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Overview

Introduction to Malone, New York

Malone, New York, in Franklin county, is 129 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center) and 236 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The village has a population of 6,075.

Malone History

The community, which was named in honor of the Shakespearean scholar Edmund Malone, was settled around 1802. It was officially incorporated in 1833. During the War of 1812, the British plundered the village and in 1865, the Fernians gathered in Malone before they invaded Canada. The First Congregational Church in Malone was one of the last stops in the underground railway system. The basement and choir nook of this church were used as hide-aways for slaves.

Malone and Nearby Attractions

  • Franklin County House of History
  • Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge
  • Diana Historical Museum
  • The Wilder Homestead
  • Saint Lawrence State Park
  • Macomb Reservation State Park

Things To Do In Malone

Franklin County House of History is a museum located near Malone. The Akwesasne Cultural Center displays artifacts and exhibits which depict the heritage and culture of the Akwesasne Mohawk tribe. Saint Lawrence State Park and Higley Flow State Park have picnic areas, hiking trails, and facilities for camping and boating. Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Cottage, a popular historic site near Malone, was the home of the writer from 1887 to 1888.

Malone Transportation

Air transportation is available at Massena International Airport.

Malone Higher Education

North Country Community College is the local college. Colleges nearby include Clarkson University, Paul Smiths College, and SUNY Potsdam.

People

Total Population 14,511
Male Share of the Population 63.1%
Female Share of the Population 36.9%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,539
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 37.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $33,039
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,385
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,813

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,665
% Above Poverty Level 79.7%
% Below Poverty Level 20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $637
Median House Value $94,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 17.6%

Malone Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 129 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 236 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 12953
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.848
Longitude -74.295

Malone 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 MALONE
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 31 to 49 F
Jul Temp 57 to 76 F
Oct Temp 36 to 54 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station LAWRENCEVILLE 3 SW
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station CHAZY
Distance 42.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Duane (12953)

Whippleville (12995)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brushton 546 $43,036
Lyon Mountain 342 $63,438

Malone Public Libraries

Library
The Wead Library, The Malone Ctrl Sch Dist Pl
64 ELM STREET
Malone, New York
(518) 483-5251

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Malone Hospitals

ALICE HYDE MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
133 PARK STREET
(518) 483-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Malone High Schools

FRANKLIN ACAD HS
42 HUSKIE LANE
518-483-7807
Serves 783 students.

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