East Glenville, New York

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East Glenville, New York

Introduction to East Glenville, New York

East Glenville, New York, in Schenectady county, is 5 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center) and 149 miles N of New York, New York. The town, which is conveniently located inside the Albany - Schenectady - Troy metropolitan area, has an estimated population of 6,064.

East Glenville History

East Glenville, a census-designated hamlet in the Town of Glenville in Schenectady County, was incorporated in 1821. Schenectady County was included in Albany County in 1683, during a time in which a number of counties were being established in New York. In 1809, Schenectady County separated from Albany County.

East Glenville and Nearby Attractions

  • Saratoga National Historical Park
  • Great Escape
  • Berkshire Botanical Garden
  • Howe Caverns
  • Children's Museum at Saratoga
  • Thompson's Lake State Park

Things To Do In East Glenville

The Great Escape is an amusement park near East Glenville. Several parks in the area include Peebles Island State Park, Moreau Lake State Park, and John Boyd Thacher State Park. Activities such as horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, camping, and mountain biking are possible at Pittsfield State Forest. Historic sites near the village include Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, and the New York State Capitol.

East Glenville Transportation

Air transportation is available at Albany International Airport.

East Glenville Higher Education

Union College, Schenectady County Community College, SUNY Empire State College, and Hudson Valley Community College are locaed near East Glenville.

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High Points

East Glenville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy East Glenville Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% East Glenville People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% East Glenville Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of East Glenville, New York

Comparing East Glenville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 7
Short Commute Times 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 4
Affordability of Rents 4 6
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5

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East Glenville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles N of New York, New York
County Schenectady
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12302
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.894
Longitude -73.928

East Glenville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.1 miles
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
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
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East Glenville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,064 100%
Male 2,927 48.3%
Female 3,137 51.7%
Under 18 1,338 22.1%
18+ 4,726 77.9%
65+ 1,282 21.1%
Median Age 44
Average Family Size 2.95
White 5,892 97.2%
African-American 62 1%
Asian 65 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.1%
Other 5 0.1%
Mixed Race 29 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 73 1.2%

East Glenville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 18.7%
Irish 15.3%
English 14.3%
German 14.2%
Polish 9.2%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
US/American 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
Scottish 3%
Dutch 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
French Canadian 1.3%
Welsh 1%
European 1%
Lithuanian 1%
Norwegian 0.9%
Swedish 0.9%
Slovak 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Eastern European 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, East Glenville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Glenville (12302)
Stoodley Corners (12302)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
East Glenville 6,064 $68,529
Clifton Park 32,995 $81,410
Niskayuna 4,892 $72,526
Rotterdam 20,536 $50,681
Round Lake 604 $49,375
Schenectady 61,821 $36,458
Scotia 7,957 $51,449
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