- Airmont, New York
official_name = Airmont, New York
settlement_type = Village
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of New York
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Rockland
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 11.9
area_land_km2 = 11.9
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 4.6
area_land_sq_mi = 4.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 7799
population_density_km2 = 656.9
population_density_sq_mi = 1701.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 178
elevation_ft = 584
latd = 41 |latm = 5 |lats = 57 |latNS = N
longd = 74 |longm = 6 |longs = 0 |longEW = W
Airmont is a village in the Town of Ramapo Rockland County,
New York, United Stateslocated north of the State of New Jersey; east of Suffern; south of Montebello and west of Chestnut Ridge. The population was 7,799 at the 2000 census.
The Village of Airmont incorporated in 1991, is a consolidation of the hamlets of Tallman, Airmont and South Monsey.
Airmont is located at coor dms|41|5|57|N|74|6|0|W|city (41.099163, -74.100011)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.6 square miles (11.9 km²), all of it land.
The south boundary of the village is the border of
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 7,799 people, 2,342 households, and 2,032 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 1,701.3 people per square mile (657.5/km²). There were 2,362 housing units at an average density of 515.2/sq mi (199.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.30% White, 3.50% African American, 0.17% Native American, 2.53% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.00% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.26% of the population.
There were 2,342 households out of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.0% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.2% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.47.
In the village the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $87,678, and the median income for a family was $97,960. Males had a median income of $67,663 versus $36,550 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $29,788. About 1.6% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.
According to Cole's "History of Rockland County", published in 1884, Tallman was named for Tunis Tallman, who opened a store there in 1836. Tunis was a direct descendant of Rockland's oldest family.
*Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - Church & Airmont Road
*Dogwoods - 24 DeBaun Avenue
Landmark and places of Interest
*Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - 3 Church Road This congregation was founded in 1715, by Palatine Germans in Mahwah, New Jersey. The church was incorporated in Rockland County in 1850, and the current edifice built in 1855.
*The Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Center - 225 Route 59, Airmont, New York 10901.
Challenger Center for Space Science Education
People from Airmont
Steven VahaviolosMarine Cpl - Age 21, of Airmont was killed May 11, 2006 when the tank he was riding in rolled off a bridge in Iraq's Anbar province.
Lipa Shmeltzerthe Hasidic singer, is a resident of Airmont.
* [http://www.airmont.org/ Airmont official website]
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