Davenport is a small town in Delaware County, near Otsego County, in the Catskills. It includes the hamlets of Hoseaville, Fergusonville, Butts Corners, and Davenport Center. It has an area of just under 52 square miles, and a population of around 2,700. And it's a beautiful place for you and your family to live.
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The Davenport area is largely adult professionals with families. The median age is 44, though the population also has one of the largest proportions in the state of single, college and grad school aged women. The median income is a little over $45,000 annually per household. The median home price is $190,000, or $122 per square foot. The area is 94% white, 3% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.6% African American.
There are a number of great schools in and around the town of Davenport. The major one is Charlotte Valley Central School, which serves children ages preschool through high school. It's a small school, which gives the teachers the opportunity to work with students on a more personal level, giving them the individual attention they need and taking a genuine interest in each child's education and future success. They have a mentorship program and a great athletics program for both boys and girls. Other schools near the area include the Jefferson Central School and South Kortright Central School. Find homes in Davenport by school district.
The biggest industries in the Davenport area are healthcare and social assistance, followed by manufacturing, and then educational services. The highest paying industries include utilities, transportation, and public administration. There are also always significant employment opportunities in retail and food service in the area.
Davenport is a beautiful area with plenty to see and do. It's right near Beaver Spring Lake—in the Catskills—which has hiking, swimming, camping, and much more. And in the summer, there are a number of great events and activities there for kids as well, such as kite flying, crafts, and slip & slide kickball.
Davenport is also near several museums, including Hanford Mills Museum, which offers tours of a working water-powered mill and other machinery from the 19th century. And the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is nearby too.
If you're looking for great restaurants, Stone & Thistle Farm is nearby, featuring farm fresh ingredients and grass fed, locally sourced meats. And of course, there are plenty of cafes, diners, coffee shops, bars, pubs, and much more. Whatever you're looking for, you can find it in or near Davenport.
There's plenty more that Davenport, NY and the surrounding area have to offer. It's a wonderful community and a great place to live and work. If you're ready to make this community your home, contact us, and we'll help you find a house there that meets your needs.
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