Peekskill, New York

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Population in 2017: 24,272 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.2%
 
Males: 11,853  (48.8%)
Females: 12,419  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 10566.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,211 (it was $47,177 in 2000)
Peekskill:

$55,211
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,700 (it was $22,595 in 2000)

Peekskill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $305,436 (it was $151,100 in 2000)
Peekskill:

$305,436
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $354,936; detached houses: $330,546; townhouses or other attached units: $345,183; in 2-unit structures: $395,156; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,610; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $434,015

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,410.

March 2019 cost of living index in Peekskill: 152.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.3% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Peekskill, NY (2017)
    • 9,91540.9%Hispanic
    • 7,68931.7%White alone
    • 4,80619.8%Black alone
    • 1,1574.8%Two or more races
    • 7803.2%Asian alone
    • 580.2%American Indian alone
    • 370.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Peekskill, New York as of January 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peekskill is 1,339 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Peekskill by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(8.3)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.1)
1
(4.0)
2
(8.4)
4
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.3)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
3
(12.4)
5
(20.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(95.4)
33
(132.5)
24
(96.7)
12
(48.6)
6
(24.3)
9
(38.0)
9
(37.7)
8
(33.5)
11
(45.7)
12
(49.6)
9
(37.3)
12
(49.7)
9
(36.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
42
(174.2)
40
(160.6)
26
(104.8)
20
(80.9)
22
(89.1)
23
(97.1)
22
(92.1)
22
(92.0)
41
(170.2)
25
(103.4)
17
(70.5)
19
(78.7)
35
(143.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(161.8)
36
(144.5)
28
(112.8)
43
(174.0)
57
(230.8)
37
(156.2)
31
(129.8)
25
(104.6)
22
(91.4)
23
(95.2)
19
(78.7)
17
(70.5)
11
(45.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
143
(593.2)
166
(666.4)
191
(769.5)
177
(716.3)
172
(696.4)
169
(713.4)
182
(762.0)
215
(899.3)
164
(681.0)
253
(1,047)
146
(605.1)
156
(646.6)
207
(849.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(45.6)
14
(56.2)
12
(48.3)
5
(20.2)
3
(12.1)
10
(42.2)
8
(33.5)
8
(33.5)
3
(12.5)
7
(29.0)
8
(33.2)
6
(24.9)
6
(24.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)108.8116.3124.779.781.480.4102.174.489.098.061.073.4103.6

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City-data.com crime index in Peekskill, NY

Crime rate in Peekskill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 60 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (8.2%), Irish (5.0%), Jamaican (3.0%), American (2.1%), German (2.1%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1816

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 4.32 square miles.

Population density: 5,613 people per square mile   (average).

Peekskill, New York map

6,735 residents are foreign born (22.6% Latin America).

This city:

27.8%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,778 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,660 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarkstown, NY (11.7 miles , pop. 82,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (30.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Cortlandt, NY (1.5 miles ),
Buchanan, NY (1.5 miles ),
Montrose, NY (1.6 miles ),
Verplanck, NY (1.8 miles ),
Crugers, NY (2.0 miles ),
Lake Mohegan, NY (2.1 miles ),
Crompond, NY (2.1 miles ),
Fort Montgomery, NY (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 73.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,232 (-21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,479 (20.6%)

Area codes: 914, 845

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2002: 185 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2003: 147 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2004: 155 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2005: 147 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $202,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Peekskill, NY residents
Average permit cost in Peekskill, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Peekskill, NY
Historical housing units in Peekskill, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +2,821 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in Peekskill, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.4%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Peekskill, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (2.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)

Average climate in Peekskill, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peekskill, New York average temperatures Peekskill, New York average precipitation Peekskill, New York humidity Peekskill, New York wind speed Peekskill, New York snowfall Peekskill, New York sunshine Peekskill, New York clear and cloudy days

Peekskill, New York environmental map by EPA

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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 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.66
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Peekskill-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Peekskill city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 52.0 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Peekskill-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 185.5 miles away from Peekskill 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 221.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.2 miles away from Peekskill center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 193.5 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 100.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from Peekskill 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 Westchester County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peekskill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Peekskill:

  • WEST LEDGE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (2000 EAST MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Peekskill:

  • HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • CORTLANDT HEALTHCARE LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • PEEKSKILL-CORTLANDT DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BUCHANAN, NY)
  • SPECIAL CITIZENS FUTURES UNLIMITED (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • VA HUDSON VALLEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 4 miles away; MONTROSE, NY)
  • N Y S VETS HOME AT MONTROSE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MONTROSE, NY)

Heliports located in Peekskill:

Amtrak station near Peekskill:

  • 7 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 Peekskill:

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

Colleges/Universities in Peekskill:

  • Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 116; Location: 141 Furnace Woods Rd; Private, not-for-profit)
  • Empire Beauty School-Peekskill (Full-time enrollment: 55; Location: 19 Bank St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peekskill:

