- Union Vale, New York
official_name = Union Vale, New York
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of New York
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Dutchess
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 98.0
area_land_km2 = 97.6
area_water_km2 = 0.3
area_total_sq_mi = 37.8
area_land_sq_mi = 37.7
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 4546
population_density_km2 = 46.6
population_density_sq_mi = 120.6
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 151
elevation_ft = 495
latd = 41 |latm = 41 |lats = 53 |latNS = N
longd = 73 |longm = 41 |longs = 57 |longEW = W
Union Vale is a
townin Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 4,546 at the 2000 census.
The Town of Union Vale is in the south-central part of the county. The town is east of the City of Poughkeepsie.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.8 square miles (98.0 km²), of which, 37.7 square miles (97.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.32%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,546 people, 1,359 households, and 1,141 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 120.6 people per square mile (46.6/km²). There were 1,464 housing units at an average density of 38.8/sq mi (15.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.24% White, 2.35% African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.19% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.03% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.43% of the population.
There were 1,359 households out of which 47.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.9% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.0% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.40.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $70,500, and the median income for a family was $72,697. Males had a median income of $51,382 versus $29,643 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $24,535. About 0.8% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Communities and locations in Union Vale
*Camby -- A location in the northeast part of the town.
*Chestnut Ridge -- A location at the east town line.
*Clove -- A hamlet near the town center.
Clove Mountain-- An elevation west of Clove village.
*Crouses Store -- A location in the southwest part of the town.
*Hoxie Corner -- A location southwest of Verblank.
*North Clove -- A location northeast of Clove.
*Pleasant Ridge -- A location in the southeast part of the town.
Verbank, NY-- A hamlet near the north town line.
*Verbank Village -- A hamlet west of Verbank.
* [http://www2.marist.edu/unionvale/ Town of Union Vale]
* [http://fishkillcreekwatershed.org/ Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee]
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