Tupper Lake, New York

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Population in 2014: 3,619 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 1,863  (51.5%)
Females: 1,756  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12986.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,109 (it was $31,654 in 2000)
Tupper Lake:

$42,109
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,258 (it was $15,567 in 2000)

Tupper Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,579 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Tupper Lake:

$89,579
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $162,428; Detached houses: $173,888; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,345; In 2-unit structures: $326,241; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $56,935; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $280,925; Mobile homes: $55,314

Median gross rent in 2013: $609.

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  • Races in Tupper Lake, NY (2010)

    Tupper Lake races chart
    • 3,55196.8%White alone
    • 330.9%Hispanic
    • 280.8%Two or more races
    • 270.7%American Indian alone
    • 170.5%Black alone
    • 110.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tupper Lake: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (22.3%), French Canadian (17.7%), Irish (16.5%), German (7.1%), English (4.7%), United States (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 2,035 people per square mile   (low).

Tupper Lake,NY real estate house value index trend

Tupper Lake, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Tupper Lake:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tupper Lake village:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

146 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America, 1.2% Europe).

This village:

4.2%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,606 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,148 (2.4%)

Tupper Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (87.5 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (173.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (236.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Piercefield, NY (2.3 miles ), Santa Clara, NY (3.6 miles ), Harrietstown, NY (3.8 miles ), Paul Smiths, NY (4.2 miles ), Saranac Lake, NY (4.2 miles ), Cranberry Lake, NY (4.3 miles) , Long Lake, NY (4.5 miles ), North Elba, NY (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $165,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.23 N, Longitude: 74.47 W

Area code: 518

Tupper Lake household income distribution Tupper Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Tupper Lake by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10203011012N/A4
per 100,000 25.20.051.20.077.60.026.226.20.027.254.3N/A110.2
Robberies 0000000000103
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.027.10.082.6
Assaults 19181061013111049536
per 100,000 478.3462.4255.9154.8258.7338.4287.7262.3107.0244.4135.782.4165.3
Burglaries 28421636153324122523252225
per 100,000 704.91,078.9409.4928.8388.0858.9627.6314.8668.4624.5678.6604.1688.7
Thefts 9299569776931541068080795985
per 100,000 2,316.22,543.01,433.02,502.61,965.92,420.64,027.22,780.72,139.02,172.12,144.41,620.02,341.6
Auto thefts 611856100511424
per 100,000 151.1282.6204.7129.0155.2260.30.0131.226.727.2108.654.9110.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A020010N/AN/A0
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A0.052.10.00.026.70.0N/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 280.9304.3202.4214.8241.5255.5295.1226.1162.3211.7229.7178.9308.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Tupper Lake tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -179 (-4.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Tupper Lake, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tupper Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 89% 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 20.3 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 40.9 miles away from Tupper Lake 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 151.6 miles away from the city 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 42.3 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 22.2 miles away from Tupper Lake center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.1 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 Franklin County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tupper Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tupper Lake:

  • SUNMOUNT DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (403 PARK STREET)
  • SUNMOUNT SRU 2 (380 HOSLEY AVENUE)
  • ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER MERCY (114 WAWBEEK AVE)
  • ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER - DIALYSIS (144 WAWBEEK AVENUE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tupper Lake:

  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 39 miles; Potsdam, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,307)
  • Clarkson University (about 40 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • St Lawrence University (about 43 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 44 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 59 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Champlain College (about 65 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 65 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)

Public high school in Tupper Lake:

  • TUPPER LAKE MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 25 CHANEY AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Tupper Lake:

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Library in Tupper Lake:

  • TUPPER LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $230,017; Location: 41 LAKE STREET; 40,606 books; 2,809 e-books; 2,403 audio materials; 544 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 155 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Holy Ghost Academy is closed added by Laudi

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Notable locations in Tupper Lake: Tupper Lake Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Goff - Nelson Memorial Library (B), Tupper Lake Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tupper Lake include: Holy Name Catholic Church (A), Saint Alphonsus Church (B), United Community Church of Tupper Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 2.14. This is significantly better than average.

