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Clarkstown is a town in Rockland County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Clarkstown. For links to other places called Clarkstown, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Clarkstown is 41.132N. The longitude is -73.97W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 81,600.


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Median household income
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$82,107
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clarkstown demographic reports
Clarkstown is on the Hudson River.
Early industries included ice and stone quarrying, textiles, shoes and shipbuilding.

Clarkstown grew with construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge and the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 133. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Ranked second safest city in America 2005, by Morgan Quitno Press
Nearby parks & recreation: Rockland Lake State Park, High Tor State Park, Nyack Beach State Park

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9% of Clarkstown residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clarkstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clarkstown was $34,430, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Clarkstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Clarkstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $951.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,042.


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Libraries in Clarkstown include Finkelstein Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Clarkstown workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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