Margaretville, New York

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Margaretville, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Margaretville Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Margaretville Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Margaretville Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Margaretville, New York

Comparing Margaretville 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Racial Diversity 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 2
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Working at Home 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 9
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Margaretville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles SW of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Delaware
Standard Zip Codes 12455
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.148
Longitude -74.648

Margaretville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DELHI 2 SE
Distance 14.7 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
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
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Margaretville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 643 100%
Male 264 41.1%
Female 379 58.9%
Under 18 124 19.3%
18+ 519 80.7%
65+ 224 34.8%
Median Age 50.4
Average Family Size 2.78
White 630 98%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 5 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.9%

Estimated Margaretville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 653
Growth 10
Growth % 1.6%

Margaretville 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 18.2%
German 18%
Italian 14.6%
English 10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
US/American 5.9%
Dutch 5.6%
Polish 3.6%
Scottish 2.9%
Russian 2.5%
Swedish 2.3%
Austrian 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Hungarian 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Canadian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
European 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Margaretville 643 $37,188
Andes 289 $47,500
Delhi 2,583 $42,692
Fleischmanns 351 $37,708
Hobart 390 $42,500
Phoenicia 381 $28,000
Pine Hill 308 $40,625

Margaretville Public Libraries

Fairview Public Library
Margaretville, New York
(845) 586-3791

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Margaretville High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 546 students.

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