Arkville, NY is a small community in Delaware County. Located in the Catskill Mountains, along New York State Route 28, it has a population between 800 and 900. The area is a hamlet—essentially a village, but not officially incorporated into the town it's in. And it's a beautiful area with plenty of amazing homes.
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Arkville is popular with adult professionals, with the median age being just under 48. The median income is a little over $41,000, while the median home price is $299,000, or $221 per square foot. It's estimated that the cost of living is around 12% lower than the national average—and significantly lower than it is for New York state as a whole. Browse the newest real estate listings in Arkville, NY.
Since Arkville is a very small and unincorporated area, most of the best schools are in the nearby village of Margaretville—just a mile north of the hamlet. In particular, Margaretville Central School covers pre-school, elementary, junior high, all the way through high school, with a deep commitment to academic excellence and preparing today's students to be tomorrow’s world leaders. Andes Central School is also nearby. It covers elementary through high school, and uses the Schoology digital learning management system to keep students, teachers, and parents connected for everything from homework assignments to events to important announcements.
Arkville is also not far from the State University of New York at Delhi, which offers two year, four year, and graduate degrees, and has a great culinary arts program. Find homes in Arkville by school district.
Two of the major fields in and around Arkville are education and healthcare services. Being in the Catskills—a popular tourist destination—the hospitality industry is also an important area of employment, from food service to hotel management. There are plenty of banking and financial opportunities in the area as well, and a number of retail jobs.
Being located in the mountains, there are a plethora of great parks near Arkville, with hiking and biking trails, swimming, places to bring your pets, and much more. Some of the most popular parks include Hasbrouck Park, Poet's Walk Park, Peekamoose Blue Hole, and the Windham Path.
The Arkville area also has great shopping, including clothing stores, malls, and boutiques. The Just Shop Boutique features great fashion and accessories, plus home decor. And the Delaware and Ulster Railroad provides historical tours of the area, complete with lunch, in a variety of beautiful old trains.
There are a few great restaurants, bars, and cafes in Arkville as well. The Arkville Bread and Breakfast serves delicious breakfast and brunch to locals and tourists alike. The Union Grove Distillery has great drinks with custom made and artisan spirits. And there's also everything in the area from barbecue to pizza and more. Whatever you're looking for in Arkville, food or otherwise, it's not far.
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