Watkins Glen, New York

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Population in 2013: 1,867 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.1%
 
Males: 861  (46.1%)
Females: 1,006  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14891.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,241 (it was $30,094 in 2000)
Watkins Glen:

$37,241
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,888 (it was $17,096 in 2000)

Watkins Glen village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,321 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Watkins Glen:

$89,321
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $117,064; Detached houses: $123,154; In 2-unit structures: $43,688

Median gross rent in 2012: $549.

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  • White alone - 1,776 (95.5%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watkins Glen: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (21.1%), German (14.2%), Irish (14.0%), English (11.0%), United States (9.0%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1842

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,006 people per square mile   (low).

Watkins Glen,NY real estate house value index trend

Watkins Glen, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Watkins Glen:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watkins Glen village:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

33 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.8%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Watkins Glen, New York as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Watkins Glen to the number of sex offenders is 310 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,611 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,969 (2.1%)

Watkins Glen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (47.2 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (66.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (186.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Dix, NY (1.5 miles ), Montour Falls, NY (1.6 miles ), Burdett, NY (1.6 miles ), Montour, NY (1.8 miles ), Reading, NY (1.9 miles ), Odessa, NY (2.3 miles ), Catharine, NY (2.6 miles ), Hector, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $575,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $178,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $137,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 76.87 W

Area code: 607

Watkins Glen household income distribution Watkins Glen home values distribution

Crime rates in Watkins Glen by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 130010002000
per 100,000 46.4138.30.00.047.00.00.00.099.30.00.00.0
Robberies 200001110001
per 100,000 92.90.00.00.00.047.547.849.20.00.00.053.4
Assaults 334241510021
per 100,000 139.3138.3187.494.4187.947.5239.049.20.00.0107.153.4
Burglaries 109597733141268
per 100,000 464.5414.9234.2424.9328.8332.5143.4147.6694.8615.1321.4427.4
Thefts 727710514113866507564826566
per 100,000 3344.23550.04918.06657.26481.93135.42390.13690.93176.24203.03481.53525.6
Auto thefts 111222112121
per 100,000 46.446.146.894.493.995.047.849.299.351.3107.153.4
Arson 0N/AN/AN/AN/A001001N/A
per 100,000 0.0N/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.049.20.00.053.6N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 254.1302.6245.9311.7352.8174.0165.9180.3254.3208.1185.4195.2

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

Crime rate in Watkins Glen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Watkins Glen tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -118 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Plant and system operators (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Watkins Glen, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Watkins Glen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Watkins Glen village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 26.2 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watkins Glen-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 167.6 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 191.5 miles away from Watkins Glen 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 215.1 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 148.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from Watkins Glen 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 113.1 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 Schuyler County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watkins Glen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Watkins Glen:

  • SCHUYLER COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC (ONE CEDAR STREET)
  • SCHUYLER COUNTY CHHA (106 SOUTH PERRY ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Watkins Glen:

  • ARNOT HEALTH SCHUYLER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MONTOUR FALLS, NY)
  • SCHUYLER HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MONTOUR FALLS, NY)
  • SCHUYLER HOSPITAL INC AND LONG TERM CARE UNIT S N F (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MONTOUR FALLS, NY)
  • SCHUYLER COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MONTOUR FALLS, NY)
  • BETHANY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HORSEHEADS, NY)
  • BETHANY MANOR HRF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HORSEHEADS, NY)
  • UCPA OF CHEMUNG COUNTY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HORSEHEADS, NY)

Airports located in Watkins Glen:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watkins Glen:

  • Ithaca College (about 20 miles; Ithaca, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 21 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Corning Community College (about 21 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 31 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 34 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 38 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 39 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)

Public high school in Watkins Glen:

Public elementary/middle schools in Watkins Glen:

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Library in Watkins Glen:

  • WATKINS GLEN CEN SCH DIS FREE PUB LIB (Operating income: $158,934; Location: 610 SOUTH DECATUR STREET; 31,260 books; 1,163 audio materials; 1,390 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Watkins Glen: Village Marina (A), Lembeck's Marina (B), Glen Harbor Marina (C), Watkins Glen Municipal Hall (D), Schuyler County Court House (E), Schuyler County Jail (F), Dix Town Hall (G), Watkins Glen Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Watkins Glen include: Saint Mary of the Lake Roman Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Saint James Episcopal Church (D), First Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Quarter Mile Creek (A), Seneca Lake Inlet (B), Glen Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Watkins Glen: Lakeside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn Watkins Glen (435 South Franklin Street), Anchor Inn and Marina (3425 County Road 30), Budget Inn (435 S Franklin), Colonial Motel (701 North Franklin Street), CA New Zealand (3221 Route 414), Chieftain Motel (3815 State Route 14).

