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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A
Philmont is a town in New York with a population of 1,238. Philmont is in Columbia County. Living in Philmont offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Philmont and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$168,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$773
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Philmont

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,891
National
$55,322
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Philmont Reviews

1 review
I love how tight knit the community is. Everyone is known and if they need help then someone will help them. There are issues with this community though. There are a lot of drug addicts and dealers. Along with a lot of sex offenders and it is very scary.
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