Montgomery, New York

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Montgomery, New York

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Montgomery Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Montgomery Low Violent Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Montgomery Median Family Income
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Montgomery Racial Diversity
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Montgomery Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Montgomery Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Montgomery College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Montgomery People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Montgomery Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Montgomery, New York

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 6
College Educated Adults 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Affordability of Rents 1 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Montgomery Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles N of Paterson, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 12549
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.527
Longitude -74.237

Montgomery Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WALDEN 1 ESE
Distance 4 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 11.8 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
Distance 26.1 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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Montgomery Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,636 100%
Male 1,768 48.6%
Female 1,868 51.4%
Under 18 1,052 28.9%
18+ 2,584 71.1%
65+ 357 9.8%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.24
White 3,291 90.5%
African-American 156 4.3%
Asian 31 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 95 2.6%
Mixed Race 57 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 281 7.7%

Estimated Montgomery Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,238
Growth 602
Growth % 16.6%

Montgomery 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 21.2%
Italian 20.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
German 13.6%
English 7.6%
Polish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Dutch 2%
US/American 1.8%
Celtic 1.6%
Czech 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Greek 0.9%
European 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Macedonian 0.4%
Estonian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
British West Indian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Montgomery 3,636 $59,952
Goshen 5,676 $66,250
Maybrook 3,084 $56,912
Pine Bush 1,539 $55,815
Walden 6,164 $49,316
Wallkill 2,143 $58,704
Washingtonville 5,851 $69,145

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