Warwick, New York

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Warwick, New York

Introduction to Warwick, New York

Warwick, New York, in Orange county, is 23 miles N of Wayne, New Jersey (center to center) and 37 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The village has a population of 6,412.

Warwick History

Warwick, which was once a major passenger railroad junction, was incorporated as a village in 1867. Regular passenger traffic ceased during the latter part of the 20th century, and was replaced by freights. During the American War for Independence, the British General Burgoyne and his troops camped on the outskirts of Warwick after they were defeated in the Battle of Saratoga. George Washington once stayed at Baird's Tavern in the village during the American Revolution. The city was named after the County of Warwickshire in England.

Warwick and Nearby Attractions

  • Orange County Firefighters Museum
  • Glen Rock Arboretum
  • Washington Headquarters Monument
  • High Point State Park
  • New Jersey Botanical Garden
  • Ramapo Valley County Reservation

Things To Do In Warwick

Popular attractions near Warwick include Glen Rock Arboretum and the New Jersey Botanical Garden. Museums in the area are the Ringwood Manor House Museum, the Orange County Firefighters Museum, and Museum Village. Hermitage, Mount Gulian Historic Site and Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site are well known sites of historical importance near the village. Ringwood State Park, Harriman State Park, and Darlington County Park offer opportunities for activities such as hiking, swimming, fishing, and picnicking.

Warwick Transportation

Stewart International Airport is located near Warwick.

Warwick Higher Education

Mount Saint Mary College, Ohr Somayach, Sunbridge College, and Rockland Community College are colleges nearest to Warwick.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Warwick Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Warwick Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Warwick, New York

Comparing Warwick 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Racial Diversity 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
People Living Alone 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 10
Affordability of Rents 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4

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Warwick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles N of Wayne, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 10990
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.256
Longitude -74.36

Warwick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SUSSEX 2 NE
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 14.6 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 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
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Warwick Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,412 100%
Male 2,933 45.7%
Female 3,479 54.3%
Under 18 1,687 26.3%
18+ 4,725 73.7%
65+ 1,181 18.4%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 3.16
White 5,935 92.6%
African-American 209 3.3%
Asian 40 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.2%
Other 69 1.1%
Mixed Race 145 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 364 5.7%

Estimated Warwick Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,571
Growth 159
Growth % 2.5%

Warwick 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 21.9%
Italian 20%
German 11%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 7.3%
Polish 5.1%
English 4.8%
Dutch 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
Czech 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Russian 1.2%
Welsh 1%
Croatian 1%
British 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
European 0.9%
Jamaican 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Iranian 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Turkish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Israeli 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
African 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Warwick 6,412 $62,984
Chester 3,445 $65,321
Florida 2,571 $61,406
Goshen 5,676 $66,250
Greenwood Lake 3,411 $61,029
Monroe 7,780 $76,894
Tuxedo Park 731 $102,056

Warwick Public Libraries

Albert Wisner Public Library
Warwick, New York
(845) 986-1047
Library Web Site

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Warwick Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(845) 986-2276
Emergency Service: Yes

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