  • United States Military Academy (about 8 miles; West Point, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,651)
  • Rockland Community College (about 14 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Nyack College (about 15 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 17 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 17 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
  • Mercy College (about 19 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; FT enrollment: 8,602)
  • SUNY at Purchase College (about 21 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Public high school in Peekskill:

Private high school in Peekskill:

  • OHR HAMEIR SEMINARY - TIFERETH ISRAEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 109, Location: FURNACE WOOD RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Peekskill:

Private elementary/middle school in Peekskill:

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Library in Peekskill:

  • THE FIELD LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,447,411; Location: 4 NELSON AVENUE; 102,424 books; 767 e-books; 5,837 audio materials; 5,175 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 226 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add our chuch to the Peekskill, NY site Annsville Baptist Church 705 Hudson Avenue Peekskill, New York 10566 www.annsvillebaptistchurch.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Peekskill: Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Charles Point Industrial Park (B), China Pier (C), Hudson Valley Yacht Club (D), Peekskill Station (E), Peekskill Yacht Club (F), Field Library of Peekskill (G), Peekskill Fire Department Centennial Hose (H), Saint Michael's House (I), Saint Michael's Building (J), Saint Mary's Building (K), Saint Joseph's Home (L), Saint Germaine's Home for Girls (M), Saint Gabriels House (N), Saint Andrew's House (O), Peekskill Municipal Building (P), Memorial Museum (Q), Peekskill Fire Department Cortlandt Hook and Ladder Company 1 (R), Colonial Home for the Aged (S), Cortlandt Healthcare Nursing Home (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Peekskill Shopping Center (1), Beach Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Peekskill include: Annsville Baptist Church (A), First Hebrew Congregation (B), Spanish Church Tabernacle (C), Refuge Church of Christ (D), Salvation Army (E), United Methodist Church (F), Mount Saint Francis Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Mitchell (A), Penelope Pond (B), Camp Field Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Peekskill Hollow Creek (A), Annsville Creek (B), McGregory Brook (C), Sprout Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Peekskill include: Pugsley Park (1), Riverfront Green (2), Monument Park (3), Fort Hill Park (4), Depew Park (5), Henry Ward Beecher Park (6), Friendly Town Memorial Park (7), Wells Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Archie Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 898 Washington Street), Cortlandt Amusement Machines Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 898 Washington Street), America's Best Entertainment CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 898 Washington Street).

Birthplace of: George Pataki - New York Governor, Herb Trimpe - Artist, Kirtanananda Swami - Fraudster, Mel Gibson - (born 1956), actor, USA born, Australian raised, Paul Reubens - Actor, Stanley Tucci - Film actor, Chauncey Depew - Politician, Milton Rubenfeld - British, T. Coraghessan Boyle - (b. 1948), author of The Road to Wellville, The Tortilla Curtain and A Friend of the Earth, Elton Brand - NBA player (Los Angeles Clippers, born: Mar 11, 1979).

Westchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

FARMWORKERS COMMUNITY CENTER (Address: 1037 Main St. , Population served: 256, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 218 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PAWLING PARK (Address: 8 JOHN WALSH BOULEVARD , Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Peekskill in 2010:

  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 23 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Peekskill in 2000:

  • 94 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in religious group quarters
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Peekskill (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Peekskill Branch at 1825 East Main Street, branch established on 1959/05/15; Peekskill Branch at 1025 Brown Street, branch established on 1955/08/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TrustCo Bank: Peekskill Ny Branch at 20 Welcher Ave, branch established on 2007/06/21. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Peekskill Branch at 920 South Street, branch established on 1859/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: First Federal Savings Bank Branch at 1019 Park St, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Peekskill S And S Branch at 1831 East Main Street, branch established on 2006/10/26. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Hudson Valley Bank, National Association: Peekskill Branch at 1835 East Main Street, branch established on 1990/12/19. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $2,794.2 mil, Deposits: $2,433.4 mil, headquarters in Stamford, CT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Hudson Valley Holding Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Peekskill:

Marital status in Peekskill, NY
  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Peekskill:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.4
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Peekskill
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Peekskill:

(Peekskill, New York Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Peekskill, NY (based on Westchester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic435,590100
Other75,029114
Mainline Protestant46,854176
Evangelical Protestant28,915209
Black Protestant17,81438
Orthodox5,45816
None339,453-
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: 417
Westchester County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
Here:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 904
Westchester County:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Westchester County:

19.1%
New York:

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

17.8%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Peekskill:

28.8
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Peekskill:

20.8%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Peekskill:

11.2%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Peekskill:

33.4%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Peekskill, 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
Police Protection - Officers 53$537,414$121,6790$0
Firefighters 23$195,440$101,9690$0
Streets and Highways 22$157,037$85,6571$4,402
Water Supply 15$101,056$80,8450$0
Solid Waste Management 13$77,885$71,8940$0
Other Government Administration 10$75,627$90,7527$5,547
Police - Other 10$51,004$61,2056$2,394
Parks and Recreation 10$61,444$73,73321$16,406
Housing and Community Development (Local) 9$61,920$82,5600$0
Financial Administration 9$56,037$74,7161$1,769
Welfare 5$39,142$93,9414$2,575
Judicial and Legal 2$15,513$93,0780$0
Sewerage 2$11,603$69,6180$0
Health 1$4,369$52,4288$13,197
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$1,523
Totals for Government 184$1,445,491$94,27151$47,813

