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Population (year 2000): 19,064. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,175 (-4.7% change)
Males: 9,152 (48.0%), Females: 9,912 (52.0%)

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Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $29,354 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Lackawanna:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.5%)
  • Black (9.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (29.7%), Italian (16.9%), German (16.0%), Irish (14.5%), Arab (5.8%), English (3.0%).

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Land area: 6.1 square miles

Lackawanna,

For population 25 years and over in Lackawanna

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lackawanna city

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

6.2% Foreign born (3.1% Europe, 2.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,468 (-7.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Buffalo, (6.1 miles pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (319.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NY (1.7 miles Blasdell, Seneca, NY (4.6 miles West NY (5.7 miles Sloan, NY Buffalo, (6.1 miles NY Hamburg, (6.7 miles Park, NY (7.0 miles Orchard


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $55,000

Latitude: 42.82 N, Longitude: 78.83 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.0%), Manufacturing (18.5%), Retail trade (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -662 (-3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,442 (18.8%)


 

Crime in Lackawanna by Year

Type 1999 2001 2004
Murders 1 0 1
    per 100,000 5.2 0.0 5.2
Rapes 4 7 13
    per 100,000 21.0 36.7 68.2
Robberies 17 14 17
    per 100,000 89.2 73.4 89.2
Assaults 34 46 81
    per 100,000 178.3 241.3 424.9
Burglaries 107 87 120
    per 100,000 561.3 456.4 629.5
Thefts 314 345 308
    per 100,000 1647.1 1809.7 1615.6
Auto thefts 88 91 17
    per 100,000 461.6 477.3 89.2
218.2 227.5 260.1


Average climate in Lackawanna, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lackawanna,

Lackawanna-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Lackawanna city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category 3 tornado 29.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Lackawanna:
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY (55 MELROY AT RIDGE ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lackawanna:
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • KALEIDA HEALTH (about 6 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • ROSWELL CANCER INSTITUTE (about 6 miles; BUFFALO, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lackawanna:
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 11 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 21 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 55 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lackawanna:
  • HEUSSLER HAMBURG (about 3 miles; HAMBURG, NY; ID: O01)
  • BUFFALO AIRFIELD (about 9 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: 9G0)
  • HAMBURG INC (about 10 miles; HAMBURG, NY; ID: 4G2)

Amtrak stations near Lackawanna:
  • 6 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.
  • 10 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.

College/University in Lackawanna:
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON BUSINESS INSTITUTE-LACKAWANNA (Full-time enrollment: 194; Location: 1214 ABBOTT RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lackawanna:
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 6 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 21,661)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 7 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,389)
  • D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 8 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 13 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; SANBORN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,520)
Public high school in Lackawanna:
  • LACKAWANNA HS (Students: 633; Location: 550 MARTIN RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lackawanna:
  • MARTIN ROAD ES (Students: 608; Location: 135 MARTIN RD; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • TRUMAN ES (Students: 463; Location: 15 INNER DR; Grades: PK - 02)
  • LACKAWANNA MS (Students: 337; Location: 550 MARTIN RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GLOBAL CONCEPTS CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 1001 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Lackawanna:
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 2760 SOUTH PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Lackawanna:
  • LACKAWANNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $293,798; Location: 560 RIDGE ROAD; 23,552 books; 1,253 audio materials; 897 video materials; 133 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lackawanna: McKinley Circle (A), South Side Light (B).

Shopping Center: Abbott Road Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Church in Lackawanna: Saint Michaels Church (A).

Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery (1).

Creek: South Branch Smoke Creek (A).

Park in Lackawanna: South Park Stadium (1).


Lackawanna compared to New York state average:
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lackawanna:
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 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)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lackawanna:
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBNY (91.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • W297AB (107.3 FM; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • W201BE (88.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W207BG (89.3 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lackawanna:
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

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