Tillson, New York

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 13% Tillson Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
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Top 16% Tillson College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Tillson, New York

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 6
Median Family Income 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Short Commute Times 2 4


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

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Tillson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NW of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles N of New York, New York
County Ulster
Standard Zip Codes 12486
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.828
Longitude -74.068

Tillson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 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 19.9 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
Distance 23.4 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
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Tillson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,709 100%
Male 835 48.9%
Female 874 51.1%
Under 18 492 28.8%
18+ 1,217 71.2%
65+ 198 11.6%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,657 97%
African-American 18 1.1%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.3%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 24 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 1.9%

Tillson 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 20.9%
Italian 17.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
English 12.4%
German 10.7%
Polish 6.9%
Russian 3%
US/American 2.8%
Dutch 2.8%
Scottish 1.1%
French Canadian 1%
Norwegian 1%
British 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Jamaican 0.6%
Slovak 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tillson 1,709 $51,375
High Falls 627 $52,895
Hurley 3,561 $64,261
New Paltz 6,034 $51,186
Port Ewen 3,650 $50,208
Rifton 501 $49,643
Stone Ridge 1,173 $68,977
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