Esopus, New York

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Population in 2010: 9,041.
Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 4,366  (48.3%)
Females: 4,675  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 12487.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,146 (it was $46,915 in 2000)
Esopus:

$70,146
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,151 (it was $21,174 in 2000)

Esopus town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $217,745 (it was $104,200 in 2000)
Esopus:

$217,745
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $264,629; detached houses: $256,546; townhouses or other attached units: $278,259; in 2-unit structures: $387,997; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,461; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $110,938
March 2019 cost of living index in Esopus: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Esopus, NY (2010)
    • 7,79486.2%White alone
    • 4875.4%Hispanic
    • 3954.4%Black alone
    • 2022.2%Two or more races
    • 1251.4%Asian alone
    • 260.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (25.6%), German (22.5%), Italian (18.0%), English (9.4%), Dutch (6.2%), Polish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 37.2 square miles.

Population density: 243 people per square mile   (very low).

Esopus, New York map

432 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

4.6%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Esopus town:

2.1% ($2,204)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (41.6 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (70.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rifton, NY (1.7 miles ),
Port Ewen, NY (1.9 miles ),
Staatsburg, NY (1.9 miles ),
Rosendale Village, NY (2.1 miles ),
Rosendale, NY (2.1 miles ),
Tillson, NY (2.1 miles ),
Rhinecliff, NY (2.2 miles ),
Hillside, NY (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 73.99 W

Area code: 845

Distribution of median household income in Esopus, NY in 2017
Esopus satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $261,200
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $254,800
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $339,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $505,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $285,300
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $348,800
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $196,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Esopus, NY residents
Average permit cost in Esopus, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Esopus, NY
Historical housing units in Esopus, NY
Most common industries in Esopus, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.6%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Esopus, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)

Average climate in Esopus, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Esopus, New York average temperatures Esopus, New York average precipitation Esopus, New York humidity Esopus, New York wind speed Esopus, New York snowfall Esopus, New York sunshine Esopus, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.5. This is about average.

City:

67.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.175. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.175
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the Esopus 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 37.4 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:

Esopus-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 146.1 miles away from Esopus 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 182.5 miles away from Esopus 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 166.5 miles away from Esopus 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 150.0 miles away from Esopus 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 64.0 miles away from Esopus 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 331.7 miles away from Esopus 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 Ulster County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Hurricanes: 6, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Esopus topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Esopus:

  • RENAISSANCE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STAATSBURG, NY)
  • GOLDEN HILL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • HEALTH ALLIANCE HOSPITAL MARY'S AVENUE CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • HEALTH ALLIANCE HOSPITAL BROADWAY CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • US HOMECARE KINGSTON CLOSED (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • KINGSTON HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER- SATELLITE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • NORTHEAST CENTER FOR SPECIAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE KATRINE, NY)

Amtrak stations near Esopus:

  • 5 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.
  • 11 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Esopus:

  • Ulster County Community College (about 8 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 9 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 10 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • Marist College (about 10 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 11 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Bard College (about 13 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 3,137)
  • Vassar College (about 13 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Esopus: Esopus Meadows Lighthouse (A), Apple Bin Farm (B), El Paso Winery (C), Brown's Dock (D), Pelham Dock (E), Camp Chi-Wan-Da (F), Maynard Farms (G), Hasbrouck Engine Company Number 1 (H), Saint Remy Fire Department (I), Port Ewen Fire Department Station Number 1 (J), Port Ewen Public Library (K), Town of Esopus Port Ewen Library (L), Rifton Fire District Station 1 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Esopus include: Sacred Heart Church (A), Santa Maria Novitiate (B), Holy Cross Monastery (C), Mother of Perpetual Help Monastery (D), South Rondout Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Port Ewen Methodist Church (F), Port Ewen Reformed Church (G), Presentation Roman Catholic Church (H), Ascension Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverview Cemetery (1), Beaver Cemetery (2), Ascension Church Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Louisa Pond (A), Mirror Lake (B), Esopus Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wallkill River (A), Sugarbush Creek (B), Black Creek (C), Swarte Kill (D), Middle Hudson River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Esopus and their reported violations in the past:

MARIST RETREAT HOUSE (Address: ROUTE 9W , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.7%
Whole state:

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

4.8%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Esopus in 2010:

  • 696 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Esopus in 2000:

  • 832 people in religious group quarters
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded

For population 15 years and over in Esopus:

