Sloatsburg, New York

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Sloatsburg, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Sloatsburg Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Sloatsburg People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Sloatsburg Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Sloatsburg Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Sloatsburg Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Sloatsburg Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Sloatsburg College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Sloatsburg Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Sloatsburg, New York

Comparing Sloatsburg 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 7
Well-Paid Single Women 9 6
Racial Diversity 9 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 9 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 4


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

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Sloatsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles N of Paterson, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10974
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.154
Longitude -74.193

Sloatsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.5 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 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches
Station BOONTON 1 SE
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
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Sloatsburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,117 100%
Male 1,555 49.9%
Female 1,562 50.1%
Under 18 815 26.1%
18+ 2,302 73.9%
65+ 361 11.6%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.27
White 2,835 91%
African-American 110 3.5%
Asian 78 2.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.4%
Other 29 0.9%
Mixed Race 48 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 174 5.6%

Estimated Sloatsburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,092
Growth -25
Growth % -0.8%

Sloatsburg 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
Italian 22.1%
Irish 20.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
English 8.7%
German 7.8%
US/American 6.6%
Polish 5.7%
Hungarian 1.7%
Russian 1.5%
African 1.4%
Ukrainian 1.4%
Scottish 1.3%
Slovak 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Macedonian 0.9%
Slavic 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Greek 0.7%
Haitian 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
European 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sloatsburg 3,117 $78,529
Airmont 7,799 $97,960
Hillburn 881 $56,875
Montebello 3,688 $114,890
Suffern 11,006 $74,937
Tuxedo Park 731 $102,056
Wesley Hills 4,848 $98,102

Sloatsburg Public Libraries

Sloatsburg Public Library
Sloatsburg, New York
(845) 753-2001
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