Balmville, New York

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Balmville, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Balmville Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Balmville Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Balmville Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Balmville Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Balmville Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Balmville Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Balmville People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Balmville College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Balmville, New York

Comparing Balmville 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
College Educated Adults 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Working at Home 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5

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Balmville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles N of New York, New York
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 12550
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.534
Longitude -74.015

Balmville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station WALDEN 1 ESE
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
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Balmville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,339 100%
Male 1,596 47.8%
Female 1,743 52.2%
Under 18 769 23%
18+ 2,570 77%
65+ 544 16.3%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 3.06
White 2,660 79.7%
African-American 316 9.5%
Asian 102 3.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 163 4.9%
Mixed Race 93 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 335 10%

Balmville 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
Italian 24.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.3%
Irish 15.7%
German 6.6%
Polish 4.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Dutch 3%
Scottish 2.3%
US/American 2.2%
Swedish 2.1%
English 2.1%
Greek 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Hungarian 1.3%
Portuguese 1.2%
Russian 1%
Lithuanian 0.7%
African 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Town Branch (12550)

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)
Balmville 3,339 $72,925
Beacon 13,808 $53,811
Fishkill 1,735 $59,737
Marlboro 2,339 $52,688
New Windsor 9,077 $62,439
Newburgh 28,259 $32,519
Vails Gate 3,319 $44,485
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