Altamont strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):
College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Altamont to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Nearest Medium City||9 miles SW of Schenectady, New York (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||135 miles N of New York, New York|
|Metro Area||Albany - Schenectady - Troy|
|Standard Zip Codes||12009|
|Phone Area Codes||518|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||ALBANY INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||13 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||38.6 inches|
|Station||COBLESKILL 2 ESE|
|Jan Temp||11 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 54 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||35.7 inches|
|Station||SARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW|
|Jan Temp||12 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||43.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.14|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||18||1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,720|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||3.9%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Altamont, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Thompsons Lake (12009)
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