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Staatsburg
Hamlet and CDP
Downtown Staatsburg
Country USA
State New York
Region Hudson Valley
County Dutchess
Town Hyde Park
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Coordinates 41°51′10″N 73°55′20″W / 41.85278°N 73.92222°W / 41.85278; -73.92222
Area sq mi (5 km2)
 - land sq mi (5 km2)
 - water sq mi (0 km2)
Population 911 (2000)
Density 460.6 /sq mi (178 /km2)
Timezone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 12580
Area code 845
Location of Staatsburg within New York

Staatsburg is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 911 at the 2000 census. It is part of the PoughkeepsieNewburghMiddletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New YorkNewarkBridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

Staatsburg is by the west town line, marked by the Hudson River, of the Town of Hyde Park.

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Geography

Staatsburg is located at 41°51′10″N 73°55′20″W / 41.852772°N 73.922102°W / 41.852772; -73.922102.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km2), all land.

Historic & Notable Sites

Staatsburg is the home to the Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park. There are many scenic views of the Hudson River, making it attractive for camping, walking, hiking, jogging and cycling. Tent sites and cabins are available. Campers with boats have river access through a marina. The park is easily accessible from US 9 and the New York State Thruway (cross the Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge).

The John Hendricks House in the southern section of Staatsburg was built in 1785 and remains as it was then. It is believed to have been an inn on the Albany Post Road. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 911 people, 345 households, and 245 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 460.6 per square mile (177.6/km2). There were 360 housing units at an average density of 182.0/sq mi (70.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.78% White, 5.27% African American, 1.10% Asian, 0.22% Pacific Islander, 1.10% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.09% of the population.

There were 345 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 9.0% have a female householder with no husband present. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $59,375, and the median income for a family was $63,182. Males had a median income of $50,313 versus $26,696 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,564. About 8.3% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

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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