Niverville is a semi-rural hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in northern Columbia County, New York, United States. The hamlet of Niverville is located in the town of Kinderhook, south of Kinderhook Lake. The Niverville CDP includes the hamlet as well as all of the land surrounding Kinderhook Lake, extending east into the town of Chatham. The population of the CDP was 1,662 at the 2010 census.
Niverville is located in the northeast part of the town of Kinderhook at 42°26′46″N 73°39′16″W / 42.44611°N 73.65444°W / 42.44611; -73.65444 (42.446211, -73.654549). The area listed by the U.S. Census as Niverville extends east into the town of Chatham so that it surrounds Kinderhook Lake. New York State Route 203 passes east of the hamlet proper and along the east shore of Kinderhook Lake, leading southwest 2 miles (3 km) to Valatie and northeast 6 miles (10 km) to Nassau.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the area has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.9 km), of which 2.9 square miles (7.4 km) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km), or 15.94%, primarily Kinderhook Lake. The lake is located along Valatie Kill, a southwest-flowing tributary of Kinderhook Creek in the Hudson River Valley.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,662 people, 682 households, and 476 families residing in the hamlet. The population density was 486.01 per square mile (232.1/km²). There were 837 housing units at an average density of 290.0/sq mi (111.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.27% White, 0.84% African American, 0.60% Asian, 0.06% Native American, 0.84% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.05% of the population.
Niverville median household income is $62,679 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 35.41% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 24.79% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,109. About 2.8% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.
There were 682 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the community, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.