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Orangeburg

Orangeburg, New York

  •   State: 
    New York
      County: 
    Rockland County
      City: 
    Orangeburg
      County FIPS: 
    36087
      Coordinates: 
    41°2′41″N 73°57′12″W
      Area total: 
    3.06 sq mi (7.93 km²)
      Area land: 
    3.06 sq mi (7.93 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    112 ft (34 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    41,0461
      Longitude: 
    -73,9604
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    10962
      GMAP: 

    Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York, United States

  •   Population: 
    10,611
      Population density: 
    1,490.37 residents per square mile of area (575.43/km²)
      Household income: 
    $70,179
      Households: 
    1,349
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.10%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.38%
      Income taxes: 
    6.85%

Orangeburg is a hamlet and census-designated place in Rockland County, New York, United States. It is located north of Tappan, south of Blauvelt, east of Pearl River and west of Piermont. The population was 4,568 at the 2010 census. It was the site of Camp Shanks, known as "Last Stop USA", the largest World War II Army embarkation camp. The hamlet also has one of the world's largest psychiatric hospitals, Rockland Psychiatric Center, formerly called Rockland State Hospital. Orangeburg pipe was once manufactured here, before plastic pipes, especially for sewer and outdoor drainage applications. It lies only 19 miles (31 km) north of New York City, but can be reached from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, where there are bus stops on Western Highway and Highview Avenue. The average home or condo value in 2009 was $463,300, and about 10.73% of families and 27.00% of the population were below the poverty line. The median family income was an estimated $70,859 and the median household income was $128,342. The town's tallest buildings are the tallest buildings in Orangeburg, including Saturday Night Live and the tallest building in the county, the Orangeburg Fire Department, which is located in the town of Orangetown. It has a population of 1,531, with a median income of $50,724 and a population density of 504.5/sq mi (195.5-km²).

Geography

Orangeburg is located at 41°241N 73°5712W (41.044796, -73.953404) It is located in South Dakota. Orangeburg is a suburb of South Dakota's capital, South Dakota City. It has a population of around 2,000 people. The city is located on the South Dakota-South Dakota border. It is in the state of Dakota, which borders South Dakota, Nebraska, and West Dakotas. The town's population is about 2,200. It was founded in 1881. It's located in the county of Orangeburg, which was once part of the town of Orange County, North Dakota, in the U.S. state of North Dakota. It became a city in 1883. It received its first post-secondary education in 1882. It opened its doors to the public in 1884. It closed in 1891. It suffered a devastating fire in 1894. It burned for more than 20 years. It also suffered a fire that destroyed its main hospital in 1892. In 1894, Orangeburg was declared a ghost town. It had its first black mayor in 1885. It still has a black mayor today, in 1998, and a black city councilman in 1998. It lost its last mayor in 2000, and is now a town of about 1,200 people. In 2010, it had its last black mayor, in 2010, and its first African-American mayor in 2010.

History

Orangeburg was the site of Camp Shanks, known as "Last Stop USA", the largest World War II Army embarkation camp. A total of 1.3 million US service personnel en route to Europe were processed at a sprawling camp that covered most of the town. The hamlet also has one of the world's largest psychiatric hospitals, Rockland Psychiatric Center, formerly called Rockland State Hospital. Orangeburg pipe was once manufactured here. Before plastic pipes, it was the standard alternative to metal pipes, especially for sewer and outdoor drainage applications. Today, Orangeburg is a suburb of New York City. It lies only 19 miles (31 km) north of the city and has a population of around 2,000. It is located on the East River, which runs through the center of Orangeburg. The town is located in the eastern part of the Hudson River valley, and is about 30 miles (50 km) south of the New Jersey Turnpike. It was once known as Orangeburg, which means "the town of Orange" or "the city of Orange". It was also known as 'Orangeburg' or "Orangeburg" because of the large number of orange trees that grew in the area at the time of the turn of the 20th century. It has been known to have a reputation for being a hotbed of crime, especially in the 1990s and 2000s. It also has a long history of mental health problems, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s.

