Willet, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,043. Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 537  (51.5%)
Females: 506  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13803.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,548 (it was $35,893 in 2000)
Willet:

$48,548
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,780 (it was $15,552 in 2000)

Willet town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,230 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Willet:

$78,230
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,648; Detached houses: $96,742; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,902; In 2-unit structures: $152,853; Mobile homes: $55,746
Willet races chart
  • White alone - 1,002 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.10%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Willet: 151.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Willet, NY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (15.9%), English (14.8%), United States (8.9%), Polish (4.8%), Italian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1039 feet

Land area: 25.8 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (very low).

Willet,NY real estate house value index trend

Willet, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Willet:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willet town:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
New York:  22.6%

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

Willet town:  2.1% ($1,275)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Willet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (23.9 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (99.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (153.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: German, NY (2.3 miles ), Cincinnatus, NY (2.4 miles ), Marathon, NY (2.4 miles ), Smithville Flats, NY (2.6 miles ), Triangle, NY (2.7 miles ), Freetown, NY (2.7 miles ), Lisle, NY (2.9 miles ), Smithville, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $172,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 75.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

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

6.5%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Willet, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Willet-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Willet town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 36.4 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Willet-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% 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 130.8 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 179.0 miles away from Willet 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 239.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.9 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) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Willet center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 275.5 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 Cortland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Willet:

  • CROWN CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CORTLAND, NY)
  • UNITED HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITALS, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willet:

  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 18 miles; Cortland, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 20 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 22 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 26 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • Cornell University (about 29 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Ithaca College (about 30 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Colgate University (about 33 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)

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Notable location: Landers Corners (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Willet Village Cemetery (1), Beardsley Cemetery (2), Green Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Stump Pond (A), Bloody Pond (B), Ellis Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gee Brook (A), Willet Creek (B), Whaupaunaucau Creek (C), Place Brook (D), Barry Run (E), Miller Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cortland 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 2011 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.588. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.588
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.2%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

12.9%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.6%
Whole state:

7.4%

Willet compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (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 Willet town (based on Cortland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.80%
Here: 32.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist Churches
Adherents42.1%19.4%8.1%5.8%5.5%
Congregations13.0%22.2%7.4%5.6%9.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchSalvation ArmyLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%2.6%1.7%1.7%8.3%
Congregations9.3%3.7%1.9%1.9%25.9%
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
Cortland County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Cortland County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cortland County:

24.5%
New York:

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

11.7%
State:

15.6%

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
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 Tompkins County, NY  0.93% ($29,871 average AGI)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.62% ($36,000)
from Broome County, NY  0.46% ($27,725)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Tompkins County, NY  0.91% ($35,000 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.73% ($47,109)
to Broome County, NY  0.30% ($29,269)

Strongest AM radio stations in Willet:

  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRT (920 AM; 1 kW; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYOS (1360 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willet:

  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WSQX-FM (91.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CNCL.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXZ (93.9 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WKGB-FM (92.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMRV-FM (105.7 FM; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBI (107.5 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXHC (101.5 FM; HOMER, NY; Owner: EVES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIFF (90.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W273AB (102.5 FM; OWEGO, NY; Owner: WEBO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCDW (100.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: EQUINOX BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Willet:

  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, 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.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBGH-CA (Channel 20; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)

Willet fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 2007 03:44 PM, Sr-221, Lat: 42.45433, Lon: -75.93668, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 1997 00:55 AM, 26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
May 10, 1980 02:12 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $7,069,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,760
Total average daily truck traffic: 519
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 7,989

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5532 Rt 41 Main St (Lat: 42.468972 Lon: -75.910194), Call Sign: KDJ460
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 11/21/2015
    Registrant: Cortland County 911 Center, 54 Greenbush St, Cortland, NY 13045, Phone: (607) 753-3311, Fax: (607) 753-6649, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC2DTD
    Grant Date: 04/05/1999, Expiration Date: 06/22/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2010
    Registrant: Stacy S Fulmer, Willet, NY 13863

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Willet

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Willet, NY
Most common first names in Willet, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Fred469.8 years
John477.7 years
Clara379.6 years
Richard374.0 years
George259.0 years
Harry270.9 years
Gerald260.5 years
Gladys284.0 years
Mildred270.0 years
Paul272.6 years
Most common last names in Willet, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Eaton479.0 years
Crane345.0 years
Howard274.5 years
Crittenden284.4 years
Oberle270.0 years
Hart269.0 years
Dingman239.5 years
Doty271.0 years
Brower277.0 years
Halstrom270.5 years
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