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People

Total Population 6,241
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,518
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,100
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.5%
Median Gross Rent $833
Median House Value $102,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 16.6%
Irish 25.5%

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

Fort Edward Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NE of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Metro Area Glens Falls
Standard Zip Codes 12828
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.266
Longitude -73.585

Fort Edward 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 GLENS FALLS AP
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station SALEM
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station CONKLINGVILLE DAM
Distance 17.9 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Fort Miller (12828)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Argyle 3,756 $64,154
Fort Ann 6,172 $71,389
Glens Falls 14,496 $59,506
Hudson Falls 7,239 $48,179

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

Fort Edward Public Libraries

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Fort Edward Free Library
23 EAST STREET
Fort Edward, New York
(518) 747-6743

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Fort Edward High Schools

FORT EDWARD SCHOOL
220 BROADWAY
518-747-4594
A Title I School.
Serves 590 students.

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