Amenia, New York

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Comparative Profile of Amenia, New York

Comparing Amenia 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
Racial Diversity 8 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Age of the Population 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 5
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 8 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Short Commute Times 6 7
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 2 4
Affordability of Rents 2 5
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6

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Amenia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles N of New York, New York
County Dutchess
Standard Zip Codes 12501
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.849
Longitude -73.557

Amenia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station COPAKE
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
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Amenia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,115 100%
Male 540 48.4%
Female 575 51.6%
Under 18 275 24.7%
18+ 840 75.3%
65+ 164 14.7%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,015 91%
African-American 37 3.3%
Asian 8 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.9%
Other 15 1.3%
Mixed Race 30 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 3.5%

Amenia 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 33.1%
Italian 12.5%
US/American 12.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
German 6.8%
Dutch 6%
English 5.9%
French Canadian 3.6%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Hungarian 2.2%
European 1.4%
Canadian 1.2%
Belgian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
British 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Amenia 1,115 $50,700
Dover Plains 1,996 $45,586
Hyde Park 20,851 $58,047
Millbrook 1,429 $65,417
Millerton 925 $46,458
Pine Plains 1,412 $49,844
Pleasant Valley 1,839 $57,888
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Amenia High Schools (2004)

Serves 497 students.

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