Hamden, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,323.
Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 662  (50.0%)
Females: 661  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

47.4 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13782.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $62,037 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Hamden:

$62,037
NY:

$79,557

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $38,135 (it was $19,754 in 2000)

Hamden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $173,913 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Hamden:

$173,913
NY:

$400,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $272,591; detached houses: $254,359; townhouses or other attached units: $225,571; in 2-unit structures: $277,007; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $721,615; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $247,836; mobile homes: $89,185
March 2022 cost of living index in Hamden: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Hamden, NY (2010)
    • 1,25194.6%White alone
    • 493.7%Hispanic
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hamden, New York as of July 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamden is 662 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (22.6%), English (16.6%), German (16.6%), Italian (10.9%), Scottish (8.5%), United States (8.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 59.8 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Hamden, New York map

36 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This town:

2.8%
New York:

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

1.5% ($1,191)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (52.6 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (111.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (111.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Delhi, NY (2.5 miles ),
Walton, NY (2.7 miles ),
Downsville, NY (3.1 miles ),
Meredith, NY (3.4 miles ),
Andes, NY (3.4 miles ),
Bovina, NY (3.4 miles ),
Franklin, NY (3.4 miles ),
Bloomville, NY (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.22 N, Longitude: 75.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Distribution of median household income in Hamden, NY in 2022
Hamden satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2021: 3 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $450,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamden, NY residents
Average permit cost in Hamden, NY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.7%
New York:

4.4%
Most common industries in Hamden, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.9%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.7%)
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Hamden, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Hamden, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hamden-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Hamden town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 67% 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 124.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 171.8 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 169.8 miles away from Hamden center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 335.9 miles away from Hamden center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.1 miles away from the city 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 Delaware County (36) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 15, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamden:

  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • O'CONNOR HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; DELHI, NY)
  • DELAWARE CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DELHI, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamden:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 6 miles; Delhi, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,911)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 18 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 40 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 47 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Colgate University (about 50 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 51 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 52 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hamden: Rocking L Ranch (A), Lucky Dog Farm (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hamden: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Feak Hollow Cemetery (1), Feak Hollow-Jamieson Cemetery (2), Archer Cemetery (3), Hamden Cemetery (4), Bostwick Cemetery (5), Goldsmith Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crystal Brook (A), Bagley Brook (B), Mallory Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ROADHOUSE INN (Address: 34675 STATE HWY 10 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.4%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Hamden (2011 data):

  • The National Bank of Delaware County: Hamden Branch at 35861 State Route 10, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2007/11/19: Bank assets: $258.2 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Walton, NY, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Delaware Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hamden:

Marital status in Hamden, NY
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hamden:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamden, NY (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,5389
Mainline Protestant7,32565
Evangelical Protestant2,95130
Other2,32710
Orthodox121
None26,827-
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: 14
Delaware County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Delaware County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Here:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

12.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamden:

  • WDLA (1270 AM; 5 kW; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDOS (730 AM; 1 kW; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamden:

  • WDLA-FM (92.1 FM; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WSRK (103.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCDO-FM (100.9 FM; SIDNEY, NY; Owner: CDO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZOZ (103.1 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WIYN (94.7 FM; DEPOSIT, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WJFF (90.5 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: RADIO CATSKILL)
  • WKXZ (93.9 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WPDA (106.1 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGWR (88.1 FM; LIBERTY, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamden:

  • WISF-LP (Channel 15; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: RASTUS BROADCAST)
  • Hamden, New York
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count8519
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12803
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2072
  • Fatalities9167
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20489
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2721
See more detailed statistics of Hamden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.3mTotal length
  • $9,779,000Total costs
  • 3,023Total average daily traffic
  • 219Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,233Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • STEPHEN AMATO, Nys Rte. 7 (Lat: 42.255556 Lon: -75.002639), Type: 108.2, Structure height: 36025 m, Overall height: 108.2 m, Registrant: Utilities Technology Council, Dana.Daberko@utc.Org, , Arlin-gton, Phone: (202) 833-6818


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Gregory Hollow Rd 4 Mi Sw (Lat: 42.180083 Lon: -74.968778), Call Sign: KYU701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz, 155.205 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1998, Expiration Date: 09/29/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2003, Registrant: O Conner Hospital, Andes Rd, Delhi, NY 13753, Phone: (607) 746-2371

  • Rt 10 Hawley Station (Lat: 42.180639 Lon: -75.013778), Call Sign: KUE234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.0200 MHz, 48.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2022, Expiration Date: 07/24/2032, Registrant: Utilities Telecom Council, Inc., 2550 South Clark Street, Suite 960, Arlington, VA 22202, Phone: (202) 833-6818, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KJ2F, Licensee ID: L00197158, Grant Date: 05/07/2015, Expiration Date: 07/21/2025, Certifier: Albert H Heusmann, Registrant: Albert H Heusmann, 571 Curtis Lane, Hamden, NY 13782

  • Call Sign: KC2SBA, Licensee ID: L01313623, Grant Date: 08/13/2007, Expiration Date: 08/13/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2019, Certifier: Albert H Heusmann, Registrant: Delaware County Amateur Radio Association, 571 Curtis Lane, Hamden, NY 13782


Most common first names in Hamden, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1274.8 years
John668.3 years
Donald572.4 years
Robert568.4 years
Arthur484.7 years
Henry473.5 years
Barbara370.6 years
Albert368.0 years
Frank382.0 years
Harry374.7 years
Most common last names in Hamden, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1083.1 years
Terry871.4 years
Currie571.6 years
Kelly565.0 years
Delameter479.3 years
Pierce485.5 years
Tompkins472.3 years
Jones361.0 years
Aitken384.7 years
Gray378.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamden, NY
  • 62.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.5%Wood
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamden, NY
  • 46.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Other fuel
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 2.9%Utility gas


Hamden compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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