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People

Total Population 4,056
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 21.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,896
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 58.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.3%
Median Earnings25+ $41,448
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,833

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,321
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $799
Median House Value $263,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13%
US/American 0%
English 14.7%
Irish 23.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chatham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles N of New York, New York
County Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 12037
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.364
Longitude -73.595

Chatham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VALATIE 1 N
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station STOCKBRIDGE
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Station COPAKE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chatham Public Libraries

Library
Chatham Public Library
11 WOODBRIDGE AVENUE
Chatham, New York
(518) 392-3666
Library Web Site

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Chatham High Schools

CHATHAM HS
50 WOODBRIDGE AVE
518-392-1570
Serves 520 students.

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