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Washington County

Population in July 2009: 3,385. Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 

Males: 1,657  (49.0%)
Females: 1,728  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
New York median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 12816

Estimated median household income in 2011: $44,414 (it was $34,412 in 2000)
White Creek:

$44,414
New York:

$55,246
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,537

White Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $145,174 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
White Creek:

$145,174
New York:

$285,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,111; Detached houses: $191,217; In 2-unit structures: $130,065; Mobile homes: $78,634

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White Creek races chart
  • White alone - 3,306 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 38 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 20 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in White Creek: 177.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.0%), English (18.8%), German (15.9%), United States (10.8%), French (7.7%), Italian (7.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 47.9 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in White Creek:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Creek town:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

96 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:  2.8%
New York:  21.4%

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

White Creek town:  2.3% ($1,952)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
White Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colonie, NY (29.6 miles , pop. 79,258).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (124.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (152.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Cambridge, NY (1.5 miles ), Jackson, NY (2.5 miles ), Hoosick, NY (2.7 miles ), Hoosick Falls, NY (2.7 miles ), Shaftsbury, VT (2.8 miles ), North Bennington, VT (2.8 miles ), South Shaftsbury, VT (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 73.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

White Creek-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the White Creek town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

On 6/24/1960, a category F3 tornado 20.5 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 90% 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 82.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from White Creek center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 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 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from White Creek center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
White Creek topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul Cornell (lawyer) - Lawyer, John W. Sprague - Army general during Civil War.


Airports located in White Creek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Creek:

  • Williams College (about 22 miles; Williamstown, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,108)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 23 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 4,933)
  • Skidmore College (about 23 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 26 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,660)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 28 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 29 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Siena College (about 30 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)

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Notable locations in White Creek: Elm Spring Farm (A), Happenchance Farm (B), Post Corners (C), Perrys Orchard (D), Cambridge Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in White Creek include: Saint Patrick's Church (A), Saint Lukes Church (B), Open Bible Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Embury Methodist Church (E), Cambridge United Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rosewood Cemetery (1), Quaker Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Owl Kill (A), Pumpkin Hook Creek (B), Center White Creek (C), Cambridge Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Washington 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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.4. This is better than average.
City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.52
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.45
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.3
U.S.:

24.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in White Creek and their reported violations in the past:

PEACE BE STILL MOTOR INN, LLC (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

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

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

6.9%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

1.7%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in White Creek, NY

18 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in White Creek in 2000:

  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

White Creek compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • 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 White Creek (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.97%
Here39.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents58.2%17.7%7.4%7.2%3.2%
Congregations12.7%26.8%16.9%14.1%9.9%
NameAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%0.9%0.7%2.3%
Congregations4.2%2.8%1.4%1.4%9.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Washington County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Washington County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.7%
New York:

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

17.1%
State:

15.6%

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
New York average:

5.41%

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:
from Warren County, NY  1.96% ($32,276 average AGI)
from Saratoga County, NY  1.48% ($33,947)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.29% ($33,667)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Warren County, NY  2.00% ($26,520 average AGI)
to Saratoga County, NY  1.32% ($30,390)
to Rutland County, VT  0.28% ($28,381)

Strongest AM radio stations in White Creek:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTN (1370 AM; 1 kW; BENNINGTON, VT; Owner: SOUTHERN VERMONT COLLEGE)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Creek:

  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQAR (101.3 FM; STILLWATER, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around White Creek:

  • WNYA-CA (Channel 39; EASTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 36 meters (118ft)
Total costs: $32,049,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,835
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,612
Total future (year 1994) average daily traffic: 25,917

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 10
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for White Creek, NY


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD2VI, Licensee ID: L00313893
    Grant Date: 04/26/2001, Expiration Date: 07/16/2011
    Registrant: Frank E Heaney, 54 Rice Lane, White Creek, NY 12057


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