The Village of Hobart, NY

Town: Stamford
County: Delaware
Elevation: 1,650 Ft.
FIPS Code: 36-34979
GNIS Feature ID: 0952909

Hobart is located at Click Here To View Hobart on an Interactive Map42°22′17″N 74°40′7″W

Founded in 18?? .
Formerly Tinkertown, then Waterville, then Hobart, after John Henry Hobart. Click Here to Read more about John Henry Hobart.

Hobart Night Skyline

Hobart at Sunrise over the Episcipal Church

The Village of Hobart is a small community located in the middle of the Catskill Mountains about 1 Hour South of Albany, 1 Hour West of Kingston.

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As of the census of 2000, there were 390 people, 151 households, and 104 families residing in the village. The population density was 763.8 people per square mile (295.3/km²). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 391.7/sq mi (151.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.36% White, 3.85% African American, 0.77% Native American, 0.51% Asian, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 151 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $25,893 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,281. About 17.0% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.6% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.