Peekskill government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,883,000 ($242.38)
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,714,000 ($276.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,942,000 ($121.21)
    Police Protection: $1,000,000 ($41.20)
    General - Other: $662,000 ($27.27)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($5.36)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($3.83)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,289,000 ($465.10)
    Police Protection: $8,116,000 ($334.38)
    Water Utilities: $3,457,000 ($142.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,099,000 ($127.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,390,000 ($98.47)
    Regular Highways: $1,865,000 ($76.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,388,000 ($57.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,249,000 ($51.46)
    Sewerage: $864,000 ($35.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $735,000 ($30.28)
    Central Staff Services: $632,000 ($26.04)
    Financial Administration: $564,000 ($23.24)
    General Public Buildings: $559,000 ($23.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $358,000 ($14.75)
    Health - Other: $336,000 ($13.84)
    Parking Facilities: $155,000 ($6.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,955,000 ($162.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $259,000 ($10.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($3.87)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($3.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000 ($3.25)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($1.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($1.65)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.08)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,378,000 ($757.17)

Peekskill government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,434,000 ($59.08)
    Parking Facilities: $770,000 ($31.72)
    Other: $570,000 ($23.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $431,000 ($17.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $283,000 ($11.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,956,000 ($286.59)
    Other: $206,000 ($8.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,932,000 ($203.20)
    Other: $200,000 ($8.24)
    Highways: $145,000 ($5.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,806,000 ($280.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $675,000 ($27.81)
    Rents: $486,000 ($20.02)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($1.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,402,000 ($263.76)
    Electric Utilities: $1,885,000 ($77.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,852,000 ($199.90)
    General Local Government Support: $2,219,000 ($91.42)
    Other: $350,000 ($14.42)
  • Tax - Property: $16,363,000 ($674.15)
    Other License: $821,000 ($33.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $631,000 ($26.00)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $54,000 ($2.22)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.04)

Peekskill government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,368,000 ($2445.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,872,000 ($2260.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,145,000 ($994.77)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $23,712,000 ($976.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,496,000 ($185.23)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $434,000 ($17.88)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,820,000 ($157.38)
    Beginning: $1,930,000 ($79.52)

Peekskill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,634,000 ($232.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,229,000 ($627.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,932,000 ($985.99)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($125,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
New York average:

4.90%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,937 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bronx County, NY  1.06% ($59,595 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.73% ($264,722)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($142,178)


5.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($154,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
New York average:

5.85%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,279 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New York County, NY  0.59% ($476,992 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  0.57% ($43,856)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.51% ($142,930)
Businesses in Peekskill, NY
NameCountNameCount
A&P1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
DHL1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GNC1Toys"R"Us1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS5
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Peekskill:

  • WLNA (1420 AM; 5 kW; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 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)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WVIP (1310 AM; 5 kW; MT. KISCO, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peekskill:

  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDFH (90.3 FM; OSSINING, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COUNCIL FOR PUBLIC B/CNG)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W202AR (88.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W299AG (107.7 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W272AV (102.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNYK (88.7 FM; NYACK, NY; Owner: NYACK COLLEGE)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Peekskill:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • 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)
  • 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-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Peekskill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 55.8mTotal length
  • $98,312,000Total costs
  • 388,675Total average daily traffic
  • 11,700Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Peekskill, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Peekskill, NY
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Peekskill, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peekskill)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$298,08768$193,882139$235,3537$97,5710$07$150,2861$331,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$259,20018$217,55620$261,8006$115,3330$01$225,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$242,06726$182,231175$264,57720$75,3500$022$211,0001$43,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$254,0917$172,00073$256,2332$114,0001$155,0003$195,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$341,0005$194,60021$266,0483$410,0000$02$163,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.00 , 0142.00, 0143.00, 0144.00, 0145.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$265,5453$337,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$286,4554$300,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$237,3753$282,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$126,5003$286,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$286,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.00 , 0142.00, 0143.00, 0144.00, 0145.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Peekskill, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Peekskill, NY - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 164
  • Hazardous Condition: 217
  • Service Call: 7
Fire incident types in Peekskill, NY

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peekskill, NY
Most common first names in Peekskill, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29473.5 years
Mary28580.7 years
William21072.8 years
Joseph18274.8 years
James14769.9 years
Margaret14176.3 years
Anna13983.2 years
Charles13973.2 years
Helen11978.8 years
Robert11769.0 years
Most common last names in Peekskill, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6472.3 years
Conklin4772.6 years
Williams4372.1 years
Brown4173.2 years
Travis4077.5 years
Miller3674.3 years
Lent3678.7 years
Johnson3074.8 years
Murphy2677.1 years
Kelly2476.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Peekskill, NY
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Peekskill, NY
  • 42.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 38.3%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Peekskill compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Peekskill on our top lists:

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  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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