For population 25 years and over in Westerlo:
For population 15 years and over in Westerlo town:
64 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (16.9 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (115.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Medusa, NY (2.6 miles ), Rensselaerville, NY (2.6 miles ), Berne, NY (2.7 miles ), Greenville, NY (2.7 miles ), New Scotland, NY (3.1 miles ), Durham, NY (3.2 miles ), Coeymans, NY (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 74.05 W
Area code: 518
Work and jobs in Westerlo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westerlo, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Westerlo-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Westerlo town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 32.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Westerlo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 87% 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 33.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Westerlo 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 7.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from Westerlo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Albany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Westerlo:
Airports located in Westerlo:
Amtrak station near Westerlo:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westerlo:
Private elementary/middle school in Westerlo:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.338. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.37. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westerlo and their reported violations in the past:M & B STOP & SHOP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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:
Westerlo compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Westerlo (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Westerlo (based on Albany County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 75
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,646 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,910 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Westerlo:
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Westerlo, New York:
Westerlo fatal accident list:
Jun 25, 2008 12:42 AM, Cr-401, Cr-404, Lat: 42.482414, Lon: -74.032736, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Dec 19, 2005 02:15 PM, Hillson Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 2003 05:32 AM, Cr-1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 17, 2001 09:13 AM, Cr-Bear Swamp Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1999 11:23 PM, Sr-85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 19, 1998 08:05 AM, Sr-85, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 27, 1979 08:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westerlo, NY
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $12,223,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,577
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,164
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 22,630
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westerlo)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.