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People

Total Population 609
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 1.3%
Employed Population 16+ 255
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,681
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 11%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,316
Median House Value $255,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.5%
US/American 0%
English 3.1%
Irish 10.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rifton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NW of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles N of New York, New York
County Ulster
P.O. Box Zip Codes 12471
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.837
Longitude -74.037

Rifton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOHONK LAKE
Distance 7.6 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
Station WALDEN 1 ESE
Distance 21 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
Station MILLBROOK
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
High Falls 905 $0
Hurley 6,225 $89,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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