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St. Lawrence County, New York (NY)

County population in 2019: 107,740 (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: 40 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Lawrence County: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (35.9%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in St. Lawrence County, NY (2019)
    • 99,03191.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,5942.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,2622.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5821.5%Two or more races
    • 1,1691.1%Asian alone
    • 8240.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2780.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Males: 54,553  (50.6%)
Females: 53,187  (49.4%)
Average household size:
St. Lawrence County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,108 ($32,356 in 1999)
This county:

$52,108
New York:

$72,108

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $591 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $744)
This county:

$591
State:

$1190


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,800 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
St. Lawrence:

$101,800
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,500 - $168,000

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $146,925
Here:

$146,925
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $699,899
Here:

$699,899
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $248,160
Here:

$248,160
State:

$650,471

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $342,724
Here:

$342,724
State:

$808,879

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $896,495
Here:

$896,495
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $70,678
Here:

$70,678
State:

$82,547

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $142,636
Here:

$142,636
State:

$180,921

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,108
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $457

Institutionalized population: 3,256

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 113
  • Thefts: 287
  • Auto thefts: 19

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 88
  • Thefts: 243
  • Auto thefts: 25
St. Lawrence County, NY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 168 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 1998: 216 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1999: 235 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2000: 228 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2001: 247 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2002: 238 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2003: 249 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2004: 258 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2005: 233 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2006: 243 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2007: 205 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2008: 156 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2009: 126 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2010: 155 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2011: 154 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2012: 215 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2013: 133 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2014: 151 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2015: 147 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2016: 137 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2017: 119 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2018: 142 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2019: 149 buildings, average cost: $127,000
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Lawrence, NY residents
Average permit cost in St. Lawrence, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,847 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,092 (2.3%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Lawrence, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in St. Lawrence, NY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Lawrence, NY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.9%
St. Lawrence County:

19.9%
New York:

13.0%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for American Indian residents, 29.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.7% for other race residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.1 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.4 years old, Black residents: 35.2 years old, American Indian residents: 50.3 years old, Asian residents: 21.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 31.6 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

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Neighboring counties: Benzie County, Michigan , Clinton County , Malheur County, Oregon , Meeker County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in St. Lawrence, NY
County total employment by year in St. Lawrence, NY
County average yearly wages by year in St. Lawrence, NY

Current college students: 11,180
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,639 (61.7% naturalized citizens)

St. Lawrence County:

3.4%
Whole state:

22.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,2742010 or later
  • 9402000 to 2009
  • 6281990 to 1999
  • 7431980 to 1989
  • 3671970 to 1979
  • 1,504Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 39,020
  • One, attached: 431
  • Two: 1,910
  • 3 or 4: 1,461
  • 5 to 9: 1,758
  • 10 to 19: 498
  • 20 to 49: 844
  • 50 or more: 1,133
  • Mobile homes: 6,397
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Housing units in St. Lawrence County with a mortgage: 14,827 (158 second mortgage, 1,159 home equity loan, 52 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,517

Here:

46.7% with mortgage
State:

59.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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

Earthquake activity:

St. Lawrence County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 72% 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 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the 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) 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 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 234.1 miles away from St. Lawrence County center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Flooding, Incident Period: May 2, 2017 - August 6, 2017, FEMA Id: 4348, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in St. Lawrence County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - St. Lawrence

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 31,483 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 3,937 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 170 (0.4%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 419 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 2,796 (6.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,431 (5.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (23%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Italy (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Lawrence County


  • American (16%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (7%)
  • French Canadian (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • German (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $53,892.

3.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
New York average:

4.90%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,467 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

1.73% relocated from other counties in New York ($21,224 average AGI)
1.41% relocated from other states ($23,284 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

1.41%
New York average:

1.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.34% ($30,811 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($34,226)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.11% ($56,128)
from Lewis County, NY  0.09% ($43,206)
from Monroe County, NY  0.07% ($26,520)
from Oswego County, NY  0.06% ($26,524)
from Clinton County, NY  0.05% ($39,700)


4.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
New York average:

5.85%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($673 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.10%

1.88% relocated to other counties in New York ($17,676 average AGI)
2.27% relocated to other states ($27,106 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

2.27%
New York average:

2.73%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.39% ($35,826 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.25% ($35,348)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.19% ($43,408)
to Clinton County, NY  0.08% ($39,100)
to Monroe County, NY  0.08% ($38,172)
to Lewis County, NY  0.07% ($29,926)
to Oswego County, NY  0.06% ($56,348)

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 2019: 10.4

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 2019: 9.1

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 population in St. Lawrence County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Lawrence County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Lawrence County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Lawrence County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Lawrence County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Lawrence County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Lawrence County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 19,231 (14,837 aged, 4,394 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,106 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Lawrence County, New York in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,195)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,551)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,341)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,075)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (600)
  • Unspecified dementia (584)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (438)
  • Congestive heart failure (379)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (371)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (346)

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: 12,021
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 350
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,749

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,047
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 932
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

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: 107,740
  • Male householders: 20,843 (5,449 living alone), Female householders: 21,989 (6,943 living alone)
  • 20,477 spouses (20,323 opposite-sex spouses), 4,131 unmarried partners, (3,760 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 24,384 children (23,320 natural, 606 adopted, 458 stepchildren), 1,520 grandchildren, 338 brothers or sisters, 185 parents, 69 foster children, 905 other relatives, 1,553 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 11,346

Size of family households: 12,990 2-persons, 5,971 3-persons, 3,937 4-persons, 2,228 5-persons, 1,228 6-persons, 855 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,392 1-person, 2,766 2-persons, 148 3-persons, 103 4-persons, 200 5-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

13,536 married couples with children.
4,978 single-parent households (1,202 men, 3,776 women).

