Pleasant Valley, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 9,066. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,716 (+7.2% change)
Males: 4,477 (49.4%), Females: 4,589 (50.6%)

Zip code: 12569

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $54,578 (year 2000)
Median house value: $162,900 (year 2000)

Races in Pleasant Valley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (22.8%), Italian (21.0%), English (11.6%), Dutch (5.1%), French (5.0%).

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Valley

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Valley town

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

3.9% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Valley:

  • HUDSON RIVER PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 8 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pleasant Valley:

  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 10 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • STEWART INT’L (about 26 miles; NEWBURGH, NY; ID: SWF)
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 36 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pleasant Valley:

  • AIRHAVEN (about 6 miles; STAATSBURG, NY; ID: 09N)
  • SKY ACRES (about 7 miles; MILLBROOK, NY; ID: 44N)
  • STORMVILLE (about 15 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)
Amtrak stations near Pleasant Valley:

  • 9 miles: POUGHKEEPSIE (41 MAIN ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: RHINECLIFF-KINGSTON (RHINECLIFF, HUTTON & CHARLES STS.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Valley:

  • VASSAR COLLEGE (about 6 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (about 6 miles; HYDE PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • MARIST COLLEGE (about 8 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 4,646)
  • DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 4,112)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT NEW PALTZ (about 19 miles; NEW PALTZ, NY; FT enrollment: 6,334)
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 28 miles; WEST POINT, NY; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; DANBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 4,297)
Public primary/middle schools in Pleasant Valley:

  • WEST ROAD/D’AQUANNI IS (Students: 462; Location: 181 WEST RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • TRAVER ROAD PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 801 TRAVER RD; Grades: KG – 02)

Libraries

Library in Pleasant Valley:

  • PLEASANT VALLEY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $215,364; Location: 1584 MAIN STREET; 29,258 books; 1,259 audio materials; 2,883 video materials; 80 serial subscriptions)