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People

Total Population 3,075
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,396
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $29,091
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,515
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,877

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,185
% Above Poverty Level 87.9%
% Below Poverty Level 12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.5%
Median Gross Rent $925
Median House Value $107,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
US/American 0%
English 20%
Irish 18.8%

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

Spencer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles S of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Tioga
Metro Area Binghamton
Standard Zip Codes 14883
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.209
Longitude -76.493

Spencer 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 SPENCER 2 N
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station WAVERLY
Distance 14.6 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
Station ENDICOTT
Distance 22.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Danby (14883)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Candor 5,196 $56,905
Newark Valley 3,872 $71,310
Nichols 2,721 $53,281
Owego 19,489 $80,080

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

Spencer Public Libraries

Library
Spencer Library
41 NORTH MAIN STREET
Spencer, New York
(607) 589-4496
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Spencer High Schools

SPENCER-VAN ETTEN HS
16 DARTTS CROSSROAD
607-589-7140
Serves 472 students.

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