92.5% of residents of St. Lawrence speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $659,267,000 ($5,923 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:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • Year house built in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • 8682014 or later
  • 9432010 to 2013
  • 4,4082000 to 2009
  • 4,2221990 to 1999
  • 7,4551980 to 1989
  • 6,7161970 to 1979
  • 4,5401960 to 1969
  • 6,3471950 to 1959
  • 2,3891940 to 1949
  • 15,6001939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • 171 room
  • 1062 rooms
  • 9483 rooms
  • 2,6804 rooms
  • 4,8665 rooms
  • 6,5166 rooms
  • 5,6607 rooms
  • 4,6488 rooms
  • 5,9039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • 5071 room
  • 4292 rooms
  • 1,6683 rooms
  • 4,1514 rooms
  • 1,5575 rooms
  • 1,4376 rooms
  • 4977 rooms
  • 4268 rooms
  • 8169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • 45no bedroom
  • 1,3151 bedroom
  • 7,0592 bedrooms
  • 15,1203 bedrooms
  • 5,9454 bedrooms
  • 1,8605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Lawrence County, New York
  • 610no bedroom
  • 2,9671 bedroom
  • 4,6072 bedrooms
  • 2,1403 bedrooms
  • 8804 bedrooms
  • 2845+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Lawrence County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,491no vehicle
  • 8,7431 vehicle
  • 14,3902 vehicles
  • 5,0353 vehicles
  • 1,1964 vehicles
  • 4895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,239no vehicle
  • 5,8291 vehicle
  • 1,8872 vehicles
  • 3633 vehicles
  • 1314 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles

86.4% of St. Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in New York.

St. Lawrence County:

86.4%
State average:

89.5%

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

  • This state: 87,047
  • Other state: 16,126
  • Northeast: 5,085
  • Midwest: 5,465
  • South: 3,881
  • West: 1,695
Year householders moved into unit in St. Lawrence County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Lawrence County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.7%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.4%Wood
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 34.6%Utility gas
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 17.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,649
Here:

18.1%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 294
Here:

6.0%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,321
Here:

49.9%
New York:

37.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

St. Lawrence County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $6,712,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,007,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,387,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,926,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,118,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $27,759,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,546,000
    Regular Highways: $18,291,000
    Health - Other: $13,181,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,546,000
    Police Protection: $5,317,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,757,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,566,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $2,897,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,399,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,046,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $394,000
    Parks and Recreation: $339,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $943,000
    Other: $669,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,632,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,310,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $928,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $38,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $23,270,000
    Corrections: $128,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,163,000
    Education: $809,000
    Other: $301,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $96,382,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $80,874,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,690,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,509,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $845,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,128,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $203,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $193,000
    Rents: $67,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $604,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,200,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $13,395,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $9,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,874,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $29,954,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,936,000
    Other: $6,183,000
    Highways: $5,027,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,429,000
    Transit Utilities: $189,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $72,549,000
    Property: $48,809,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,700,000
    Other: $715,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $618,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,633,000

St. Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $6,712,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,007,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,387,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,926,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,118,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $27,759,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,546,000
    Regular Highways: $18,291,000
    Health - Other: $13,181,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,546,000
    Police Protection: $5,317,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,757,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,566,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $2,897,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,399,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,046,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $394,000
    Parks and Recreation: $339,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $943,000
    Other: $669,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,632,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,310,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $928,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $38,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $23,270,000
    Corrections: $128,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,163,000
    Education: $809,000
    Other: $301,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $96,382,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $80,874,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,690,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,509,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $845,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,128,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $203,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $193,000
    Rents: $67,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $604,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,200,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $13,395,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $9,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,874,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $29,954,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,936,000
    Other: $6,183,000
    Highways: $5,027,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,429,000
    Transit Utilities: $189,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $72,549,000
    Property: $48,809,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,700,000
    Other: $715,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $618,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,633,000

St. Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $6,712,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,007,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,387,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,926,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,118,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $27,759,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,546,000
    Regular Highways: $18,291,000
    Health - Other: $13,181,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,546,000
    Police Protection: $5,317,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,757,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,566,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $2,897,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,399,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,046,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $394,000
    Parks and Recreation: $339,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $943,000
    Other: $669,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,632,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,310,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $928,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $38,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $23,270,000
    Corrections: $128,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,163,000
    Education: $809,000
    Other: $301,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $96,382,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $80,874,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,690,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,509,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $845,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,128,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $203,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $193,000
    Rents: $67,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $604,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,200,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $13,395,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $9,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,874,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $29,954,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,936,000
    Other: $6,183,000
    Highways: $5,027,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,429,000
    Transit Utilities: $189,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $72,549,000
    Property: $48,809,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,700,000
    Other: $715,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $618,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,633,000

St. Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $6,712,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,007,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,387,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,926,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,118,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $27,759,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,546,000
    Regular Highways: $18,291,000
    Health - Other: $13,181,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,546,000
    Police Protection: $5,317,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,757,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,566,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $2,897,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,399,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,046,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $394,000
    Parks and Recreation: $339,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $943,000
    Other: $669,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,632,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,310,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $928,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $38,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $23,270,000
    Corrections: $128,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,163,000
    Education: $809,000
    Other: $301,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $96,382,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $80,874,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,690,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,509,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $845,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,128,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,251,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $203,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $193,000
    Rents: $67,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $604,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,200,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $13,395,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $9,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,874,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $29,954,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,936,000
    Other: $6,183,000
    Highways: $5,027,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,429,000
    Transit Utilities: $189,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $72,549,000
    Property: $48,809,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,700,000
    Other: $715,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $618,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,633,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,910
  • Number of aged recipients: 319
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,591
  • Number of recipients under 18: 435
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,782
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 693
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,563
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,886
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

St. Lawrence County on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"