Clarence, New York

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Population in 2010: 30,673.
Population change since 2000: +17.4%
 
Males: 14,877  (48.5%)
Females: 15,796  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 14032.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $123,505 (it was $68,003 in 2000)
Clarence:

$123,505
NY:

$79,557

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $65,680 (it was $32,717 in 2000)

Clarence town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $402,601 (it was $157,400 in 2000)
Clarence:

$402,601
NY:

$400,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $244,055; detached houses: $258,042; townhouses or other attached units: $217,708; in 2-unit structures: $199,670; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,644; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $334,912; mobile homes: $67,367; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $89,496
March 2022 cost of living index in Clarence: 107.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Clarence, NY (2010)
    • 28,45192.8%White alone
    • 1,0893.6%Asian alone
    • 4181.4%Hispanic
    • 3451.1%Black alone
    • 3111.0%Two or more races
    • 300.10%American Indian alone
    • 230.07%Other race alone
    • 60.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Clarence, New York as of April 12, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarence is 7,668 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (35.6%), Italian (22.1%), Irish (19.4%), Polish (15.0%), English (12.2%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 3/11/1808

Land area: 53.4 square miles.

Population density: 574 people per square mile   (low).

Clarence, New York map

1,205 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.0% North America).

This town:

4.6%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clarence town:

2.2% ($3,467)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amherst, NY (6.0 miles , pop. 116,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (12.3 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Clarence Center, NY (0.9 miles ),
Harris Hill, NY (1.7 miles ),
Williamsville, NY (2.4 miles ),
Amherst, NY (2.4 miles ),
Newstead, NY (2.6 miles ),
Rapids, NY (2.6 miles ),
Depew, NY (2.6 miles ),
Lancaster, NY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.00 N, Longitude: 78.65 W

Area code: 716

Distribution of median household income in Clarence, NY in 2022

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 98 buildings, average cost: $786,500
  • 2021: 112 buildings, average cost: $812,600
  • 2020: 96 buildings, average cost: $710,900
  • 2019: 112 buildings, average cost: $596,200
  • 2018: 124 buildings, average cost: $534,400
  • 2017: 165 buildings, average cost: $443,300
  • 2016: 132 buildings, average cost: $363,800
  • 2015: 100 buildings, average cost: $381,800
  • 2014: 107 buildings, average cost: $352,900
  • 2013: 142 buildings, average cost: $360,900
  • 2012: 111 buildings, average cost: $317,800
  • 2011: 73 buildings, average cost: $332,800
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $328,700
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $334,000
  • 2008: 64 buildings, average cost: $325,300
  • 2007: 97 buildings, average cost: $346,100
  • 2006: 121 buildings, average cost: $357,300
  • 2005: 123 buildings, average cost: $348,400
  • 2004: 176 buildings, average cost: $284,300
  • 2003: 233 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2002: 235 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2001: 214 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2000: 226 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 1999: 273 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 1998: 197 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 1997: 183 buildings, average cost: $188,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Clarence, NY residents
Average permit cost in Clarence, NY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
New York:

4.4%
Historical population in Clarence, NY
Historical housing units in Clarence, NY
Most common industries in Clarence, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Clarence, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Clarence, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clarence, New York average temperatures Clarence, New York average precipitation Clarence, New York humidity Clarence, New York wind speed Clarence, New York snowfall Clarence, New York sunshine Clarence, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 86.0. This is about average.

City:

86.0
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.43. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.43
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.107. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.107
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00542. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00542
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Clarence-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Clarence town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/23/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarence-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from Clarence center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 225.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 354.3 miles away from Clarence center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 268.4 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) earthquake occurred 266.8 miles away from Clarence 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 Erie County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snowstorms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarence topographic map

Main business address for: WILSON GREATBATCH TECHNOLOGIES INC (MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Clarence:

  • BROTHERS OF MERCY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (10570 BERGTOLD ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Clarence:

  • US RENAL CARE WILLIAMSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • CANTERBURY WOODS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • HARRIS HILL NURSING FACILITY L L C (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • SUBURBAN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; AMHERST, NY)
  • ELDERWOOD HEALTH CARE AT OAKWOOD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • ASPIRE OF WESTERN NEW YORK, INC. (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • PEOPLE, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)

