Tyre, New York

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Population in 2010: 981.
Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 
Males: 495  (50.5%)
Females: 486  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13148.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,296 (it was $44,063 in 2000)
Tyre:

$63,296
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,906 (it was $17,836 in 2000)

Tyre town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,172 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Tyre:

$114,172
NY:

$314,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Tyre: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Tyre, NY (2010)
    • 95096.8%White alone
    • 141.4%Hispanic
    • 131.3%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: English (25.0%), German (23.4%), Irish (15.4%), Italian (12.8%), Dutch (7.5%), United States (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 30.1 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Tyre, New York map

19 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This town:

2.1%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Tyre town:

2.2% ($1,696)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (32.0 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (43.6 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (210.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Montezuma, NY (2.2 miles ),
Seneca Falls, NY (2.3 miles ),
Cayuga, NY (2.3 miles ),
Savannah, NY (2.5 miles ),
Waterloo, NY (2.6 miles ),
Junius, NY (2.6 miles ),
Aurelius, NY (2.7 miles ),
Galen, NY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 76.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Tyre, NY in 2017
Tyre satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Tyre, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Machinery (12.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Machinery (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Tyre, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)

Average climate in Tyre, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tyre-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Tyre town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 29.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tyre-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 139.7 miles away from Tyre 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 185.2 miles away from Tyre 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 211.8 miles away from Tyre center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 243.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from Tyre 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 109.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Seneca County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tyre topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tyre:

  • SENECA FALLS HOSP (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SENECA FALLS, NY)
  • SENECA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERLOO, NY)
  • HUNTINGTON LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERLOO, NY)
  • MERCY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER N H INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES CENTER FOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • CAYUGA COUNTY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • AUBURN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AUBURN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tyre:

  • Cayuga County Community College (about 13 miles; Auburn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,141)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 14 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 25 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 30 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 33 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Syracuse University (about 34 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 35 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tyre: Halsey Corners (A), Waterloo Toll Plaza (B), Magee Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tyre include: Tyre Church (A), Tyre United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tyre City Cemetery (1), Dutch Cemetery (2), Crusoe Cemetery (3), Traver Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Black Lake (A), Montezuma Marsh (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: White Brook (A), Black Brook (B), Clyde River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Tyre: Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: George Lucas Hartsuff - Army general.

Seneca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.5%
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: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.2%
Whole state:

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

3.7%
Whole state:

7.4%

For population 15 years and over in Tyre:

Marital status in Tyre, NY
  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Tyre:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tyre, NY (based on Seneca County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,17818
Evangelical Protestant1,89319
Catholic9432
Other5063
Orthodox--
None29,731-
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: 10
Seneca County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Seneca County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Seneca County:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Seneca County:

8.2%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
New York:

15.6%

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ontario County, NY  1.26% ($34,427 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NY  0.58% ($34,368)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.56% ($42,740)


5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ontario County, NY  1.23% ($36,615 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NY  0.54% ($37,887)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.43% ($35,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tyre:

  • WSFW (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLF (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC)
  • WAUB (1590 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WGVA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, NY; Owner: GENEVA BROADCASTING INC)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tyre:

  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFRW (88.1 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEOS (89.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGES OF THE SENECA)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W251AJ (98.1 FM; MELROSE PARK, NY; Owner: FMX BROADCASTING)
  • WDWN (89.1 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CAYUGA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Tyre:

  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • W69AN (Channel 69; UNION SPRINGS, ETC., NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $99,656,000Total costs
  • 238,728Total average daily traffic
  • 22,299Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Tyre, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tyre, NY

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int Of Cr 373 & Olmstead Rd (Lat: 43.021444 Lon: -76.774944), Call Sign: KNGG269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Registrant: Furman Communications, Inc., Savannah, NY 13146, Phone: (315) 365-3700
  • East Rd (Lat: 43.019500 Lon: -76.760500), Call Sign: WNBH205, Licensee ID: L00056988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/1999, Expiration Date: 02/15/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2005, Registrant: Savannah Agri Air Inc, Savannah, NY 13146-0130, Phone: (315) 365-3302

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tyre, NY
  • 42.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 5.5%Coal or coke
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 2.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tyre, NY
  • 54.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.6%Wood
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Electricity


Tyre 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.
  • 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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