Profile for Rosendale, New York, NY
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Rosendale is a town in Ulster County, in the Kingston metro area.
The latitude of Rosendale is 41.847N. The longitude is -74.078W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,352.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Rosendale demographic reports
Rosendale is on Rondout Creek, in the Hudson Valley.
Limestone deposits gave rise to a local cement industry; cement made here was used in construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
- International Pickle Festival - Nov. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rosendale web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Snyder Estate
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
We'll never be a Saugerties or a Woodstock. But we're no longer the town that has 18 bars on Main Street.
-- Supervisor Jeannie Laik, quoted in the Middletown Times Herald-Record
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Ancestry & family history
17% of Rosendale residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rosendale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rosendale was $21,303, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Rosendale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Rosendale festival dates:
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- International Pickle Festival - N
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Rosendale include Binnewater Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Rosendale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $558. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,038.
Libraries in Rosendale include Rosendale Library ... View libraries
Ulster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rosendale political report.
The average commute time for Rosendale workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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“ We'll never be a Saugerties or a Woodstock. But we're no longer the town that has 18 bars on Main Street. ”
~ Supervisor Jeannie Laik, quoted in the Middletown Times Herald-Record
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