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Lackawaxen is a township in Pike County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "where the way forks"
The latitude of Lackawaxen is 41.481N. The longitude is -74.986W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,283 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,154.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lackawaxen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18457 ZIP code.
20% of Lackawaxen residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lackawaxen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lackawaxen was $19,119, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Lackawaxen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lackawaxen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $918.
Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lackawaxen political report.
The average commute time for Lackawaxen workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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