Plattekill, New York

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Plattekill, New York

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 1% trophy Plattekill Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
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Top 12% Plattekill Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Plattekill, New York

Comparing Plattekill 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 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
Median Family Income 6 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 5
Short Commute Times 1 2
Working at Home 1 1


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

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Plattekill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles N of New York, New York
County Ulster
P.O. Box Zip Codes 12568
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.617
Longitude -74.076

Plattekill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WALDEN 1 ESE
Distance 6.6 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 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 44 to 60 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
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Plattekill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,050 100%
Male 504 48%
Female 546 52%
Under 18 350 33.3%
18+ 700 66.7%
65+ 105 10%
Median Age 33.5
Average Family Size 3.36
White 762 72.6%
African-American 86 8.2%
Asian 7 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.6%
Other 159 15.1%
Mixed Race 30 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 527 50.2%

Plattekill 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.4%
Irish 8.8%
German 7.8%
US/American 6.7%
Italian 5.9%
English 2.8%
Scottish 1.5%
Russian 1%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Croatian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Plattekill 1,050 $41,429
Balmville 3,339 $72,925
Clintondale 1,424 $55,074
Gardiner 856 $49,808
Marlboro 2,339 $52,688
Walden 6,164 $49,316
Wallkill 2,143 $58,704
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