Plattekill, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plattekill, New York - Basic Facts

The Plattekill Census Designated Place had a population of 1,335 as of July 1, 2016. Plattekill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plattekill is located at latitude 41.6198 and longitude -74.0586 in Ulster County. The formal boundaries for the Plattekill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Plattekill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389682) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Plattekill Census Designated Place is located within Town of Plattekill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ulster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plattekill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plattekill: Plattekil, Platterkill, Pleasant Valley, The Valley.

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Plattekill, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,335
Population in Households 1,334
Population in Familes 1,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 524
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 428
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 318
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $257,447
Average Home Value $317,606


Median Household Income $63,601
Average Household Income $79,685
Per Capita Income $26,549
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.64%
Households 0.89% 0.65%
Families 0.46% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Plattekill, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plattekill to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 746 38th
Population Density1 # 929 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 59 95th
Median Household Income # 504 58th
Per Capita Income # 759 37th

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