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Population (year 2000): 47,380. Estimated population in July 2005: 45,492 (-4.0% change)
Males: 22,432 (47.3%), Females: 24,948 (52.7%)

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Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $25,665 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Binghamton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Black (8.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.7%), Italian (12.8%), German (12.0%), English (11.1%), Polish (6.0%), United States (4.8%).

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Land area: 10.4 square miles

Binghamton,

For population 25 years and over in Binghamton

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Binghamton city

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

8.5% Foreign born (3.6% Europe, 2.9% Asia, 1.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -6,294 (-11.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Scranton, (50.7 miles pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Rochester, (138.0 miles pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (154.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NY Binghamton, (0.0 miles Dickinson, NY (2.7 miles Port City, NY (3.4 miles Johnson NY (7.9 miles Endwell, NY (8.8 miles Conklin, NY (9.8 miles Endicott, NY (9.9 miles Vestal, NY (12.0 miles Maine,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $171,800

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 75.91 W

Area code: 607


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.8%), Retail trade (12.6%), Manufacturing (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,518 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,828 (44.9%)


 

Crime in Binghamton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 1 1 6 3 1
    per 100,000 6.3 2.1 2.1 12.7 6.3 2.1
Rapes 19 15 30 21 10 22
    per 100,000 40.1 31.7 63.3 44.3 21.1 46.4
Robberies 60 60 59 80 77 57
    per 100,000 126.6 126.6 124.5 168.8 162.5 120.3
Assaults 81 102 98 98 92 75
    per 100,000 171.0 215.3 206.8 206.8 194.2 158.3
Burglaries 286 245 258 260 213 247
    per 100,000 603.6 517.1 544.5 548.8 449.6 521.3
Thefts 1,839 1,877 1,827 1,856 1,683 1,686
    per 100,000 3881.4 3961.6 3856.1 3917.3 3552.1 3558.5
Auto thefts 67 64 62 45 51 34
    per 100,000 141.4 135.1 130.9 95.0 107.6 71.8
303.4 301.3 309.0 325.1 284.5 273.0


Average climate in Binghamton, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Binghamton,

Binghamton-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Binghamton city center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category 3 tornado 32.4 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Rick Baker - (born 1950), film makeup artist.


Main business address for: BSB BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), NEW YORK STATE ELECTRIC & GAS CORP (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Binghamton:
  • BINGHAMTON PSYCH CENTER (425 ROBINSON ST)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSPITAL (169 RIVERSIDE DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Binghamton:
  • UNITED HEALTH SERVICES (about 5 miles; JOHNSON CITY, NY)
  • MONTROSE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; MONTROSE, PA)
  • BARNES KASSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; SUSQUEHANNA, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Binghamton:
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 8 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; ID: BGM)
  • ITHACA TOMPKINS REGIONAL (about 46 miles; ITHACA, NY; ID: ITH)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 55 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Binghamton:
  • TRI-CITIES (about 13 miles; ENDICOTT, NY; ID: CZG)
  • KIRKWOOD AIRPARK (about 14 miles; KIRKWOOD, NY; ID: 5N5)
  • GREENE (about 17 miles; GREENE, NY; ID: 4N7)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 29 $85,711 $35,466 0 $0


Colleges/Universities in Binghamton:
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (Full-time enrollment: 11,498; Location: VESTAL PKY E; Public; Website: www.binghamton.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 4,081; Location: PO BOX 1017; Public)
  • RIDLEY-LOWELL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (FT enrollment: 74; Location: 116 FRONT ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ridley.edu)
  • TRIPLE CITIES SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (FT enrollment: 66; Location: 5 COURT ST; Private, for-profit)
  • BROOME-DELAWARE-TIOGA BOCES PROGRAM PRACTICAL NURS (FT enrollment: 13; Location: 435 GLENWOOD RD; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Binghamton:
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT CORTLAND (about 39 miles; CORTLAND, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,187)
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-ENDOWED COLLEGES (about 47 miles; ITHACA, NY; FT enrollment: 12,036)
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-NY STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES (about 47 miles; ITHACA, NY; FT enrollment: 7,413)
  • ITHACA COLLEGE (about 47 miles; ITHACA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 52 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • COLGATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; HAMILTON, NY; FT enrollment: 2,792)
Public high schools in Binghamton:
  • CHENANGO VALLEY HS (Students: 638; Location: 1160 CHENANGO ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHENANGO FORKS HS (Students: 590; Location: ONE GORDON DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Binghamton:
  • SETON CATHOLIC CENT HIGH SCH (Students: 455; Location: 70 SEMINARY AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 300; Location: 1606 NY RT 12; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Binghamton:
  • BINGHAMTON HS (Students: 1,752; Location: 31 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WEST MS (Students: 757; Location: W MIDDLE AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOCES BROOME-DELAWARE-TIOGA (Students: 729; Location: 435 GLENWOOD RD; Grades: PK - PK)
  • EAST MS (Students: 663; Location: 167 E FREDERICK ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PORT DICKINSON ES (Students: 610; Location: 1160 CHENANGO ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MACARTHUR SCHOOL (Students: 558; Location: 1123 VESTAL AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ES (Students: 545; Location: 262 CONKLIN AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WOODROW WILSON SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 287 PROSPECT ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHENANGO FORKS MS (Students: 468; Location: ONE GORDON DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHENANGO BRIDGE ES (Students: 447; Location: 1160 CHENANGO ST; Grades: 04 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Binghamton:
  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 9 LIVINGSTON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 3 AQUINAS STREET; Grades: PK - 4)
  • CHILDREN'S HOME OF WYOMING CON (Students: 101; Location: 1182 CHENANGO ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • SUSQUEHANNA SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 75 PENNSYLVANIA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHILDREN'S UNIT-TREATMENT&EVAL (Students: 32; Location: SUNY-DEPT PSYCH; Grades: PK - UG)
Libraries in Binghamton:
  • BROOME COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,300,269; Location: 185 COURT STREET; 215,307 books; 7,097 audio materials; 5,628 video materials; 638 serial subscriptions)
  • FENTON FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,713; Location: 1062 CHENANGO STREET; 26,233 books; 132 audio materials; 315 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Spring Forest Cemetery (1).

Rivers and creeks: Bayless Creek (A), Brandywine Creek (B), Park Creek (C), Chenango River (D), Chamberlain Creek (E).

Parks in Binghamton include: Ely Park (1), Ross Park (2), Veterans Memorial Park (3).


Binghamton compared to New York state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Binghamton:
  • WYOS (1360 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Binghamton:
  • WSQX-FM (91.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CNCL.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W285DI (104.9 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKGB-FM (92.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W273AB (102.5 FM; OWEGO, NY; Owner: WEBO RADIO, INC.)
  • WMRV-FM (105.7 FM; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W293AC (106.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBI (107.5 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCDW (100.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: EQUINOX BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFF (90.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W221AX (92.1 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPEL-FM (96.5 FM; MONTROSE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Binghamton:
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBGH-CA (Channel 20; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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