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Population in 2010: 1,857. Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 

Males: 953  (51.3%)
Females: 904  (48.7%)

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

Zip codes: 14541.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,949 (it was $40,110 in 2000)
Varick:

$51,949
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,746

Varick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,839 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
Varick:

$108,839
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $144,656; Detached houses: $164,631; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,684; Mobile homes: $50,325

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Varick races chart
  • White alone - 1,749 (94.2%)
  • Black alone - 46 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Varick: 172.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (21.4%), Irish (15.6%), English (14.2%), Italian (11.9%), United States (8.0%), Dutch (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 32.3 square miles.

Population density: 58 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Varick:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Varick town:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

24 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
New York:  22.6%

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

Varick town:  2.0% ($1,750)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (41.1 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (46.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (208.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Romulus, NY (1.9 miles ), Fayette, NY (2.3 miles ), Ovid, NY (2.6 miles ), Dresden, NY (2.8 miles ), Torrey, NY (2.8 miles ), Aurora, NY (2.9 miles ), Waterloo, NY (3.0 miles ), Geneva, NY (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 76.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Varick household income distribution Varick home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Varick-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Varick town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 tornado 30.8 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Varick-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 51.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Varick center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 40.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Varick center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Seneca County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Varick:

  • FINGER LAKES HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GENEVA, NY)
  • GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; GENEVA, NY)
  • HUNTINGTON LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATERLOO, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Varick:

  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 9 miles; Geneva, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 21 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 2,480)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 21 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 3,750)
  • Cornell University (about 30 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,529)
  • Ithaca College (about 31 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,783)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 35 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 37 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,439)

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Notable locations in Varick: Kings Corners (A), Swedish Hill Vineyard (B), Lakeside Cottage Court and Marina (C), McDonald Farm (D), Lakeshore Winery (E), Knapp Winery (F), Goose Watch Winery (G), Cobblestone Farm Winery And Vineyard (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Varick include: Romulus Presbytarian Church (A), Seneca Mennonite Fellowship (B), Varick United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Green Cemetery (1), Oak Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Cranberry Marsh (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Creek (A), Reeder Creek (B), Schuyler Creek (C), Benton Run (D), Kashong Creek (E), Silver Creek (F), Wilcox Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
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:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.0%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
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: 0.1% of all households

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

10.1%
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 Varick, NY

114 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Varick 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 above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students 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. (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Varick town (based on Seneca County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.21%
Here40.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchReformed Church in America
Adherents65.7%9.5%6.3%4.8%2.9%
Congregations10.3%12.8%17.9%10.3%5.1%
NameLutheran ChurchOld Order MennoniteOld Order AmishConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents2.5%1.7%1.5%1.0%4.1%
Congregations5.1%2.6%7.7%5.1%23.1%
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: 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
Seneca County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Seneca County:

30.3%
New York:

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

16.9%
State:

15.6%

5.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
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 Ontario County, NY  1.24% ($28,071 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NY  0.57% ($27,577)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.39% ($35,959)


6.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
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 Ontario County, NY  1.31% ($27,042 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NY  0.51% ($29,828)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.47% ($24,610)

Strongest AM radio stations in Varick:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WGVA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, NY; Owner: GENEVA BROADCASTING INC)
  • WSFW (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYLF (850 AM; 1 kW; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: M B COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Varick:

  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEOS (89.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGES OF THE SENECA)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W220CJ (91.9 FM; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WFRW (88.1 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Varick:

  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, 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)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $11,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,991
Total average daily truck traffic: 94


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Sw Cor Of Int Of Rt 96a & 336 Seneca Cty (Lat: 42.806111 Lon: -76.846111), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 3157817000, , 3568 LENOX RD
  • Sw Cor Of Int Of Rt 96a & 336 Seneca Cty (Lat: 42.806111 Lon: -76.846111), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 89.8 m
    Registrant: 3157817000, , 3568 LENOX RD


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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