Kinderhook, New York

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Population in 2017: 1,150 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 584  (50.8%)
Females: 566  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

53.7 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12106.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,135 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Kinderhook:

$84,135
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,671 (it was $29,047 in 2000)

Kinderhook village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $259,758 (it was $144,100 in 2000)
Kinderhook:

$259,758
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $311,421; detached houses: $301,602

Median gross rent in 2017: $883.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kinderhook: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.3%
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  • Races in Kinderhook, NY (2010)
    • 1,13994.1%White alone
    • 463.8%Hispanic
    • 151.2%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kinderhook, New York as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kinderhook is 691 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (37.8%), German (14.1%), Italian (9.9%), English (7.2%), European (5.1%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 256 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 602 people per square mile   (low).

Kinderhook, New York map

78 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 1.9% North America).

This village:

5.7%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,288 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,673 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (18.8 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (107.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Valatie, NY (1.4 miles ),
Stuyvesant, NY (1.7 miles ),
Niverville, NY (2.1 miles ),
Coxsackie, NY (2.4 miles ),
Chatham, NY (2.4 miles ),
Stockport, NY (2.5 miles ),
Ghent, NY (2.5 miles ),
Coeymans, NY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 73.71 W

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in Kinderhook, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kinderhook, NY in 2017
Kinderhook satellite photo by USGS

Kinderhook tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $286,100
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $255,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Kinderhook, NY residents
Average permit cost in Kinderhook, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Kinderhook, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.6%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.6%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.7%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Kinderhook, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.5%)
  • Top executives (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Lawyers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Registered nurses (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Kinderhook, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.9. This is about average.

City:

71.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.215. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0698
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Kinderhook village center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 16.6 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kinderhook-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 112.5 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 144.8 miles away from Kinderhook 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 131.2 miles away from Kinderhook 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 52.2 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 187.1 miles away from Kinderhook center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from Kinderhook 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).
Kinderhook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kinderhook:

  • COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; VALATIE, NY)
  • BARNWELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; VALATIE, NY)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY DOH DIVISION OF NRSG CHHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • EDEN PARK HEALTH CARE CENTRE INC HUDSON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SCHODACK, NY)

Amtrak stations near Kinderhook:

  • 11 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.
  • 18 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kinderhook:

  • The College of Saint Rose (about 20 miles; Albany, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,085)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 21 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 22 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Siena College (about 23 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • Excelsior College (about 23 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 24 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 24 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)

Library in Kinderhook:

  • KINDERHOOK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $164,809; Location: 18 HUDSON STREET; 16,065 books; 622 audio materials; 1,501 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kinderhook: Brosen Farm And Greenhouses (A), Samascott Orchard (B), House of History (C), Kinderhook Memorial Library (D), Kinderhook Fire House - Palmer Engine and Hose Company (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kinderhook include: Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (A), Kinderhook Reformed Church (B), Cornerstone Fellowship Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Kinderhook Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Martin Van Buren, Cornelius P. Van Ness - Politician, Donald L. Rutherford - Army officer and chaplain, William S. Groesbeck - Politician, John Woodward Philip - Navy admiral.

Columbia 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 Kinderhook and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY POINTE APARTMENTS (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HOMETOWN FOODS LLC (Address: 362 EICHYBUSH ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2009)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

63.2%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.8%
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: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Kinderhook (2011 data):

  • The National Union Bank of Kinderhook: The National Union Bank Of Kinderhoo at 1 Hudson Street, branch established on 2007/04/25; The National Union Bank Of Kinderhoo at 1 Hudson Street, branch established on 1853/10/01. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $262.9 mil, Deposits: $231.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Kinderhook Bank Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Kinderhook:

Marital status in Kinderhook, NY
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kinderhook:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
New York average:

13.6

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kinderhook
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kinderhook, NY (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Columbia County:

17.1%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.7%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kinderhook:

60.5%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Kinderhook:

28.1
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kinderhook:

16.7%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kinderhook:

7.7%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kinderhook:

7.0
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kinderhook:

36.2%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

64.0%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kinderhook, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$6,500$39,0000$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,335$26,0108$1,908
Water Supply 1$4,798$57,5762$7,018
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,111
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$15,633$37,51913$10,037

