Putnam Valley, New York

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Population in 2010: 11,809.
Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 
Males: 5,937  (50.3%)
Females: 5,872  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 10579.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $107,172 (it was $72,938 in 2000)
Putnam Valley:

$107,172
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $50,421 (it was $31,215 in 2000)

Putnam Valley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $357,052 (it was $202,300 in 2000)
Putnam Valley:

$357,052
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $416,812; detached houses: $435,410; townhouses or other attached units: $324,183; in 2-unit structures: $381,767; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $360,827; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $320,228; mobile homes: $80,740
March 2019 cost of living index in Putnam Valley: 152.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Putnam Valley, NY (2010)
    • 9,99784.7%White alone
    • 1,1599.8%Hispanic
    • 2392.0%Black alone
    • 2071.8%Asian alone
    • 1771.5%Two or more races
    • 210.2%Other race alone
    • 90.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Putnam Valley, New York as of January 20, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Putnam Valley is 3,936 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (29.2%), Irish (23.6%), German (18.3%), English (6.8%), Polish (5.6%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 41.4 square miles.

Population density: 285 people per square mile   (very low).

Putnam Valley, New York map

950 residents are foreign born (5.6% Europe, 2.3% Latin America).

This town:

8.9%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Putnam Valley town:

2.4% ($4,862)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarkstown, NY (18.9 miles , pop. 82,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (37.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Shrub Oak, NY (1.9 miles ),
Lake Mohegan, NY (2.1 miles ),
Philipstown, NY (2.1 miles ),
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY (2.3 miles ),
Nelsonville, NY (2.4 miles ),
Mahopac, NY (2.4 miles ),
Cold Spring, NY (2.5 miles ),
Highland Falls, NY (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.38 N, Longitude: 73.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Distribution of median household income in Putnam Valley, NY in 2019

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $255,900
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $257,500
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $317,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $275,700
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $369,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $452,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $864,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $607,800
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $583,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $550,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $420,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $383,500
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $509,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Putnam Valley, NY residents
Average permit cost in Putnam Valley, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Putnam Valley, NY
Historical housing units in Putnam Valley, NY
Most common industries in Putnam Valley, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.9%)
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Putnam Valley, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Electricians (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Putnam Valley, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Putnam Valley, New York average temperatures Putnam Valley, New York average precipitation Putnam Valley, New York humidity Putnam Valley, New York wind speed Putnam Valley, New York snowfall Putnam Valley, New York sunshine Putnam Valley, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.5. This is worse than average.

City:

92.5
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 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.13. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.13
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Putnam Valley-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.4 miles away from the Putnam Valley town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Putnam Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% 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 179.6 miles away from Putnam Valley center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 216.7 miles away from Putnam Valley center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 324.0 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) earthquake occurred 214.9 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 135.6 miles away from Putnam Valley center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from Putnam Valley 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 Putnam County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Putnam Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Putnam Valley:

  • UCPA OF PUTNAM AND SOUTHERN DUTCHESS COUNTIES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GARRISON, NY)
  • NORTH WESTCHESTER RESTORATIVE THERAPY AND N C (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MOHEGAN LAKE, NY)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GRANITE SPRINGS, NY)
  • CORTLANDT HEALTHCARE LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MOHEGAN LAKE, NY)
  • PEEKSKILL-CORTLANDT DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • YORKTOWN AKC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY)

Amtrak station near Putnam Valley:

  • 14 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 Putnam Valley:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Putnam Valley:

  • United States Military Academy (about 6 miles; West Point, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,651)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 13 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Nyack College (about 21 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 22 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,345)
  • Vassar College (about 22 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • Rockland Community College (about 22 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 22 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)

Public high school in Putnam Valley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Putnam Valley:

See full list of schools located in Putnam Valley

Library in Putnam Valley:

  • PUTNAM VALLEY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $351,298; Location: 30 OSCAWANA LAKE ROAD; 41,455 books; 1,271 audio materials; 3,245 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Putnam Valley: Fahnestock Corners (A), Saint Francis Camp (B), Nokomis Camp (C), YCW Camp (D), Christian Corners (E), CYO Camp (F), Schoolhouse Museum (G), Putnam Valley Town Hall (H), Putnam Valley Free Library (I), Putnam Valley Fire Department (J), Putnam Valley Fire Department Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Putnam Valley include: Saint Lukes Lutheran Church (A), Grace United Methodist Church (B), North American Martyrs Chapel (C), Tompkins Corners Methodist Church (D), Indian Lake Chapel (E), Canopus Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beverly Hills Cemetery (1), Tompkins Corners Cemetery (2), Lawson Cemetery (3), King David Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mud Lake (A), Oscawana Lake (B), Lake Peekskill (C), Pelton Pond (D), Stillwater Pond (E), Upper Cranberry Pond (F), Duck Pond (G), Indian Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wiccopee Brook (A), Sand Spring Brook (B), West Branch Canopus Creek (C), Shrub Oak Brook (D), Oscawana Brook (E), Mohegan Outlet (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Putnam Valley: Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Tom Welling - Actor, Naomi Striemer - Female singer.

