Highland, New York

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Population in 2010: 5,647.
Population change since 2000: +11.6%
Males: 2,749  (48.7%)
Females: 2,898  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12528.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,118 (it was $48,877 in 2000)
Highland:

$68,118
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,493 (it was $21,346 in 2000)

Highland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $232,159 (it was $108,500 in 2000)
Highland:

$232,159
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $262,811; detached houses: $251,090; townhouses or other attached units: $233,609; in 2-unit structures: $745,163; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $353,703

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,219.

March 2019 cost of living index in Highland: 111.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 42.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Highland, NY (2010)
    • 4,48879.5%White alone
    • 4437.8%Hispanic
    • 3706.6%Black alone
    • 2244.0%Asian alone
    • 981.7%Two or more races
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 140.2%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Highland, New York as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highland is 770 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (19.4%), American (9.1%), Irish (6.8%), German (6.5%), Polish (5.4%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 4.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,198 people per square mile   (low).

Highland, New York map

259 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.1% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This place:

4.8%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,229 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,269 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (33.9 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (60.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Lloyd, NY (1.3 miles ),
Poughkeepsie, NY (1.6 miles ),
Fairview, NY (1.6 miles ),
Arlington, NY (2.0 miles ),
Clintondale, NY (2.1 miles ),
Haviland, NY (2.2 miles ),
Spackenkill, NY (2.3 miles ),
Crown Heights, NY (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.72 N, Longitude: 73.96 W

Area code: 845

Distribution of median household income in Highland, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Highland, NY in 2017
Highland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Highland, NY
Historical housing units in Highland, NY
Most common industries in Highland, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.0%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Highland, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Highland, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Highland, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.2 miles away from the Highland place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 45.9 miles away from the place center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland-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 155.8 miles away from Highland 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 191.9 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 144.7 miles away from Highland center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 172.2 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 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.6 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 Ulster County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Hurricanes: 6, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Highland:

  • HUDSON VALLEY HRF (P O BOX 970)
  • HUDSON VALLEY REHAB AND EXT CARE FACILITY (260 VINEYARD AVE, RT 44/55)
  • WINGATE AT ULSTER (ONE WINGATE WAY)

Amtrak stations near Highland:

  • 2 miles: POUGHKEEPSIE (41 MAIN ST.) . 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, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: RHINECLIFF-KINGSTON (RHINECLIFF, 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 Highland:

  • Marist College (about 2 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 3 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 4 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Vassar College (about 5 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 7 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 13 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 15 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)

Public high schools in Highland:

  • HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 630, Location: 320 PANCAKE HOLLOW RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • HIGHLAND RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Location: 629 N CHODIKEE LAKE RD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Highland:

  • HIGHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 457, Location: 71 MAIN ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 16 LOCKHART LN, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Highland

Library in Highland:

  • HIGHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $351,442; Location: 30 CHURCH STREET; 33,893 books; 1,348 audio materials; 3,389 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Highland: Highland Assisted Living Center (A), Hudson Valley Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center (B), Valley Vista Adult Home (C), Wingate of Ulster Nursing Home (D), Highland Public Library (E), Lloyd Town Hall (F), Highland Fire District Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ferris Cemetery (1), Highland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Twaalfskill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Highland: Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Annandale Tours (Tours & Charters; 11 Clearwater Road).

Hotel: Atlas Motor Lodge (Mid Hudson Bridge In).

Ulster 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 Highland and their reported violations in the past:

ROCKING HORSE RANCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2006)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
GUNK HAUS RESTAURANT (Address: 387 SOUTH ST , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEW LIFE CAMPGROUND (Address: 67 BELLOVE RD , Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
PICCOLO FIORE (Address: 591 ROUTE 44/55 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BELLA TERRA APARTMENTS (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HESS MART LLOYD #32583 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.8%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.0%
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: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Highland in 2010:

  • 350 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Highland in 2000:

  • 365 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Highland (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Hudson Armored Car Branch at 291 Upper North Road, branch established on 1994/04/08. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TrustCo Bank: Highland Branch at 3580 Rt 9 W, branch established on 2005/11/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Sawyer Savings Bank: Highland Branch at 71 Vineyard Ave., branch established on 2001/05/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $188.5 mil, Deposits: $139.0 mil, headquarters in Saugerties, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Highland Village Branch at 10 Milton Avenue, branch established on 1987/12/14. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Highland Branch at 3650 Us Route 9w, branch established on 1979/10/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Highland:

Marital status in Highland, NY
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Highland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highland, NY (based on Ulster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,25627
Mainline Protestant15,31178
Other4,26230
Evangelical Protestant4,10442
Black Protestant1,0647
Orthodox1501
None107,346-
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: 45
This county:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ulster County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Ulster County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 229
Here:

12.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ulster County:

26.7%
New York:

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

18.9%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Highland:

28.3
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Highland:

22.2%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Highland:

32.8%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Highland:

56.2%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Highland:

78.4%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland, NY Residents

5.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Orange County, NY  0.82% ($47,367 average AGI)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.81% ($51,063)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($76,703)


5.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
New York average:

5.85%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($559 average AGI)
Ulster County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, NY  0.80% ($46,641 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.68% ($48,633)
to Greene County, NY  0.22% ($40,037)
Businesses in Highland, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway2
GNC1Super 81
Jones New York1UPS3
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WEOK (1390 AM; 5 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • WHVW (950 AM; 1 kW; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: JOSEPH-PAUL FERRARO)
  • WKIP (1450 AM; 1 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

  • 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)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKF (96.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W213AC (90.5 FM; HYDE PARK, ETC., NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W279AJ (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: WALKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

  • W42AE (Channel 42; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Highland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Highland fatal accident list:

May 4, 2015 02:11 PM, Us-9w, Sr-299, Lat: 41.742108, Lon: -73.964208, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1998 04:30 AM, Cr-21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Highland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Highland, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Highland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: FLIGHT DESIGN GMBH CTSW (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 296CT , Serial Number: 06-09-09, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Kent Wien, 42 Toc Dr #404, Highland, NY 12528
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR R670-SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58416 , Serial Number: 75-3746, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Double V Enterprises Inc, Po Box 732, Highland, NY 12528
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 801Y , Serial Number: WA-59, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Land Management Of New York LLC, 228 S Riverside Rd, Highland, NY 12528

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$209,86122$169,42184$173,7074$76,9231$249,7509$218,116
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$325,6709$197,5802$59,9400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$107,8904$215,03539$215,3481$29,9700$02$188,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$166,8357$180,81925$212,6672$195,8050$01$264,740
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$144,8602$162,8350$00$01$124,880
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9536.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$187,5271$239,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$243,7553$208,127
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$195,8000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$164,8401$122,880
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9536.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highland, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highland, NY - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 60
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 12
Fire incident types in Highland, NY

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland, NY
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland, NY
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highland, NY
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 34.8%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.5%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Other fuel


Highland compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Highland on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 17 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 479 patent applications in 2008-2020.