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Shandaken is a town in Ulster County, in the Kingston metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "hemlocks" or "rapid water"

The latitude of Shandaken is 42.12N. The longitude is -74.395W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,348 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,235.


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$31,566
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shandaken demographic reports
Shandaken is on Esopus Creek
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Catskill Forest Preserve

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21% of Shandaken residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shandaken ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shandaken was $21,121, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Shandaken residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Shandaken, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $977.


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Ulster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shandaken political report.

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The average commute time for Shandaken workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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