Rhinecliff, New York

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Population in 2010: 425.
Males: 287  (67.5%)
Females: 138  (32.5%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12574.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,915
Rhinecliff:

$77,915
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,378

Rhinecliff CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $279,300
Rhinecliff:

$279,300
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $747,524; detached houses: $729,082

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,622.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rhinecliff: 119.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.2%
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  • Races in Rhinecliff, NY (2010)
    • 39091.8%White alone
    • 122.8%Black alone
    • 112.6%Two or more races
    • 81.9%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (33.6%), Italian (7.6%), Swedish (7.2%), French Canadian (6.8%), German (6.8%), Australian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

55 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 3.8% Oceania, 1.4% Europe, 1.4% Africa).

This place:

13.1%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,983 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,826 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (43.8 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (74.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Port Ewen, NY (1.3 miles ),
Rhinebeck, NY (1.5 miles ),
East Kingston, NY (1.6 miles ),
Kingston, NY (1.7 miles ),
Lincoln Park, NY (1.9 miles ),
Ulster, NY (2.0 miles ),
Hillside, NY (2.0 miles ),
Staatsburg, NY (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 73.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Distribution of median household income in Rhinecliff, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rhinecliff, NY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
New York:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.175. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.175
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Rhinecliff-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 32.1 miles away from the Rhinecliff 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 33.1 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:

Rhinecliff-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 142.0 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 178.0 miles away from Rhinecliff 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 162.0 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 154.6 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 61.6 miles away from Rhinecliff 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 334.0 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 Dutchess County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rhinecliff:

  • NORTHEAST CENTER FOR SPECIAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAKE KATRINE, NY)
  • HEALTH ALLIANCE HOSPITAL BROADWAY CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • ULSTER-GREENE COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • ULSTER CO DOH NURSING DIV CHHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • HEALTH ALLIANCE HOSPITAL MARY'S AVENUE CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • US HOMECARE KINGSTON CLOSED (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)
  • KINGSTON HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER- SATELLITE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; KINGSTON, NY)

Amtrak station:

RHINECLIFF-KINGSTON (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 Rhinecliff:

  • Bard College (about 8 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,137)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 11 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 13 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 14 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Marist College (about 14 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 15 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • Vassar College (about 17 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)

Library in Rhinecliff:

  • MORTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND COMMUNITY HOUSE (Operating income: $120,748; Location: 82 KELLY STREET; 10,712 books; 1 e-books; 263 audio materials; 762 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rhinecliff: Rhinecliff Station (A), Morton Memorial Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Rhinecliff: Saint Josephs Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dutchess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.6%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.9%
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: 2.6% of all households
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Rhinecliff:

Marital status in Rhinecliff, NY
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Rhinecliff:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
New York average:

13.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rhinecliff, NY (based on Dutchess County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic111,11222
Mainline Protestant20,55687
Evangelical Protestant12,79969
Other10,97028
Black Protestant2,89811
Orthodox8545
None138,299-
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: 100
This county:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Dutchess County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Dutchess County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 302
This county:

10.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Dutchess County:

24.4%
State:

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

13.4%
New York:

15.6%

4.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($80,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($343 average AGI)
Dutchess County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westchester County, NY  0.63% ($173,508 average AGI)
from Ulster County, NY  0.42% ($48,633)
from Putnam County, NY  0.37% ($64,559)


5.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($525 average AGI)
Dutchess County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ulster County, NY  0.50% ($51,063 average AGI)
to Westchester County, NY  0.39% ($72,478)
to Orange County, NY  0.38% ($52,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rhinecliff:

  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNY (1490 AM; 1 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEOK (1390 AM; 5 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rhinecliff:

  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, 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)
  • WFRH (91.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKW (92.9 FM; SAUGERTIES, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDST (100.1 FM; WOODSTOCK, NY; Owner: CHET-5 BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Rhinecliff:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • W42AE (Channel 42; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.7mTotal length
  • $7,839,000Total costs
  • 184Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 185Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • MICHAEL LAVERY, Morton Rd (Lat: 41.909722 Lon: -73.947500), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Department Of Education, Archdiocese Of New York, Mlavery@itvny.Org, , Yonke-rs, Phone: (914) 968-7800
  • John Coyne, Morton Rd (Lat: 41.909722 Lon: -73.947500), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Department Of Education, Archdiocese Of New York, Mlavery@itvny.Org, , Yonke-rs, Phone: (914) 968-7800
  • Morton Rd (Lat: 41.900556 Lon: -73.943611), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Archdiocese Of New York Dba , Adnyitv@connectinc.Com, , Yonke-rs, Phone: (914) 968-7800

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Headquarters Orchard St (Lat: 41.919806 Lon: -73.950972), Call Sign: KFF380,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.2800 MHz, 46.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2000, Expiration Date: 10/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2002, Registrant: Rhinecliff Fire District, Orchard St, Rhinecliff, NY 12574
  • Mo Rhinecliff, Lat: 41.923417 Lon: -73.951528, Call Sign: KGC659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz, 160.725 MHz, 161.295 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Registrant: National Railroad Passenger Corporation, 2955 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Phone: (215) 349-2558, Fax: (215) 349-4541, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RHINECLIFF, .04 Mi Se Of Card Far Mil Acad & 7 Mi W Mill (Lat: 41.900639 Lon: -73.943722), Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WMQ817, Licensee ID: L00128694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2008, Certifier: David C Jatlow, Registrant: American Cellular, LLC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC2BUM, Licensee ID: L01267446, Grant Date: 03/08/2017, Expiration Date: 05/23/2027, Certifier: Barbara Lechich, Registrant: Barbara Lechich, Rhinecliff, NY 12574
  • Call Sign: N2ODI, Licensee ID: L00408894, Grant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Registrant: Grant K Larsen, Po Box 18, Rhinecliff, NY 12574
  • Call Sign: WA2JLV, Licensee ID: L01359898, Grant Date: 01/18/2008, Expiration Date: 01/18/2018, Registrant: Dana B Polan, Po Box 92 (21 Corning St.), Rhinecliff, NY 12574

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rhinecliff, NY
  • 59.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rhinecliff, NY
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Rhinecliff compared to New York state average:

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