Ravena, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 3,369. Estimated population in July 2005: 3,323 (-1.4% change)
Males: 1,597 (47.4%), Females: 1,772 (52.6%)

Albany County

Zip code: 12143

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $42,875 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,400 (year 2000)

Races in Ravena:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.0%), Italian (21.7%), German (18.2%), English (7.4%), Dutch (6.5%), French (6.3%).

Elevation: 182 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ravena

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ravena village

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

3.2% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.6% Africa, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -178 (-5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ravena:

  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; ALBANY, NY)
  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; ALBANY, NY)
  • CAPITAL DISTRICT PSYCH CENTER (about 13 miles; ALBANY, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ravena:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 18 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 60 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 61 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ravena:

  • SOUTH ALBANY (about 6 miles; SOUTH BETHLEHEM, NY; ID: 4B0)
  • GREENVILLE-RAINBOW (about 14 miles; GREENVILLE, NY; ID: 1H4)
  • KLINE KILL (about 16 miles; GHENT, NY; ID: NY1)
Amtrak stations near Ravena:

  • 13 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: HUDSON (69 S. FRONT ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ravena:

  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ALBANY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 14 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 15 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 17 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 21 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)

Schools

Public high school in Ravena:

  • RAVENA SHS (Students: 779; Location: 2025 RT 9W; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Ravena:

  • RAVENA MS (Students: 555; Location: 2025 RT 9W; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Ravena:

  • RCS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $203,633; Location: 15 MOUNTAIN ROAD; 18,671 books; 231 audio materials; 401 video materials; 14 serial subscriptions)