Black River, New York

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Black River

Black River, New York

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Black River strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Black River Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Black River Median Family Income
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Black River Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Black River, New York

Comparing Black River to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Racial Diversity 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 4
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 5
College Educated Adults 8 5
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 7 2
Working at Home 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Rents 5 9
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Black River

Black River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 173 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 13612
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.012
Longitude -75.794

Black River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 39 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Black River

Black River Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,285 100%
Male 615 47.9%
Female 670 52.1%
Under 18 333 25.9%
18+ 952 74.1%
65+ 177 13.8%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,182 92%
African-American 34 2.6%
Asian 35 2.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.5%
Other 7 0.5%
Mixed Race 21 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.3%

Estimated Black River Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,327
Growth 42
Growth % 3.3%

Black River Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 18.7%
English 12.8%
German 12.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
French (except Basque) 10%
Italian 9.8%
US/American 6.2%
French Canadian 2.8%
Scottish 2.7%
European 2.3%
Russian 2.1%
Swiss 1.3%
Welsh 1.2%
Polish 1.1%
Hungarian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Austrian 0.6%
Slovak 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Acadian/Cajun 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Black River

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Black River 1,285 $54,236
Calcium 3,346 $30,000
Deferiet 309 $36,250
Evans Mills 605 $44,886
Fort Drum 12,123 $31,202
Great Bend 801 $49,250
Watertown 26,705 $36,115

Black River Public Libraries

Black River Free Library
Black River, New York
(315) 773-5163

library logo

More Information for Librarians

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Black River

Featured Colleges in the Black River Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Business Administration - Project Management, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate, Certificate

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation, Master of Science in Nutrition Education, Master of Arts in Economics - Applied Economics, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator, Masters of Business Administration - Enterprise Risk Management, Masters of Business Administration - Marketing and Advertising, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Penn Foster

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Medical Transcriptionist, Small Engine Repair, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course, Grooming Instruction
  • Degrees: Certificate
Matching School Ads

Black River Colleges

(List of New York Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Black River

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
      loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose
1. Level Plains, Alabama 71.8   21.5% 10% 16.4% 22 $44,432 5.4% 20.1% 1,544 9.2% 47.3 1.3% 9.1
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Black River

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Black River Government Officials

Are you an official in the Black River government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.