Saugerties, New York

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Saugerties, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Saugerties Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Saugerties Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Saugerties Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Saugerties, New York

Comparing Saugerties 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 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Age of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 3
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 4
Median Family Income 8 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 3
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 4 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 8
Low Violent Crime 2 1

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Saugerties Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles S of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles N of New York, New York
County Ulster
Standard Zip Codes 12477
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.077
Longitude -73.953

Saugerties Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 14.8 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 17 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
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Saugerties Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,955 100%
Male 2,892 58.4%
Female 2,063 41.6%
Under 18 986 19.9%
18+ 3,969 80.1%
65+ 609 12.3%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.01
White 3,958 79.9%
African-American 602 12.1%
Asian 69 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 0.4%
Other 254 5.1%
Mixed Race 53 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 587 11.8%

Estimated Saugerties Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,930
Growth -1,025
Growth % -20.7%

Saugerties 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 22.1%
Italian 21%
Irish 19.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
English 5.9%
Dutch 5%
US/American 4.1%
Finnish 1.8%
Polish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
British 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Lebanese 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
European 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Saugerties, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Saugerties (12477)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Saugerties 4,955 $49,063
Germantown 862 $51,875
Glasco 1,692 $45,909
Lake Katrine 2,396 $46,375
Malden 413 $41,250
Red Hook 1,805 $48,125
Tivoli 1,163 $53,393

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Saugerties Public Library
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(845) 246-4317
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