Palenville, New York

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Palenville

Palenville, New York

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Comparative Profile of Palenville, New York

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 5
People Above Poverty 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 1
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 6 9
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Rents 2 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Palenville

Palenville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SW of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles N of New York, New York
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 12463
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.174
Longitude -74.02

Palenville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 51 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
Station CAIRO 4 NW
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station COPAKE
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Palenville

Palenville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,120 100%
Male 552 49.3%
Female 568 50.7%
Under 18 286 25.5%
18+ 834 74.5%
65+ 134 12%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,077 96.2%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 12 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 20 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 2.2%

Palenville 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
German 18.4%
Irish 16.7%
US/American 15.8%
English 15.5%
Italian 12.2%
Austrian 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
Scottish 2.1%
European 1.3%
Polish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Greek 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
British 0.5%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Palenville

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Palenville 1,120 $51,250
Cairo 1,390 $34,063
Catskill 4,392 $34,635
Germantown 862 $51,875
Malden 413 $41,250
Saugerties 4,955 $49,063
Tannersville 448 $37,500
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Palenville

Featured Colleges in the Palenville Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Everest University Online, a Division of Everest University, makes career training convenient and accessible.

  • Programs: Computer Information Science (Bachelor's), Applied Management (Associate's), Business (Associate's), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

  • Programs: BS, International Business, BS,National Security, BS, Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Grooming Instruction, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course
  • Degrees: Certificate
Matching School Ads

Palenville Colleges

(List of New York Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Palenville

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
      loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose
1. Vonore, Tennessee 79.8   28.8% 15.1% 13.6% 27 $41,125 7.2% 4.5% 1,162 10.5% 74.9 0.9% 10.3
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Palenville

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Historic Palenville


Palenville Hotel (Palenville, Catskill Mountains) 1902 (est.)

Select a photo to view (Source):

Palenville Hotel (Palenville, Catskill Mountains) 1902 (est.)

Old studio of artist Hall (near Palenville, Catskill Mountains) c1902.

Old studio of artist Hall (near Palenville, Catskill Mts) between 1895 and 1910

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Palenville Government Officials

Are you an official in the Palenville government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104