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Newburgh is a town in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Newburgh. For links to other places called Newburgh, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Newburgh is 41.551N. The longitude is -74.063W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 423 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 27,568.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newburgh demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange 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 12542 ZIP code.
12% of Newburgh residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newburgh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newburgh was $24,749, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Newburgh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newburgh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $725. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,350.
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newburgh political report.
The average commute time for Newburgh workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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