Land area: 2.54 square miles. Founded: 1731. Population in 2014: 5,794 (100% urban, 0% rural) Population density: 2,278 people per square mile County seat: Goshen. Colleges and Universities: Mount Saint Mary College, United States Military Academy, Orange County Community College, Rockland Community College, State University of New York at New Paltz, Vassar College, Marist College. Water area: 0.0 sq mi.
Washingtonville is a village in Orange County, New York, United States. The population was 5,899 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Poughkeepsie–Newburgh–Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New York–Newark–Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area. The village is named in honor of George Washington. The Village of Washingtonville is within the Town of Blooming Grove. Washingtonville was first settled in 1731. The village maintained a slow but steady growth during the second half of the 18th century. In 1809, John Jaques, a boot and shoemaker, set up his shop in this tiny settlement of nine houses, then known as "Little York." Jaques would later establish Brotherhood Winery, the oldest continuously operating winery in the United States, in 1839.
There are 1 airports and 2 Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the Washingtonville city center. The average travel time to work in Washingtonville is 67% higher than the national average. The number of people who take public transportation in Washingtonville is 18% higher than the national average. The number of people who carpool to work in Washingtonville is 1% higher than the national average. The number of people who work from home in Washingtonville is 47% lower than the national average.
White (80.30%) Black or African American (8.22%) Native American (0.46%) Asian (2.51%) From other races (6.15%) From two or more races (2.36%). Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.27% of the population.
Median resident age: 43.8 years New York median age: 38.2 years
Average household size:
Washingtonville: 2.7 people New York: 2.6 people
Estimated median household income in 2013:
Washingtonville: $77,196 (it was $62,568 in 2000) New York: $57,369
Median gross rent in 2013:
Washingtonville: $892 State: $992
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013:
Washingtonville: $260,330 (it was $154,100 in 2000) New York: $277,600 Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $279,291; Detached houses: $287,696; Townhouses or other attached units: $271,356; In 2-unit structures: $346,589; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,589; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,396; Mobile homes: $50,771
Air pollution in Washingtonville:
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.9. This is about average. Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.716. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center. Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 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 8.9 miles away from the city center. Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0187. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here: 4.7% New York: 4.8%
The overall crime rate in Washingtonville is 64% lower than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 2.89 daily crimes that occur in Washingtonville. Washingtonville is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States. In Washingtonville you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Washingtonville has increased by 2%.