Marital status in Esopus, NY
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Esopus:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Esopus, NY (based on Ulster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,25627
Mainline Protestant15,31178
Other4,26230
Evangelical Protestant4,10442
Black Protestant1,0647
Orthodox1501
None107,346-
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: 45
This county:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ulster County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Ulster County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 229
Ulster County:

12.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ulster County:

8.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
New York:

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

18.9%
New York:

15.6%

5.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, NY  0.82% ($47,367 average AGI)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.81% ($51,063)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($76,703)


5.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
New York average:

5.85%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($559 average AGI)
Ulster County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, NY  0.80% ($46,641 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.68% ($48,633)
to Greene County, NY  0.22% ($40,037)

Strongest AM radio stations in Esopus:

  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEOK (1390 AM; 5 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • WKNY (1490 AM; 1 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Esopus:

  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, 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)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRH (91.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKW (92.9 FM; SAUGERTIES, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDST (100.1 FM; WOODSTOCK, NY; Owner: CHET-5 BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WPKF (96.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Esopus:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • W42AE (Channel 42; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
Esopus fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Esopus fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.2mTotal length
  • $101,464,000Total costs
  • 90,400Total average daily traffic
  • 9,056Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Esopus, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Esopus, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Esopus)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.875083 Lon: -73.994861, Call Sign: WPPW901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 461.487 MHz, 461.887 MHz, 466.487 MHz, 466.887 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 02/22/2025, Certifier: Howard Iko, Registrant: Iko, Howard, 180 E Searsville Rd, Montgomery, NY 12549, Phone: (845) 778-2900, Fax: (845) 778-7457, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Shaupeneak, 210 Popletown Road (Lat: 41.841194 Lon: -73.990389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQGW529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2017, Expiration Date: 05/07/2027, Certifier: Joseph Gottlieb, Registrant: Goosetown Communications, 58 N Harrison Ave, Congers, NY 10920, Phone: (845) 268-7500, Fax: (845) 268-5345, Email:
  • Shaupeneak, 210 Poppletown Rd (Lat: 41.841083 Lon: -73.990056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQXG546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10745.0 MHz, 10745.0 MHz, 10745.0 MHz, 10745.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2016, Expiration Date: 02/26/2026, Certifier: Joseph Gottlieb, Registrant: Goosetown Network Services, 58 N. Harrison Ave, Congers, NY 10920, Phone: (845) 268-7500, Fax: (845) 268-5345, Email:
  • MOUNT, 1001 Broadway (Lat: 41.839000 Lon: -73.959861), Type: Building, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQZA914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 03/23/2017, Expiration Date: 03/23/2027, Certifier: Edward Maendel, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • SHAUPENEAK, 5.5 Mi S Of (Lat: 41.841194 Lon: -73.990389), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WAU254,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, 11685.0 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6034.20 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2006, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr., Registrant: Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC, 1133 19th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 736-6148, Fax: (202) 736-6359, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB3DLT, Licensee ID: L00180045, Grant Date: 02/01/2019, Expiration Date: 03/01/2029, Registrant: Paul M Button, 1001 Broadway, Esopus, NY 12429
  • Call Sign: KB3PM, Grant Date: 04/03/1995, Expiration Date: 04/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2007, Registrant: Lawrence J Murphy, Mount St Alphonsus Hwy 9w, Esopus, NY 12429
  • Call Sign: KD2DJG, Licensee ID: L01759895, Grant Date: 01/18/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2023, Certifier: Eric J Button, Registrant: Mount Academy Amateur Radio Club, 1001 Broadway, Esopus, NY 12429-2500

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 18 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2015. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Esopus, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (36.2%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Esopus, NY
    • 4236.2%Structure Fires
    • 4236.2%Outside Fires
    • 1714.7%Other
    • 1512.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Esopus, NY
Most common first names in Esopus, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John876.1 years
Mary678.1 years
William575.4 years
Alice377.0 years
Frank377.0 years
Robert380.0 years
Florence283.5 years
Hazel281.5 years
Francis273.5 years
David244.0 years
Most common last names in Esopus, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mott583.8 years
Huth478.7 years
Hart476.7 years
Loughlin379.4 years
Freer266.4 years
Garraty273.5 years
House276.5 years
Beaver281.5 years
Contini278.5 years
Hammerl276.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Esopus, NY
  • 63.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.1%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.2%Electricity
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Esopus, NY
  • 41.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.4%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Esopus compared to New York 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.

Esopus on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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