Western, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,951. Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 999  (51.2%)
Females: 952  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13303.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,525 (it was $42,337 in 2000)
Western:

$51,525
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,360 (it was $20,217 in 2000)

Western town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $120,273 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Western:

$120,273
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $144,799; Detached houses: $144,034; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,968; In 2-unit structures: $181,782; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,152; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $801,001; Mobile homes: $45,575; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,222
  • Races in Western, NY (2010)

    Western races chart
    • 1,88596.6%White alone
    • 331.7%Hispanic
    • 130.7%Asian alone
    • 120.6%Black alone
    • 70.4%Two or more races
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Western: 101.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (17.0%), English (15.5%), Italian (11.3%), Polish (10.7%), Welsh (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 51.4 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Western,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Western:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Western town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

60 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.6% North America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

3.0%
New York:

22.3%

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

Western town:  2.1% ($1,665)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (17.8 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (112.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (188.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Lee, NY (2.5 miles ), Ava, NY (2.7 miles ), Steuben, NY (2.7 miles ), Floyd, NY (2.8 miles ), Rome, NY (2.9 miles ), Holland Patent, NY (3.0 miles ), Remsen, NY (3.2 miles ), Barneveld, NY (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.33 N, Longitude: 75.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

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

6.2%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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

Western, New York humidity Western, New York wind speed Western, New York snowfall Western, New York sunshine Western, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Western-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Western town center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/23/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Western-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 68.1 miles away from the city 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 115.8 miles away from Western center
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 60.2 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 285.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Western center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oneida County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Western:

  • CENTRAL NEW YORK DDSO (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ROME, NY)
  • BETHANY GARDENS SKILLED LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROME, NY)
  • ROME MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ROME, NY)
  • BETSY ROSS REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROME, NY)
  • COLONIAL PARK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROME, NY)
  • ROME CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROME, NY)
  • UCPA OF THE UTICA AREA (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ROME, NY)

Amtrak stations near Western:

  • 10 miles: ROME (6599 MARTIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: UTICA (321 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Western:

  • Utica College (about 18 miles; Utica, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,952)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 20 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 29 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Morrisville State College (about 32 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • Colgate University (about 36 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • Le Moyne College (about 41 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Syracuse University (about 43 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)

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Notable location: Western Town Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Western include: North Western United Methodist Church (A), Westernville United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rogers Cemetery (1), Frenchville Cemetery (2), Welsh Cemetery (3), Stone Cemetery (4), Delta Cemetery (5), Nisbet Cemetery (6), Carmichael Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Delta Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gulf Creek (A), Gifford Creek (B), Bunt Brook (C), Flint Brook (D), Lansing Kill (E), Dunn Brook (F), Blue Brook (G), Spinks Brook (H), Deans Gulf (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oneida County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

8.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

Western compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
New York average:

14.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 Western town (based on Oneida County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,75051
Mainline Protestant18,61095
Evangelical Protestant9,11975
Other4,41616
Black Protestant5044
Orthodox2703
None115,209-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Oneida County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Oneida County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Oneida County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 205
Here:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oneida County:

24.4%
New York:

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

15.0%
State:

15.6%

3.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.14%
New York average:

5.06%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Herkimer County, NY  0.44% ($32,228 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.37% ($30,009)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.23% ($37,760)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
New York average:

5.46%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Herkimer County, NY  0.43% ($35,737 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.36% ($30,734)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.27% ($37,979)

Strongest AM radio stations in Western:

  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRV (900 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, NY)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRNY (1350 AM; 1 kW; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Western:

  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODZ-FM (96.1 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WBRV-FM (101.3 FM; BOONVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCK (107.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMCR-FM (106.3 FM; ONEIDA, NY; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WFRG-FM (104.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WBGJ (100.3 FM; SYLVAN BEACH, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC.)
  • WWDG (105.1 FM; DERUYTER, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Western:

  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W12BZ (Channel 12; ROME, NY; Owner: KEVIN O'KANE)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTR (Channel 20; UTICA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPNY-LP (Channel 11; UTICA, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W59AU (Channel 59; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CING.COUNCIL,CENTRAL N. Y.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • W53AM (Channel 53; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W51CV (Channel 51; UTICA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 33m108ftTotal length
  • $29,278,000Total costs
  • 9,656Total average daily traffic
  • 632Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,905Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 61930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Western, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Joseph F Rositano, 9913 Wilson Road (Lat: 43.340278 Lon: -75.420278), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 3157338495, Jpjeci@dreamscape.Com, 1 WEST WHITESBORO STREET
  • Joseph F Rositano, 9913 Wilson Road (Lat: 43.340278 Lon: -75.420278), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 3157338495, Jpjeci@dreamscape.Com, 1 WEST WHITESBORO STREET
  • 9913 Wilson Road (Lat: 43.340278 Lon: -75.420556), Type: 17.0, Overall height: 12 m
    Registrant: 3157338495, , 1 W. WHITESBORO STREET

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 9913 Wilson Road (Lat: 43.340333 Lon: -75.420444), Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KEA253
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2006
    Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 11921 Rockville Pike, 3rd Floor, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (301) 255-0553, Fax: (301) 230-2891, Email:

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