Stony Creek, New York

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Population in 2010: 767. Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 389  (50.7%)
Females: 378  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12878.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,726 (it was $32,946 in 2000)
Stony Creek:

$46,726
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,391 (it was $14,654 in 2000)

Stony Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,834 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Stony Creek:

$164,834
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $231,866; Detached houses: $240,910; Townhouses or other attached units: $298,113; In 2-unit structures: $178,643; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,099; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $292,730; Mobile homes: $52,048
  • Races in Stony Creek, NY (2010)

    Stony Creek races chart
    • 72194.0%White alone
    • 233.0%Hispanic
    • 131.7%Two or more races
    • 40.5%Black alone
    • 40.5%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Stony Creek: 104.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.4%), English (13.5%), Irish (12.7%), United States (11.3%), Italian (10.6%), French (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 835 feet

Land area: 82.4 square miles.

Population density: 9.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Stony Creek,NY real estate house value index trend

Stony Creek, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Stony Creek:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stony Creek town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Stony Creek, New York as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stony Creek to the number of sex offenders is 429 to 1.


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

Stony Creek town:  1.0% ($856)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Stony Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (43.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (164.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (178.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Thurman, NY (2.7 miles ), Hadley, NY (3.0 miles ), Day, NY (3.0 miles ), Lake Luzerne-Hadley, NY (3.2 miles ), Lake Luzerne, NY (3.2 miles ), Warrensburg, NY (3.2 miles ), Lake George, NY (3.5 miles ), Corinth, NY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 73.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Stony Creek household income distribution Stony Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Stony Creek, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.3 miles away from the Stony Creek town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.3 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stony Creek-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 41.1 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 74.3 miles away from Stony Creek center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.0 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) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from Stony Creek center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stony Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stony Creek:

  • WESTMOUNT HEALTH FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; QUEENSBURY, NY)
  • ADIRONDACK REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CORINTH, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stony Creek:

  • Adirondack Community College (about 17 miles; Queensbury, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Skidmore College (about 25 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 26 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 35 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)
  • Castleton State College (about 42 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Union College (about 43 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 43 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)

Library in Stony Creek:

  • STONY CREEK FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,150; Location: 37 HARRISBURG ROAD; 8,159 books; 3,031 audio materials; 1,237 video materials; 14 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Stony Creek: Stony Creek Station (A), Stony Creek Family Campground (B), One Thousand Acres Ranch Resort (C), Stony Creek Free Library (D), Stony Creek Fire House (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Stony Creek: Knowlhurst Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Scofield Cemetery (1), Van Dusen Cemetery (2), Lens Lake Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Pond (A), Middle Flow (B), New Lake (C), Saint John Lake (D), Wilcox Lake (E), Harrisburg Lake (F), Lens Lake (G), Masher Vly (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smears Creek (A), Wills Creek (B), Fodder Brook (C), Fly Creek (D), Stony Creek (E), South Brook (F), Roaring Branch (G), Dayton Creek (H), Vanauken Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

16.3%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

6.4%
Whole state:

7.4%
11 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Stony Creek compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
New York average:

14.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stony Creek town (based on Warren County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,54610
Mainline Protestant4,87830
Evangelical Protestant2,64622
Other1,2097
Black Protestant1131
None42,315-
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: 31
Warren County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Warren County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Warren County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

20.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

24.4%
New York:

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

13.2%
State:

15.6%

6.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saratoga County, NY  1.67% ($37,897 average AGI)
from Washington County, NY  1.64% ($29,869)
from Albany County, NY  0.21% ($51,831)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($761 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saratoga County, NY  1.73% ($36,555 average AGI)
to Washington County, NY  1.65% ($26,057)
to Albany County, NY  0.20% ($35,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stony Creek:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMML (1230 AM; 1 kW; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stony Creek:

  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WSSK (89.7 FM; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)

TV broadcast stations around Stony Creek:

  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W47CM (Channel 47; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04BD (Channel 4; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Stony Creek fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2006 08:55 AM, Cr-3, Lat: 43.41448, Lon: -73.90035, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 2005 05:21 AM, Cr-12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 4, 1999 05:00 PM, Harrisburg Rd Cr-22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $11,468,000Total costs
  • 3,218Total average daily traffic
  • 265Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,378Total future (year 2003) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Stony Creek, NY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • RS7_FULLERS, 8 Mi. W From Stony Creek, Ny Via Hadley Rd-Cemetery Rd On Harrisburg Rd (Lat: 43.481667 Lon: -74.089167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPUP665
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.712 MHz, 856.712 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 856.987 MHz, 857.712 MHz, 858.737 MHz, 858.987 MHz, 860.712 MHz, 860.737 MHz, 858.137 MHz, 859.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2002, Expiration Date: 04/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2010, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper
    Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • RS12-BAKERTOWN, 11 Mi Sw From Stony Creek, Ny Via Cemetery Rd On Cr 22 (Harrisburg Rd) (Lat: 43.384194 Lon: -74.163333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPUV231
    Assigned Frequencies: 860.712 MHz, 859.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2002, Expiration Date: 05/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2010, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper
    Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • RS8_STONYCREEK, 2 Mi. E From Stony Creek Via Cemetery Rd-Murray Rd On Lanfear Rd (Lat: 43.426667 Lon: -73.907500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPVC624
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.712 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 856.987 MHz, 858.737 MHz, 858.987 MHz, 860.712 MHz, 859.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2002, Expiration Date: 06/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2010, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper
    Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Stony Creek, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John676.5 years
Helen576.4 years
James570.2 years
Joseph568.6 years
Grace487.0 years
Edward475.3 years
George474.5 years
Dorothy470.7 years
Mildred479.5 years
Henry367.0 years
Most common last names in Stony Creek, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Winslow771.9 years
Colson765.0 years
White580.0 years
Hastings471.5 years
Gill462.0 years
Knowlton475.0 years
Thomas459.5 years
Baker374.0 years
Brown370.3 years
Vandusen383.3 years
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