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Marlboro, New York
—  CDP  —
Marlboro, New York is located in New York
Marlboro, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 41°36′17″N 73°58′29″W / 41.60472°N 73.97472°W / 41.60472; -73.97472
Country United States
State New York
County Ulster
Area
 - Total 3.4 sq mi (8.7 km2)
 - Land 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 - Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation 180 ft (55 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,339
 - Density 846.3/sq mi (326.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 12542
Area code(s) 845
FIPS code 36-45700
GNIS feature ID 0956544

Marlboro is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 2,339 at the 2000 census.

Marlboro is in the southeast part of the Town of Marlborough and also the southeast corner of Ulster County.

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History

The community was the site of the first settlement in the town, around 1697. Marlboro also houses the Gomez Mill House. The Gomes Mill House is now a Historical Site. It is the oldest Jewish residence in Orange County. It was the first paper mill in Orange County.

Geography

Marlboro is located at 41°36′17″N 73°58′29″W / 41.60472°N 73.97472°W / 41.60472; -73.97472 (41.604693, -73.974822)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.7 km²), of which, 2.8 square miles (7.1 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of it (17.61%) is water.

The community is on the west bank of the Hudson River.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,339 people, 926 households, and 605 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 846.3 per square mile (327.2/km²). There were 981 housing units at an average density of 354.9/sq mi (137.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.68% White, 1.84% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.81% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.96% of the population.

There were 926 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,073, and the median income for a family was $52,688. Males had a median income of $37,788 versus $28,542 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,123. About 10.9% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.1% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

Famous residents

  • Rob Bell - Major League Baseball player - Cincinnati Reds, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
  • Dee Brown - Major League Baseball player - Kansas City Royals
  • Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi - Reality TV Star - MTV's Jersey Shore

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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