Wethersfield, New York

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Population in 2010: 883. Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 468  (53.0%)
Females: 415  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14066.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,301 (it was $37,337 in 2000)
Wethersfield:

$47,301
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,206 (it was $15,291 in 2000)

Wethersfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,672 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Wethersfield:

$82,672
NY:

$277,600
  • Races in Wethersfield, NY (2010)

    Wethersfield races chart
    • 86397.7%White alone
    • 131.5%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wethersfield: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.7%), Polish (14.1%), Irish (13.4%), Italian (12.0%), United States (11.7%), English (8.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 35.8 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Wethersfield,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Wethersfield:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wethersfield town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
New York:

22.3%

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

Wethersfield town:  1.9% ($1,221)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (32.1 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (35.7 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (243.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gainesville, NY (2.3 miles ), Bliss, NY (2.3 miles ), Eagle, NY (2.4 miles ), Orangeville, NY (2.5 miles ), Java, NY (2.7 miles ), Silver Springs, NY (2.8 miles ), Pike, NY (2.8 miles ), Warsaw, NY (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.65 N, Longitude: 78.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Wethersfield, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wethersfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Wethersfield town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 25.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wethersfield-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 215.6 miles away from Wethersfield center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 166.6 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 259.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from Wethersfield 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 196.9 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 Wyoming County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Don Bosseler - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wethersfield:

  • WYOMING CO DOH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SILVER SPRINGS, NY)
  • EAST SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • MANOR OAK SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES WARSAW (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WARSAW, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PERRY, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 16 miles away; NUNDA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wethersfield:

  • SUNY College at Geneseo (about 24 miles; Geneseo, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,520)
  • Genesee Community College (about 26 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 4,290)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 29 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 36 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Daemen College (about 36 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Alfred University (about 36 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • Erie Community College (about 37 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)

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Notable locations in Wethersfield: Eastman Corners (A), Poplar Tree Corners (B), Camp Weona (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wethersfield: New Beginnings Fellowship Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sheppard Cemetery (1), Hermitage Cemetery (2), Union Park Cemetery (3), Wethersfield Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Faun Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Engine Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wyoming County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.4%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

7.4%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
New York average:

14.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wethersfield town (based on Wyoming County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,9685
Mainline Protestant4,71630
Evangelical Protestant1,16824
Black Protestant3541
Other2492
None27,700-
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: 9
Wyoming County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wyoming County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Wyoming County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wyoming County:

26.3%
New York:

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

13.6%
State:

15.6%

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Erie County, NY  1.28% ($44,960 average AGI)
from Genesee County, NY  0.67% ($30,577)
from Livingston County, NY  0.49% ($33,442)


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Erie County, NY  1.26% ($36,207 average AGI)
to Genesee County, NY  0.90% ($28,232)
to Livingston County, NY  0.43% ($33,507)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wethersfield:

  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wethersfield:

  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Wethersfield:

  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,753,000Total costs
  • 4,607Total average daily traffic
  • 275Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,450Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • James H Reger, Wethersfield Rd. 0.4mi Of Poplar Tree Rd. (Lat: 42.685167 Lon: -78.243000), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 2024347483, Rfox@mintz.Com, 701 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 90
  • James H Reger, Wethersfield Rd. 0.4mi Of Poplar Tree Rd. (Lat: 42.685167 Lon: -78.243000), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 2024347483, Rfox@mintz.Com, 701 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 90
  • Michael A Saia, Wethersfield Rd. 0.5 Mi Of Poplar Tree Rd. (Lat: 42.685500 Lon: -78.240556), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 36121 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 7168922900, Mike.Saia@saiacomm.Com, 100 STRADTMAN ST
  • Michael A Saia, Wethersfield Rd. 0.5 Mi Of Poplar Tree Rd. (Lat: 42.685500 Lon: -78.240556), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 36121 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 7168922900, Mike.Saia@saiacomm.Com, 100 STRADTMAN ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Union Corners & Poplar Tree Rd (Lat: 42.678667 Lon: -78.249722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KLS641
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4400 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023Registrant: Nys Div. Of Homeland Security And Emergency Services, 1220 Washington Ave, Bldg. 7a, Ste 710, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12242, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • 3 Mi N (Lat: 42.672278 Lon: -78.255278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: KFB918
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.225 MHz, 159.465 MHz, 159.225 MHz, 159.465 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2012, Expiration Date: 02/17/2023Registrant: New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation Office For Pub, 17893 Game Farm Rd, Dexter, NY 13634, Phone: (315) 639-3053, Fax: (315) 639-6553, Email:
  • 3 Mi N (Lat: 42.672278 Lon: -78.255278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WNGU465
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.435 MHzGrant Date: 06/08/2011, Expiration Date: 08/27/2021Registrant: New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation Office For Pub, 17893 Game Farm Rd, Dexter, NY 13634, Phone: (315) 639-3053, Fax: (315) 639-6553, Email:
  • WETHERSFIELD, Lat: 42.672278 Lon: -78.255278, Call Sign: WPXV525
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.310 MHz, 151.430 MHz, 151.415 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 06/17/2023, Certifier: John KentyRegistrant: New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation Office For Pub, 17893 Game Farm Rd, Dexter, NY 13634, Phone: (315) 639-3053, Fax: (315) 639-6553, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Wethersfield Rd 0.4 Mi E Of Poplar Tree Rd (Lat: 42.685333 Lon: -78.242500), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WSP69
    Assigned Frequencies: 2184.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2000, Expiration Date: 02/16/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2010Registrant: Phone: (716) 786-8193
  • WETHERSFIELD, 2 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 42.623111 Lon: -78.287500), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KEA26
    Assigned Frequencies: 6049.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/1989, Expiration Date: 03/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2000Registrant: Emi Communications Corporation, Syracuse, NY 13221

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Wethersfield 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 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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