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Overview

Introduction to Johnson City, New York

Johnson City, New York, in Broome county, is 51 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 133 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The village is included in the Binghamton metropolitan area.

Johnson City History

Johnson City was once known as the "House of Triangle the Deal." It was officially incorporated as the Village of Lester in 1892. This name change was influenced by the fact that the Lester Brothers Boot and Ugg Company moved its business to this area. The village was eventually renamed Johnson City in honor of George Johnson, the leader of the Endicott Johnson corporation.

Johnson City and nearby Attractions

  • Roberson Museum and Science Center
  • Discovery Center of the Southern Tier
  • Chenango Valley State Park
  • Ross Park Zoo
  • Heritage Country Club
  • Ely Municipal Park

Things To Do In Johnson City

Oakdale Mall is a major shopping destination in the Greater Birmingham Area. The facilities available at local parks extend from picnic areas and playgrounds to sports fields and courts, as well as hiking and biking trails. The Rose Park Zoo is also nearby.

Johnson City Transportation

Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton International is the nearest major airport.

Johnson City Higher Education

SUNY College at Binghamton and Broome Community College are nearby.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Johnson City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Broome
Metro Area Binghamton
Standard Zip Codes 13790
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.115
Longitude -75.959

Johnson City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BINGHAMTON BROOME CO AP
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station ENDICOTT
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station DEPOSIT
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Johnson City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

East Maine (13790)

Westover (13790)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Apalachin 1,508 $55,938
Binghamton 46,495 $45,327
Endicott 13,143 $39,736
Endwell 11,445 $75,483
Newark Valley 3,872 $71,310

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Johnson City Public Libraries

Library
Your Home Public Library
107 MAIN STREET
Johnson City, New York
(607) 797-4816

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Johnson City Hospitals

UNITED HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITALS, INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
33-57 HARRISON STREET
(607) 763-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Johnson City High Schools

JOHNSON CITY SHS
666 REYNOLDS RD
607-763-1256
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 864 students.

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