Land area: 95.9 sq mi. Water area: 2.3 sq mi. Founded: 1788. Population in 2010: 12,085. Population change since 2000: +9.8% Population density: 126 people per square mile . County seat: Monticello. Colleges and Universities: Orange County Community College, State University of New York at New Paltz, Mount Saint Mary College, Ulster County Community College, Marist College, United States Military Academy, Culinary Institute of America
Mamakating is a town in Sullivan County, New York, United States. The population was 12,085 at the 2010 census.The Town of Mamakating is in the southeast part of the county. The town of Mamakating was organized on March 7, 1788 and was the first township of Sullivan County. The first county seat was Bloomingburg; incorporated in 1833. According to historical records Johanis Hardenburgh, a resident of Kingston, N.Y., purchased a large tract of land known as the Hardenburgh Patent. This land and another patent known as the Minisink Patent were what is now most of Orange and Sullivan Counties. On December17th, 1743 a precinct was formed called Mamakating. Some say it was called Mamacotten. It included what is now all of Sullivan County but was still a part of Ulster County.
Average Commute time is 36 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
White (93.96%) Black or African American (2.14%) Native American (0.33%) Asian (1.03%) From other races (0.89%) From two or more races (1.66%). Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.77% of the population.
Median resident age: 40.9 years New York median age: 40.7 years
Average household size:
Mamakating: 2.5 people New York: 2.6 people
Estimated median household income in 2013:
Mamakating: $53,914 (it was $41,726 in 2000) New York: $57,369
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013:
Mamakating: $171,742 (it was $92,800 in 2000) New York: $277,600
Air pollution in Mamakating:
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average. Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center. Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0173. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here: 5.3% New York: 4.8%
Mamakating, New York, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 37. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4. Mamakating, New York, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 34. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.