Pomona, New York

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Pomona, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Pomona Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Pomona College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Pomona Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Pomona Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Pomona People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Pomona Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Pomona Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Pomona Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Pomona, New York

Comparing Pomona 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 9
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 9 6
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Pomona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10970
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.166
Longitude -74.043

Pomona Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 15.5 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
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
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Pomona Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,726 100%
Male 1,361 49.9%
Female 1,365 50.1%
Under 18 609 22.3%
18+ 2,117 77.7%
65+ 289 10.6%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 3.08
White 2,155 79.1%
African-American 283 10.4%
Asian 181 6.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 44 1.6%
Mixed Race 58 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 162 5.9%

Estimated Pomona Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,945
Growth 219
Growth % 8%

Pomona 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) 20%
Italian 17.3%
Russian 10.8%
Irish 9.1%
Haitian 6.8%
US/American 5.5%
Polish 4.7%
German 3.9%
Greek 2.6%
English 2.4%
Jamaican 1.7%
Iranian 1.5%
African 1.4%
Eastern European 1.3%
Austrian 1.3%
Israeli 1.2%
Guyanese 1%
Hungarian 0.8%
Syrian 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
European 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Romanian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Turkish 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
British West Indian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pomona 2,726 $108,399
Haverstraw 10,117 $44,881
Mount Ivy 6,536 $61,968
New City 34,038 $99,761
New Hempstead 4,767 $100,127
New Square 4,624 $12,208
Wesley Hills 4,848 $98,102
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