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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C
Putnam County is located in New York with a population of 99,464. In Putnam County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Putnam County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Putnam County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$357,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,334
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Putnam County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    10
    282.7
  • Murder
    2
    6.1
  • Rape
    2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    66.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    333.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Putnam County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$99,608
National
$55,322

Putnam County Reviews

1 review
The police love to unnecessarily harass people from out of town. They make every effort to find something they can arrest you for.
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