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Shandaken
  • Town in New York

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Shandaken is a town in New York with a population of 2,846. Shandaken is in Ulster County. Living in Shandaken offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Shandaken there are a lot of bars and restaurants. Many retirees live in Shandaken and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shandaken are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$214,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,061
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    33.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    271.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    3%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    27%
  • 65+ years
    32%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Shandaken

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,144
National
$62,843

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