Palenville, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,037. Population change since 2000: -7.4%
Males: 528  (51.0%)
Females: 509  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12463.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,025 (it was $40,833 in 2000)
Palenville:

$43,025
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,303 (it was $18,848 in 2000)

Palenville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $178,870 (it was $90,600 in 2000)
Palenville:

$178,870
NY:

$277,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $593.

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  • Races in Palenville, NY (2010)

    Palenville races chart
    • 97093.5%White alone
    • 353.4%Hispanic
    • 141.4%Two or more races
    • 121.2%Asian alone
    • 50.5%Black alone
    • 10.10%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Palenville: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (27.7%), Italian (11.3%), German (8.0%), Polish (8.0%), Dutch (6.0%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.32 square miles.

Population density: 312 people per square mile   (very low).

Palenville,NY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Palenville:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palenville CDP:

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

35 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe).

This place:

4.0%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Palenville, New York as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Palenville to the number of sex offenders is 519 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,452 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,221 (2.4%)

Palenville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (36.0 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (91.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Tannersville, NY (2.5 miles ), Malden-on-Hudson, NY (2.6 miles ), Malden, NY (2.6 miles ), Germantown, NY (2.7 miles ), Saugerties, NY (2.7 miles ), Saugerties South, NY (2.9 miles ), Catskill, NY (2.9 miles ), Leeds, NY (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 74.02 W

Area code: 518

Palenville household income distribution Palenville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (34%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Legal occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Palenville, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Palenville-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Palenville place center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 30.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palenville-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 124.4 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 161.0 miles away from Palenville 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 153.4 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 46.3 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 164.9 miles away from Palenville 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 331.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Palenville:

  • GREENE CO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SVC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • COLUMBIA-GREENE DIALYSIS (CATSKILL DIVISION) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • HUDSON VALLEY FAMILY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF GREENE COUNTY (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • KAATERSKILL CARE SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • THE PINES AT CATSKILL CTR FOR NRSG AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • LIVINGSTON HILLS NURSING AND REHAB CTR L L C (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LIVINGSTON, NY)

Amtrak stations near Palenville:

  • 13 miles: HUDSON (69 S. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 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 Palenville:

  • Bard College (about 12 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,137)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 23 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 30 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 31 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 32 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Marist College (about 32 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Vassar College (about 35 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)

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Notable locations in Palenville: Mountain House (A), Catskill Public Library Palenville Branch (B), Palenville Fire Department (C), Palenville Fire District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Palenville: Sacred Heart Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Palenville Village Cemetery (1), Goodwin Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Catskill Mountain Lodge & Restaurant (334 Route 32A).

Greene 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 60.6. This is better than average.

City:

60.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

20.2

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

RIP VAN WINKLE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PALENVILLE MOBIL MART (Address: 3388 route 23A , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palenville that have no violations reported:

  • FERNWOOD RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.5%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
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: 0.2% of all households
60 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Palenville, New York environmental map by EPA

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Palenville compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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 above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
New York average:

13.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palenville CDP (based on Greene County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,9359
Mainline Protestant5,32934
Evangelical Protestant2,06319
Other5207
Orthodox2801
Black Protestant2322
None30,862-
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: 13
Greene County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Greene County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 83
Here:

16.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

24.5%
New York:

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

16.5%
State:

15.6%

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,079 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
New York average:

5.06%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albany County, NY  0.82% ($37,121 average AGI)
from Ulster County, NY  0.65% ($32,432)
from Columbia County, NY  0.46% ($38,771)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Greene County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Albany County, NY  1.03% ($36,027 average AGI)
to Ulster County, NY  0.72% ($32,328)
to Columbia County, NY  0.38% ($29,557)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palenville:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD 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)
  • 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palenville:

  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WCTW (98.5 FM; CATSKILL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WFRH (91.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKW (92.9 FM; SAUGERTIES, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDST (100.1 FM; WOODSTOCK, NY; Owner: CHET-5 BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palenville:

  • W21BU (Channel 21; HUDSON ET AL, NY; Owner: MARTIN MEDIA INDUSTRIES, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.175556 Lon: -74.016000, Call Sign: WQND228
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.687 MHz, 456.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2010, Expiration Date: 12/23/2020, Certifier: John Smith
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N2SBL, Previous Call Sign: KB2OUY, Licensee ID: L00509840
    Grant Date: 05/01/2002, Expiration Date: 07/28/2012, Certifier: Sean F Mc Cann
    Registrant: Sean F Mc Cann, 37 Kaaterskill Rd, Palenville, NY 12463
  • Call Sign: WA2EFK
    Grant Date: 11/10/1987, Expiration Date: 11/10/1997, Cancellation Date: 11/11/1999
    Registrant: William E Eggleston, Kaaterskill Ave, Palenville, NY 12463
  • Call Sign: KC2FRX, Licensee ID: L00179673
    Grant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 12/02/2019, Certifier: Mary Beth Temple
    Registrant: Mary Beth Temple, Palenville, NY 12463
  • Call Sign: KC2VRM, Licensee ID: L01512571
    Grant Date: 08/14/2009, Expiration Date: 08/14/2019, Certifier: John R Engelhardt
    Registrant: John R Engelhardt, 18 Benson Ct, Palenville, NY 12463
  • Call Sign: KD2EBJ, Licensee ID: L01786416
    Grant Date: 05/06/2013, Expiration Date: 05/06/2023, Certifier: Ron E Dombrowski Jr
    Registrant: Ron E Dombrowski Jr, Palenville, NY 12463-0422

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Palenville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palenville, NY
Most common first names in Palenville, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2672.6 years
William1567.6 years
Charles1078.3 years
Joseph1070.5 years
Frank1076.3 years
Edward972.9 years
Margaret883.7 years
Anna879.9 years
George773.6 years
Dorothy778.7 years
Most common last names in Palenville, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson577.0 years
Fries480.0 years
Miller480.5 years
Salerno459.2 years
Smith474.3 years
Gunther377.7 years
Liguori376.7 years
Barnard383.7 years
Garrison387.3 years
Eggert382.9 years
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