For population 25 years and over in Pittstown:
For population 15 years and over in Pittstown town:
81 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colonie, NY (17.4 miles , pop. 79,258).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (129.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (141.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Valley Falls, NY (1.8 miles ), Schaghticoke, NY (2.1 miles ), Grafton, NY (2.8 miles ), Hoosick, NY (2.8 miles ), Hoosick Falls, NY (2.8 miles ), Stillwater, NY (2.9 miles ), Mechanicville, NY (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 73.51 W
Area code: 518
Work and jobs in Pittstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pittstown, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pittstown-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Pittstown town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/24/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pittstown-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 90% 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 85.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Pittstown 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 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from Pittstown center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rensselaer County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzards: 2, Chemical Waste: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Isaac Singer - (1811-1875), inventor of the sewing machine.
Hospitals/medical centers near Pittstown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pittstown:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.336. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.81. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pittstown and their reported violations in the past:SUNOCO GAS STATION PITTSTOWN (Address: 3187 ROUTE 7 , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Pittstown compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Pittstown (based on Rensselaer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,743 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,928 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pittstown, NY
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total costs: $26,297,000
Total average daily traffic: 40,636
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,800
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.