Amtrak stations near Clarence:

  • 8 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarence:

  • University at Buffalo (about 8 miles; Buffalo, NY; Full-time enrollment: 25,415)
  • Daemen College (about 8 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Canisius College (about 12 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 12 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Buffalo State SUNY (about 13 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 10,439)
  • D'Youville College (about 15 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Erie Community College (about 15 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)

Public high school in Clarence:

Public elementary/middle schools in Clarence:

See full list of schools located in Clarence

Library in Clarence:

  • CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $583,139; Location: THREE TOWN PLACE; 63,178 books; 6,808 audio materials; 8,725 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 161 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clarence: Sacred Heart Home (A), Clarence Fire District 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Clarence: Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Shope Cemetery (1), Clarence Fillmore Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Clarence Town - Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10465 Main Street).

Hotel: Asa Ransom House (10529 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Jack Phillips (first baseman) - Baseball player, Katie MacFarlane - Women's basketball player, Bill Bernhard - Baseball player, Emory William Hunt - University president.

Erie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.0%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Clarence in 2010:

  • 226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Clarence in 2000:

  • 428 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Clarence (2011 data):

  • Bank of Akron: 9865 Main Road Branch at 9865 Main Road, branch established on 2002/01/08; Clarence Branch at 9470 Clarence Center Road, branch established on 1993/07/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.4 mil, Deposits: $188.8 mil, headquarters in Akron, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Clarence Branch at 10614 Main Street, branch established on 1955/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Clarence:

Marital status in Clarence, NY
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Clarence:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clarence, NY (based on Erie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic352,894111
Mainline Protestant62,675212
Evangelical Protestant49,435209
Other34,07679
Black Protestant24,19269
Orthodox4,1039
None391,665-
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: 236
Here:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Erie County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
Erie County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 228
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 740
Erie County:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Erie County:

13.4%
New York:

15.6%

2.96% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($58,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.96%
New York average:

5.29%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.01%
New York average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($49,919 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.14% ($35,064)
from Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($52,181)


3.42% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($64,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.42%
New York average:

6.93%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.01%
New York average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Niagara County, NY  0.56% ($50,031 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($51,976)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($52,293)
Businesses in Clarence, NY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Holiday Inn1
Arby's1Jones New York1
Curves1Old Country Buffet1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1Tim Hortons2
FedEx1UPS2
GNC1Walgreens2
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarence:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLVL (1340 AM; 1 kW; LOCKPORT, NY; Owner: CULVER COMMUNICATIONS CORP., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarence:

  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • W297AB (107.3 FM; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • W207BG (89.3 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clarence:

  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Clarence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.9mTotal length
  • $25,549,000Total costs
  • 71,158Total average daily traffic
  • 4,198Total average daily truck traffic
  • 82,443Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clarence, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 82010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clarence, NY

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 20. The highest number of fires - 46 took place in 2009, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clarence, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.8%), and Outside Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clarence, NY
    • 19156.8%Structure Fires
    • 8425.0%Outside Fires
    • 3610.7%Other
    • 257.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarence, NY
Most common first names in Clarence, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9482.4 years
John7375.7 years
William7276.6 years
Joseph5375.5 years
Robert5071.8 years
Helen4584.1 years
Margaret4180.1 years
Frank3977.8 years
Edward3678.8 years
Dorothy3481.6 years
Most common last names in Clarence, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2176.8 years
Smith2078.0 years
King1172.7 years
Brown1073.8 years
Metz880.9 years
Burns878.0 years
Schneider882.6 years
Berghorn786.0 years
Wright776.0 years
Mccarthy782.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarence, NY
  • 93.1%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarence, NY
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Electricity
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Clarence compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Clarence on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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  • Christopher A. Palmerton (9)
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  • Greatbatch Ltd. (8)
  • Larry M. Jaipaul (7)
  • Richard M. Fike (7)
  • Kari Ann Sausen (5)
  • Joseph Pandolfino (5)
  • Neuronexus Technologies, Inc. (4)
  • Stephan Gamard (4)
  • Jeremiah J. Rauch (4)

Total of 145 patent applications in 2008-2024.