Witherbee, New York

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Population in 2010: 347.
Males: 169  (48.8%)
Females: 178  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,170
Witherbee:

$57,170
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,147

Witherbee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,679
Witherbee:

$157,679
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $222,462; detached houses: $219,439; townhouses or other attached units: $161,712; in 2-unit structures: $390,268; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $711,616; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $472,384; mobile homes: $83,427

Median gross rent in 2017: $930.

March 2019 cost of living index in Witherbee: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Witherbee, NY (2010)
    • 33295.7%White alone
    • 51.4%Black alone
    • 51.4%Hispanic
    • 30.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Witherbee, New York as of February 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Witherbee is 284 to 1.


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Ancestries: Hungarian (25.7%), Irish (25.7%), Italian (21.4%), French (17.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (91.0 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (173.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (224.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Mineville-Witherbee, NY (0.7 miles ),
Mineville, NY (0.9 miles ),
Moriah, NY (1.7 miles ),
Port Henry, NY (2.2 miles ),
Westport, NY (2.7 miles ),
Elizabethtown, NY (2.8 miles ),
Addison, VT (2.9 miles ),
Crown Point, NY (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.09 N, Longitude: 73.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Witherbee, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Witherbee, NY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

4.1%

Earthquake activity:

Witherbee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 89% 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 41.3 miles away from Witherbee 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 29.1 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 104.7 miles away from Witherbee center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from Witherbee 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 37.2 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) earthquake occurred 116.1 miles away from Witherbee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Witherbee:

  • ESSEX COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SVC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, NY)
  • CLARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; VERGENNES, VT)

Amtrak stations near Witherbee:

  • 6 miles: PORT HENRY (RTE. 9 NORTH & RTE. 22) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: WESTPORT (HWY. 9 N. & D&H RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: TICONDEROGA (RTE. 74 (FORT TICONDEROGA RD.)) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Witherbee:

  • Middlebury College (about 19 miles; Middlebury, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,077)
  • Champlain College (about 32 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 32 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 33 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 34 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Castleton State College (about 38 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 42 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)

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Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Witherbee:

Marital status in Witherbee, NY
  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

For population 25 years and over in Witherbee:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.0
New York average:

13.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Witherbee, NY (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,46717
Mainline Protestant3,36033
Evangelical Protestant1,19713
Other3284
None26,018-
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: 24
This county:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Essex County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Here:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Essex County:

18.99 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
New York:

15.6%

5.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clinton County, NY  0.99% ($39,190 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.83% ($37,524)
from Warren County, NY  0.26% ($38,769)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clinton County, NY  1.11% ($34,645 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.83% ($37,984)
to Warren County, NY  0.41% ($32,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in Witherbee:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIPS (1250 AM; 1 kW; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: CALVIN HUGH CARR)

Strongest FM radio stations in Witherbee:

  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWFY (100.9 FM; BERLIN, VT; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, 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.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WCLX (102.5 FM; WESTPORT, NY; Owner: WESTPORT BROADCASTING)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Witherbee:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Witherbee, NY
  • 93.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Witherbee, NY
  • 100.0%Wood


Witherbee 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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