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People

Total Population 3,856
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,162
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $103,093
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation 4.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,100
Median House Value $231,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 17.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Highland Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles N of New York, New York
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 10928
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.369
Longitude -73.977

Highland Falls 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 WEST POINT
Distance 1.1 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
Station WALDEN 1 ESE
Distance 15.9 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
Station STORMVILLE
Distance 17 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cold Spring 1,790 $107,045
Fort Montgomery 1,421 $93,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Highland Falls Public Libraries

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Highland Falls Library
298 MAIN STREET
Highland Falls, New York
(845) 446-3113
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