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Population (2010 census): 32,065 over 101 square miles
Median Age: 43.1
Median Income: $79,441
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.4%
% Households with Children Under 18: 34.7%
The Town of Warwick is located in the Southwestern part of Orange County, bordering New Jersey, and includes the Villages of Warwick, Florida, and Greenwood Lake.
Warwick is a rural community with a charming downtown in the Village of Warwick. Driving through the town, you will find vegetable, dairy farms, and horse stables along the hilly country roads. There are many apple orchards and wineries also.
Horse farm in Warwick
Farm markets in Warwick
There are some shops and restaurants along the Village of Florida. The Village of Warwick, however, is much more sophisticated and happening. You will find a range of eateries, antique stores, boutiques, and an independent bookstore in Warwick.
Known for its apple orchards, he Village of Warwick hosts the annual Warwick Applefest on its downtown streets. It is a very popular event in October, and attracts up to 35,000 visitors each year. The village also hosts many events in addition to the Applefest, including a farmer's market, lady's night out, a summer concert series, the Warwick Arts Festival, the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival, horse and carriage rides in the winter, etc.
There are lots of outdoor opportunities for recreation. You can visit Greenwood Lake, the largest lake in Orange County with a sandy beach area. The Stanley Deming Park offers sports fields, swimming, sand volleyball, and ice skating in the winter. In the winter people can head to Mount Peter for skiing and snowboarding.
You will find a variety of housing choices in Warwick. There are older village homes with charm and character, close to the Main Street of Warwick. There are 30-40 year old split levels and ranch style homes, and also newly built homes, usually on large lots. 77.8% of the properties in Warwick are detached single family homes.
Approximately 79.2% of the homes in Warwick are owner-occupied, and 20.8% are being rented.
In 2014, there were 266 single family homes sold in Warwick, with a median sales price of $275,000. There were also 19 condos sold, with a median sales price of $210,000.
Some facts regarding the Town of Warwick NY real estate (All data from the US Census):
Warwick is approximately 60 miles from Manhattan. If you decide to take public transportation to New York City, you will have to drive part of the way, and then switch to a Metro North train at Tuxedo or the Coach bus. There may be more trains running if you drive further to the stations in New Jersey to catch the train.
Driving to other parts of the county, you will mostly use the New York State Route 17A or NY 94 to access major highways. In town, you will mostly be driving on scenic but small local country roads.
Downtown Village of Warwick
The Warwick Central School District has one of the highest test scores in Orange County. The district has four elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. Students living around Greenwood Lake may go to schools in the Greenwood Lake School District. Greenwood Lake does not have a high school; instead the students will go to high school in the Tuxedo School District.
For more information about all Orange County schools, visit out Orange County NY School Districts page.
The Village of Warwick website: www.villageofwarwick.org
The Town of Warwick site: www.townofwarwick.org
Village of Florida website: www.villageoffloridany.org