Theresa, New York

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Theresa, New York

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 3
College Educated Adults 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 2
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Rents 6 10
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Theresa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 179 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 13691
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.215
Longitude -75.797

Theresa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 39.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 52 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Theresa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 812 100%
Male 426 52.5%
Female 386 47.5%
Under 18 234 28.8%
18+ 578 71.2%
65+ 81 10%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.12
White 775 95.4%
African-American 19 2.3%
Asian 5 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.9%

Estimated Theresa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 824
Growth 12
Growth % 1.5%

Theresa 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 17.4%
German 13.4%
Irish 12.7%
English 12.3%
French (except Basque) 8.6%
Italian 6.7%
French Canadian 5.1%
Dutch 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Polish 3.2%
Scottish 2.1%
European 1.8%
Canadian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
British 1.1%
Russian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
African 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Oswegatchie (13691)

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)
Theresa 812 $44,545
Alexandria Bay 1,088 $36,979
Antwerp 716 $40,833
Evans Mills 605 $44,886
La Fargeville 588 $41,705
Philadelphia 1,519 $30,078
Redwood 584 $42,721

Theresa Public Libraries

Theresa Free Library
Theresa, New York
(315) 628-5972
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