Plattekill, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plattekill, New York - Basic Facts

The Plattekill Census Designated Place had a population of 1,331 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Plattekill, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,331
Daytime Population: Workers 169
Daytime Population: Residents 675
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 844
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,331
Population in Familes 1,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 522
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $64,323
Average Household Income $81,272
Per Capita Income $26,945


Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $260,976
Average Home Value $338,571


Total Households 425
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.56%
Households 0.67% 0.51%
Families 0.31% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

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, 2017 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 Density # 926 23rd
Diversity Index # 59 95th
Median Household Income # 533 56th
Per Capita Income # 786 34th

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