Send us your Shandaken photos:
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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shandaken demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ulster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12416 ZIP code.
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.
Post a query on a message board:
Records & databases:
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shandaken was $21,121, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Shandaken residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shandaken, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $977.
Ulster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shandaken political report.
The average commute time for Shandaken workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
More info about Shandaken:
Send us your corrections and additions
Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.
Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!