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Walton, New York


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Walton, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Walton Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Walton Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Walton Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Walton Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Walton, New York

Comparing Walton 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
Compared
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Male Share of the Population 3 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 2 2

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
College Educated Adults 8 4
Median Family Income 5 2
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 8 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 6 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Walton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Delaware
Standard Zip Codes 13856
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.169
Longitude -75.129

Walton 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 WALTON
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station DELHI 2 SE
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
Station DEPOSIT
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
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Walton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,070 100%
Male 1,433 46.7%
Female 1,637 53.3%
Under 18 743 24.2%
18+ 2,327 75.8%
65+ 596 19.4%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.83
White 3,006 97.9%
African-American 10 0.3%
Asian 10 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.4%
Other 4 0.1%
Mixed Race 28 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 42 1.4%

Estimated Walton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,951
Growth -119
Growth % -3.9%

Walton 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
Irish 19.5%
English 14.6%
German 11.4%
Italian 10.9%
US/American 8.9%
Scottish 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 5.2%
Dutch 4%
Danish 2.1%
Polish 2%
Swedish 1.6%
British 1%
European 1%
French Canadian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
Czech 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cleaver (13856)
Colchester (13856)
Hawleys (13856)
Northfield (13856)
Pineville (13856)
Readburn (13856)

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)
Walton 3,070 $40,122
Delhi 2,583 $42,692
Franklin 402 $36,500
Hancock 1,189 $36,083
Otego 1,052 $47,321
Sidney 4,068 $31,734
Unadilla 1,127 $39,097

Walton Public Libraries

Library
William B. Ogden Free Library
42 GARDINER PLACE
Walton, New York
(607) 865-5929
Library Web Site

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Walton Hospitals

DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1 TITUS PLACE
(607) 865-2100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Walton High Schools (2004)

WALTON HS
47-49 STOCKTON AVE
607-865-4116
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 379 students.

Walton Colleges

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1. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 91.2   35.4% 19.3% 17.3% 18 $46,304 3.7% 2.4% 2,418 7.5% 127 3.3% 7
2. Hamilton, Montana 87.4   48.2% 28.3% 21.9% 13 $30,665 5.9% 3.8% 3,705 17.8% 74.2 0.7% 8.1
3. East Tawas, Michigan 84.7   37.1% 26.5% 19.4% 15 $40,313 4.9% 2.2% 2,951 10.2% 51.9 12.4% 4.4
4. Grangeville, Idaho 83.4   31.3% 20.3% 15.8% 13 $34,625 6.3% 3.7% 3,228 13.6% 43.1 1.3% 5
5. Calais, Maine 82.6   33.6% 20.1% 11.5% 14 $39,118 4.8% 3.2% 3,447 16.8% 49.6 8% 7
6. Lake Delton, Wisconsin 82.4   31.4% 20.8% 17.1% 19 $40,952 5% 4.7% 1,982 9.9% 234.6 27.7% 11.1
7. Eveleth, Minnesota 79   37.8% 21.1% 12.8% 16 $37,069 5.3% 3.5% 3,865 15.4% 51.8 0.7% 4.9
8. Osage Beach, Missouri 78.1   31.6% 20.3% 23.7% 18 $49,554 3.8% 2.6% 3,662 6.7% 118.5 51.8% 6.8
9. Ocean City, Maryland 76.4   39.1% 25.2% 28% 21 $44,614 3% 4.7% 7,173 8.4% 173.7 54.3% 32.9
10. North Wildwood, New Jersey 73.9   35.2% 23.7% 13.4% 21 $46,250 4% 3.4% 4,935 11.7% 58.6 61.5% 4.9
11. Surfside Beach, South Carolina 72.6   31.4% 19.5% 27.5% 21 $49,847 3.7% 3.3% 4,425 7.5% 64.9 23.9% 5.9
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