North Harmony, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,267.
Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 1,156  (51.0%)
Females: 1,111  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 14710.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,092 (it was $42,181 in 2000)
North Harmony:

$58,092
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,301 (it was $18,795 in 2000)

North Harmony town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,129 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
North Harmony:

$97,129
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $127,086; detached houses: $130,691; townhouses or other attached units: $67,477; in 2-unit structures: $142,605; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $62,035; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $391,570; mobile homes: $49,542
March 2019 cost of living index in North Harmony: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in North Harmony, NY (2010)
    • 2,23598.6%White alone
    • 120.5%Hispanic
    • 90.4%Two or more races
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Black alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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Ancestries: English (23.1%), German (21.7%), Swedish (17.1%), Irish (13.1%), Dutch (7.9%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 42.2 square miles.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (very low).

43 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
New York:

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

2.2% ($1,498)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (32.8 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (61.1 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (268.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bemus Point, NY (1.8 miles ),
Ellery, NY (2.0 miles ),
Panama, NY (2.2 miles ),
Harmony, NY (2.3 miles ),
Lakewood, NY (2.5 miles ),
Chautauqua, NY (2.6 miles ),
Busti, NY (2.6 miles ),
Sherman, NY (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 79.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Distribution of median household income in North Harmony, NY in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $268,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $375,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $272,200
Number of permits per 10,000 North Harmony, NY residents
Average permit cost in North Harmony, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in North Harmony, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.9%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.5%)
Most common occupations in North Harmony, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in North Harmony, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

North Harmony, New York average temperatures North Harmony, New York average precipitation North Harmony, New York humidity North Harmony, New York wind speed North Harmony, New York snowfall North Harmony, New York sunshine North Harmony, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 7.60. This is significantly better than average.

City:

7.60
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.672. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.672
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

North Harmony-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the North Harmony town center .

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Harmony-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% 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 66.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.3 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 286.6 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 216.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 330.6 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 Chautauqua County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near North Harmony:

  • HOSPICE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MAYVILLE, NY)
  • MANOR OAK SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES JAMESTOWN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • JAMESTOWN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • HERITAGE PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOC. HOSP. (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; JAMESTOWN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Harmony:

  • Jamestown Community College (about 12 miles; Jamestown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,384)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 23 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 29 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 32 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Gannon University (about 34 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,760)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 50 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in North Harmony: Woodcrest Golf Course (A), Ashville Fire Department (B), Ashville Free Library (C), North Harmony Town Hall (D), Ashville Fire District Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Harmony include: Blockville United Methodist Church (A), Ashville Methodist Church (B), Wesleyan Methodist Church (C), North Harmony Church (D), Open Meadows Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gardner Cemetery (1), Open Meadows Cemetery (2), Wild Rose Cemetery (3), North Harmony (4), Maple Grove Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Goose Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Chautauqua 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:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.0%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.3%
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: 0.9% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

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

3.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

For population 15 years and over in North Harmony:

Marital status in North Harmony, NY
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in North Harmony:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Harmony, NY (based on Chautauqua County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,91213
Mainline Protestant18,65986
Evangelical Protestant11,175105
Other2,88419
Orthodox2302
Black Protestant1201
None80,925-
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: 37
Chautauqua County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Chautauqua County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Here:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Here:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Here:

11.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chautauqua County:

29.3%
New York:

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

12.4%
New York:

15.6%

2.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.81%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Erie County, NY  0.58% ($41,641 average AGI)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.31% ($36,109)
from Erie County, PA  0.19% ($34,326)


3.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Erie County, NY  0.70% ($40,437 average AGI)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.29% ($31,943)
to Erie County, PA  0.19% ($44,787)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Harmony:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJTN (1240 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WKSN (1340 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCB (1370 AM; 1 kW; CORRY, PA; Owner: CORRY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Harmony:

  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W205BA (88.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WKZA (106.9 FM; LAKEWOOD, NY; Owner: CROSS COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WMHU (101.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQFX-FM (103.1 FM; RUSSELL, PA; Owner: SOUTHBRIDGE RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRTS (103.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMCE (88.5 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: MERCYHURST COLLEGE)
  • WXKC (99.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WFGO (94.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQHZ (102.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WRRN (92.3 FM; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTL (106.3 FM; UNION CITY, PA; Owner: INSPIRATION TIME, INC.)
  • WKNB (104.3 FM; CLARENDON, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around North Harmony:

  • W46BA (Channel 46; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
  • WSEE-TV (Channel 35; ERIE, PA; Owner: INITIAL BROADCASTING OF PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WQLN (Channel 54; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WFXP (Channel 66; ERIE, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • W10BH (Channel 10; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.0mTotal length
  • $56,235,000Total costs
  • 68,639Total average daily traffic
  • 10,269Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,006Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in North Harmony, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for North Harmony, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in North Harmony)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Stow Service Ctr Rt 17j 1 Mi W Rt 631 (Lat: 42.160889 Lon: -79.423389), Call Sign: KNFB422, Licensee ID: L00006600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.265 MHz, Grant Date: 01/01/2002, Expiration Date: 03/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2004, Certifier: Chris Kelly, Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company, Inc., 300 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (315) 428-5997, Fax: (315) 428-3132, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Harmony, NY
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.2%Wood
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 3.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Harmony, NY
  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood


North Harmony 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.
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