Wolcott, New York

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Population in 2017: 1,623 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 817  (50.3%)
Females: 806  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 14590.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,499 (it was $28,056 in 2000)
Wolcott:

$30,499
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,643 (it was $15,577 in 2000)

Wolcott village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,004 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Wolcott:

$80,004
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,278; detached houses: $150,777; townhouses or other attached units: $103,395; in 2-unit structures: $959,131; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $879,029; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $416,829; mobile homes: $37,835

Median gross rent in 2017: $474.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wolcott: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.7%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wolcott, NY (2010)
    • 1,53690.3%White alone
    • 925.4%Hispanic
    • 513.0%Black alone
    • 181.1%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Wolcott, New York as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wolcott is 101 to 1.


Crime rates in Wolcott by year

Type

2009

2011

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(63.1)
2
(117.0)
4
(243.0)
4
(243.6)
5
(309.6)
9
(558.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)2.54.79.79.712.422.3

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Crime rate in Wolcott detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.64
New York average:

3.00
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Ancestries: American (27.1%), English (12.6%), Polish (11.0%), Irish (9.1%), German (7.2%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 378 feet

Land area: 1.95 square miles.

Population density: 833 people per square mile   (low).

Wolcott, New York map

27 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.6%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,281 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,329 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (31.7 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (40.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (223.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Butler, NY (1.9 miles ),
Huron, NY (2.0 miles ),
North Rose, NY (2.1 miles ),
Red Creek, NY (2.2 miles ),
Rose, NY (2.3 miles ),
Fair Haven, NY (3.0 miles ),
Sodus Point, NY (3.0 miles ),
Clyde, NY (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 43.22 N, Longitude: 76.82 W

Area code: 315

Distribution of median household income in Wolcott, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wolcott, NY in 2017
Wolcott satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wolcott, NY residents
Average permit cost in Wolcott, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New York:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +171 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in Wolcott, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
  • Food (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Wolcott, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)

Average climate in Wolcott, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wolcott, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Wolcott-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 133.9 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 177.6 miles away from the city 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 218.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 248.4 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 203.9 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 115.7 miles away from Wolcott 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 Wayne County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wolcott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wolcott:

  • BLOSSOM VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SODUS, NY)
  • WAYNE COMMUNITY NURSING CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LYONS, NY)
  • WAYNE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LYONS, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wolcott:

  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 22 miles; Oswego, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,550)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 24 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 27 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 33 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 35 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Saint John Fisher College (about 37 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 3,373)
  • Nazareth College (about 37 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,632)

Public high school in Wolcott:

Public elementary/middle school in Wolcott:

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Library in Wolcott:

  • WOLCOTT CIVIC FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $106,682; Location: 5890 NEW HARTFORD STREET; 13,882 books; 186 audio materials; 674 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wolcott: Wolcott Fire Department (A), Wolcott Village Hall (B), Palace Theatre (C), Wolcott Civic Free Library (D), Wolcott Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wolcott include: Blessed Trinity Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Wolcott Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church (E), Spirit and Truth Calvary Chapel (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Glen Side Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Bonnie Castle Farm Bed & Breakfast (6603 Bonnie Castle Road).

Courts: Wolcott Village - Court (8 New Hartford), Huron Town - Court (10880 Lummisville Road).

Birthplace of: Silas Titus - Union Army officer.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

FOWLER BROS #4/SLAGHT ROAD MLC (Address: 10273 LUMMISVILLE ROAD , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
MAIN STREET TAVERN (Address: 5217 WHISKEY HILL ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

58.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled in 2000

Banks with branches in Wolcott (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Wolcott Branch at 12001 East Main Street, branch established on 1959/06/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Lyons National Bank: Wolcott Branch at 5996 New Hartford Street, branch established on 1990/09/24. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $554.7 mil, Deposits: $461.0 mil, headquarters in Lyons, NY, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Lyons Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wolcott:

Marital status in Wolcott, NY
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wolcott:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wolcott
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wolcott, NY (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,4228
Mainline Protestant10,25957
Evangelical Protestant4,74344
Other1,2545
Black Protestant-2
None62,094-
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: 16
Wayne County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Wayne County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Wayne County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.4%
New York:

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

14.0%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wolcott:

50.9%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wolcott:

49.0%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Wolcott:

28.7
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wolcott:

19.3%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wolcott:

9.5%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wolcott:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wolcott:

35.4%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Wolcott:

57.5%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Wolcott:

78.8%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wolcott, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$18,786$56,3580$0
Water Supply 3$12,148$48,5921$2,257
Police Protection - Officers 1$8,276$99,3123$6,178
Financial Administration 1$5,651$67,8120$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,801
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,030
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,515
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 1$563
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 3$8,266
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$44,861$59,81520$25,610

Wolcott government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,000 ($1.85)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $243,000 ($149.72)
    Regular Highways: $232,000 ($142.95)
    Water Utilities: $224,000 ($138.02)
    General - Other: $156,000 ($96.12)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($54.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000 ($41.28)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($35.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($17.87)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($15.40)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($4.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($3.70)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.85)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($35.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($12.32)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $436,000 ($268.64)

Wolcott government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $333,000 ($205.18)
    Other: $11,000 ($6.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $76,000 ($46.83)
    Other: $73,000 ($44.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($13.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($7.39)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $335,000 ($206.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($6.16)
    Other: $6,000 ($3.70)
  • Tax - Property: $538,000 ($331.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000 ($22.18)
    Other License: $6,000 ($3.70)

Wolcott government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $791,000 ($487.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $764,000 ($470.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($16.64)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $46,000 ($28.34)
    End of Fiscal Year: $20,000 ($12.32)

Wolcott government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($6.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $460,000 ($283.43)

4.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
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 Monroe County, NY  2.16% ($47,028 average AGI)
from Ontario County, NY  0.83% ($35,267)
from Seneca County, NY  0.19% ($37,887)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Monroe County, NY  1.88% ($46,294 average AGI)
to Ontario County, NY  0.93% ($41,236)
to Seneca County, NY  0.20% ($34,368)
Businesses in Wolcott, NY
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Nike1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
MasterBrand Cabinets1True Value1
McDonald's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wolcott:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAMF (1300 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, NY; Owner: DONALD H. DEROSA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wolcott:

  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRVO (89.9 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRW (88.1 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTKV (105.5 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUUF (103.5 FM; SODUS, NY; Owner: WAYNCO RADIO)
  • WKRH (106.5 FM; MINETTO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEN-FM (92.1 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Wolcott:

  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • Wolcott, New York
  • Fatal accident count33
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents56
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities40
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents91
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count26637
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents39407
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6190
  • Fatalities28821
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents66479
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents7333
See more detailed statistics of Wolcott fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 57 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wolcott, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (73.2%), and Outside Fires (16.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wolcott, NY
    • 19173.2%Structure Fires
    • 4316.5%Outside Fires
    • 2610.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wolcott, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wolcott, NY
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wolcott, NY
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Wolcott compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Wolcott on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael R. Landry (12)
  • Christopher Lynn (4)
  • Christopher G. Lynn (3)
  • Edward W. Smith, Jr. (2)
  • Jeremy Bryant (1)
  • Lloyd D. Spencer (1)
  • Paul Wafler (1)
  • Salvatore James Pellingra (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2020.