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Town of Patterson

  •   State: 
    New York
    Putnam County
      County FIPS: 
    41°28′N 73°35′W
      Area total: 
    32.90 sq mi (85.22 km²)
      Area land: 
    32.21 sq mi (83.42 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.70 sq mi (1.80 km²)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Patterson, Putnam County, New York, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    369.75 residents per square mile of area (142.76/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Patterson is a town in Putnam County, New York, United States. The population was 11,541 at the 2020 census. The town was first settled around 1720 in The Oblong, which was a disputed area in southeastern Province of New York also claimed by the Connecticut Colony. The reason Patterson was spelled with two "t"s was due to the looseness with which early farmer Matthew Paterson spelled his own last name. The northern town line is the border of Dutchess County and the eastern town boundary is theborder of Connecticut. Elizabeth Montgomery owned a summer estate in Patterson, which is now part of Wonder Lake State Park. Henry Ludington - local resident, father of Sybil Ludington, was a Revolutionary War Hero. Pete Seeger - musician, aunt of actress Elizabeth Montgomery, lived in Patterson for many summer seasons until her death in 1995. The first village in Patterson was originally called Frederickstown. The eastern part of the future Putnam county was called Southeast Precinct (not the same as the current town of Southeast). The Philipses were Loyalists during the Revolution and left the area. The state confiscated their land, selling it off. In 1788, the former Philipse portion of the Oblong was chartered as the Town of Southeast; the remainder of the region wasChartered as Town of Fredericktown in DutChess County,New York. The remnant of the town was renamed as theTown of Kent in 1817; it was renamed Patterson in 1808.


The town was first settled around 1720 in The Oblong, which was a disputed area in southeastern Province of New York also claimed by the Connecticut Colony. Between 1720 and 1776 a large number of mostly Connecticut families settled in the southern Oblong. The eastern part of the future Putnam County was called Southeast Precinct (not the same as the current town of Southeast) In 1788, the former Philipse portion of the Oblong was chartered as the Town of Southeast. In 1795, Fredericktown township was split into four parts: 1. Town of Carmel, 2. The Town of Franklin, and 3. The towns of Patterson and Kent. It was renamed as the towns of Kent in 1817 and Patterson in 1808. The town of Patterson was originally called Frederickstown. The first village in putnam County, the hamlet of Patterson, was originally known as Frederickstown, and the town of Fredericktown was renamed Frederickstown in 1795. The name of the town was changed to Patterson in 1708. It is now called Putnam, after the town where the first village was located. The current town was founded in 1788 and is located in Dutchess County, New York. It has a population of about 2,000 people. The population of Putnam is about 3,000. The county seat is New York City, which is the largest city in the U.S. and the second-largest city in New York state.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 32.9 square miles (85 km²) The northern town line is the border of Dutchess County, New York, and the eastern town boundary is theborder of Connecticut. The town is located in the eastern part of New York's Upper Hudson Valley. It has a population of 2,816. It is one of the smallest towns in New York state, with a population in excess of 1,000. The population of the town was 2,081 in the U.S. Census Bureau's most recent survey, which took place in 2010. It had a total population of 3,817. It was the largest town in the state in the 2010 Census, surpassing the previous record set in 2000. The area has a land area of 32.3 square miles, of which, 32.3 square miles (84 km²) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km 2) is water. It also has an area of 1.95 miles (2.6 kilometers) of land, which is part of the New York-Connecticut border. The total area is 1.6 miles (3.2 km²), which is the smallest in the town. It contains 1.5 square miles of water (0.8 km²). The town's population is 1,814. It includes the town of Newburgh, which was founded in 1838.


As of the census of 2000, there were 11,306 people, 3,529 households, and 2,678 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 91.28% White, 3.56% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.27% Asian,0.03% Pacific Islander, and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.01% of the population. The town's population was spread out, with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 36.8% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 6. 7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females,there were 106.0 males. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.29. the town's median income was $66,250, and the median income for a family was $75,746. The per capita income for the town is $26,103. About 3.7%. of families and 4.9%. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 6.0%. of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over. The town is located on the U.S.-Mexico border. It is located near the border of the state of New Mexico.