City:

2.14
U.S.:

74.67

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.505. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.505
U.S.:

1.912
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  56.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  13.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Tupper Lake in 2010:

  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Tupper Lake in 2000:

  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other group homes

Tupper Lake, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tupper Lake (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Tupper Lake Hosley Branch at 314 Hosley Avenue, branch established on 1979/08/21; Tupper Lake - Park Street Branch at 75 Park Street, branch established on 1906/06/18. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New York average:

13.9

Tupper Lake travel time to work - commute Tupper Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tupper Lake village (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,43721
Mainline Protestant2,94226
Evangelical Protestant1,27719
Other2534
None28,690-
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: 18
Franklin County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Franklin County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.3%
New York:

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

13.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tupper Lake:

49.8%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tupper Lake:

46.6%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tupper Lake:

22.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tupper Lake:

6.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Tupper Lake:

58.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Tupper Lake:

76.5%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tupper Lake, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,371$33,4841$1,546
Other Government Administration 1$4,172$50,0640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,532
Police Protection - Officers 9$47,629$63,5053$1,772
Firefighters 0$0 1$2,033
Streets and Highways 6$23,531$47,0620$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,065$36,7800$0
Sewerage 4$16,281$48,8430$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,963$35,5560$0
Water Supply 4$14,895$44,6850$0
Electric Power 10$40,472$48,5660$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,300$39,6001$266
Totals for Government 40$164,679$49,4047$7,149

Tupper Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $104,000 ($28.74)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($6.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,240,000 ($618.96)
    Police Protection: $497,000 ($137.33)
    Sewerage: $446,000 ($123.24)
    General - Other: $357,000 ($98.65)
    Water Utilities: $352,000 ($97.26)
    Regular Highways: $315,000 ($87.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($32.05)
    Fire Protection: $115,000 ($31.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $105,000 ($29.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($17.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($9.67)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($8.57)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($7.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($4.42)
    Health Services - Other: $13,000 ($3.59)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($3.32)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($16.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $139,000 ($38.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $43,000 ($11.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $35,000 ($9.67)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($9.39)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($6.91)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($4.70)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($2.76)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($2.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,551,000 ($428.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($21.83)

Tupper Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $697,000 ($192.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($20.45)
    All Other: $11,000 ($3.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($2.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $112,000 ($30.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $154,000 ($42.55)
    Highways: $28,000 ($7.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($17.68)
    Interest Earnings: $59,000 ($16.30)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,640,000 ($729.48)
    Water Utilities: $541,000 ($149.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $95,000 ($26.25)
    General Support: $57,000 ($15.75)
    Highways: $49,000 ($13.54)
  • Tax - Property: $1,269,000 ($350.65)
    Public Utilities: $34,000 ($9.39)
    NEC: $17,000 ($4.70)

Tupper Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,318,000 ($364.19)
    Electric Utilities: $965,000 ($266.65)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,310,000 ($638.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $100,000 ($27.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,200,000 ($607.90)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,215,000 ($335.73)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $850,000 ($234.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $210,000 ($58.03)
    Electric Utilities: $115,000 ($31.78)
    Water Utilities: $103,000 ($28.46)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $300,000 ($82.90)
    Beginning: $150,000 ($41.45)

Tupper Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $205,000 ($56.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,057,000 ($292.07)

3.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
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 St. Lawrence County, NY  0.59% ($24,920 average AGI)
from Essex County, NY  0.49% ($35,940)
from Clinton County, NY  0.40% ($36,188)


4.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
New York average:

5.46%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.69% ($34,568 average AGI)
to Clinton County, NY  0.52% ($30,389)
to Essex County, NY  0.52% ($37,236)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tupper Lake:

  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNBZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SARANAC LAKE, NY; Owner: SARANAC LAKE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tupper Lake:

  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • W219AU (91.7 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WYZY (106.3 FM; SARANAC LAKE, NY; Owner: SARANAC LAKE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WSLL (90.5 FM; SARANAC LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • W250AD (97.9 FM; LONG LAKE, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tupper Lake:

  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W25AT (Channel 25; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES PUB.TELECOMM.COUNCIL)
Tupper Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Tupper Lake fatal accident list:

