Roscoe, New York

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Roscoe, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Roscoe Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Roscoe Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Roscoe, New York

Comparing Roscoe 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
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
College Educated Adults 8 4
Median Family Income 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 4 1
Short Commute Times 2 5
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 9
People Living Alone 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Roscoe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Sullivan
Standard Zip Codes 12776
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.933
Longitude -74.913

Roscoe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station WALTON
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station DELHI 2 SE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
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Roscoe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 597 100%
Male 281 47.1%
Female 316 52.9%
Under 18 130 21.8%
18+ 467 78.2%
65+ 137 22.9%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.96
White 568 95.1%
African-American 7 1.2%
Asian 10 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2%

Roscoe 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 20.8%
German 17.4%
English 13.4%
Italian 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 8.3%
Polish 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
British 1.9%
Dutch 1.9%
Scottish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roscoe 597 $45,577
Callicoon 216 $33,068
Hancock 1,189 $36,083
Jeffersonville 420 $48,125
Liberty 3,975 $35,265
Livingston Manor 1,355 $29,167
South Fallsburg 2,061 $30,938

Roscoe Public Libraries

Roscoe Free Library
Roscoe, New York
(607) 498-5574
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Roscoe High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 295 students.

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