State Route 22 runs through every town on the East side of Putnam County, and runs directly through the Business District of Patterson. I-84 passes in the southwest and houses Exit 18 for Route 311. Metro-North Railroad has rail commuter rail service to New York City via the Harlem Line, with the Patterson train station in the town center. State Route 22 and Route 311 are the main roads through Patterson. The town is also home to the New York State Museum, which is located in the center of the town. The city of Patterson has a population of about 3,000 people. It is located on New York's East River, which runs through the town and into Long Island. It also has a small airport, which serves as a hub for New York-bound flights to and from New York and Long Island, as well as the New Jersey Turnpike and Staten Island Railroad. There are no airports in Patterson, but the town does have a small number of light-rail stations, including one on the Harlem line, which connects to New Jersey and New Jersey. There is also a train station on the east side of the county, with a stop on the West Side on the Long Island Rail Road, which links to the East Side of New York via the East River. The village is home to a number of businesses, many of which are open to the public, including the Patterson Post Office, a post office, a bank, and the Patterson Town Hall. The Town of Patterson is also the home of the Patterson High School, which was founded in 1881.


Patterson is governed by a town board. Law enforcement services for Patterson are provided by the New York State Police and the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. The town hall is located on New York state Route 311 in Patterson. It is located in the town of Patterson, New York, on the east side of the town.

Communities and locations in Patterson

Patterson is a small town in New Hampshire. It is located near Putnam Lake. The town is home to a number of small businesses. It also has a state park, a ski area, and a polo and equestrian facility. There are also a few small hamlets in the town. The population of Patterson is about 2,000. It has a population of about 1,500 people. The largest city in Patterson is New Hampshire, at 1,788. The smallest town in Patterson has a total population of around 1,200. It was founded in 1872. The current population is about 3,000 people. It's located in the northern part of the town, by the Connecticut border. The biggest city in the county is New Haven, at 2,838. The city's population is 2,738. It had a population in the year 2000 of 1,836. The highest rate of growth was in the early 1990s, when the population was 1,936. It recorded a growth rate of 1.9% in the first quarter of 2000. The lowest rate was in 2002, when it was 1.8%. The town's population declined by 1.7% in that year. The rate of decline was 2.8% in 2003. The last year of data collection was in 2004, when there were 2,938 residents. The number of people living in Patterson was 2,071. The unemployment rate was 0.7%. It is estimated that the population will reach 2,800 by the end of 2014.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Patterson, Putnam County, New York = 20.4. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Patterson = 3.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 1,003 individuals with a median age of 37.5 age the population grows by 6.47% in Patterson, Putnam County, New York population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 369.75 residents per square mile of area (142.76/km²). There are average 2.81 people per household in the 3,829 households with an average household income of $83,066 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.80% of the available work force and has dropped -2.79% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 27.62%. The number of physicians in Patterson per 100,000 population = 167.5.


The annual rainfall in Patterson = 45.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 40.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 123. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 198. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 16.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 49, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Patterson, Putnam County, New York which are owned by the occupant = 75.81%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 37 years with median home cost = $236,310 and home appreciation of -1.16%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $23.87 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $11,988 per student. There are 15.3 students for each teacher in the school, 598 students for each Librarian and 563 students for each Counselor. 6.72% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 18.54% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 10.62% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Patterson's population in Putnam County, New York of 1,644 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,61-fold to 1,003 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 47.96% female residents and 52.04% male residents live in Patterson, Putnam County, New York.

    As of 2020 in Patterson, Putnam County, New York are married and the remaining 36.80% are single population.

  • 42.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Patterson require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    78.43% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.50% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 6.02% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.31% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Patterson, Putnam County, New York, 75.81% are owner-occupied homes, another 18.94% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.25% are vacant.

  • The 61.29% of the population in Patterson, Putnam County, New York who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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