Schuyler 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 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Watkins Glen and their reported violations in the past:

LAKESIDE RESORT (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
REDWOOD INN (Address: 3185 CO. RTE 22 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GLEN MOTOR INN (Population served: 25, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LAKEWOOD VINEYARDS (Address: 4024 STATE RT 14 , Population served: 25, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
LONGHOUSE LODGE (Address: 3625 STATE ROUTE 14 , Population served: 25, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.1%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  50.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Watkins Glen in 2010:

  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Watkins Glen in 2000:

  • 27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Watkins Glen, New York environmental map by EPA

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Watkins Glen compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Watkins Glen (2011 data):

  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Watkins Glen Branch at 712 North Franklin, branch established on 1939/04/29. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Chemung Canal Trust Company: North Franklin Street Branch at 318 North Franklin Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,213.6 mil, Deposits: $1,000.4 mil, headquarters in Elmira, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Chemung Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank, National Association: Watkins Glen Branch at 401 North Franklin Street, branch established on 1911/04/01. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Watkins Glen, New York:

  • Chieftain Motel, 3815 State Rt 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 , Phone: (607) 535-4759
  • Gorgeous View, 3355 Rt 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 , Phone: (607) 535-2081
  • Castel Grisch, 3380 County Rt 28, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 , Phone: (607) 535-9614, Fax: (607) 535-7635
  • Villager Motel Inc, 106 East 4 th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 , Phone: (607) 535-7159, Fax: (607) 535-5450
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Watkins Glen, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Watkins Glen travel time to work - commute Watkins Glen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Watkins Glen village (based on Schuyler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.92%
Here: 66.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents69.1%13.4%5.6%4.0%7.8%
Congregations6.3%34.4%15.6%15.6%28.1%
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: 2
Schuyler County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Schuyler County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Schuyler County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

12.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuyler County:

24.3%
New York:

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

17.5%
State:

15.6%
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 2$7,497$44,9822$2,529
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,208
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,548
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,311$57,9335$6,838
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,774
Streets and Highways 4$12,024$36,0720$0
Sewerage 3$12,192$48,7680$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,224$43,34412$3,025
Water Supply 3$10,833$43,3320$0
Electric Power 4$17,176$51,5280$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,224$55,3441$598
Totals for Government 24$95,481$47,74130$18,520

Watkins Glen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($6.96)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($4.28)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,478,000 ($791.64)
    Regular Highways: $368,000 ($197.11)
    General - Other: $367,000 ($196.57)
    Sewerage: $341,000 ($182.65)
    Police Protection: $237,000 ($126.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $228,000 ($122.12)
    Water Utilities: $213,000 ($114.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($107.12)
    Fire Protection: $99,000 ($53.03)
    Central Staff Services: $93,000 ($49.81)
    General Public Buildings: $41,000 ($21.96)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($19.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($8.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($2.68)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.61)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($8.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $316,000 ($169.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($19.28)
    Fire Protection: $24,000 ($12.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($9.11)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($3.75)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($3.75)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.61)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.54)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,077,000 ($576.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($22.50)

Watkins Glen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $372,000 ($199.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $245,000 ($131.23)
    All Other: $43,000 ($23.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $206,000 ($110.34)
    General Support: $149,000 ($79.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $263,000 ($140.87)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($44.99)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,689,000 ($904.66)
    Water Utilities: $452,000 ($242.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($18.75)
    General Support: $17,000 ($9.11)
    All Other: $14,000 ($7.50)
  • Tax - Property: $663,000 ($355.12)
    Public Utilities: $28,000 ($15.00)
    NEC: $17,000 ($9.11)

Watkins Glen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $693,000 ($371.18)
    Electric Utilities: $264,000 ($141.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,265,000 ($2820.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,899,000 ($2624.00)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $640,000 ($342.80)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $237,000 ($126.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $366,000 ($196.04)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($28.39)
    Electric Utilities: $27,000 ($14.46)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $144,000 ($77.13)
    End of Fiscal Year: $138,000 ($73.92)

Watkins Glen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($8.57)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,623,000 ($1404.93)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($1.61)

6.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
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 Steuben County, NY  1.02% ($30,507 average AGI)
from Chemung County, NY  0.99% ($28,370)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.99% ($28,027)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Chemung County, NY  1.09% ($29,788 average AGI)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.95% ($28,686)
to Steuben County, NY  0.90% ($29,424)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watkins Glen:

  • WGMF (1490 AM; 0 kW; WATKINS GLEN, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watkins Glen:

  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNGZ (104.9 FM; MONTOUR FALLS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WNKI (106.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGI (100.9 FM; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • W236AK (95.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201CO (88.1 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watkins Glen:

  • 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.)
  • W60AD (Channel 60; SAVONA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WYDC (Channel 48; CORNING, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W26BF (Channel 26; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W21BW (Channel 21; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • W16AX (Channel 16; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W20BL (Channel 20; BATH, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)

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

Watkins Glen, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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

Watkins Glen fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 2011 05:31 AM, E 4th St, Decatur St, Lat: 42.38117, Lon: -76.87151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 2011 06:30 AM, Sr-414, Cr-31, Lat: 42.35922, Lon: -76.86856, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 2005 03:34 PM, County Line Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1997 05:55 PM, 414, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 25, 1986 10:30 AM, 14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $9,215,000
Total average daily traffic: 35,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,971
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 48,380

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Tom Atkins, 1.1 Mile S (Lat: 42.353056 Lon: -76.870000), Type: 121.2, Overall height: 121 m
    Registrant: 9046740260, Byblicenses@bybradio.Com, 4237 SALISBURY ROAD STE.225
  • Tom Atkins, 1.1 Mile S (Lat: 42.353056 Lon: -76.870000), Type: 121.2, Overall height: 121 m
    Registrant: 9046740260, Byblicenses@bybradio.Com, 4237 SALISBURY ROAD STE.225
  • Thomas G Atkins, 1.1 Mile S (Lat: 42.353056 Lon: -76.870000), Type: 121.2, Overall height: 121 m
    Registrant: 9046740260, Byblicenses@bybradio.Com, 4237 SALISBURY ROAD STE.225
  • 1.1 Mile S (Lat: 42.353056 Lon: -76.870000), Type: 121.2, Overall height: 121 m
    Registrant: 8606737260, Fitchpe@home.Com, 1685 FOUR MILE DRIVE

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Watkins Glen, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • County Jail Bldg (Lat: 42.378944 Lon: -76.870778), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTX862
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/1995, Expiration Date: 03/14/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (603) 352-4864
  • WATKINS GLEN, Lat: 42.373889 Lon: -76.873889, Call Sign: WQEE264
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2006, Expiration Date: 01/05/2016, Certifier: Mark Specchio
    Registrant: Village Of Watkins Glen, 303 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, Phone: (607) 535-2736, Fax: (607) 535-7621
  • COB, 106 10th St. (Lat: 42.378972 Lon: -76.870778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQFJ997, Licensee ID: L00050400
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2006, Expiration Date: 08/02/2016, Certifier: William S Randolph
    Registrant: County Of Schuyler, 106 10th Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, Phone: (607) 535-8200, Fax: (607) 535-8201
  • WGI, Lat: 42.346389 Lon: -76.929444, Type: Rig, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQJJ961
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/07/2008, Expiration Date: 10/01/2018, Certifier: Elliott E Roberts
    Registrant: Nascar, 1801 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32113, Phone: (386) 239-2580, Fax: (386) 239-2582, Email:
  • RACETRACK, 2580 Hedden Road (Lat: 42.332583 Lon: -76.936833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQOD859
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/24/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2013, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 1.1 Mi S Of The City Limits Of (Lat: 42.353111 Lon: -76.869944), Call Sign: WAB582, Licensee ID: L00226244
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/1979, Expiration Date: 06/01/1981, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant: Watkins Glen Montour Falls Broadcasting

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Watkins Glen)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2478X , Serial Number: 18256378, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne R Sharaf, 3971 Preemption Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7806F , Serial Number: 15063906, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1966
    Registrant (Individual): John W Corwin, 2275 County Road 17, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Watkins Glen, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6080.3 years
William5172.9 years
John5172.6 years
Charles3474.9 years
Robert2969.0 years
Joseph2975.4 years
George2774.2 years
James2773.8 years
Frank2478.4 years
Richard2371.4 years
Most common last names in Watkins Glen, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2278.9 years
Miller1577.3 years
Field1278.8 years
Johnson1178.4 years
Clark978.5 years
Fraboni882.4 years
Franzese877.4 years
Roberts883.5 years
Frank782.1 years
Nitche780.2 years
Businesses in Watkins Glen, NY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1Tim Hortons1
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Walmart1
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