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Population in 2010: 12,492. Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 

Males: 7,745  (62.0%)
Females: 4,747  (38.0%)

Median resident age:  22.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 10928.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,426 (it was $52,816 in 2000)
Highlands:

$67,426
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,270

Highlands town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $253,528 (it was $136,300 in 2000)
Highlands:

$253,528
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $315,792; Detached houses: $340,059; Townhouses or other attached units: $592,896; In 2-unit structures: $415,009; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $606,230; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $457,428; Mobile homes: $69,283

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Highlands races chart
  • White alone - 9,020 (72.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,585 (12.7%)
  • Black alone - 934 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 433 (3.5%)
  • Asian alone - 416 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 58 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 37 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highlands: 289.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (21.3%), German (21.1%), Italian (12.3%), English (10.3%), United States (5.8%), Scottish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 30.9 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Highlands:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highlands town:

  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

697 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.7% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This town:  5.6%
New York:  22.6%

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

Highlands town:  2.8% ($3,825)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarkstown, NY (15.4 miles , pop. 82,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (42.6 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (44.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Fort Montgomery, NY (0.9 miles ), Highland Falls, NY (1.2 miles ), West Point, NY (1.9 miles ), Philipstown, NY (2.2 miles ), Peekskill, NY (2.2 miles ), Cold Spring, NY (2.2 miles ), Nelsonville, NY (2.4 miles ), Buchanan, NY (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 73.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Highlands household income distribution Highlands home values distribution

Crime rates in Highlands (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (34.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (56.7 per 100,000)
  • 20 thefts (226.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 20.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.08
New York average:

3.34
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Highlands-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Highlands town 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 9.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highlands-area historical earthquake activity is above New York state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from Highlands center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Highlands center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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).

Hospitals/medical centers near Highlands:

  • UCPA OF PUTNAM AND SOUTHERN DUTCHESS COUNTIES (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GARRISON, NY)
  • CORTLANDT HEALTHCARE LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • WEST LEDGE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PEEKSKILL, NY)

Amtrak station near Highlands:

  • 12 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.) . 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, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Highlands:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highlands:

  • United States Military Academy (about 3 miles; West Point, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,621)
  • Rockland Community College (about 17 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 4,686)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 22 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,230)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 22 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 7,789)
  • Mercy College (about 24 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; FT enrollment: 5,386)
  • Vassar College (about 24 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,394)
  • Orange County Community College (about 25 miles; Middletown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,807)

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Notable locations in Highlands: Michie Stadium (A), Beverly Dock (B), Ordnance Compound (C), West Point Golf Course (D), Perkins Memorial Observatory (E), South Dock (F), Camp Natural Bridge (G), Camp Buckner (H), Thayer Hall (I), Gillis Field House (J), Eisenhower Hall (K), Herbert Hall (L), Arvin Gymnasium (M), Scott Barracks (N), Washington Hall (O), United States Military Academy Library (P), Lincoln Hall (Q), Cullum Hall (R), West Point Club (S), Bartlett Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Highlands include: Cadet Chapel (A), Trinity Chapel (B), Grace Baptist Church (C), Lighthouse Christian Assembly Church (D), Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (E), Saint Marks Baptist Church (F), Holy Trinity Chapel (G), Holy Innocents Episcopal Church (H), Sacred Heart Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), West Point Cemetery (2), Peacedale Cemetery (3), Sacred Heart Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Jims Pond (A), Long Pond (B), Mine Lake (C), Pells Pond (D), Popolopen Lake (E), Turkey Hill Pond (F), Adolphs Pond (G), Dassori Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stony Lonesome Brook (A), Queensboro Brook (B), Highland Brook (C), Crows Nest Brook (D), Cranberry Brook (E), Beechy Bottom Brook (F), Long Pond Brook (G), Hemlock Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Highlands include: Roe Park (1), Kosciuszko Monument (2), Sedgwick Monument (3), Wood Monument (4), Buffalo Soldiers Field (5), Daly Field (6), Clinton Field (7), Doubleday Field (8), Howze Field (9). Display/hide their locations 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
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 Pb  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.92. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.92
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00674. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00674
U.S.:

0.10719
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.14
U.S.:

2.43


Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.8%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

1.2%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Highlands, NY

4,315 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
30 people in military treatment facilities with assigned patients in 2010
3,621 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Highlands compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Highlands town (based on Orange County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.94%
Here62.9%
USA50.2%

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%

6.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
New York average:

5.41%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.08%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Rockland County, NY  0.70% ($62,316 average AGI)
from Bronx County, NY  0.63% ($54,713)
from Westchester County, NY  0.37% ($65,628)


6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
New York average:

6.26%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($692 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.12%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ulster County, NY  0.48% ($41,194 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, NY  0.38% ($42,238)
to Rockland County, NY  0.28% ($56,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highlands:

  • WLNA (1420 AM; 5 kW; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, 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)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highlands:

  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W202AR (88.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W299AG (107.7 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W272AV (102.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, 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)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Highlands:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total costs: $64,345,000
Total average daily traffic: 255,879
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,410

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Highlands, NY


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ofc At Bear Mountain Bridge (Lat: 41.319528 Lon: -73.988472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KNET210
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.045 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/20/2023
    Registrant: New York Communications Co. Inc., 53 W. Cedar St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, Phone: (845) 471-5520, Fax: (845) 471-5593, Email:



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  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #15 (10928) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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  • Edward B. Boden (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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