For population 25 years and over in Wheeler:
For population 15 years and over in Wheeler town:
23 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (51.8 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (204.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 77.34 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Work and jobs in Wheeler: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wheeler, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wheeler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Wheeler town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 tornado 37.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wheeler-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 7.5 miles away from Wheeler center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from Wheeler center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Steuben County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wheeler:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheeler:
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:
9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
Wheeler compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wheeler (based on Steuben County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
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): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,457 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($644 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,747 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Wheeler:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wheeler, NY
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $22,979,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,329
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,113
Total future (year 2008) average daily traffic: 14,359