Shokan, New York

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Shokan, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Shokan Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Shokan Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Shokan Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Shokan People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Shokan College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Shokan Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Shokan, New York

Comparing Shokan 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 7
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 5
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 7
College Educated Adults 9 7
Median Family Income 9 6
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 1
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
People Living Alone 6 6
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Affordability of Rents 3 7

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Shokan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SW of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Ulster
Standard Zip Codes 12481
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.973
Longitude -74.212

Shokan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 72 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 63.6 inches
Distance 14.7 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 CAIRO 4 NW
Distance 25.5 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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Shokan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,252 100%
Male 641 51.2%
Female 611 48.8%
Under 18 317 25.3%
18+ 935 74.7%
65+ 173 13.8%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,206 96.3%
African-American 12 1%
Asian 19 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 2.7%

Shokan 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 24.9%
Irish 12.1%
English 11.7%
Italian 7.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
Polish 4.9%
Scottish 4.2%
Dutch 3.2%
Hungarian 2.9%
Russian 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Austrian 2.2%
Swedish 1.7%
Greek 1.6%
Lithuanian 1.5%
US/American 1.4%
Danish 1.3%
Armenian 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
British 0.8%
Eastern European 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shokan 1,252 $57,700
High Falls 627 $52,895
Hurley 3,561 $64,261
Phoenicia 381 $28,000
Stone Ridge 1,173 $68,977
West Hurley 2,105 $66,250
Woodstock 2,187 $46,467
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