Crown Heights, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,840. Population change since 2000: -5.1%
Males: 1,224  (43.1%)
Females: 1,616  (56.9%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12601.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,754 (it was $60,994 in 2000)
Crown Heights:

$75,754
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,082 (it was $22,149 in 2000)

Crown Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $246,259 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Crown Heights:

$246,259
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $252,253; Detached houses: $239,868; Townhouses or other attached units: $340,270

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,144.

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  • Races in Crown Heights, NY (2010)

    Crown Heights races chart
    • 2,01571.0%White alone
    • 31311.0%Hispanic
    • 2518.8%Black alone
    • 1625.7%Asian alone
    • 792.8%Two or more races
    • 120.4%Other race alone
    • 80.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Crown Heights: 136.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (27.5%), Irish (17.9%), German (14.4%), United States (5.9%), English (4.2%), Subsaharan African (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,327 people per square mile   (low).

Crown Heights,NY real estate house value index trend

Crown Heights, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Crown Heights:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crown Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

234 residents are foreign born (5.7% Europe, 2.1% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).

This place:

8.8%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,813 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,379 (2.8%)

Crown Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (29.4 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (54.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Spackenkill, NY (1.2 miles ), Marlborough, NY (1.7 miles ), Wappingers Falls, NY (1.7 miles ), Red Oaks Mill, NY (1.8 miles ), Marlboro, NY (1.8 miles ), Titusville, NY (1.9 miles ), Wappinger, NY (2.0 miles ), Poughkeepsie, NY (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.64 N, Longitude: 73.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Crown Heights household income distribution Crown Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Crown Heights, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.6 miles away from the Crown Heights place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 51.4 miles away from the place center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crown Heights-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 161.3 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 197.2 miles away from Crown Heights 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 142.4 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 175.1 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 78.4 miles away from Crown Heights 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 141.4 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 Dutchess County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crown Heights topographic map

Birthplace of: Even Steven Levee - Record producer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Crown Heights:

  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL CHHA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • DUTCHESS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • ELANT AT WAPPINGERS FALLS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY)
  • VASSAR BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • EDEN PARK NH HRF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • THE PINES AT POUGHKEEPSIE CTR FOR NRSG AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • DUTCHESS CO DEPT HEALTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)

Amtrak stations near Crown Heights:

  • 5 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.
  • 20 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 Crown Heights:

  • Vassar College (about 4 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,469)
  • Marist College (about 6 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 7 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 8 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 10 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 11 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • United States Military Academy (about 18 miles; West Point, NY; FT enrollment: 5,651)

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Dutchess 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 74.3. This is about average.

City:

74.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.734. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.734
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.7%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Crown Heights compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New York average:

13.9

Crown Heights travel time to work - commute Crown Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crown Heights CDP (based on Dutchess County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic111,11222
Mainline Protestant20,55687
Evangelical Protestant12,79969
Other10,97028
Black Protestant2,89811
Orthodox8545
None138,299-
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: 100
Dutchess County:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Dutchess County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Dutchess County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 302
Here:

10.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Dutchess County:

24.4%
New York:

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

13.4%
State:

15.6%

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
New York average:

5.06%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($929 average AGI)
Dutchess County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westchester County, NY  0.57% ($67,542 average AGI)
from Ulster County, NY  0.44% ($44,204)
from Orange County, NY  0.37% ($49,430)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,201 average AGI)
Dutchess County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ulster County, NY  0.46% ($41,311 average AGI)
to Westchester County, NY  0.40% ($58,253)
to Orange County, NY  0.33% ($44,844)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crown Heights:

  • WEOK (1390 AM; 5 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WKIP (1450 AM; 1 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crown Heights:

  • 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)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPKF (96.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W202AR (88.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Crown Heights:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W42AE (Channel 42; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 770 Eastern Parkway (Lat: 40.668972 Lon: -73.942889), Call Sign: KRS674
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knaurer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W. 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$255,6679$208,00046$182,2171$50,0001$2,500,0001$184,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$234,0002$206,0004$228,0001$12,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$191,0001$90,00033$217,8790$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$206,0004$193,00013$180,5380$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$226,5004$194,2500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1406.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$234,0004$251,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$215,0002$242,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1406.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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