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People

Total Population 704
Male Share of the Population 53.7%
Female Share of the Population 46.3%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 328
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $30,119
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,726

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,000
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.4%
Median Gross Rent $643
Median House Value $82,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 14.9%

Fonda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Montgomery
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12068
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.954
Longitude -74.376

Fonda 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 GLOVERSVILLE
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station COBLESKILL 2 ESE
Distance 20.1 miles
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
Distance 28.9 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sammonsville (12068)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fort Johnson 533 $72,250
Fultonville 662 $53,906
Gloversville 15,395 $47,114
Johnstown 8,552 $48,088
Palatine Bridge 806 $62,500

Fonda Public Libraries

Library
Frothingham Free Library
28 WEST MAIN STREET
Fonda, New York
(518) 853-3016

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Fonda High Schools

FONDA-FULTONVILLE SHS
112 OLD JOHNSTOWN RD
518-853-3182
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 526 students.

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