Taghkanic, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,310. Population change since 2000: +17.2%
 
Males: 663  (50.6%)
Females: 647  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12502.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $66,312 (it was $45,804 in 2000)
Taghkanic:

$66,312
NY:

$60,850

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $45,448 (it was $29,850 in 2000)

Taghkanic town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $286,071 (it was $138,300 in 2000)
Taghkanic:

$286,071
NY:

$293,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $322,484; Detached houses: $335,797; Townhouses or other attached units: $356,532; In 2-unit structures: $230,794; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,657; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,336; Mobile homes: $66,198
  • Races in Taghkanic, NY (2010)

    Taghkanic races chart
    • 1,22393.4%White alone
    • 362.7%Hispanic
    • 171.3%Asian alone
    • 171.3%Two or more races
    • 100.8%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Taghkanic: 107.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (17.8%), Italian (14.3%), English (10.4%), Dutch (8.1%), Polish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 40.0 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Taghkanic,NY real estate house value index trend

Taghkanic, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Taghkanic:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taghkanic town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

76 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:

6.8%
New York:

20.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Taghkanic town:  1.7% ($2,355)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Taghkanic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (37.0 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (89.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Copake Lake, NY (2.0 miles ), Gallatin, NY (2.2 miles ), Copake, NY (2.3 miles ), Livingston, NY (2.5 miles ), Claverack-Red Mills, NY (2.6 miles ), Claverack, NY (2.7 miles ), Ancram, NY (2.9 miles ), Philmont, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $405,000
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $271,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $552,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $457,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $651,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $285,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 73.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Taghkanic: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Taghkanic, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Taghkanic-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Taghkanic town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 17.9 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taghkanic-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 130.5 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 163.0 miles away from Taghkanic 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 141.5 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 61.8 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 175.0 miles away from Taghkanic 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 273.5 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 Columbia County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taghkanic topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Taghkanic:

  • LIVINGSTON HILLS NURSING AND REHAB CTR L L C (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LIVINGSTON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • EDEN PARK HEALTH CARE CENTRE INC HUDSON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY DOH DIVISION OF NRSG CHHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • GREENE CO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SVC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • COLUMBIA-GREENE DIALYSIS (CATSKILL DIVISION) (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)

Amtrak station near Taghkanic:

  • 11 miles: HUDSON (69 S. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taghkanic:

  • Bard College (about 15 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,137)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 30 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 31 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 31 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Marist College (about 32 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Vassar College (about 33 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 35 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)

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Notable locations in Taghkanic: Copake Country Club (A), Taconic Orchards (B), Pumpkin Ridge Farm (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Taghkanic: Taghkanic Center Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Churchtown Reservoir (A), Texas Swamp (B), Pumpkin Hollow Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snydam Creek (A), Chrysler Pond Outlet (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Columbia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 56.3. This is better than average.

City:

56.3
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.42. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.42
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.2%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.1%
Whole state:

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

5.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
New York average:

14.2

Taghkanic travel time to work - commute Taghkanic mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taghkanic town (based on Columbia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,37511
Mainline Protestant6,63653
Evangelical Protestant1,32916
Black Protestant7763
Other5137
Orthodox702
None38,397-
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: 22
Columbia County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Columbia County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Columbia County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Here:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

27.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.1%
State:

15.6%

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dutchess County, NY  0.60% ($41,979 average AGI)
from Albany County, NY  0.43% ($43,442)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.41% ($35,737)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.58% ($70,716 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.47% ($34,991)
to Albany County, NY  0.45% ($41,741)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taghkanic:

  • 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.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUC (1230 AM; 1 kW; HUDSON, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taghkanic:

  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WCTW (98.5 FM; CATSKILL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, 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)
  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taghkanic:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W21BU (Channel 21; HUDSON ET AL, NY; Owner: MARTIN MEDIA INDUSTRIES, INC.)

Taghkanic fatal accident list:

Jul 18, 2013 03:00 PM, Cr-11, Cr-11a, Lat: 42.16861, Lon: -73.60718, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 2012 05:28 PM, Sr-82, Lat: 42.12102, Lon: -73.71887, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 2006 11:25 AM, Sr-82, Lat: 42.11889, Lon: -73.71388, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 2004 08:59 PM, Cr-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 2003 09:35 AM, 987g, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • $13,806,000Total costs
  • 16,773Total average daily traffic
  • 650Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Taghkanic, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Gallatin Site) 295 Sopak Road (Lat: 42.098722 Lon: -73.730139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN786
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: S. Mark TullerRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Taghkanic 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 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.

Taghkanic on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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