Westvale, New York

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Population in 2010: 4,963. Population change since 2000: -3.9%
Males: 2,346  (47.3%)
Females: 2,617  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 13219.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,898 (it was $54,870 in 2000)
Westvale:

$65,898
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,420 (it was $23,678 in 2000)

Westvale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $143,608 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Westvale:

$143,608
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,292; Detached houses: $162,104; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,643; In 2-unit structures: $129,630; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,384; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,453; Mobile homes: $35,094

Median gross rent in 2013: $752.

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  • Races in Westvale, NY (2013)

    Westvale races chart
    • 4,82597.4%White alone
    • 240.5%American Indian alone
    • 220.4%Hispanic
    • 170.3%Two or more races
    • 90.2%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Westvale: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), Italian (16.0%), German (13.5%), Polish (7.4%), English (7.0%), Ukrainian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 3,682 people per square mile   (average).

Westvale,NY real estate house value index trend

Westvale, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Westvale:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westvale CDP:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

205 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This place:

4.1%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,762 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,045 (2.9%)

Westvale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (3.7 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (70.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (193.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Solvay, NY (1.0 miles ), Geddes, NY (1.1 miles ), Fairmount, NY (1.2 miles ), Syracuse, NY (1.9 miles ), Galeville, NY (1.9 miles ), Lakeland, NY (2.0 miles ), Liverpool, NY (2.1 miles ), Onondaga, NY (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 43.04 N, Longitude: 76.22 W

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

5.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Westvale, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westvale-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Westvale place center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 13.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westvale-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 113.2 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 159.9 miles away from Westvale 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 239.2 miles away from the city 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 83.1 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) earthquake occurred 187.8 miles away from Westvale center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 271.6 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 Onondaga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westvale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Westvale:

  • ST CAMILLUS HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • ST CAMILLUS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S - CAMILLUS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CAMILLUS, NY)
  • HOME HEALTH PRVDERS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • VNA CENTRAL NEW YORK CHHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL OF GREATER SYRACUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • BENJAMIN RUSH CTR (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)

Amtrak station near Westvale:

  • 5 miles: SYRACUSE (131 P & C PKWY.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westvale:

  • Onondaga Community College (about 3 miles; Syracuse, NY; Full-time enrollment: 8,920)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 4 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Syracuse University (about 5 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • Le Moyne College (about 7 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 18 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 32 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Morrisville State College (about 33 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,823)

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Churches in Westvale include: Community Tabernacle (A), Fay Road Baptist Church (B), Robinson Memorial Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Charles of Borromeo Church (D), Westvale Community Baptist Church (E), West Vale Seventh Day Adventist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Onondaga 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 69.3. This is about average.

City:

69.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.543
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.17. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.7%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
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: 0.1% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Westvale compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New York average:

13.9

Westvale travel time to work - commute Westvale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Westvale CDP (based on Onondaga County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic163,48859
Mainline Protestant42,255129
Evangelical Protestant25,349137
Other18,56934
Black Protestant5,69028
Orthodox4,15212
None207,523-
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: 116
Onondaga County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Onondaga County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Onondaga County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 370
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Onondaga County:

27.3%
New York:

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

13.7%
State:

15.6%

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($577 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oswego County, NY  0.48% ($33,473 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.23% ($42,663)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.17% ($35,413)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($567 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oswego County, NY  0.45% ($35,449 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.24% ($47,495)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.16% ($41,027)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westvale:

  • 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.)
  • WOLF (1490 AM; 1 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSIV (1540 AM; 3 kW; E. SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CRAM COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTLA (1200 AM; 1 kW; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westvale:

  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLTI (105.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W256AC (99.1 FM; SOLVAY, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W267AL (101.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WAQX-FM (95.7 FM; MANLIUS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAER (88.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WWHT (107.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W243AB (96.5 FM; WESTVALE, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVD (90.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W237AY (95.3 FM; DEWITT, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W249BC (97.7 FM; MATTYDALE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WKRL-FM (100.9 FM; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westvale:

  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WMBO-LP (Channel 60; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WNDR-LP (Channel 18; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W40BJ (Channel 40; DEWITT, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W38CY (Channel 38; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W07BA (Channel 7; SYRACUSE-DEWITT, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$128,22337$95,71662$98,07414$29,7492$79,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$106,2301$65,3604$116,7050$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$94,9886$105,84216$137,5168$31,3630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$75,5202$135,74017$135,5651$19,0800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$94,4102$84,3402$61,1650$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0131.00 , 0132.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$112,4604$142,538
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$103,5101$206,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$83,5100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0131.00 , 0132.00

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