Central Valley, New York

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Central Valley, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Central Valley People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Central Valley Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Central Valley Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Central Valley College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Central Valley Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Central Valley Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Central Valley Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Central Valley, New York

Comparing Central Valley 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 Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 9 5
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Housing Recently Built 4 7
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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Central Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 10917
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.331
Longitude -74.121

Central Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
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Central Valley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,857 100%
Male 924 49.8%
Female 933 50.2%
Under 18 495 26.7%
18+ 1,362 73.3%
65+ 206 11.1%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 3.22
White 1,746 94%
African-American 14 0.8%
Asian 25 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 51 2.7%
Mixed Race 17 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 147 7.9%

Central Valley 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 20.8%
Irish 20.3%
German 14.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 7%
English 4.9%
European 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Russian 2.4%
Polish 2.1%
Dutch 1.8%
Hungarian 1.6%
Norwegian 0.9%
Greek 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
British 0.6%
Haitian 0.6%
Croatian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Turkish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Central Valley 1,857 $79,690
Fort Montgomery 1,418 $65,708
Harriman 2,252 $63,631
Highland Falls 3,678 $57,885
Highland Mills 3,468 $84,249
Monroe 7,780 $76,894
Washingtonville 5,851 $69,145

Starbucks in Central Valley

(As of 2005)
Central Valley/Woodbury Commons
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