For population 25 years and over in Rifton:
For population 15 years and over in Rifton CDP:
35 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,000 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (42.3 miles , pop. 74,848).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (75.6 miles , pop. 222,611).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (78.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Tillson, NY (1.2 miles ), Rosendale, NY (1.4 miles ), Rosendale Village, NY (1.4 miles ), Esopus, NY (1.7 miles ), High Falls, NY (2.0 miles ), Stone Ridge, NY (2.4 miles ), Marbletown, NY (2.5 miles ), Port Ewen, NY (2.5 miles ).
Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 74.04 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 845
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Rifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rifton, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rifton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Rifton 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 40.4 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:Rifton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 64.0 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 97.3 miles away from Rifton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Rifton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ulster County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rifton:
Amtrak stations near Rifton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rifton:
Public elementary/middle school in Rifton:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.92. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.5%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rifton compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rifton CDP (based on Ulster County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 45
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Number of full-service restaurants: 229
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,363 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($129 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,681 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rifton)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9526.00
Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9526.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.