Clermont, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,965. Population change since 2000: +13.8%
 
Males: 998  (50.8%)
Females: 967  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12526.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,641 (it was $47,039 in 2000)
Clermont:

$69,641
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,068 (it was $21,566 in 2000)

Clermont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $273,864 (it was $129,700 in 2000)
Clermont:

$273,864
NY:

$302,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $336,580; Detached houses: $347,955; Townhouses or other attached units: $365,967; In 2-unit structures: $247,090; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,904; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $326,330; Mobile homes: $66,203
  • Races in Clermont, NY (2010)

    Clermont races chart
    • 1,77090.1%White alone
    • 1035.2%Hispanic
    • 412.1%Two or more races
    • 231.2%Asian alone
    • 140.7%Black alone
    • 90.5%Other race alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clermont: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.5%), Irish (24.0%), Italian (14.4%), English (9.6%), Dutch (8.3%), Polish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 228 feet

Land area: 18.0 square miles.

Population density: 109 people per square mile   (very low).

Clermont,NY real estate house value index trend

Clermont, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Clermont:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clermont town:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

71 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

This town:

4.1%
New York:

20.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Clermont town:  1.9% ($2,485)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Clermont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (40.1 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (85.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Tivoli, NY (1.8 miles ), Germantown, NY (2.0 miles ), Malden, NY (2.1 miles ), Malden-on-Hudson, NY (2.1 miles ), Livingston, NY (2.1 miles ), Saugerties, NY (2.2 miles ), Saugerties South, NY (2.4 miles ), Glasco, NY (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $462,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $357,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 73.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Clermont, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clermont-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Clermont town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 23.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clermont-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 131.7 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 166.5 miles away from Clermont center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.6 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 56.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from Clermont center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 339.9 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 Columbia County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clermont topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward Livingston - Jurist and statesman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Clermont:

  • LIVINGSTON HILLS NURSING AND REHAB CTR L L C (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LIVINGSTON, NY)
  • CARDINAL HAYES HOME FOR CHILDREN, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; RED HOOK, NY)
  • GREENE CO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SVC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • COLUMBIA-GREENE DIALYSIS (CATSKILL DIVISION) (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • HUDSON VALLEY FAMILY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF GREENE COUNTY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • KAATERSKILL CARE SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)

Amtrak stations near Clermont:

  • 13 miles: HUDSON (69 S. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: RHINECLIFF-KINGSTON (RHINECLIFF, HUTTON & CHARLES STS.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clermont:

  • Bard College (about 6 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,137)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 22 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 24 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 25 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Marist College (about 26 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 27 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • Vassar College (about 28 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)

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Notable locations in Clermont: The Maelstrom (A), Highland Farm (B), Quiet Woman Farm (C), Highland Farm (D), Birthplace of Robert Livingston (E), Clermont Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clermont include: Carmelite Sisters Convent (A), Saint Luke's Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clermont Cemetery (1), Viewmont Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Doove Kill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Clermont include: Clermont State Historic Site (1), Clermont State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Columbia 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 2013 was 56.3. This is better than average.

City:

56.3
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.42. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.42
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.4%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Clermont in 2010:

  • 32 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
30 people in religious group quarters in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
New York average:

14.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clermont town (based on Columbia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,37511
Mainline Protestant6,63653
Evangelical Protestant1,32916
Black Protestant7763
Other5137
Orthodox702
None38,397-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Columbia County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Columbia County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Columbia County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Here:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

27.0%
New York:

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

17.1%
State:

15.6%

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dutchess County, NY  0.60% ($41,979 average AGI)
from Albany County, NY  0.43% ($43,442)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.41% ($35,737)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.58% ($70,716 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.47% ($34,991)
to Albany County, NY  0.45% ($41,741)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clermont:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clermont:

  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WCTW (98.5 FM; CATSKILL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WFRH (91.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKW (92.9 FM; SAUGERTIES, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDST (100.1 FM; WOODSTOCK, NY; Owner: CHET-5 BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Clermont:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • W21BU (Channel 21; HUDSON ET AL, NY; Owner: MARTIN MEDIA INDUSTRIES, INC.)

Clermont fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 2009 08:41 AM, Sr-9g, Cemetery Rd, Lat: 42.10329, Lon: -73.89614, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 2005 05:32 PM, Jug Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 1, 2003 10:01 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 3, 2002 03:40 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 2002 07:01 AM, Sr-9g, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1999 02:36 PM, Cr-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1999 04:00 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $5,461,000Total costs
  • 2,759Total average daily traffic
  • 200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,862Total future (year 2014) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Clermont compared to New York state average:

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

Clermont on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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