St. Lawrence County, New York (NY)

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County population in 2012: 112,232 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 111,931 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,678
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,790
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 28,613
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,137 (it was 11,893 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

47%

Land area: 2686 sq. mi.

Water area: 135.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Lawrence County: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.8%), Construction (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in St. Lawrence County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years
Males: 56,852  (50.8%)
Females: 55,092  (49.2%)

St. Lawrence County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
St. Lawrence County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,157 ($32,356 in 1999)

This county:

$45157
New York:

$57369

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $528 (lower quartile is $405, upper quartile is $675)
This county:

$528
State:

$992


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,400 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
St. Lawrence:

$82,400
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,100 - $151,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $120,363
Here:

$120,363
State:

$328,266

Townhouses or other attached units: $397,003
Here:

$397,003
State:

$477,144

In 2-unit structures: $289,493
Here:

$289,493
State:

$441,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,972
Here:

$148,972
State:

$551,450

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $499,036
Here:

$499,036
State:

$715,153

Mobile homes: $39,061
Here:

$39,061
State:

$57,967
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,035
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 3,256

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 205 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2008: 156 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2009: 126 buildings, average cost: $101,300

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,259 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,680 (2.2%)

St. Lawrence County household income distribution in 2009 St. Lawrence County home values distribution St. Lawrence County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.6%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.3% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for American Indian residents, 2.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.3% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.6%
St. Lawrence County:

22.6%
New York:

16.0%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.1% for American Indian residents, 2.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.8% for other race residents, 27.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 24 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Lawrence County is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $537 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $680 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ogdensburg, Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Oswegatchie, Gouverneur, Lisbon, Stockholm, Louisville, Pierrepont.

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

2005 air pollution in St. Lawrence County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 27 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in St. Lawrence County: Chippewa Point (A), Barnhart Island Marina (B), Barnhart Island Overlook and Picnic Area (C), Wilson Hill Range Lights (D), Rod and Gun Club (E), Saint Lawrence Yacht Club (F), Stark School Corner (G), Staplin Corners (H), Stafford Corners (I), Smith Corners (J), Sister Island Light (K), Sevey Corners (L), Sellecks Lower Camp (M), Sellecks Corners (N), Scotts Corners (O), Scotch Bush Grange (P), Saint Patrick Community Center (Q), Coles Creek Marina (R), Oliver D Appleton Golf Course (S), Saint Lawrence State Park Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Seaway Shopping Center (1), Saint Lawrence Center Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Lawrence County include: Brown Church (A), Chippewa Station Church (B), Covenanter Church (C), Dailey Ridge Church (D), Fullerville Church (E), Louisville Landing Church (F), Nevin Memorial Church (G), North Gouverneur Church (H), First Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rarick Cemetery (1), Purmort Cemetery (2), Kent Mill Cemetery (3), Kendrew Cemetery (4), Pleasant View Cemetery (5), Pleasant Valley Cemetery (6), Pleasant Mound Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Pine Hill Pond (A), Pine Marsh (B), Pine Pond (C), Pleasant Lake (D), Portaferry Lake (E), Rock Lake (F), Rock Pond (G), Round Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Warm Brook (A), Webb Creek (B), Welch Brook (C), Welch Creek (D), Weller Pond Outlet (E), Baldwin Branch (F), Beaver Creek (G), Boland Creek (H), Deer River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. Lawrence County include: Saint Lawrence State Park (1), Wilson Hill State Fish and Game Managemen (2), Higley Flow State Park (3), Walter F Pratt Memorial Forest (4), Jacques Cartier State Park (5), Coles Creek State Park (6), Cedar Island State Park (7), Saint Lawrence Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Barnhart Island Beach (A), Lisbon Beach (B), Waddington Beach (C), Massena Beach (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Franklin County , Hamilton County , Herkimer County , Jefferson County , Lewis County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 11,180
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,800 (50% naturalized citizens)

St. Lawrence County:

3.4%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 770
  • 1990 to 1994: 416
  • 1985 to 1989: 449
  • 1980 to 1984: 294
  • 1975 to 1979: 175
  • 1970 to 1974: 192
  • 1970 to 1974: 180
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,324

