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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+
Shawangunk is a town in New York with a population of 14,030. Shawangunk is in Ulster County. Living in Shawangunk offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Shawangunk there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Shawangunk and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shawangunk are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$243,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,095
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    14.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    64.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    492.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Shawangunk

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,430
National
$55,322
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Shawangunk Reviews

2 reviews
I grew up in Shawangunk my entire life. I hope to one day live here and start a family of my own. It is a very family friendly place to live.
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My town is extremely small and there are not many activities to do. We have to go elsewhere to go shopping and for entertainment.