Mohawk, New York

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Mohawk, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Mohawk Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Mohawk Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Mohawk Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Mohawk Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mohawk, New York

Comparing Mohawk 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
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 3
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Short Commute Times 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Mohawk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SE of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Herkimer
Metro Area Utica - Rome
Standard Zip Codes 13407
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.011
Longitude -75.004

Mohawk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station UTICA
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
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Mohawk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,660 100%
Male 1,281 48.2%
Female 1,379 51.8%
Under 18 576 21.7%
18+ 2,084 78.3%
65+ 497 18.7%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.86
White 2,618 98.4%
African-American 13 0.5%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 15 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 50 1.9%

Estimated Mohawk Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,569
Growth -91
Growth % -3.4%

Mohawk 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
Italian 25.6%
German 16.9%
Irish 15.7%
English 7.5%
US/American 6%
Polish 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
Dutch 2.9%
Scottish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.7%
Welsh 1.3%
Ukrainian 1.3%
European 0.8%
Slovak 0.8%
Hungarian 0.7%
Greek 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
British 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Dennison Corners (13407)
Fort Herkimer (13407)
German Flatts (13407)
Paines Hollow (13407)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mohawk 2,660 $39,185
Frankfort 2,537 $35,938
Herkimer 7,498 $38,892
Ilion 8,610 $38,203
Little Falls 5,188 $34,583
Middleville 550 $42,727
Richfield Springs 1,255 $40,956

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Weller Library
Mohawk, New York
(315) 866-2983

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