For population 25 years and over in Wawayanda:
For population 15 years and over in Wawayanda town:
449 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ramapo, NY (27.0 miles , pop. 108,905).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (47.7 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (48.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Middletown, NY (2.0 miles ), Mechanicstown, NY (2.3 miles ), Washington Heights, NY (2.4 miles ), Minisink, NY (2.5 miles ), Goshen, NY (2.5 miles ), Mount Hope, NY (2.5 miles ), Wallkill, NY (2.6 miles ), Florida, NY (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.39 N, Longitude: 74.46 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 845
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Wawayanda: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wawayanda, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wawayanda-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Wawayanda town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wawayanda-area historical earthquake activity is above New York state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from Wawayanda center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Wawayanda center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Orange County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Fire: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wawayanda:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wawayanda:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.92. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00674. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
26 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Wawayanda compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wawayanda (based on Orange County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 113
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 46
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Number of full-service restaurants: 314
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,765 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,278 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($692 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Wawayanda:
Strongest FM radio stations in Wawayanda:
TV broadcast stations around Wawayanda:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 36See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wawayanda, NY
Total length: 147 meters (482ft)
Total costs: $86,387,000
Total average daily traffic: 276,991
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,056
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1