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Crugers, New York

Crugers, New York
Location of Crugers, New York
Location of Crugers, New York
Country United States
State New York
County Westchester
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,534
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (460/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 10521
Area code(s) 914
FIPS code 36-19290
GNIS feature ID 0947860

Crugers is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York. The population was 1,534 at the 2010 census.[1]


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


Crugers, New York, was named for Col. John P. Cruger.[2]


Crugers is located at (41.232981, -73.921586).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the hamlet has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), or 44.44%, is water.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,752 people, 826 households, and 327 families residing in the hamlet. The population density was 2,506.4 per square mile (966.4/km²). There were 846 housing units at an average density of 1,210.3/sq mi (466.6/km²). The racial makeup of the hamlet was 92.18% White, 4.05% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 1.14% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.54% of the population.

There were 826 households out of which 13.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 60.3% were non-families. 59.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 44.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the hamlet the population was spread out with 12.8% under the age of 18, 2.5% from 18 to 24, 16.0% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 46.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 63 years. For every 100 females there were 70.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 66.3 males.

The median income for a household in the hamlet was $30,375, and the median income for a family was $86,598. Males had a median income of $58,571 versus $55,081 for females. The per capita income for the hamlet was $29,643. About 4.5% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.

See also


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Crugers CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 96. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  4. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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