For population 25 years and over in Westport:
For population 15 years and over in Westport town:
33 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (98.1 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (175.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (231.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Elizabethtown, NY (2.6 miles ), Essex, NY (2.7 miles ), Panton, VT (2.7 miles ), Mineville-Witherbee, NY (2.7 miles ), Lewis, NY (2.9 miles ), Moriah, NY (3.0 miles ), Addison, VT (3.0 miles ), Port Henry, NY (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.18 N, Longitude: 73.45 W
Area code: 518
Work and jobs in Westport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westport, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Westport-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Westport town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 8/8/1983, a category F2 tornado 28.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Westport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 62% 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 46.8 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 24.9 miles away from Westport center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from the city 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 43.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from Westport center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 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 Essex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Eugene Osborne - Politician, Casey Patten - Major League Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Westport:
Airports located in Westport:
Amtrak station:WESTPORT (HWY. 9 N. & D&H RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
Local government website: WESTPORTNY.NET
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:
See full list of schools located in Westport
Public high school in Westport:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.238. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.95. This is better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.95. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westport and their reported violations in the past:FAMILY FUN CABINS (Address: 4978 NYS ROUTE 9N , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HILLTOP MOTEL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MOBIL SMART SHOP - WESTPORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health 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:
Westport compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Westport (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Westport (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,181 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,516 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Westport:
Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:
TV broadcast stations around Westport:
Westport fatal accident list:
Sep 4, 2009 10:10 AM, I-87, Lat: ., Lon: ., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 2008 12:14 AM, Lake Shore Rd, Lat: 44.228414, Lon: -73.393978, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Mar 8, 2001 10:38 AM, Sr-9n, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1999 01:15 PM, Cr-9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westport, NY
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $7,377,000
Total average daily traffic: 35,065
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,916
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Westport)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Westport, NY
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.