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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 31,446
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 14,908
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $99,419
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 40 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,144
Median House Value $305,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
US/American 0.2%
English 8.4%
Irish 25.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station SUFFERN
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
Station MIDDLETOWN 2 NW
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chester 11,902 $97,245
Florida 2,705 $71,500
Goshen 13,700 $102,758
Greenwood Lake 3,118 $95,216
Monroe 41,756 $66,828

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Warwick Public Libraries

Library
Albert Wisner Public Library
2 COLONIAL AVENUE
Warwick, New York
(845) 986-1047
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Warwick Hospitals

ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
15 - 19 MAPLE AVENUE
(845) 986-2276
Emergency Service: Yes

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Warwick High Schools

WARWICK VALLEY HS
89 SANFORDVILLE RD
845-987-3050
Serves 1,579 students.

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