aug 21, 1978), Lewis Sanders - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Jun 22, 1978), Anthony Passalaqua - College basketball player (Wagner Seahawks), Jeff McMillan - College basketball player (USC Trojans), Jennifer Derevjanik - WNBA player (Connecticut Sun, born: Mar 29, 1982), John Wolyniec - Major League Soccer player (Columbus, born: Jan 24, 1977).

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Staten Island: Edward C. Benfold, Joseph F. Merrell, Vincent R. Capodanno.

Main business address for: STATEN ISLAND BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Staten Island:

  • CAROL MOLINARO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 800 CASTLETON AVENUE)
  • ISLAND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, INC. (Dialysis Facility, 470 SEAVIEW AVENUE)
  • ISLAND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES-CLOVE LAKES EXTENSION (Dialysis Facility, 25 FANNING STREET)
  • RICHMOND KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1366 VICTORY BOULEVARD)
  • STATEN ISLAND DIALYSIS CLINIC/ AKC (Dialysis Facility, 1550 RICHMOND AVE.)
  • VNA OF STATEN ISLAND (Home Health Center, 400 LAKE AVE BOX E)
  • A VERY SPECIAL PLACE, INC. (Hospital, 72 BENTON AVE)
  • A VERY SPECIAL PLACE, INC. (Hospital, 1041 HYLAN BLVD)
  • AABR, INC (Hospital, 158 CROMWELL AVE)
  • BAYLEY SETON HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 75 VANDERBILT AVE)
  • CATHOLIC GUARDIAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK (Hospital, 46 DRESDEN PLACE)
  • EDEN I I SCHOOL FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN (Hospital, 381 CARLTON BLVD)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (Hospital, 630 HYLAN BLVD)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (Hospital, 107 JUMEL ST)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (Hospital, 146 SOUTH AVENUE)
  • MISSION OF THE IMMACULATE VIRGIN (Hospital, 6581 HYLAN BLVD)
  • NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, 200 TYSEN ST)
  • NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, 55 GALLOWAY AVE)
  • PAX CHRISTI HOSPICE (Hospital, 355 BARD AVE)
  • RICHMOND UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 355 BARD AVENUE)
  • SOUTH BEACH PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, 777 SEAVIEW AVE)
  • STATEN ISLAND DC - MDU (Hospital, 777 SEAVIEW AVE)
  • STATEN ISLAND DDSO (Hospital, 24 O EXECUTIVE WAY)
  • STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 475 SEAVIEW AVENUE)
  • STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL CONC - CLOSED (Hospital, 1050 TARGEE)
  • STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-SOUTH - CLOSED (Hospital, 375 SEQUINE AVE)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK CITY (Hospital, 185 ST MARKS PL 2LM)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (Hospital, 35 SHARROTTS)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (Hospital, 455 MEDINA ST)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (Hospital, 17 SCARBORO AVENUE)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (Hospital, 64 MADSEN AVE)
  • CARMEL RICHMOND HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 88 OLD TOWN ROAD)
  • CARMEL RICHMOND NH (Nursing Home, 88 OLD TOWN RD)
  • CLOVE LAKES HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 25 FANNING STREET)
  • CLOVE LAKES NH HRF (Nursing Home, 25 FANNING PLACE)
  • EGER HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 140 MEISNER AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN GATE HRF (Nursing Home, 191 BRADLEY AVE)
  • GOLDEN GATE REHAB AND H C C (Nursing Home, 191 BRADLEY AVE)
  • LILY POND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 150 LILY POND AVE)
  • NEW VANDERBILT REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 135 VANDERBILT AVE)
  • RICHMOND CENTER FOR REHAB AND SPECIALTY H C (Nursing Home, 91 TOMPKINS AVENUE)
  • SEA VIEW HOSPITAL REHABILITATION CENTER AND HOME (Nursing Home, 460 BRIELLE AVE)
  • SILVER LAKE SPECIALIZED REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 275 CASTLETON AVENUE)
  • STATEN ISLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 200 LAFAYETTE AVENUE)
  • VERRAZANO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 100 CASTLETON AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Staten Island, NY

Amtrak stations near Staten Island:

  • 9 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 10 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Staten Island:

  • CUNY College of Staten Island (Full-time enrollment: 9,326; Location: 2800 Victory Blvd; Public; Website: www.csi.cuny.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Wagner College (FT enrollment: 2,017; Location: One Campus Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wagner.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • St. Paul's School of Nursing-Staten Island (FT enrollment: 102; Location: Corporate Commons Two, 2 Teleport Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.svcmc.org)
  • Career School of NY (FT enrollment: 60; Location: 350 St. Marks Pl; Private, not-for-profit; Website: careerschoolny.com/)
  • Willsey Institute (Location: 120 Stuyvesant Pl; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Staten Island:

