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Population (year 2000): 78,155. Estimated population in July 2005: 74,119 (-5.2% change)
Males: 36,566 (46.8%), Females: 41,589 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $41,453 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Tonawanda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (32.7%), Italian (24.2%), Irish (21.5%), Polish (14.0%), English (10.6%), French (3.6%).

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Land area: 3.8 square miles

Tonawanda,

For population 25 years and over in Tonawanda

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tonawanda town

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

4.5% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.9% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Buffalo, (7.6 miles pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (330.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NY Tonawanda, (0.0 miles Tonawanda, NY North (2.1 miles NY Tonawanda, (2.5 miles NY Kenmore, (3.2 miles NY Amherst, (5.8 miles NY Buffalo, (7.6 miles NY Williamsville, (9.9 miles NY (10.0 miles Sloan,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 78.88 W

Area code: 716

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.5%), Retail trade (13.5%), Manufacturing (13.2%).

Average climate in Tonawanda, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tonawanda,

Tonawanda-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Tonawanda city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/7/1961, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Tonawanda:
  • KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; KENMORE, NY)
  • SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • CHILDRENS HOSP (about 7 miles; BUFFALO, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tonawanda:
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 8 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 13 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 65 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tonawanda:
  • NORTH BUFFALO SUBURBAN (about 14 miles; LOCKPORT, NY; ID: 0G0)
  • CLARENCE AERODROME (about 16 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: D51)
  • POTOCZAK (about 16 miles; CLARENCE CENTER, NY; ID: D46)

Amtrak stations near Tonawanda:
  • 10 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.
  • 13 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.
  • 13 miles: NIAGARA FALLS (27TH & LOCKPORT RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

College/University in Tonawanda:
  • MARJON SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 3153 EGGERT RD; Private, for-profit; Website: Marjonbeautyschool.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tonawanda:
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 7 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 9,287)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 8 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SANBORN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,520)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 11 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 17 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 21,661)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 20 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,389)
Public high schools in Tonawanda:
  • KENMORE EAST SHS (Students: 1,283; Location: 350 FRIES RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TONAWANDA SHS (Students: 757; Location: 150 HINDS ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Tonawanda:
  • CARDINAL O HARA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 39 OHARA ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 72 EAST NIAGARA STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tonawanda:
  • TONAWANDA MS (Students: 570; Location: 600 FLETCHER ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • THOMAS A. EDISON ES (Students: 485; Location: 236 GRAYTON RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HOLMES ES (Students: 435; Location: 365 DUPONT AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GLENDALE ES (Students: 433; Location: 101 GLENDALE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ALEXANDER HAMILTON ES (Students: 430; Location: 44 WESTFALL DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MULLEN ES (Students: 291; Location: 130 SYRACUSE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVERVIEW ES (Students: 274; Location: 55 TAYLOR DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FLETCHER ES (Students: 238; Location: 555 FLETCHER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HIGHLAND ES (Students: 213; Location: 105 HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Tonawanda:
  • ST AMELIA SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 2999 EGGERT ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 2660 NIAGARA FALLS BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUMMIT EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES (Students: 263; Location: 300 FRIES ROAD; Grades: PK - UG)
  • ST FRANCIS ASSISI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 70 ADAM STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST EDMUND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 530 ELLICOTT CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 80 LUSKIN DR; Grades: PK - 10)
Library in Tonawanda:
  • CITY OF TONAWANDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $364,930; Location: 333 MAIN STREET; 31,901 books; 1,760 audio materials; 1,634 video materials; 144 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Marina Bay Club (A).

Cemeteries: Saint John's Cemetery (1), Elmlawn Cemetery (2), Mount Olivet Cemetery (3).

Parks in Tonawanda include: Brighton Park (1), Curtiss Park (2), Ellicott Creek Park (3), Ellwood Park (4), Lincoln Park (5), Sheridan Park (6), Thurston Park (7).


Tonawanda compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Population density significantly above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Tonawanda:
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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

TV broadcast stations around Tonawanda:
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)

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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