Rifton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rifton Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Ulster County at latitude 41.8376 and longitude -74.0374. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 180 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Rifton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rifton: Arnoldton, Rifton Glen.Photos of the local Rifton, NY area
Also See: Rifton, NY ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||487|
|Population in Familes||401|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||238 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||166 (69.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||37 (15.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||35 (14.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$221,000|
|Average Home Value||$235,823|
|Median Household Income||$63,933|
|Average Household Income||$82,220|
|Per Capita Income||$33,639|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.02%|
|Per Capita Income||2.43%|
The table below compares Rifton 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.
|Total Population||# 1032||13th|
|Population Density1||# 998||16th|
|Diversity Index2||# 519||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 498||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 460||61st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.