Balmville, New York

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Population in 2010: 3,178. Population change since 2000: -4.8%
Males: 1,648  (51.9%)
Females: 1,530  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12550.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,348 (it was $66,979 in 2000)
Balmville:

$65,348
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,150 (it was $30,646 in 2000)

Balmville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $281,609 (it was $152,600 in 2000)
Balmville:

$281,609
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $383,760; Detached houses: $368,710; Townhouses or other attached units: $289,360; In 2-unit structures: $578,720; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $578,720; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $666,031

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,308.

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Balmville races chart
  • White alone - 2,094 (65.9%)
  • Hispanic - 459 (14.4%)
  • Black alone - 451 (14.2%)
  • Two or more races - 83 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 79 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)

Races in Balmville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Balmville: 137.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (26.0%), Irish (13.7%), United States (10.8%), English (8.2%), German (7.7%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,496 people per square mile   (low).

Balmville,NY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Balmville:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Balmville CDP:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

416 residents are foreign born (4.1% Asia, 3.3% Europe).

This place:  13.7%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,233 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,545 (1.5%)

Balmville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarkstown, NY (27.9 miles , pop. 82,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (47.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Gardnertown, NY (1.3 miles ), Newburgh, NY (1.3 miles ), Beacon, NY (1.9 miles ), New Windsor, NY (1.9 miles ), Orange Lake, NY (1.9 miles ), Vails Gate, NY (2.3 miles ), Marlboro, NY (2.4 miles ), Cornwall on Hudson, NY (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 74.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Balmville household income distribution Balmville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Balmville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Balmville, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Balmville-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Balmville place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Balmville-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from Balmville center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Balmville center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Fire: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Balmville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Balmville:

  • ST LUKE'S CORNWALL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; NEWBURGH, NY)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NEWBURGH, NY)
  • AMERICAN CARE INC CLOSED (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NEWBURGH, NY)
  • ELANT AT GOSHEN INC LTHHCP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEWBURGH, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF ORANGE AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; NEWBURGH, NY)
  • LIBERTY HUDSON VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; NEWBURGH, NY)
  • WILLCARE HUDSON VALLEY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NEWBURGH, NY)

Amtrak station near Balmville:

  • 14 miles: POUGHKEEPSIE (41 MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Balmville:

  • 19 miles: Indian Point 2 and 3 in Buchanan, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Balmville:

  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 2 miles; Newburgh, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,166)
  • United States Military Academy (about 11 miles; West Point, NY; FT enrollment: 5,651)
  • Vassar College (about 13 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • Marist College (about 15 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 15 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 16 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 16 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)

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Notable locations in Balmville: Hudson Valley Professional Plaza (A), Powelton Country Club (B), Johnes - Holden Home (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mid Valley Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Balmville include: Saint Agnes Episcopal Church (A), Union Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Leighfs Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.734. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.734
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00674. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00674
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.7%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Balmville compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Balmville travel time to work - commute Balmville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Balmville CDP (based on Orange County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.94%
Here: 62.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents74.6%7.0%4.1%2.6%1.8%
Congregations14.5%4.5%13.5%13.0%9.5%
NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.0%5.2%
Congregations2.5%2.5%1.5%4.0%34.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 113
Orange County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 46
Orange County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Orange County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 314
Here:

8.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

25.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

15.6%

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
New York average:

5.06%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($597 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bronx County, NY  0.37% ($53,639 average AGI)
from Ulster County, NY  0.33% ($36,840)
from Rockland County, NY  0.32% ($56,410)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
New York average:

5.46%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($746 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ulster County, NY  0.35% ($39,147 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.29% ($49,430)
to Rockland County, NY  0.24% ($56,749)

Strongest AM radio stations in Balmville:

  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WBNR (1260 AM; 1 kW; BEACON, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLE (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CORNWALL, NY; Owner: 1170 BROADCAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEOK (1390 AM; 5 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Balmville:

  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • W231AG (94.1 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUSAN CLINTON)
  • W293AE (106.5 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUSAN CLINTON)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W202AR (88.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • W299AG (107.7 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W272AV (102.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WGNY-FM (103.1 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)

TV broadcast stations around Balmville:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W42AE (Channel 42; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NY74XC903, Mid Valley Mall (Lat: 41.520306 Lon: -74.025750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 42.1 m, Call Sign: WQQP463
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$250,5239$243,19723$208,1012$192,8251$164,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$176,8901$295,4001$203,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$313,5603$276,69315$241,8013$37,6370$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$348,8402$313,77512$246,8431$249,7800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$210,2900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$220,6601$356,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$243,7000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$135,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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