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Population in 2010: 4,871. Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 

Males: 2,395  (49.2%)
Females: 2,476  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13734.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,740 (it was $36,960 in 2000)
Tioga:

$50,740
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,946

Tioga town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,777 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Tioga:

$79,777
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,052; Detached houses: $112,248; In 2-unit structures: $289,332; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $51,260; Mobile homes: $43,224

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Tioga races chart
  • White alone - 4,732 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tioga: 149.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (23.7%), English (20.2%), Irish (12.6%), United States (10.6%), Italian (6.2%), Dutch (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 58.7 square miles.

Population density: 83 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tioga:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tioga town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

27 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
New York:  22.6%

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

Tioga town:  2.4% ($1,364)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (17.7 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (97.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (158.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Nichols, NY (2.2 miles ), Owego, NY (2.3 miles ), Barton, NY (2.8 miles ), Candor, NY (3.1 miles ), Waverly, NY (3.3 miles ), Apalachin, NY (3.3 miles ), Spencer, NY (3.3 miles ), Sayre borough, PA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $129,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 76.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Tioga household income distribution Tioga home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and electronic products (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Computer and electronic products (15%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tioga-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Tioga town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 10.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tioga-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Tioga center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tioga County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Tioga:

  • TIOGA COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; OWEGO, NY)
  • ELDERWOOD HEALTH CARE AT TIOGA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WAVERLY, NY)
  • SAYRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SAYRE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tioga:

  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 24 miles; Binghamton, NY; Full-time enrollment: 12,914)
  • Broome Community College (about 24 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,655)
  • Ithaca College (about 24 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,783)
  • Cornell University (about 26 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,529)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 29 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 37 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,439)
  • Corning Community College (about 37 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 2,559)

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Notable locations in Tioga: Mountain Top Greenhouses (A), Wildrose Farm (B), Tioga Fire Company (C), Tioga Center Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tioga include: Tioga Center Baptist Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Tioga Center United Methodist Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D), Zion Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Beaver Meadows Cemetery (2), Tioga Cemetery (3), Light Cemetery (4), Smithboro Cemetery (5), Smithboro Methodist Cemetery (6), Tioga Center Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Zorn Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pipe Creek (A), Dry Brook (B), Evelin Hill Creek (C), Catatonk Creek (D), Chambers Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Tioga 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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 11.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

11.9
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.01
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

28.3


Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

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

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

6.5%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.7%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tioga, NY

Tioga compared to New York state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (47%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Tioga town (based on Tioga County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.77%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents34.4%33.5%5.4%4.0%3.5%
Congregations8.1%35.5%4.8%6.5%4.8%
NameChurch of the NazareneChristian and Missionary AllianceGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%3.2%2.7%2.6%7.2%
Congregations3.2%6.5%4.8%3.2%22.6%
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: 13
Tioga County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Tioga County:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.7%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tioga County:

27.6%
State:

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

14.9%
State:

15.6%

5.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
New York average:

5.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Broome County, NY  1.58% ($37,457 average AGI)
from Bradford County, PA  0.70% ($23,804)
from Chemung County, NY  0.47% ($26,806)


6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Broome County, NY  1.98% ($32,123 average AGI)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.58% ($24,957)
to Bradford County, PA  0.55% ($25,450)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tioga:

  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WYOS (1360 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tioga:

  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVR (102.3 FM; WAVERLY, NY; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSQX-FM (91.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CNCL.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMRV-FM (105.7 FM; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBI (107.5 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W273AB (102.5 FM; OWEGO, NY; Owner: WEBO RADIO, INC.)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKGB-FM (92.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Tioga:

  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGH-CA (Channel 20; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W21BW (Channel 21; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 57 meters (187ft)
Total costs: $22,820,000
Total average daily traffic: 31,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,037
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 43,181

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tioga, NY


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Brian J Hargraves, 2601 Rte. 17 C (Lat: 42.033417 Lon: -76.366917), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, Www.Americantower.Com, 321 COLUMBUS AVE, 5TH FLOOR
  • Brian J Hargraves, 2601 Rte. 17 C (Lat: 42.033417 Lon: -76.366917), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, Www.Americantower.Com, 321 COLUMBUS AVE, 5TH FLOOR
  • Sean O'Malley, 2601 Rte. 17 C (Lat: 42.033417 Lon: -76.366917), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE
  • Tim McDougall, 2601 Rte. 17 C (010286) (Lat: 42.033417 Lon: -76.366917), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Tim McDougall, 2601 Rte. 17 C (010286) (Lat: 42.033417 Lon: -76.366917), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean O'Malley, 2601 Rte. 17 C (010286) (Lat: 42.033417 Lon: -76.366917), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Spaulding Hill Road (Lat: 42.143417 Lon: -76.342722), Call Sign: WSQ991
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2005, Expiration Date: 05/31/2015
    Registrant: Tioga County Of, 103 Corporate Drive (Lower Level), Owego, NY 13827, Phone: (607) 687-1010


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