Land area: 35.6 square miles. Water area: 0.1 square miles. Founded: 1800. Population in 2010: 1,260. Population change since 2000: +20.0%. Population density: 482 people per square mile. County seat: Kingston. Colleges and Universities: Mount Saint Mary College, State University of New York at New Paltz, Marist College, Vassar College, Dutchess Community College, Culinary Institute of America, United States Military Academy
Plattekill is a town in Ulster County, New York, USA. The population was 10,499 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from a stream, the Platte Kill. The Town of Plattekill is in the southeast part of the county. The town is immediately north of the Town of Newburgh. The five official hamlets in the town include Ardonia, Clintondale, Modena, New Hurley, and Plattekill.The town was settled early in the 18th century. The Town of Plattekill was established in 1800 from part of the Town of Marlborough. The population of the town in 1900 was 1,866. The Shuart-Van Orden Stone House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
There are n/a airports and n/a Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the Plattekill city center. The average travel time to work in Plattekill is 37% higher than the national average. The number of people who take public transportation in Plattekill is 100% lower than the national average. The number of people who carpool to work in Plattekill is 58% lower than the national average. The number of people who work from home in Plattekill is 1% lower than the national average.
86.91% White 4.62% Black or African American 0.31% Native American 0.63% Asian 0.03% Pacific Islander 5.06% from other races 2.44% from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.00% of the population.
Median resident age: 37.8 years New York median age: 38.2 years
Average household size:
Plattekill: 3.1 people New York: 2.6 people
Estimated median household income in 2013:
Plattekill: $47,571 (it was $40,769 in 2000) New York: $57,369
Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments:
Plattekill: $1,101 State: $992
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013:
Plattekill: $222,637 (it was $136,800 in 2000) New York: $277,600
Air pollution in Plattekill:
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 71.9. This is about average. Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center. Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center. Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center. Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0182. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here: 4.8% New York: 4.8%
The overall crime rate in Plattekill is 71% lower than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 2.38 daily crimes that occur in Plattekill. Plattekill is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States. In Plattekill you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Plattekill has decreased by 12%.