Putnam 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 Putnam Valley and their reported violations in the past:

PUTNAM VALLEY PROFESSIONAL BUILDING (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2013)
GERMAN AMERICAN SOCIAL CLUB (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2006), St Boil Water Order (OCT-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JOANIE'S OLD SPRUCE HILL INN (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PUTNAM VALLEY TOWN HALL (Address: 265 OSCAWANA LAKE ROAD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012)
  • 19 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
MAHOPAC NATIONAL BANK BUILDING, PV (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
PUTNAM VALLEY TOWN PARK WELL 1 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DURLAND SCOUT CAMP CABIN CLUSTER B (Address: RD1 Clear Lake , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
DURLAND SCOUT CAMP SITE 42 (Address: RD1 Clear Lake , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • PUTNAM VALLEY LIBRARY (Address: 30 OSCAWANA LAKE ROAD , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PUTNAM VALLEY PAVILION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DURLAND SCOUT CAMP SPERLING (Address: RD1 Clear Lake , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
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: 0.8% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Putnam Valley in 2000:

  • 57 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Putnam Valley (2011 data):

  • The Mahopac National Bank: Putnam Valley Branch at Peekskill Hollow Road/Oregon Corners, branch established on 1974/10/17. Info updated 2010/12/14: Bank assets: $881.7 mil, Deposits: $684.4 mil, headquarters in Brewster, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Tompkins Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Putnam Valley:

Marital status in Putnam Valley, NY
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Putnam Valley:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Putnam Valley, NY (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,4209
Mainline Protestant4,01723
Other1,5887
Evangelical Protestant1,20814
Orthodox1452
None51,332-
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: 31
This county:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Here:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Putnam County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Putnam County:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

6.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

24.3%
New York:

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

22.7%
New York:

15.6%

5.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Westchester County, NY  2.35% ($73,973 average AGI)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.52% ($61,852)
from Bronx County, NY  0.50% ($75,143)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Westchester County, NY  1.49% ($73,041 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  1.06% ($64,559)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.67% ($87,502)

Businesses in Putnam Valley, NY

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • UPS: 1
  • YMCA: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Putnam Valley:

  • 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)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Putnam Valley:

  • 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.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W202AR (88.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • W299AG (107.7 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W272AV (102.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Putnam Valley:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Putnam Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.8mTotal length
  • $20,973,000Total costs
  • 75,311Total average daily traffic
  • 2,344Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Putnam Valley, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Putnam Valley, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Putnam Valley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Putnam Valley, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Putnam Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2188R, N2188R, N-2188R, Serial Number: 28-5481, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/10/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Calpic Inc, 55 Siefert Ln, Putnam Valley, NY 10579
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35623, N35623, N-35623, Serial Number: 17256869, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert Obrien, 19 Cindy Ln, Putnam Valley, NY 10579, Other Owners: Leo Kiefer
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3RX, N3RX, N-3RX, Serial Number: 17264044, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Harry S Morelli, 33 Oscawana Heights Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5297L, N5297L, N-5297L, Serial Number: 28-4599, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/12/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Indulgences Inc, 4 Boswell Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579
  • Aircraft: FITHIAN MICHEL P TAUBE-F-1912 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 567JD, N567JD, N-567JD, Serial Number: 015, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michel P Fithian, 155 Oscawana Lake Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5969E, N5969E, N-5969E, Serial Number: 17469, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 02/21/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michel Fithian, 155 Oscawana Lake Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579
  • Aircraft: BEECH 19A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6513T, N6513T, N-6513T, Serial Number: MB-355, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 2 Barger St, Putnam Valley, NY 10579

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 fires per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 61 took place in 2004, and the least - 18 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Putnam Valley, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.5%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Putnam Valley, NY
    • 30148.5%Structure Fires
    • 18930.5%Outside Fires
    • 11618.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 142.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Putnam Valley, NY
Most common first names in Putnam Valley, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4372.9 years
William3374.2 years
Joseph3178.2 years
Mary2774.2 years
Helen2779.6 years
Margaret2281.2 years
Robert2164.8 years
James2174.6 years
Frank2176.5 years
Dorothy1980.4 years
Most common last names in Putnam Valley, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Orlando865.6 years
Tompkins883.9 years
Perry784.8 years
Barger779.0 years
Anderson673.5 years
Kastuk583.6 years
Cochrane585.2 years
Gorman571.8 years
Odell581.8 years
Williams578.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Putnam Valley, NY
  • 68.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.7%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Putnam Valley, NY
  • 53.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Wood


Putnam Valley compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Putnam Valley on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: electricians (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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