  • New Jersey City University (about 8 miles; Jersey City, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,152)
  • Kean University (about 9 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)
  • CUNY Brooklyn College (about 11 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 9,875)
  • Saint Peter's College (about 11 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,366)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 11 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,420)
  • Essex County College (about 11 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,915)
  • CUNY Kingsborough Community College (about 11 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 10,621)

Biggest public high schools in Staten Island:

Private high schools in Staten Island:

  • MOORE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 918; Location: 100 MERRILL AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST PETERS BOYS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 775; Location: 200 CLINTON AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • ST JOHN VILLA ACADEMY-HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 26 LANDIS AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • ST JOSEPH HILL ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 850 HYLAN BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • NOTRE DAME ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 134 HOWARD AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • FRANCIS SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 4240 AMBOY RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • RICHMONDTOWN PREP SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 2707 HYLAN BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MESIVTA KESSER YISROEL OF WILLOWBROO (Students: 16; Location: 240 WOODWARD AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Staten Island:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Staten Island:

  • OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA (Students: 879; Location: 5411 AMBOY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CHARLES SCHOOL (Students: 726; Location: 200 PENN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CLARE SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 151 LINDENWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH HILL ACADEMY (Students: 621; Location: 850 HYLAN BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 617; Location: 830 DELAFIELD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PATRICK''S SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 3560 RICHMOND RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 22 STEELE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST TERESA SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 1632 VICTORY BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 30 WELLBROOK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JEWISH FOUNDATION SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 400 CASWELL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Staten Island: Great Kills Yacht Club (A), Kaufman Campgrounds (B), Arlington Yards (C), Tottenville Shipyards (D), New York City Farm Colony (E), Hish Rock Girl Scout Camp (F), Latourette Country Club (G), Huguenot Country Club (H), Pershing Circle (I), North Wharf (J), South Wharf (K), Staten Island Hospitality Center (L), South Shore Golf Course (M), Oakwood Beach Water Pollution Control Plant (N), Consolidated Edison Sub-Station Number 3 (O), Pier 1 (P), Pier 2 (Q), Pier 3 (R), Pier 4 (S), Pier 5 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Staten Island Mall Shopping Center (1), Charleston Retail Center Shopping Center (2), Hylan Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (3), Pergament Enterprises Mall Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Staten Island include: Saint Albans Church (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Charleston Church (C), Saint John's Episcopal Church (D), Christ Episcopal Church (E), Saint Lukes Church (F), Saint Mary's Episcopal Church (G), Saint Clement and Saint Michael's Church (H), Saint Nicholas Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Saint Lukes Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Saint Peters Cemetery (4), Silver Lake Cemetery (5), Silver Mount Cemetery (6), Moravian Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Martling Lake (A), Ohrback Lake (B), Stump Pond (C), Valley Lake (D), Walker Pond (E), Wolfes Pond (F), Islington Pond (G), Long Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fresh Kills (A), Richmond Creek (B), Old Place Creek (C), Mill Creek (D), Main Creek (E), Lemon Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Staten Island include: La Tourette Park (1), Wolfes Pond Park (2), Saint George - New Brighton Historic District (3), Veterans Park (4), Tappen Park (5), Westerleigh Park (6), Larry De Young Field (7), Blue Heron Pond Park (8), Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Oakwood Beach (A), Annadale Beach (B), Huguenot Beach (C), Buono Beach (D), South Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Alice Austen House Museum (2 Hylan Boulevard) (1), Barrett Park Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 614 Broadway) (2), Reef Fantasy (Aquariums; 1749 Victory Blvd) (3), Conference House Association Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 70 Satterlee Street) (4), Conference HSE (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7455 Hylan Boulevard) (5), Going Places Travel (Tourism Consultants; 1883 Victory Blvd) (6), Alpha Touring Inc (Tours & Charters; 100 Colfax Av) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: N Y City - Criminal Court (67 Targee Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Richmond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.8. This is about average.
City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.376. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.376
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.46
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.43
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072

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

POOL-17-18 BUNGALOWS (Address: 166 KEIBER COURT , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ALL SEASONS WATER CO (Serves PA, Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-17-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FIUME BELLO INC (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
POOL-LOS BOMBEROS (Address: 230 CRYSTAL AVENUE , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2004)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DYNASTY COTTAGES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Staten Island that have no violations reported:

  • TERRY-TOM COTTAGES (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.8 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  71.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This borough:

10.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

5.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Staten Island, NY

People in group quarters in Staten Island in 2010:

  • 2,705 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,457 people in college/university student housing
  • 975 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 918 people in state prisons
  • 818 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 414 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 259 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 114 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 86 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 47 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 33 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Staten Island in 2000:

