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Rhinebeck (village), New York
The Village of Rhinebeck is the principal community in the town. The postal zip code is 12572. US Route 9 passes through the village.
Settlement began in 1686, and the village was incorporated in 1834.
Rhinebeck is located at 41°55'39" North, 73°54'31" West (41.927508, -73.908844).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,077 people, 1,376 households, and 690 families residing in the village. The population density is 733.4/km² (1,902.1/mi²). There are 1,463 housing units at an average density of 348.7/km² (904.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 94.54% White, 1.92% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.14% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 3.96% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,376 households out of which 19.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% are married couples living together, 7.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 49.8% are non-families. 43.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 22.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.00 and the average family size is 2.78.
In the village the population is spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 28.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 47 years. For every 100 females there are 80.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 70.5 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $41,639, and the median income for a family is $57,000. Males have a median income of $46,653 versus $40,058 for females. The per capita income for the village is $28,773. 9.2% of the population and 3.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.7% of those under the age of 18 and 6.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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