West Chazy, New York

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Population in 2010: 529.
Males: 255  (48.4%)
Females: 274  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

53.3 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 12992.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,198
West Chazy:

$60,198
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,638

West Chazy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $152,000
West Chazy:

$152,000
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $163,444; detached houses: $160,449

Median gross rent in 2019: $845.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Chazy: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.3%
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According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in West Chazy, New York as of May 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Chazy is 103 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (44.5%), French (13.4%), French Canadian (13.0%), Greek (9.2%), English (8.0%), American (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,350 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,692 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (141.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (211.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (275.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Chazy, NY (1.8 miles ),
Beekmantown, NY (1.9 miles ),
Altona, NY (2.9 miles ),
Cumberland Head, NY (3.0 miles ),
Plattsburgh, NY (3.0 miles ),
Morrisonville, NY (3.0 miles ),
Isle La Motte, VT (3.0 miles ),
Plattsburgh West, NY (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.82 N, Longitude: 73.51 W

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in West Chazy, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Chazy, NY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
New York:

8.1%

Earthquake activity:

West Chazy-area historical earthquake activity is above New York state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 23.3 miles away from West Chazy 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 25.3 miles away from West Chazy center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from West Chazy 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 131.5 miles away from West Chazy center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from West Chazy center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from the city 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clinton County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near West Chazy:

  • CVPH MEDICAL CENTER RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • MEADOWBROOK HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • CLINTON CO DEPT HEALTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • EVERGREEN VALLEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • CLINTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)

Amtrak stations near West Chazy:

  • 10 miles: PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: ROUSES POINT (PRATT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) - Seasonal Station . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Chazy:

  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 10 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,934)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 28 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 29 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 29 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Champlain College (about 29 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Middlebury College (about 59 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 63 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)

Public high school in West Chazy:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Chazy:

See full list of schools located in West Chazy

Library in West Chazy:

  • DODGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,729; Location: 9 FISKE ROAD; 4,548 books; 2,852 audio materials; 153 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Dodge Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: West Chazy Rural Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Farrell Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

MONTYS BAY CAMPSITE (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LAKESIDE TRAILER PARK (Address: 671 Lakeshore Rd. , Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
D&D MEATS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Chazy that have no violations reported:

  • GUMAS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 81, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.8%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

12.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in West Chazy:

Marital status in West Chazy, NY
  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in West Chazy:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
New York average:

13.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Chazy, NY (based on Clinton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,69531
Mainline Protestant3,03821
Evangelical Protestant2,41721
Other2,2667
None46,712-
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: 24
Clinton County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Clinton County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.4%
New York:

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

13.4%
State:

15.6%

3.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
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 Essex County, NY  0.53% ($34,645 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.35% ($29,578)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.15% ($38,813)


3.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
New York average:

5.85%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,108 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Essex County, NY  0.47% ($39,190 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.28% ($55,659)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.16% ($39,627)

Businesses in West Chazy, NY

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Chazy:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIRY (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HOMETOWN RADIO INC)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRSA (1420 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, VT)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Chazy:

  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOL (105.1 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Chazy:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBI-LP (Channel 27; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFE-TV (Channel 57; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKE PUBLIC TELEVISION COUNCIL)
  • W49BI (Channel 49; ELLENBURG, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Shauna Adair, Approx. 8380 Route 9 (Hv1177 Valcour Rest Area) (Lat: 44.806694 Lon: -73.432194), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 36019 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers V, LLC, Sadair@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Shauna Adair, Approx. 8380 Route 9 (Hv1177 Valcour Rest Area) (Lat: 44.806694 Lon: -73.432194), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 36019 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers V, LLC, Sadair@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Shauna M Adair, Approx. 8380 Route 9 (Hv1177 Valcour Rest Area) (Lat: 44.806694 Lon: -73.432194), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 36019 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Horvath Towers V, LLC, Sadair@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Shauna Adair, Approx. 8380 Route 9 (Hv1177 Valcour Rest Area) (Lat: 44.806694 Lon: -73.432194), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 36019 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers V, LLC, Sadair@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 571 Spellman Rd (Lat: 44.773361 Lon: -73.493750), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNDK577,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.195 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2012, Expiration Date: 09/16/2022, Registrant: Wells Communication Service Inc., 4338 St. Rt. 22, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-5851, Phone: (518) 561-6266, Fax: (518) 561-6619, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Chazy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3450A , Serial Number: 22-1719, Year manufactured: 1953, Certificate Issue Date: 11/29/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Montpelier, 8252 State Route 22, West Chazy, NY 12992
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35394 , Serial Number: 5-643, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/1987
    Registrant (Individual): John J Vasile, 2671 Military Tpke, West Chazy, NY 12992
  • Aircraft: GARY MONTPELIER RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 493GM , Serial Number: 22474, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Montpelier, 8252 State Route 22, West Chazy, NY 12992
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5VT , Serial Number: 28-23176, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew L Tousignant, 328 W Church St, West Chazy, NY 12992
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6326Q , Serial Number: 670125, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 05/08/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Montpelier, 8252 State Route 22, West Chazy, NY 12992
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7797K , Serial Number: 20-614, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Montpelier, 8252 State Route 22, West Chazy, NY 12992

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 27 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Chazy, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.2%), and Outside Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Chazy, NY
    • 7356.2%Structure Fires
    • 3930.0%Outside Fires
    • 107.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 86.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Chazy, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Chazy, NY
  • 38.0%Wood
  • 28.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 14.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Chazy, NY
  • 64.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West Chazy compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

West Chazy on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.