Trenton, New York

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Population in 2010: 4,498. Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 2,252  (50.1%)
Females: 2,246  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13304.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,314 (it was $49,559 in 2000)
Trenton:

$60,314
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,025 (it was $23,139 in 2000)

Trenton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,482 (it was $87,300 in 2000)
Trenton:

$135,482
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $144,799; Detached houses: $144,034; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,968; In 2-unit structures: $181,782; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,152; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $801,001; Mobile homes: $45,575; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,222
  • Races in Trenton, NY (2010)

    Trenton races chart
    • 4,34496.6%White alone
    • 461.0%Hispanic
    • 390.9%Two or more races
    • 350.8%Asian alone
    • 140.3%Black alone
    • 130.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Trenton: 100.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.4%), German (18.5%), Polish (16.2%), English (13.5%), Italian (13.3%), French (9.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 43.3 square miles.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (very low).

Trenton,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Trenton:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Trenton town:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

81 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
New York:

22.3%

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

Trenton town:  2.1% ($1,814)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (11.2 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (122.2 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (179.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Barneveld, NY (1.1 miles ), Holland Patent, NY (1.9 miles ), Prospect, NY (2.0 miles ), Remsen, NY (2.2 miles ), Deerfield, NY (2.4 miles ), Russia, NY (2.5 miles ), Steuben, NY (2.5 miles ), Poland, NY (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.26 N, Longitude: 75.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Trenton, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Trenton-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 16.5 miles away from the Trenton town center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.5 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Trenton-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 64.3 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 112.5 miles away from Trenton 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 50.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 181.3 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 292.6 miles away from Trenton 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 67.0 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 Oneida County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Abraham Curry - Founding father of Carson City, William Henry Miller (architect) - Architect, George Edward Cole - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Trenton:

  • UCPA OF THE UTICA AREA (Hospital, about 7 miles away; UTICA, NY)
  • UCPA OF THE UTICA AREA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MARCY, NY)
  • UTICA PYSCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; UTICA, NY)
  • ST REGIS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; UTICA, NY)
  • UCPA OF THE UTICA AREA (Hospital, about 12 miles away; UTICA, NY)
  • ACACIA CERTIFIED HOME CARE CO (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; UTICA, NY)
  • MASONIC CARE COMMUNITY OF NEW YORK (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; UTICA, NY)

Amtrak stations near Trenton:

  • 11 miles: UTICA (321 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: ROME (6599 MARTIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trenton:

  • Utica College (about 12 miles; Utica, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,952)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 13 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 18 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Morrisville State College (about 33 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • Colgate University (about 35 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • Le Moyne College (about 48 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 50 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)

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Notable locations in Trenton: Barneveld Station (A), Trenton Falls Station (B), Ransoms Tree Farm (C), Hinckley Reservoir Water Treatment Plant (D), Barneveld Free Library (E), Prospect Free Library (F), Holland Patent Fire Department (G), Barneveld Fire Department (H), Prospect Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Trenton include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Park United Methodist Church (B), South Trenton Presbyterian Church (C), Saint David's Episcopal Church (D), Saint Leo and Saint Ann Roman Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Prospect Cemetery (1), Olden-Barneveld Cemetery (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Trout Brook (B), Willow Creek (C), Drumlin Brook (D), Cincinnati Creek (E), Steuben Creek (F), Shepards Brook (G), Cady Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Trenton: Trenton Assembly Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Oneida County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.4%
35 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
30 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
New York average:

14.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Trenton town (based on Oneida County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,75051
Mainline Protestant18,61095
Evangelical Protestant9,11975
Other4,41616
Black Protestant5044
Orthodox2703
None115,209-
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: 49
Oneida County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Oneida County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Oneida County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 205
Here:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oneida County:

24.4%
New York:

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

15.0%
State:

15.6%

3.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.14%
New York average:

5.06%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Herkimer County, NY  0.44% ($32,228 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.37% ($30,009)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.23% ($37,760)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
New York average:

5.46%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Herkimer County, NY  0.43% ($35,737 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.36% ($30,734)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.27% ($37,979)

Strongest AM radio stations in Trenton:

  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUTQ (1550 AM; 1 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNRS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRV (900 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, NY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trenton:

  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WRCK (107.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WODZ-FM (96.1 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRG-FM (104.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WBRV-FM (101.3 FM; BOONVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WMCR-FM (106.3 FM; ONEIDA, NY; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WSKU (105.5 FM; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXUR (92.7 FM; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • W201BS (88.1 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Trenton:

  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUTR (Channel 20; UTICA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPNY-LP (Channel 11; UTICA, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W53AM (Channel 53; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W59AU (Channel 59; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CING.COUNCIL,CENTRAL N. Y.)
  • W51CV (Channel 51; UTICA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W12BZ (Channel 12; ROME, NY; Owner: KEVIN O'KANE)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W27BJ (Channel 27; UTICA, NY; Owner: SOUL'S HARBOR PENTECOSTAL CHURCH)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 85m279ftTotal length
  • $23,874,000Total costs
  • 97,079Total average daily traffic
  • 8,871Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Trenton, NY

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Trenton compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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.
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