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.2%

St. Lawrence County marital status for males St. Lawrence County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in St. Lawrence County with a mortgage: 11,186 (791 second mortgage, 1,237 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,903

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Lawrence County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,47832
Mainline Protestant8,07572
Evangelical Protestant5,36455
Other2,09311
Black Protestant1791
None71,755-
St. Lawrence County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
St. Lawrence County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 106
This county:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Lawrence County:

8.5%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in St. Lawrence County:

Average size of farms: 278 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,722
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $51.42
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $66,056
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.90%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $91,853
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.89
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 49.90%
Corn for grain: 3029 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 62 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 523 harvested acres
Vegetables: 310 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 235 acres

Tornado activity:

St. Lawrence County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 39918691.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/15/1986, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Lawrence County-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 92% 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 60.0 miles away from St. Lawrence County 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 71.5 miles away from the county 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 192.5 miles away from the county 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 72.9 miles away from the county 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 63.1 miles away from St. Lawrence County center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.5 miles away from the county 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)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (38%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Lawrence County (%):

  • French (except Basque) (17%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • United States or American (14%)
  • English (12%)
  • French Canadian (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • Italian (6%)

St. Lawrence County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,651 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 4,912 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 106 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 130 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,196 (7%)
  • Other means: 321 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,942 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in St. Lawrence County, New York in 2000:

  • 6,239 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,120 people in state prisons
  • 976 people in nursing homes
  • 251 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 150 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 103 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 95 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 53 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 47 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 39 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 28 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in St. Lawrence County, New York in 2010:

  • 7,100 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,207 people in state prisons
  • 735 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 225 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 144 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 127 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 38 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 6 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,484.

3.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.28%
New York average:

5.06%


0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,793 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.10%
New York average:

0.08%

1.65% relocated from other counties in New York ($18,519 average AGI)
1.53% relocated from other states ($17,820 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

1.53%
New York average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.37% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.31% ($34,568)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.14% ($50,173)
from Clinton County, NY  0.08% ($31,655)
from Oswego County, NY  0.05% ($28,526)
from Lewis County, NY  0.05% ($30,333)
from Erie County, NY  0.04% ($41,188)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
New York average:

5.46%


0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.11%
New York average:

0.11%

1.90% relocated to other counties in New York ($15,883 average AGI)
1.94% relocated to other states ($20,308 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

1.94%
New York average:

2.38%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.38% ($28,681 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.26% ($24,920)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.17% ($34,576)
to Monroe County, NY  0.10% ($25,205)
to Clinton County, NY  0.08% ($31,906)
to Oswego County, NY  0.07% ($39,964)
to Lewis County, NY  0.07% ($37,240)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in St. Lawrence County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Lawrence County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in St. Lawrence County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 18,817 (15,264 aged, 3,553 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.59
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12020.92
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 350.390
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48749.39

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1046.870
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 931.940
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.67

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.03
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57.46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.28

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 96.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 62.0
  • Other - 34.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 101,193

Size of family households: 12,295 2-persons, 6,077 3-persons, 4,770 4-persons, 2,180 5-persons, 737 6-persons, 545 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,591 1-person, 2,777 2-persons, 378 3-persons, 157 4-persons, 63 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

17,471 married couples with children.
6,697 single-parent households (1,949 men, 4,748 women).

94.6% of residents of St. Lawrence County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $659,267,000 ($5923 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $20,298,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $281,603,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $119,299,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,722,000
Federal grants: $200,498,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,325,000 ($10,277,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $36,820,000 ($1,192,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $91,331,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $16,477,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,195,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,329
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,585
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +598
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,756
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in St. Lawrence County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.10 millions of gallons per day (23% from ground, 77% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.6

