Nichols, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Nichols Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Nichols Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Nichols, New York

Comparing Nichols 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 1
Age of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 2
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
People Living Alone 2 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Nichols Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Tioga
Metro Area Binghamton
Standard Zip Codes 13812
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.021
Longitude -76.367

Nichols Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 15.2 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
Distance 23.2 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
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Nichols Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 574 100%
Male 276 48.1%
Female 298 51.9%
Under 18 180 31.4%
18+ 394 68.6%
65+ 83 14.5%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.08
White 572 99.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Nichols Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 554
Growth -20
Growth % -3.5%

Nichols 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
US/American 23.6%
Irish 19%
English 17.2%
German 13.8%
Scottish 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Pennsylvania German 2.3%
Dutch 2.1%
Italian 2.1%
Polish 1.8%
Welsh 1.8%
European 1.4%
British 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Swiss 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

East Nichols (13812)
Hoopers Valley (13812)
Lounsberry (13812)

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)
Nichols 574 $41,667
Apalachin 1,126 $42,647
Candor 855 $38,750
Newark Valley 1,071 $42,604
Owego 3,911 $43,139
Spencer 731 $37,222
Waverly 4,607 $39,522

Nichols Public Libraries

George P. & Susan Platt Cady Library
Nichols, New York
(607) 699-3835

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