Urbana, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,343. Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 1,172  (50.0%)
Females: 1,171  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  50.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14840.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,295 (it was $39,184 in 2000)
Urbana:

$51,295
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,370 (it was $19,584 in 2000)

Urbana town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,830 (it was $76,900 in 2000)
Urbana:

$108,830
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $115,818; Detached houses: $125,049; In 2-unit structures: $110,460; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,326; Mobile homes: $54,658
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Urbana races chart
  • White alone - 2,253 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 38 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 24 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Urbana: 152.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.1%), German (21.4%), Irish (17.3%), United States (9.7%), Polish (5.7%), Dutch (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 41.1 square miles.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (very low).

Urbana,NY real estate house value index trend

Urbana, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Urbana:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Urbana town:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

41 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
New York:  22.6%

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

Urbana town:  2.5% ($1,925)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Urbana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (55.7 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (199.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hammondsport, NY (0.7 miles ), Wheeler, NY (2.4 miles ), Wayne, NY (2.5 miles ), Bath, NY (2.6 miles ), Bradford, NY (2.7 miles ), Savona, NY (2.9 miles ), Pulteney, NY (3.0 miles ), Tyrone, NY (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $421,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.41 N, Longitude: 77.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Urbana household income distribution Urbana home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Urbana, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Urbana-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Urbana town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 38.6 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Urbana-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 180.7 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 174.6 miles away from Urbana 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 227.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 209.4 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 156.6 miles away from Urbana center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.7 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 Steuben County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Urbana topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Urbana:

  • STEUBEN CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BATH, NY)
  • BATH VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 8 miles away; BATH, NY)
  • PATHWAYS, INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; PAINTED POST, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Urbana:

  • Corning Community College (about 22 miles; Corning, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,036)
  • Alfred University (about 31 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 31 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 32 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 34 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Ithaca College (about 38 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 39 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)

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Notable locations in Urbana: Bully Hill Vineyards (A), Markhams Tree Farm (B), Heron Hill Winery (C), Hammondsport Fire Department (D), Hammondsport Village Hall (E), Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility (F), Hammondsport Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Urbana include: North Urbana Chapel (A), Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church (B), Harvest Baptist Church (C), Mount Washington Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Saint James Episcopal Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Saint Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elmwood Cemetery (1), Pleasant Valley Cemetery (2), Free Baptist Cemetery (3), Depew Cemetery (4), Mount Washington Cemetery (5), Cold Springs Cemetery (6), Chestnut Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Glen Brook (A), Softwater Creek (B), Cold Brook (C), Mitchellsville Creek (D), Keuka Inlet (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Urbana include: Pultney Park (1), Champlin Beach Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Steuben 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 58.9. This is better than average.

City:

58.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.25
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.387. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.387
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

9.14
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:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

9.8%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Urbana in 2000:

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Urbana 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • 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 Urbana town (based on Steuben County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
Here: 42.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents47.9%16.4%7.6%5.4%4.8%
Congregations11.7%23.4%5.1%10.9%8.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents4.0%1.8%1.4%1.3%9.4%
Congregations4.4%4.4%5.1%1.5%25.5%
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: 24
Steuben County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Steuben County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Steuben County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Steuben County:

28.3%
New York:

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

14.2%
State:

15.6%

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
New York average:

5.06%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,299 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chemung County, NY  0.66% ($42,923 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.27% ($29,059)
from Monroe County, NY  0.27% ($38,250)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chemung County, NY  0.68% ($44,280 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.33% ($30,146)
to Livingston County, NY  0.26% ($30,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Urbana:

  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WYLF (850 AM; 1 kW; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: M B COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEA (1480 AM; 3 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Urbana:

  • WVIN-FM (98.3 FM; BATH, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES MASS MEDIA, NA CORP.)
  • WCIK (103.1 FM; BATH, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNKI (106.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCKR (92.1 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGZ (104.9 FM; MONTOUR FALLS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSQA (88.7 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Urbana:

  • W60AD (Channel 60; SAVONA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W20BL (Channel 20; BATH, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W56AI (Channel 56; HAMMONDSPORT, NY; Owner: BOCES OF STEUBEN-ALLEGANY COUNTY)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYDC (Channel 48; CORNING, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W26BF (Channel 26; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Urbana, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Urbana fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 2007 02:37 PM, Sr-54, Lat: 42.36662, Lon: -77.28811, Vehicles: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Dec 1, 1998 11:25 PM, Cr-16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 24, 1997 03:30 PM, 54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $10,903,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,041
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,490
Total future (year 2014) average daily traffic: 22,041
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