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 581
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,938
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,723
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,129
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,142
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,355
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,931
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,463
  • 1939 or earlier: 15,718
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 160
  • 3 rooms: 588
  • 4 rooms: 2,530
  • 5 rooms: 5,902
  • 6 rooms: 6,682
  • 7 rooms: 5,368
  • 8 rooms: 3,743
  • 9+ rooms: 3,602
  • 1 room: 242
  • 2 rooms: 793
  • 3 rooms: 2,328
  • 4 rooms: 2,900
  • 5 rooms: 2,492
  • 6 rooms: 1,461
  • 7 rooms: 893
  • 8 rooms: 393
  • 9+ rooms: 391
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 717
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,001
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,253
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,862
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,728
  • no bedroom: 318
  • 1 bedroom: 3,404
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,122
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,951
  • 4 bedrooms: 837
  • 5+ bedrooms: 261
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Lawrence County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,100
  • 1 vehicle: 9,095
  • 2 vehicles: 14,093
  • 3 vehicles: 3,337
  • 4 vehicles: 786
  • 5+ vehicles: 202
  • no vehicle: 2,572
  • 1 vehicle: 6,398
  • 2 vehicles: 2,483
  • 3 vehicles: 313
  • 4 vehicles: 76
  • 5+ vehicles: 51

60% of St. Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in New York.

St. Lawrence County:

59.6%
State average:

64.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $48,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Lawrence County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49.4%)
  • Utility gas (28.5%)
  • Wood (11.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.5%)
  • Electricity (4.0%)
  • Utility gas (38.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31.8%)
  • Electricity (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.6%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 939
Here:

7.4%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 106
Here:

1.7%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,506
Here:

44.3%
New York:

38.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

St. Lawrence County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $4,139,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,231,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,180,000
    Corrections - Other: $464,000
    General - Other: $206,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $22,204,000
    General - Other: $17,570,000
    Health - Other: $17,511,000
    Regular Highways: $13,054,000
    Police Protection: $4,506,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $4,358,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,192,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,920,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,273,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,265,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,594,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,422,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,229,000
    Financial Administration: $2,115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $553,000
    Transit Utilities: $333,000
    Local Fire Protection: $293,000
    Housing and Community Development: $292,000
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000
    Libraries: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,954,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $13,504,000
    Other Higher Education: $500,000
    Financial Administration: $25,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $20,836,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $547,000
    Police Protection: $348,000
    General - Other: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000
    Health - Other: $69,000
    General Public Building: $39,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $25,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,098,000

St. Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $15,152,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,468,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,654,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,083,000
    All Other: $161,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,988,000
    Education: $520,000
    All Other: $289,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,114,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,063,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $267,000
    Rents: $35,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $31,677,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,035,000
    All Other: $6,221,000
    Highways: $2,897,000
    Transit Utilities: $180,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,385,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,958,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $595,000
    Other Selective Sales: $446,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $337,000
    NEC: $183,000
    Other License: $22,000

St. Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $116,062,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,058,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,004,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,700,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,100,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,500,000

St. Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,205,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,308,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,058,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

St. Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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St. Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in St. Lawrence County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary83480.2 years
John80774.1 years
William72974.4 years
Robert57270.5 years
George49775.7 years
James49072.9 years
Charles44974.4 years
Helen44779.4 years
Margaret43581.0 years
Joseph40975.2 years
Most common last names in St. Lawrence County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30677.0 years
Brown22176.4 years
Martin15474.4 years
Miller13975.3 years
White13176.0 years
Jones11776.8 years
Thompson11277.7 years
Johnson11174.9 years
Murphy10877.8 years
Sullivan10378.8 years
Businesses in St. Lawrence County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2KFC1
AT&T7La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture3
Advance Auto Parts3Long John Silver's2
Arby's2Lowe's2
Ashley Furniture2MasterBrand Cabinets19
AutoZone2Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's7
Best Western1Nike3
Burger King4OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Chevrolet4Pizza Hut4
Comfort Suites1Quality2
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack4
Deb1Rite Aid5
Decora Cabinetry2Sears3
Domino's Pizza3Subaru1
Dunkin Donuts3Subway8
Econo Lodge1Super 81
Express1T.J.Maxx1
Fashion Bug2Taco Bell1
FedEx10Toyota1
Ford3True Value5
GNC3U-Haul6
GameStop1UPS15
H&R Block5Verizon Wireless2
Home Depot1Walgreens3
JCPenney1Walmart3
Jones New York2Wendy's1

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