dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Airmont, New York

Airmont, New York, in Rockland County, is 12 miles N of Paterson, New Jersey and 25 miles N of Newark, New Jersey.

Airmont History

The Tallman family moved into this region in 1675, establishing a farm and becoming the first permanent European settlers in the area. Route 59 opened in 1828, facilitating transportation. In 1841, the Piermont branch railroad was established. The wife of Reverend Bodine named the community Airmont in 1890 because of the area's elevation and natural beauty. In 1989, residents of Airmont voted in favor of creating their own village. It was incorporated in 1991.

Airmont and nearby Attractions

  • Old Stone House Museum
  • Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
  • Pascack Historical Society Museum
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Ramapo Valley County Reservation
  • Bergen County Zoological Park

Things To Do In Airmont

The 2,145-acre Ramapo Valley County Reservation, and the 1,351-acre Campgaw Mountain Reservation offer nature trails and opportunities for fishing and camping. The Pascack Historical Society Museum, the Old Stone House Museum, the Schoolhouse Museum, and the Ringwood Manor House Museum are some of the local museums. Darlington County Park features two lakes, beaches, picnic areas, and volleyball, tennis and handball courts. The High Tor State Park offers views of the Hudson River, along with nature trails and picnic areas.

Airmont Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.

Airmont Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Rockland Community College, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Bergen Community College and Passaic County Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,833
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens19.8%
Employed Population 16+3,627
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married61.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.3%
Median Earnings25+$49,045
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,602
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$110,150
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation8.7%

Housing

People Living Alone21.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,185
Median House Value$460,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.1%
Italian15.1%
Irish11%
Russian4.6%
English4.6%
German4.4%
Polish3.7%
Hungarian2.9%
West Indian1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Arab1.2%
Jamaican1.2%
Iranian1.2%
Austrian1.1%
Syrian1%
Brazilian1%
Czech0.9%
Moroccan0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Greek0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Ukrainian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Romanian0.1%
African0.1%
South African0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
+ Show More

Airmont Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockland County
Standard Zip Codes10952, 10901
Phone Area Codes845
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.11
Approximate Longitude-74.08

Airmont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSUFFERN
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationCHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chestnut Ridge8,096$111,838
Hillburn866$76,250
Monsey20,791$38,085
Montebello4,635$192,596
Spring Valley32,415$48,113
Suffern10,936$103,292

Airmont Private Schools

Ateres Bais Yaakov Academy Of Rockland
236 Cherry Ln
ZIP: 10952
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 347
Beth Rochel School
145 Saddle River Rd
ZIP: 10952
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1011
Yeshiva Gedola Of South Monsey
260 Saddle River Rd
ZIP: 10952
Secondary
Total Enrollment 122
Sources :
Study Online in Airmont
Additional Resources
Info for Airmont Government Officials


Are you an official in the Airmont government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.