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Population (year 2000): 7,188
Males: 3,417 (47.5%), Females: 3,771 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $55,000 (year 2000)
Median house value: $122,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Westmere:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.3%)
  • Black (3.6%)
  • Chinese (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.9%)
  • Korean (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.8%), Italian (20.4%), German (17.1%), English (9.5%), Polish (6.9%), French (4.2%).

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Land area: 3.2 square miles

Westmere,

For population 25 years and over in Westmere

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westmere CDP

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

10.7% Foreign born (5.3% Asia, 3.2% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Colonie, (3.5 miles pop. 79,258).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (128.4 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (137.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY (2.6 miles Guilderland, NY Colonie, (3.5 miles NY (4.6 miles Voorheesville, Scotland, NY (5.1 miles New NY (5.8 miles Delmar, NY Albany, (6.9 miles NY Rotterdam, (8.4 miles

Latitude: 42.69 N, Longitude: 73.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.8%), Public administration (15.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,079 (+15.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 449 (11.7%)

Average climate in Westmere, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westmere-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Westmere city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/24/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Westmere:
  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; ALBANY, NY)
  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; ALBANY, NY)
  • CAPITAL DISTRICT PSYCH CENTER (about 6 miles; ALBANY, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westmere:
  • ALBANY INTL (about 7 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 49 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 74 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westmere:
  • WELLS (about 10 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; ID: 94D)
  • SOUTH ALBANY (about 11 miles; SOUTH BETHLEHEM, NY; ID: 4B0)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY (about 12 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; ID: SCH)

Amtrak stations near Westmere:
  • 10 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westmere:
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 3 miles; ALBANY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 14,168)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 4 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 4 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 8 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 15 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,150)
 

Westmere compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Westmere:
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westmere:
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WCDB (90.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRCZ (94.5 FM; RAVENA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRPI (91.5 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
  • WQBK-FM (103.9 FM; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westmere:
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W58CX (Channel 58; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVBG-LP (Channel 25; GREENWICH, NY; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, LLC)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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