Margaretville is a village in Delaware County, New York, United States. The population was 596 at the 2010 census. The village is in the town of Middletown, on the border of the Catskill Park.
Margaretville is located near the geographic center of the town of Middletown at 42°8′51″N 74°39′4″W / 42.14750°N 74.65111°W / 42.14750; -74.65111 (42.147496, -74.651090). It is near the eastern end of Delaware County, in the valley of the East Branch Delaware River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.82 km), of which 0.68 square miles (1.77 km) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km), or 2.63%, is water.
New York State Route 30 runs through the center of the village, leading northeast 19 miles (31 km) to Grand Gorge and west 26 miles (42 km) to Downsville. NY 28 passes through the southern part of the village, leading east 45 miles (72 km) to Kingston and northwest 24 miles (39 km) to Delhi.
As of the census of 2010, there were 596 people, 276 households, and 129 families residing in the village. The population density was 851.4 per square mile (328.7/km). There were 359 housing units at an average density of 512.8 per square mile (198.0/km). The racial makeup of the village was 92.3% White, 0.8% African American, 1.2% Native American, 4.7% Asian, and 1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.
There were 276 households out of which 14.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 53.3% were non-families. 56.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 41.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.86 and the average family size was 2.61.
In the village, the population was spread out with 10.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 15.3% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 37.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $45,625, and the median income for a family was $63,125. Males had a median income of $41,827 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $24,723. About 8.2% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.3% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.