Demographics

At the 2010 census, there were 4,568 people, 1,531 households and 840 families residing in the village. The racial makeup was 77.3% White, 4.0% African American, 0.2% Native American, 13.2%. The median family income was $128,342. The average home or condo value in 2009 was $463,300. About 10.73% of families and 27.00% of the population were below the poverty line. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 73.8 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over there were 69.4 males. The population density was 1,473.5 per square mile (571/km²). There were 1, 564 housing units at an average density of 504.5/sq mi (195.5-km²) The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.33. It is estimated that the village has a population of about 4,000 people, including about 1,500 single-family homes. The village is located on the U.S. Census Bureau's definition of a "census-designated place" It is the only place in the state of New Hampshire that is not on the New Hampshire Turnpike or the New England Interstate Highway System. The town's name is derived from the word "village" which means "town" or "city" in English. It was also the name of a former village in New Hampshire.

Landmarks and places of interest

During World War II, over 1.3 million G.I.s were processed from Camp Shanks to Europe and North Africa. The camp is located at Independence Avenue and Lowe Lane off Western Highway. The Douglas House is a Dutch Colonial farmhouse owned by Marjorie Douglas and her late husband Henry that since 1981 has been used for several New York-based film and television productions, including Saturday Night Live and Marvel's Daredevil. New York City FC's training facility is located in Orangeburg. Orangeburg has some of the tallest buildings in Rockland County, including the tallest building in the county, the Orangeburg Courthouse, which is located on South Greenbush Road near the intersection of Routes 303 and 340. It is also home to the New York Yankees, New York Mets and New York Knicks. The Orangeburg High School is a public high school located in the town of Orangeburg and is open to the public on weekdays and weekends. It was founded in 1903 and is one of the oldest public high schools in New York state. It has been the site of numerous high school and college football programs, including New York State High School and the University of New York at St. John's. It also has a number of historic buildings and landmarks, including a National Register of Historic Places site, a National Park Service building, and a National Museum of American History and Culture. The town is home to some of Rockland's most famous landmarks, such as the Shanks Museum and Monument, which was built in 1945.

Public transportation

Orangeburg can be reached from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan on Coach USA Rockland Coaches bus route #20. The #20 bus travels through Orangeburg along Western Highway, where there are stops on Highview Avenue and Orangeburg Road. Transport of Rockland (TOR) Bus #92 offers service to Artopee Way in Nyack and to the Spring Valley Transit Center. TOR Bus #97 offers service on New York State Route 303 to Oak Tree Road in Tappan and to a Park and Ride on Highway 9W in Stony Point. The Town of Orangeburg has a population of about 1,000. The town is located in the Rockland County portion of the Town of Nyack, which is in Westchester County, New York.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York = 12.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 79. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Orangeburg = 3.8 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 10,611 individuals with a median age of 46.7 age the population dropped by -0.65% in Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,490.37 residents per square mile of area (575.43/km²). There are average 2.47 people per household in the 1,349 households with an average household income of $70,179 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.10% of the available work force and has dropped -2.79% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 27.32%. The number of physicians in Orangeburg per 100,000 population = 345.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Orangeburg = 50.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 36 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 128. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 200. 85 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 23.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 50, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York which are owned by the occupant = 69.60%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 41 years with median home cost = $428,270 and home appreciation of 0.00%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $23.06 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $12,062 per student. There are 13.3 students for each teacher in the school, 500 students for each Librarian and 433 students for each Counselor. 7.77% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 20.20% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 17.51% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Orangeburg's population in Rockland County, New York of 2,680 residents in 1900 has increased 3,96-fold to 10,611 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.76% female residents and 47.24% male residents live in Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York.

    As of 2020 in Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York are married and the remaining 34.02% are single population.

  • 37.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Orangeburg require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    71.40% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 10.11% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 9.11% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.36% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York, 69.60% are owner-occupied homes, another 29.16% are rented apartments, and the remaining 1.25% are vacant.

  • The 79.79% of the population in Orangeburg, Rockland County, New York who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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