Kinderhook government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $414,000 ($360.00)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $137,000 ($119.13)
    Regular Highways: $94,000 ($81.74)
    Water Utilities: $64,000 ($55.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($51.30)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($51.30)
    General Public Buildings: $53,000 ($46.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($33.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($29.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($24.35)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($14.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $13,000 ($11.30)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($4.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($6.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($6.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($6.96)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($5.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $179,000 ($155.65)

Kinderhook government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($37.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($13.04)
    Other: $4,000 ($3.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $246,000 ($213.91)
    Other: $63,000 ($54.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($13.04)
    Rents: $8,000 ($6.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.74)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($74.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($6.09)
    Highways: $4,000 ($3.48)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.87)
  • Tax - Property: $289,000 ($251.30)
    Other License: $37,000 ($32.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($4.35)

Kinderhook government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($368.70)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000 ($282.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,000 ($107.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($21.74)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $34,000 ($29.57)
    End of Fiscal Year: $12,000 ($10.43)

Kinderhook government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $411,000 ($357.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($8.70)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,042 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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 Dutchess County, NY  0.65% ($41,946 average AGI)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.56% ($54,741)
from New York County, NY  0.38% ($275,887)


5.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
New York average:

5.85%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.65% ($46,448 average AGI)
to Greene County, NY  0.54% ($34,616)
to Albany County, NY  0.52% ($40,075)

Businesses in Kinderhook, NY

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kinderhook:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUC (1230 AM; 1 kW; HUDSON, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kinderhook:

  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WCTW (98.5 FM; CATSKILL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kinderhook:

  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Kinderhook: William L. Heermance.

  • Kinderhook, New York
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents32
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents62
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count16969
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25330
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3849
  • Fatalities18314
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents42919
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4885
See more detailed statistics of Kinderhook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.3mTotal length
  • $13,619,000Total costs
  • 8,336Total average daily traffic
  • 750Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kinderhook)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • SP KINDERHOOK, Nysp Station, 6 Chatham St (Lat: 42.395556 Lon: -73.697500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQFE277,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2016, Expiration Date: 06/23/2026, Certifier: Charles L White Ii, Registrant: Nysp Mobile Communications Unit, Bldg 15 Scotia-Glenville Industrial Park, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • KINDERHOOK, 0.6 Mi E Of Sr-9h, 1 Mi Se Of (Lat: 42.380639 Lon: -73.677889), Overall height: 29.6 m, Call Sign: WMJ320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2003, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place (Mc: Ga3b1reg), Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4271, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:
  • STATION, Kinderhook Central School Bldg (Lat: 42.425611 Lon: -73.685667), Structure height: 8.5 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: WNEP425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2142.80 MHz, 2147.60 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/1996, Expiration Date: 09/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2002, Phone: (518) 766-3410
  • KINDERHOOK, 2.4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 42.361750 Lon: -73.682889), Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: KYN60,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/19/1998, Registrant: At&t Communications Of New York Inc, 440 Hamilton Ave Room 400c, White Plains, NE 10601

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1.5 Miles Se Of (Lat: 42.380639 Lon: -73.677889), Call Sign: KPE254,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2012, Certifier: Shirley J Linn, Registrant: Fairpoint Communications, Inc., 521 East Morehead Street Suite 500, Charlotte, NC 28202, Phone: (704) 344-8150, Fax: (704) 344-1594, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kinderhook)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3115V , Serial Number: 15076388, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn Smith, Po Box 305, Kinderhook, NY 12106
  • Aircraft: AERONCA L-16B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4102A , Serial Number: 48-479, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Eric P Beebe, 3373 County Route 21, Kinderhook, NY 12106
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6155F , Serial Number: A1500432, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Frank F Jr Palladino, 27 Eichybush Rd, Kinderhook, NY 12106
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82856 , Serial Number: 7AC-1506, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Eric P Beebe, 3373 County Route 21, Kinderhook, NY 12106

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 20 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Kinderhook, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.1%), and Outside Fires (21.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kinderhook, NY
    • 8756.1%Structure Fires
    • 3421.9%Outside Fires
    • 2214.2%Other
    • 127.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kinderhook, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kinderhook, NY
  • 72.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kinderhook, NY
  • 60.9%Electricity
  • 35.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kinderhook compared to New York state average:

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

Kinderhook on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #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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