West Hurley, New York

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West Hurley, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% West Hurley Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% West Hurley Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% West Hurley College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% West Hurley Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% West Hurley People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of West Hurley, New York

Comparing West Hurley 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 8
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 1
Short Commute Times 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 6 8
People Living Alone 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Rents 2 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6

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West Hurley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles S of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles N of New York, New York
County Ulster
Standard Zip Codes 12491
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.997
Longitude -74.105

West Hurley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.1 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 16.1 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 22.4 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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West Hurley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,105 100%
Male 988 46.9%
Female 1,117 53.1%
Under 18 472 22.4%
18+ 1,633 77.6%
65+ 377 17.9%
Median Age 46.3
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,990 94.5%
African-American 31 1.5%
Asian 37 1.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 16 0.8%
Mixed Race 29 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 44 2.1%

West Hurley 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 18.4%
Irish 17%
Italian 15%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
Polish 8.8%
English 8.3%
Dutch 3.4%
US/American 3%
Norwegian 2.4%
Russian 2.3%
Danish 1.8%
Scottish 1.6%
Swedish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Eastern European 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Palestinian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Maltese 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Hurley 2,105 $66,250
Glasco 1,692 $45,909
Hurley 3,561 $64,261
Kingston 23,456 $41,806
Lake Katrine 2,396 $46,375
Shokan 1,252 $57,700
Woodstock 2,187 $46,467

West Hurley Public Libraries

West Hurley Public Library
West Hurley, New York
(845) 679-6405
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