Nov 24, 2009 12:50 AM, Sr-30, Lat: 44.16832, Lon: -74.51833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 2007 12:30 AM, Sr-30, Charland Rd., Lat: 44.17989, Lon: -74.50127, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jun 24, 2006 05:15 PM, Sr-3, Setting Pole Da, Lat: 44.24443, Lon: -74.53548, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 26, 1993 05:37 PM, 3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 1991 02:40 AM, Wawbeek Av, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 3, 1990 05:23 PM, 3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 1982 10:30 PM, 3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $855,000Total costs
  • 5,181Total average daily traffic
  • 418Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,216Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Big Tupper Ski Area (102931) (Lat: 44.159806 Lon: -74.475778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN856
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Big Tupper Ski Area (102931) (Lat: 44.159806 Lon: -74.475778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN864
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Mt Morris (Lat: 44.524222 Lon: -73.115694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPSJ664
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 05/22/2021, Certifier: Steve SukerRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 44.223917 Lon: -74.442278, Call Sign: KJE252
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.070 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/18/2023Registrant: Wells Communication Service Inc, 221 N Greenbush Rd, Troy, NY 12180, Phone: (518) 283-2735, Fax: (518) 283-0901, Email:
  • SP_MT.MORRIS, 5 Mi. S From Tupper Lake Via Sr 3-Sr 30 On Ski Tow Rd (Lat: 44.159722 Lon: -74.475000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: WPUW360
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.062 MHz, 851.112 MHz, 851.137 MHz, 851.162 MHz, 851.187 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.462 MHz, 851.487 MHz... (+25 more)Grant Date: 05/15/2002, Expiration Date: 05/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J CowperRegistrant: 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:
  • RS9_E.TUPPERLAKE, 18 Mi. E From Tupper Lake Via Sr 3-Coreys Rd On Local Road (Lat: 44.239167 Lon: -74.240556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPUW735
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.062 MHz, 851.112 MHz, 851.137 MHz, 851.162 MHz, 851.187 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.462 MHz, 851.487 MHz, 851.512 MHz... (+24 more)Grant Date: 05/17/2002, Expiration Date: 05/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J CowperRegistrant: 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:
  • RS1_SABATTIS, 27 Mi. Sw From Tupper Lake Via Sr 30 (W Park St)-Sr 421 On Local Road (Lat: 44.090806 Lon: -74.815000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPUX395
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.062 MHz, 851.087 MHz, 851.112 MHz, 851.162 MHz, 851.187 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.487 MHz, 851.512 MHz... (+23 more)Grant Date: 05/21/2002, Expiration Date: 05/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J CowperRegistrant: 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:
  • 27 Mi. Sw From Tupper Lake Via Sr 30 (W Park St)-Sr 421 On Local Road (Lat: 44.090833 Lon: -74.815000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPVZ672
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.062 MHz, 851.087 MHz, 851.112 MHz, 851.162 MHz, 851.187 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.487 MHz, 851.512 MHz... (+23 more)Grant Date: 09/20/2002, Expiration Date: 09/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J CowperRegistrant: 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:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Mt. Morris, Summit Of Mt. Morris (Lat: 44.159778 Lon: -74.475722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQBG741, Licensee ID: L00356677
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.250 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2004, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006, Certifier: Kathryn L MullaneyRegistrant: The St. Lawrence University
  • Mt. Morris, Summit Of Mt. Morris (Lat: 44.159778 Lon: -74.475722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQBG745, Licensee ID: L00356677
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.250 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2004, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006, Certifier: Kathryn L MullaneyRegistrant: The St. Lawrence University
  • 3FRS307A, 485 Big Tupper Road (Lat: 44.159694 Lon: -74.475306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: WQLA915
    Assigned Frequencies: 10636.2 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2009, Expiration Date: 11/17/2019, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MORRIS, Big Tupper Road (Lat: 44.159722 Lon: -74.475528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.4 m, Overall height: 8.4 m, Call Sign: WQPJ318
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 06/04/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Certifier: Donald S JanquishRegistrant: Essex County Emergency Services, 702 Stowersville Rd., Lewis, NY 12950, Phone: (518) 873-3900, Fax: (518) 873-3963, Email:
  • MT MORRIS, Big Tupper Ski Area (Lat: 44.159806 Lon: -74.475778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.4 m, Call Sign: WQWJ210
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 09/11/2025, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • At Ski Ldg Cmplx Of Big Tupper Ski (Lat: 44.172833 Lon: -74.478778), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WGR735, Licensee ID: L00243279
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/1981, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014Registrant: Radio Lake Placid, Inc., Po Box 211, Saranac Lake, NY 12943-0211

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Mt. Morris (Lat: 44.159778 Lon: -74.474611), Call Sign: KQZ790
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.090 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Kathy M PaskevichRegistrant: Jkl Communications LLC, 142 Avenue C, Williston, VT 05495, Phone: (802) 860-0000, Fax: (802) 860-5037, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tupper Lake)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tupper Lake and their reported violations in the past:

HICKOKS BOAT LIVERY (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2011), St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Tupper Lake, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5972.9 years
Mary5580.5 years
Joseph4470.9 years
James3969.8 years
William3873.3 years
Charles3474.5 years
George3474.7 years
Robert3265.7 years
Margaret2777.2 years
Edward2775.0 years
Most common last names in Tupper Lake, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Delair2079.1 years
Brown1876.9 years
Maroun1671.5 years
Clement1574.2 years
Martin1474.8 years
Baker1370.7 years
Arsenault1374.1 years
Lavigne1372.6 years
Jones1373.4 years
Labarge1282.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
Businesses in Tupper Lake, NY
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1

Tupper Lake 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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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  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #22 (12986) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (12986) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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