  • 3,300 people in nursing homes
  • 1,124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,048 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 944 people in state prisons
  • 750 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 448 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 371 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 285 people in other group homes
  • 227 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 227 people in religious group quarters
  • 166 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 131 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 35 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 25 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 18 people in crews of maritime vessels

Staten Island compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Staten Island (2011 data):

  • New York Community Bank: 22 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 19 branches. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Northfield Bank: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $2,367.5 mil, Deposits: $1,506.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TD Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Citibank, National Association: Mid Island Branch, West New Brighton Branch, Grasmere Branch, Stapleton Branch, Castleton Corners Branch, Princes Bay Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: 4106 Hylan Boulevard, Forest Avenue Branch, Veterans Road Branch, Staten Island Branch, Midland Beach Branch. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Victory State Bank: Bay Street Branch, Hylan Boulevard Branch, Forest Avenue, One Hyatt Street Branch, at 4142 Hylan Boulevard. Info updated 2010/08/06: Bank assets: $243.7 mil, Deposits: $215.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Vsb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: West Brighton, Tottenville Branch, Evergreen Branch, Hylan Boulevard Branch, Port Richmond. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • 10 other banks with 13 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Staten Island, New York:

  • Cosmopolitan Motel, 1274 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305 , Phone: (718) 979-7000
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314 , Phone: (718) 477-2400, Fax: (718) 477-5620
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1120 South Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314 , Phone: (718) 477-1600
  • The Staten Island Hotel, 1415 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314 , Phone: (718) 698-5000, Fax: (718) 354-7072
  • Comfort Inn, 310 Wild Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314 , Phone: (718) 276-8679, Fax: (718) 276-8780
  • Holiday Inn Express, 300 Wild Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314 , Phone: (718) 276-8689, Fax: (718) 276-8780
  • Ramada Staten Island, 535 N Gannon Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314 , Phone: (718) 494-6300, Fax: (718) 494-5716
  • Holiday Inn Staten Island, 290 Wild Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314 , Phone: (718) 698-8811, Fax: (718) 698-8812
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Staten Island, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Staten Island:

(Staten Island, New York Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Staten Island borough (based on Richmond County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.04%
Here75.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents79.6%10.1%2.4%1.2%1.0%
Congregations24.0%11.7%3.2%5.8%5.2%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.0%0.7%0.6%0.5%2.8%
Congregations6.5%6.5%0.6%1.3%35.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 166
This county:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Richmond County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 54
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Richmond County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 258
Richmond County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Richmond County:

17.2%
New York:

15.6%

4.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
New York average:

5.41%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kings County, NY  2.31% ($50,829 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.39% ($46,884)
from New York County, NY  0.30% ($51,807)


5.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
New York average:

6.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kings County, NY  0.80% ($42,874 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.39% ($102,994)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($65,110)

Strongest AM radio stations in Staten Island:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Staten Island:

  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Staten Island:

  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Staten Island)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Staten Island, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1233 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Staten Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Staten Island)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Businesses in Staten Island, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7IHOP1
ALDO2JCPenney1
AT&T4Jones New York5
Ace Hardware1Journeys1
Aeropostale1KFC4
Aerosoles1Kmart1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kohl's1
Ann Taylor2Kroger1
Apple Store1LA Fitness1
Applebee's4La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone3Lane Bryant1
Avenue2LensCrafters1
Bakers1Little Caesars Pizza1
Banana Republic1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins14Macy's2
Bath & Body Works1Marshalls1
Bebe1MasterBrand Cabinets27
Bed Bath & Beyond2McDonald's11
Blockbuster3Men's Wearhouse2
Brookstone1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King8New Balance2
Burlington Coat Factory1New York & Co2
CVS16Nike16
Cache1Old Navy1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread2
Chico's1Payless5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
Cinnabon 1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack6
Costco1Raymour & Flanigan1
Curves2Rite Aid4
DHL3SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry6Sears3
Domino's Pizza4Sephora2
DressBarn2Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts30Sprint Nextel2
Express1Staples3
Famous Footwear1Starbucks7
Fashion Bug1Subway24
FedEx38T.G.I. Driday's1
Finish Line1T.J.Maxx2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Taco Bell2
Foot Locker1Target1
Forever 211The Limited1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Room Place2
GNC5Toys"R"Us4
GameStop6Trader Joe's1
Gap2True Value3
Gymboree1U-Haul10
H&M1UPS34
H&R Block11Vans3
Haagen-Dazs1Verizon Wireless6
Holiday Inn1Victoria's Secret1
Hollister Co.1Wendy's6
Home Depot3White Castle2
Hot Topic1YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Staten Island, NY


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  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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