Washingtonville, New York

Washingtonville, New York

According to 800zipcodes, Washingtonville is a small city in Orange County, New York. It is located in the southern part of the county, near the Hudson River. The city has a temperate climate with cold winters and hot summers. Washingtonville has a long and rich history, having been first settled by Europeans in the late 1600s. In more recent times, it was an important site during the Revolutionary War and Civil War. Politically, Washingtonville is part of Orange County and New York State government. The economy of Washingtonville is largely based on agriculture and light industry. The city also has several schools including elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and colleges. Some of its most notable landmarks are Old Main Street which was once home to many Revolutionary War soldiers, Fort Montgomery which served as a military post during both wars and Washington Park which offers recreational activities for visitors and locals alike.

Population: 5,851. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,236 (+6.6% change)
Males: 2,856 (48.8%), Females: 2,995 (51.2%)

Orange County

Zip code: 10992

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $62,568
Median house value: $162,600

Races in Washingtonville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.8%)
  • Hispanic (11.3%)
  • Black (5.6%)
  • Other race (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (26.9%), Irish (25.9%), German (17.1%), English (6.3%), Polish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles


Washingtonville, New York is a small village located in Orange County, New York. It has a population of approximately 6,400 people, and is considered to be a largely suburban community. The median household income in Washingtonville is $80,493 and the median home value is $243,200. The majority of the population is white (88%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (7%), African American (2%), and Asian (2%). There are also smaller populations of other races and ethnicities living in Washingtonville.

The village has three elementary schools – Round Hill Elementary School, Little Britain Elementary School, and Washingtonville Middle School – as well as one high school – Washingtonville High School. These schools serve students from kindergarten to 12th grade. Most of the students are from Washingtonville or its surrounding areas. The schools provide an excellent education for their students with an emphasis on science and technology programs as well as arts and music programs. Additionally, there are several private religious schools in the area as well as a community college nearby that offers courses for those interested in furthering their education beyond high school.

The village also has many recreational activities available to its residents such as parks with playgrounds and walking trails, swimming pools, sports fields, tennis courts and basketball courts. There are also several public libraries located throughout the village that offer books for loan and various educational programs for children. Additionally, there are several restaurants located within the village limits that offer a variety of cuisines from around the world such as Italian, Mexican, Chinese and Japanese food.

For population 25 years and over in Washingtonville

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 42.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washingtonville village

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

6.9% Foreign born (2.8% Europe, 1.9% Asia, 1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +958 (+19.6%).


Hospitals/medical centers near Washingtonville:

  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; NEWBURGH, NY)
  • ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; GOSHEN, NY)


Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Washingtonville:

  • STEWART INT’L (about 7 miles; NEWBURGH, NY; Abbreviation: SWF)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 23 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Abbreviation: POU)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 41 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Abbreviation: HPN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Washingtonville:

  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 9 miles; MONTGOMERY, NY; Abbreviation: MGJ)
  • KOBELT (about 13 miles; WALLKILL, NY; Abbreviation: N45)
  • WARWICK MUNI (about 14 miles; WARWICK, NY; Abbreviation: N72)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washingtonville:

  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 13 miles; WEST POINT, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,088)
  • ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; MIDDLETOWN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,486)
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SUFFERN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,409)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT NEW PALTZ (about 23 miles; NEW PALTZ, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,334)
  • RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 25 miles; MAHWAH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,076)
  • MARIST COLLEGE (about 25 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,646)
  • DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,112)


Public high school in Washingtonville:

  • WASHINGTONVILLE SHS (Students: 1,677; Location: 54 W MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Washingtonville:

  • WASHINGTONVILLE MS (Students: 1,236; Location: 38 W MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROUND HILL ES (Students: 809; Location: 205 RT 208; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TAFT ES (Students: 731; Location: 10 TOLEMAN RD; Grades: 01 – 05)


Library in Washingtonville:

  • MOFFAT LIBRARY OF WASHINGTONVILLE (Operating income: $431,670; Location: 6 WEST MAIN STREET; 27,312 books; 1,143 audio materials; 1,422 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)

Washingtonville, New York

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