Poestenkill Rensselaer County, New York

Poestenkill: Town in New York, USA

Poestenkill locator map
Location of Poestenkill on New York map.

About

Poestenkill is a town located in the county of Rensselaer in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,530 and a population density of 139 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,479 inhabitants.

The town was created 251 years ago in 1769.

Rensselaer County New York incorporated and unincorporated areas Poestenkill highlighted locator map image
Rensselaer County New York incorporated and unincorporated areas Poestenkill highlighted
Rensselaer County New York incorporated and unincorporated areas Poestenkill highlighted locator map image

Geography

Poestenkill is located at 42°41'25"N 73°33'52"W (42.6903600, -73.5645600).

Poestenkill map

Poestenkill Quick Facts

Population : 4,479 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Rensselaer County
Postal code : 12140
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 32.57 km2
Altitude : 928 feet / 283 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1770 (251 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:04:43 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 138 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.14% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Poestenkill decreased by 1.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,530 - census
2011 4,512 -0.4% estimation process
2012 4,502 -0.22% estimation process
2013 4,502 0% estimation process
2014 4,503 0.02% estimation process
2015 4,498 -0.11% estimation process
2016 4,494 -0.09% estimation process
2017 4,488 -0.13% estimation process
2018 4,501 0.29% estimation process
2019 4,499 -0.04% estimation process
2020 4,479 -0.45% estimation process

Poestenkill zip code is 12140. County name: Rensselaer, County fips: 36083

Schools in Poestenkill

College & universities near Poestenkill, NY

Code Name City ZIP
191719 Hudson Valley Community College Troy (NY) 12180

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Poestenkill, NY

Code Name Address Type
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL

Post offices near Poestenkill

Post Office Name City ZIP
Poestenkill Post Office Poestenkill (NY) 12140

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Rensselaer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rensselaer County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Troy 48,804 County seat of Rensselaer County, New York, United States
East Greenbush 16,127 Town in New York state
Stony Point 15,289 Town in Rockland County, New York, United States
Brunswick 13,048 Town in New York
Rensselaer 9,142 City in Indiana
Sand Lake 8,422 Town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Schaghticoke 7,454 Village in New York, USA
Hoosick 6,711 Town in New York, United States
Pittstown 5,144 Town in New York
Nassau 4,743 Town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Hoosick Falls 3,336 Town
Wynantskill 3,276 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Stephentown 2,861 City in Rensselaer County, New York, United States of America
West Sand Lake 2,660 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Hampton Manor 2,417 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Grafton 2,151 Town in New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Poestenkill distances to largest New York cities