Rhinecliff, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rhinecliff, New York - Basic Facts

The Rhinecliff Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Dutchess County at latitude 41.9244 and longitude -73.9411. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The formal official name is the Rhinecliff Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rhinecliff, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Rhinecliff indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Rhinecliff Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rhinecliff: Rhineclift, Shatzell's Dock.

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Rhinecliff, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 433
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 210
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 435
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 1.57
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $297,414
Average Home Value $408,759


Median Household Income $55,247
Average Household Income $79,992
Per Capita Income $33,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.32%
Households 0.97% 0.59%
Families -0.23% 0.39%
Median Household Income   4.94%
Per Capita Income   5.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Rhinecliff, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rhinecliff to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1057 11th
Population Density1 # 985 17th
Diversity Index2 # 611 49th
Median Household Income # 642 46th
Per Capita Income # 463 61st

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